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Was a Good Place to work until it was liquidated in bankruptcy this summer

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Current Employee - MTE Electronic Instrument Repairman in Warren, OH
Current Employee - MTE Electronic Instrument Repairman in Warren, OH

I have been working at RG Steel full-time (More than 10 years)

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook

Pros

Good pay and the best benefit plan around

Cons

Poor management decisions not the workforce ruined a good company.

Advice to Management

Should never have run the "L" blast furnace at Sparrows Point,MD

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  1. Bad Leadership coupled with excessive entitlement

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    Former Employee - Shift Manager in Sparrows Point, MD
    Former Employee - Shift Manager in Sparrows Point, MD

    I worked at RG Steel full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Reasonable compensation. Many Talented people.

    Cons

    Hours, Environment, Product demand and availability, age and condition of equipment

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    The only thing missing is the dancing monkey and the organ grinder.

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    Current Employee - Maintenance Technician Electrical in Sparrows Point, MD
    Current Employee - Maintenance Technician Electrical in Sparrows Point, MD

    I have been working at RG Steel

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Unlimited opportunity to work overtime with almost no supervision, in oter words, free money. Excellent benifits package, at least for hourly employees.

    Cons

    Corporate level management seems to have NO intention to invest in the long term future of this operation. We are already terribly short handed and if everyone with more than 30 years service were to retire next week they would have to shut the place down. As for maintenance and equipment reliability, imagine buying an old car and only adding enough oil to stop the rattling noises EVERY time the noises started, no more, no less.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in the plant infrastructure as it is falling apart. Start treating employees like people, not garbage. Most of us actually love and care for this place but you refuse to give us the resourses to do our jobs. This includes providing materials AND manpower and I do not mean more contractors who, by the way, do not care about our plant. Wanna build a world class Integrated Mill? Put up or shut up, otherwise shut it down and get out. Afterall, these are PEOPLE'S lives you are playing with.

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