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Title:  Metallurgist / Process Engineer


Pell City, AL, US, 35125

Division:  Shop Floor
Job ID:  6784

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

  • Create, implement and maintain quality control procedures
  • Aid in the development of processes and practices necessary to produce different grades of steel to comply with specific industry and customer requirements
  • Interface with customers as needed for product development or customer concern resolution
  • Work with engineering and maintenance groups to solve production related issues
  • Write technical documents and work instructions relating to productions processes and customer requirements
  • Maintain/update heat treatment recipe standards
  • Requires experience and understanding of the industrial environment, specifically in heat treating and converting high quality steel for the purpose of creating a strength-to-weight ratio that meets the standards of our customers
  • Troubleshoot heat treat processes at each plant (recipe modification needs, chemistry influences and equipment)
  • Serve as a metallurgical engineering reference for capital projects
  • Ensure hardness tests are conducted properly and that the equipment is functioning properly
  • Supplier development functions including working with purchasing on auditing suppliers and handling supplier non-conformances
  • Provide expertise in decisions concerning the disposition of nonconforming material
  • Communicating test requirements to external laboratories
  • Interpretation and maintenance of customer specifications and industry standards (ASTM, ASME, API, etc) including ensuring that requirements and changes are communicated and met
  • Technical review of order to determine if plants are capable of producing the order (product inquires generated by sales contacts)
  • Ensure that equipment calibrations occur and that calibration records are maintained
  • Communicate with the leadership team (plant mgt and operations) on the resolution of technical issues

What You'll Need

  • Ability to train and communicate effectively with fellow employees
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and execute multiple priorities
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills and ability to work well under pressure and deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work within project teams with a strong desire to contribute
  • Exposure to ISO preferred
  • 3 years of Metallurgical experience in an industrial environment preferred
  • At least 1 year in heat-treating processing environment preferred
  • Ability to work hands-on with operations to reduce downtime and rework

Your Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Metallurgy, Metallurgical Engineering, Material Science, or Chemical Engineering from an accredited institution. Or Mechanical Engineering with experience in materials failure analysis and/or laboratory

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: Birmingham

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