AK Steel Corporation Reviews

Updated Feb 17, 2021

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AK Steel Corporation Chairman, President and CEO Lourenco Goncalves (no image)
Lourenco Goncalves
13 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good schedule good pay chance for advancement(in 39 reviews)

  • "Good pay and benefits a lot of overtime opportunities(in 34 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Some culture issues, some work life balance issues(in 11 reviews)

  • "Exposed to the seasons (heat and cold), accountability, long hours on occasions(in 11 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years
      Featured Review

      Great Company

      Aug 28, 2020 - Senior Accountant in Pittsburgh, PA
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      Pros

      AK Steel is a great place to work.

      Cons

      There are no cons at AK Steel.

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      It's good

      Jan 19, 2021 - Data Engineer in Cincinnati, OH
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Stable, Busy, New Leadership, Evolving

      Cons

      Old Company, old technology, old mindset

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Work Experience

      Jan 30, 2021 - Shift Manager in Middletown, OH
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      Pros

      Good people to work with and overall like the job I do

      Cons

      Had to work too many hours and different shifts to make solid money

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Enjoyed

      Jan 21, 2021 - Associate Supply Chain Analyst First Year in West Chester, OH
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      Pros

      Really enjoyed the people, atmosphere, schedule flexibility, great and affordable benefits.

      Cons

      Didn't like being let go after the buyout in March of 2020.... Then seeing job postings later on without being offered to apply by HR. Luckily my old team members kept in contact and wanted me back of they were to lose a team mate...

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Good Job

      Dec 22, 2020 - Maintenance Technician 
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      Pros

      Good pay, good people, good benefits

      Cons

      Bad hours, physical labor, swing shift

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    6. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Good paying job for no education/skill set

      Feb 17, 2021 - Industrial Maintenance in Middletown, OH
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      Pros

      Decent pay, good benefits, plenty of overtime available

      Cons

      The schedule isn't for everyone and the pension is not as good anymore since the Union revised the retirement age. No more 30 years and out

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Solid Job

      Dec 8, 2020 - Maintenance Material Handler in Rockport, IN
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      Pros

      Good insurance, good work environment

      Cons

      Upward mobility for new hires is difficult.

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Intern

      Dec 7, 2020 - Intern in Butler, PA
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      Pros

      Good learning experience at this job. Could have lead to job offer

      Cons

      Not the best workplace attitude

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    9. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Fast paced

      Feb 10, 2021 - Maintenance Manager in Butler, PA
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      Pros

      Great pay great benefits too

      Cons

      Upper management is not good will not spend money no freedom must follow every single procedure

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    10. 3.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Not bad

      Feb 10, 2021 - Quality Assurance 
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      Pros

      great benefits and opportunity to advance

      Cons

      no major cons, safety is a focus as it should be in and industrial environment

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