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Founded in 1915, we started with a single recycling location and have grown into a global enterprise, and one of the largest metal recyclers and steel manufacturers in the United States. Our vertical integration model was the first of its kind and revolutionized the way the steel industry operates today.

We are also a Fortune 1000, global company that is committed to delivering industry-leading customer service, providing a safe and healthy environment where our employees can succeed, creating value for our investors and improving our communities. 

We are sensitive to the impact our industry has on the environment, which is why we are committed to a process that minimizes our carbon footprint and preserves our natural resources for future generations. Our recycling facilities collect metals from the community and convert them into steel that supports our infrastructure. 

Refractory Routine Facilitator (4587)

Location: Sayreville, NJ (2893)  
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Position Overview


This position is responsible for providing leadership guidance on establishing a productive, high performing, and safety conscious working cell environment within the melt shop. The major role of this job is to focus on all aspects related to safety, environmental, production, cost, quality, and people management through the continuous application of GBS principles for the refractory area of the melt shop.


This position is responsible for the training, guidance, and performance evaluation of a team of 5 or more under area/cell of responsibility.


The major role of this job is to ensure routine management efforts are followed and opportunities for improvement in processes, products, and production within the refractory area. These duties will include needs assessments, auditing, coaching of production/quality improvement programs and standards, 5S improvements, development and implementation of cost and environmental control goals, development and implementation of new and current preventive maintenance and safety management processes and procedures.

This position directly reports to the department superintendent. The incumbent will coordinate efforts with the different functional groups both within area of responsibility and other areas of the location. The incumbent should be detail oriented and must be comfortable dealing with associates at all levels within the organization.

The incumbent will lead Failure Analysis when significant problems occur and compare performance to existing standards. This job is responsible for making appropriate updates to standards when needed. This job is responsible for conducting performance audits against standards and developing appropriate corrective action to ensure compliance of standards.

The incumbent must perform the above-mentioned duties and responsibilities in accordance with all Federal, State, and Local environmental regulations. Employees must also report any situation that may have a detrimental impact to human health or the environment to their immediate supervisor.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities
  • Duties will include controlling the workflow within the area of responsibility, assist in minimizing downtime/breakdowns and maximizing productivity, monitor performance, managing routine processes, and training employees in routine management standards.
  • Facilitate training sessions for operators under a maintained training matrix on the compliance standards, routine methodologies, tools, policies, practices, and processes.
  • Coach and develop the team at failure analysis.
  • Develop performance expectations, audit performance, document findings, and establish corrective action plans.
  • Collaborate with and encourage operators on subjects pertaining to the GBS processes, audits, 5S initiatives, needs assessments, preventive maintenance, and safety management processes and procedures, QIS, Kaizen Events, and other process routine management activities to identify opportunities for improvement and solve problems.
  • Conduct trend analysis, compile and analyze symptoms and failures.
  • Administer all safety activities. Coordinates all emergency preparedness practices, policies, and procedures.
  • Track performances on control items. Ensure compliance. Design and implement new as well as update existing standards.
  • Audit performance, document findings, and develop corrective action plans.
  • Oversee, contribute to, and support daily routine management activities including the GBS Processes/Tools in the day-by-day work.
  • Establish and negotiate cell goals and manage Action Plans for area/cell of responsibility cell goal achievement.
Experience and Skill Requirements
  • 3 to 10 years experience in an industrial or manufacturing environment with exposure to standardization and production quality method
  • Strong working knowledge of manufacturing methods and techniques involving the use of heavy machinery and related equipment.
  • Previous qualifying experience in scrap processing, melting, casting, rolling, maintenance, finishing, shipping/warehouse operations, and supervisory/facilitation preferred.
  • Successful candidate will demonstrate a basic knowledge of the business system and the use of complex technical and engineering processes.
  • Requires the ability to train and guide direct reports.
  • The incumbent should possess solid presentation abilities combined with good interpersonal and organizational skills.
Education Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business Administration or Material Science preferred. 


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.