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Horrible

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Butler, PA
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Butler, PA

I worked at AK Steel Holding Corporation

Pros

you can make a lot of money and it requires no real skill to complete any of the jobs

Cons

money comes in high demand but you have to sacrifice your free time to get it

Advice to ManagementAdvice

get an education

Disapproves of CEO

Other Reviews for AK Steel Holding Corporation

  1.  

    Only a certain kind of person can handle the culture

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    • Culture & Values
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at AK Steel Holding Corporation as an intern

    Pros

    There is good pay and opportunity for advancement if you are the rare kind of person who can tolerate the cultural and literal atmosphere.

    Cons

    - Corporate management was hired in without experience with company, leading to poor decision making and unrealistic goals.
    - Hourly employees treated poorly
    - Poor working conditions (long term health issues ignored)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Advance people through the company for management. Training programs!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    I was not directly impacted with the management inequities, and was satisfied as an employee.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at AK Steel Holding Corporation

    Pros

    Steelmaking is a very interesting process. If you are interested in working on projects, there are many challenging and interesting opportunities to enhance the process. There are a number of unique positions, so if you like change you can fill a number of different roles while staying with the same company.

    Cons

    If you do no want to be micro managed, do not work for AK Steel. It is insane that a department manager responsible for 250+ employees has a purchase approval level of $2.00. If you do not want to do nothing more than record observations of people, then do not be a Shift Mgr. at AK Steel.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Either trust and let your middle management manage, otherwise you might as well replace them with baby sitters at a much lower cost.

    No opinion of CEO
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