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Posted Jul 01
Full Time
Irving, Texas

it’s what’s inside that counts


There’s more to CMC than our products and the buildings, structures, and roads they go into. At CMC, it’s the people inside our recycling centers, fabrication plants, manufacturing facilities, 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:

  • Day 1 Benefits Coverage with low cost Medical, Vision and Dental
  • Day 1 Paid-time Off and Vacation
  • 4.5% Company Match 401(k) Plan
  • $500 Annual Company-paid Lifestyle Benefit
  • Competitive Compensation and Bonuses
  • Company-paid Life and Disability Insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Training and Advancement Opportunities

Why This Job
This is a broad and varied position with high level of autonomy and responsibility to provide sound day-to-day legal counseling and advice across all business divisions of our global manufacturing company. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in corporate, commercial, and/or transactional law and an aspiration to learn the details of the business to apply their legal skills in support of business objectives. The position will involve interactions with all levels of management and presents an opportunity to have a wide-reaching impact within the Company.

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

  • Interact and collaborate daily with personnel across the company, including operations, accounting, treasury, tax, internal audit, HR, marketing, ESG, and information technology, to provide practical solutions on a broad array of legal issues
  • Review, draft, and advise business team on a variety of commercial documents (such as supply agreements, terms and conditions of sale and purchase, and procurement agreements) to support business objectives and facilitate successful negotiations
  • Counsel internal clients regarding business arrangements and commercial agreements throughout the contract lifecycle
  • Collaborate with management to develop and execute strategic initiatives and projects, providing legal guidance and support as needed
  • Assist with M&A, financial and real estate transactions from time to time and support business teams with post-transaction and integration matters
  • Respond to inquiries and provide guidance to business and operations teams regarding potential risks, clarification of legal language, interpretation of applicable law and regulations, and other commercial and/or legal topics
  • Support implementation and administration of enterprise-wide legal compliance program both domestically and internationally

What You'll Need

  • Minimum of 4 – 6 years of relevant legal experience; prior in-house experience strongly preferred
  • Aptitude for innovative and creative problem-solving, along with practical business judgment
  • Willingness to be curious and learn new things quickly
  • Ability to analyze complex business and legal issues/risks in order to advance practical solutions and actionable recommendations
  • Capability to self start and operate autonomously and to manage, prioritize and execute multiple tasks

Your Education

  • J.D. from an ABA accredited law school required and an active bar license

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.