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Title:  Manager of Government Relations


Irving, TX, US, 75039

Division:  Marketing
Job ID:  12012

it’s what’s inside that counts


There’s more to CMC than our steel products and the buildings, structures, and roads they go into. At CMC, it’s the people inside our recycling centers, fabrication plants, steel mills and offices that make us who we are as a company. Our success comes from finding, retaining, and supporting the highest quality talent by offering:

•             Competitive compensation

•             Advancement opportunities

•             Training

•             Paid time off

•             Low-cost medical, dental, vision

•             Company-paid life and disability

•             Company matching 401(k) plan

•             Employee stock purchase plan

Why This Job

CMC is seeking a highly motivated individual for the position of Manager, Government Relations. This role will support the development, implementation and execution of CMC advocacy, communication, and policy engagement efforts.  The Manager will identify, monitor and analyze state and federal public policy issues and activities, as well as legislative initiatives, which will affect CMC’s business and markets in which CMC is participating.  The Manager will support engagement objectives to develop and maintain productive relations with all levels of government authorities that will promote a business and policy environment that is more favorable to CMC’s growth objectives.  The position will report to the Vice President of Government Relations.

CMC provides an excellent opportunity to learn the steel industry and grow in your career. Whether you will spend your day in an office cubicle, operating a crane or running the melt shop at one of our mills, at CMC, you’ll get the training and support from your team that you need to excel in your role and reach your full potential.

What You'll Do

  • Assist in the creation and execution of CMC’s government affairs strategy, including developing legislative and policy agenda to share with key levels of government
  • Partner with CMC leaders, industry or trade associations and other third-party consultants to help communicate and deliver on CMC’s strategy
  • Coordinate and oversee the work of external advisors and advocates
  • Research and analyze state and federal legislation, policy and regulatory developments that influence our industry (specifically trade, climate, environment and energy) to evaluate business impacts and potential opportunities
  • Interact with government officials, agencies and other regulatory bodies on any issues that may affect the company at the federal, state and local level
  • Engage with cross-functional teams including Commercial, Legal and Operations to monitor, analyze and help develop strategies around unfair trade practices impacting CMC’s business
  • Administer employee PAC, including developing candidate contribution recommendations and strengthening the PAC’s contribution strategy to advance business objectives at the state and local level

What You'll Need

  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in government affairs or a related field with exposure to trade-related policies
  • Experience within a Manufacturing and Industrial company with knowledge of related government policies and regulations preferred
  • Ability to effectively interface with government officials and senior company leaders
  • Excellent collaboration, organizational, time management, customer service and problem-solving skills and the ability to work accurately and meet timelines with frequent interruptions
  • Ability to synthesize complex issues while identifying their related business implications and the actions needed to advocate towards a recommended outcome

Your Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, policy, natural sciences or related field

We are Commercial Metals Company, a Fortune 500 company with a family feel that’s already part of your life. Our steel products have been supporting structures in more than 20 countries for over 100 years. And the secret to our success? We’ve built our legacy by assembling a team of innovators and doers to tackle some of the most challenging problems facing our world over the last 100 years — but we’re just getting started.


If you’re ready to reimagine ways to make the steel industry more sustainable, reinforce the bridges and roadways connecting our communities, and do meaningful work, you’re ready to join CMC. Apply today and start moving your career — and our world — forward. 


CMC is committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, citizenship, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, or other status protected by federal, state or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Irving
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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