Schnitzer Steel
2.0 of 5 40 reviews
www.schnitzersteel.com Portland, OR 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Eat, sleep, breathe, scrap

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

ProsRelaxed work environment, great people, good salary and benefits, exciting working environment

ConsSink or swim mentality, highly competitive, poor onboarding experience

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Frenetic work / Friendly coworkers / Very dated management style

    I T (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Schnitzer Steel


    Pros: Competitive pay above local market at corp office Friendly, well meaning… Cons: Competitive compensation keeps the golden handcuffs on stressed out workers. Rule by fear and fiat does not inspire. Little sense of direction or strategy communicated… Advice to Senior Management: Trust, respect and inspire your workers and the company will… More
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    Trying to escape from the "junkyard" mentality

    Engineer (Former Employee)

    I worked at Schnitzer Steel


    Pros: Some advanced policy, freedom, and some fun coworkers Cons: very political, clique-filled, and behind the scenes terminations, reassignments and… Advice to Senior Management: Its easier to learn the junk business already being a professional… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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