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Title:  Refractory Supervisor


Knoxville, TN, US, 37921

Division:  Melt Shop
Job ID:  6765

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

  • Promote safe work environments through example; good housekeeping & effective safety meetings
  • Manage daily operations
  • Communicate important shift information, production issues, concerns and needs with proper personnel
  • Pian out production for most efficient process
  • Ensure forklift and crane reports are completed each shift
  • Utilize improvement projects that increase the departments functionality
  • Analyze, treat & establish counter measures for failures
  • Plan maintenance work as well as work routinely with vendors
  • Monitor daily staffing needs and communicate with other employees to fill in vacancies to maintain operations
  • Plan and attend required staffing and safety meetings
  • Planning of future budgets
  • Hold Performance Reviews with employees and/or give feedback on employees performance

What You'll Need

  • Minimum 5 years of Refractory Experience
  • Experience managing people and budgets
  • Experience in Inventory Control
  • Proficient in MS Office programs – Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Data entry in SAP/QMOS experience
  • Ability to track, chart, and improve processes

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 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 that connect our communities, and raise the bar for what it means to do meaningful work day in and day out. In short, you’re ready to be part of CMC. Join us 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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