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Title:  Assistant Safety Manager


Knoxville, TN, US, 37921

Division:  Safety
Job ID:  12262

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:

  • Day 1 benefits coverage with low cost medical, vision, dental
  • Paid-time off and vacation starting Day 1
  • Competitive compensation and bonuses
  • Company-paid Lifestyle fund, life and disability insurance
  • Company matching 401(k) plan
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Training and advancement opportunities

Why This Job

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

  • Ability to make sure all employees are trained and well prepared to carry out their daily tasks to ensure everyone's safety
  • Ability to work under the guidelines of CMC's core values and safety standards
  • Actively involved in promoting a successful Proactive Safety Measures program
  • Actively participate and assist in leading team with CMC Safety Programs and proactively uphold the CMC Safety Culture (Take 2, Observation Cards and Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)
  • Assist and support CMC Operations Safety in development and implementation of safety policies, procedures, requirements, and initiatives
  • Assist operational departments with timely completion of incident investigations and safety compliance.
  • Assists in developing job safety analysis and training for specific tasks
  • Assists in the investigation of injuries, accidents and safety complaints to determine causes and corrective actions and follow up to assure that action are taken
  • Coach and train employees on health and safety requirements
  • Collaborate in a team environment – Working with Sales, Purchasing, HR, Accounting, Safety and Maintenance departments on a regular basis

What You'll Need

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a safety management role
  • Working knowledge experience of Safety management
  • Experience working with health and safety regulatory compliance agencies at the local, state and federal levels
  • Experience working with / in state workers compensation system
  • Experience in analyzing information in accident / incident investigations
  • Experience with Safety Auditing preferred
  • Must possess great interpersonal skills causing influence and change in the area of safety
  • Possesses verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to conduct presentations and training courses
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask responsibilities daily
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

Your Education

  • Bachelor or Associate Degree preferred

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: Knoxville

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