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Title:  Process Engineer


Knoxville, TN, US, 37921

Division:  Administration
Job ID:  8775

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 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

  • Responsible for process stabilization and improvement in all shop areas
  • Focus on raw materials, electric arc furnace (EAF), ladle furnace, caster, and refractory performance
  • Train new employees, lead corrective actions, monitor shop parameters, and implement process changes as necessary
  • Work closely with the Quality department to develop new grades and enhance customer satisfaction
  • Collaborate with maintenance and engineering on capital projects and commissioning of new equipment
  • Other responsibilities assigned

What You'll Need

  • 2+ years experience working with the Melt Shop process
  • Able to communicate, verbally and written, with operators, supervisors, maintenance, suppliers, management, and plant support staff
  • Highly technical, detail oriented, organized and self-starter
  • Able to work independently, take initiative and drive for results with minimal supervision
  • Willingness and ability to work hands-on in the shop with operators on flexible schedules

Your Education

  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent experience is required

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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