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Title:  Supply Chain Specialist- Structural Product


Pell City, AL, US, 35125

Division:  Administration
Job ID:  8663

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:

  • Flexible/hybrid work environment
  • 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

  • Work with suppliers, sales, scheduling, and operations to coordinate a steady and cost effective flow of the right material
  • Help ensure high customer service levels, efficient production runs, and minimal inventory
  • Continually monitor the sales forecasts against the master production plan, material availability, and lead time
  • Identify changes, trends, short-term deviations and/or forecast errors
  • Support agreements with suppliers to realize greater benefits and cost avoidances for additional profit
  • Verifies purchase requisitions by understanding internal customer requirements, verifying specifications and sourcing supplies
  • Manage, control, and reduce material costs through proactive measures with key suppliers, customers, technical/quality, and operations
  • Create, monitor, and adjust inventory levels in relation to strategic planning, order volume and sales history
  • Manage and develop supplier relationships
  • Plan for and achieve the lowest inbound freight costs possible
  • Evaluate and negotiate with potential suppliers based on their product quality, cost, delivery times, payment terms and customer service
  • Obtain requirements by verifying, preparing and forwarding purchase orders to suppliers; monitoring and expediting orders, as needed
  • Ensure goods receipts are processed timely; verify and authorize payment of invoices or coordinate return of defective/incorrect merchandise
  • Contribute to goals including cost reduction targets and increased spend through preferred Supplier contracts & new sourcing opportunities
  • Track and report key functional metrics that reduce overall costs
  • Responsible for procurement activities on:  Raw Materials, Services, MRO
  • Demonstrate ownership of how material will be applied to sales orders

What You'll Need

  • Understanding of sales & operations planning; demand planning, master scheduling, and sequencing
  • Understanding of inventory control systems, policies, procedures
  • Understanding of creation of metrics for analysis and benchmarking
  • Understanding of how to effectively manage supplier quality
  • Knowledge of SAP – ECC/SRM
  • Must be a team player
  • Understanding of business needs/operations
  • Knowledge of purchasing process
  • Negotiation skills
  • Make accurate and timely decisions
  • Judgment/Critical thinking - Identifies/evaluates issues at hand
  • General understanding of sourcing process
  • Understands and supports company and departmental goals
  • Self-starter - Initiates search for new ideas
  • Strong communication skills (verbal, written, listening)
  • Demonstrates drive and commitment (high-energy level to get it done right the first time)
  • Shows accountability and takes responsibility of his/her actions
  • Keeps Managers informed
  • PC and Windows User Fundamentals
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)

Your Education

  • Bachelor's Degree strongly 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: Birmingham

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