AK Steel Holding Corporation Reviews

Updated Jul 13, 2020

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AK Steel Holding Corporation Chairman, President and CEO Lourenco Goncalves (no image)
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  • "Some culture issues, some work life balance issues(in 11 reviews)

  • "Exposed to the seasons (heat and cold), accountability, long hours on occasions(in 10 reviews)

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  1. "Pretty good"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Landscape Designer in Middletown, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AK Steel Holding Corporation full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    This is so long and boRing

    Cons

    There are no cons about money

  2. Helpful (1)

    "Its getting better."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Maintenance Technician in Middletown, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at AK Steel Holding Corporation full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Stay busy but not usually overwhelming. They pay is great for anyone not in a skilled labor.

    Cons

    Swing shift breaks you down. Forced overtime, if your relief doesn't show up, you're not going home for another 8 hours. You read that right, 16 hour shifts are not uncommon and multiple back to back 16 hour days are not unheard of.

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  3. "Good people to work with"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research Engineer in Middletown, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AK Steel Holding Corporation full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Had a good variety of work. Excellent co-workers. Had no problem keeping busy doing interesting tasks.

    Cons

    Slow with raises and promotions. There was a tendency to micromanage, but I suppose that really isn't uncommon.

  4. "Good Company to Work For"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - CAD Manager in Dearborn, MI
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at AK Steel Holding Corporation full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Hours, Vacation Time, Employees, Safety

    Cons

    Small Staff, Workload, Hazardous Conditions

  5. "ak steel"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Detroit, MI

    I have been working at AK Steel Holding Corporation full-time

    Pros

    its a great company to work for.

    Cons

    there is little advancement opportunities.

  6. "New company"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Manager in Mount Morris, PA

    I worked at AK Steel Holding Corporation full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good company to work for

    Cons

    The pay wasn’t that great compared to work schedule

  7. "It's tough and dirty. Leave your feelings at home"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Maintenance Mechanic in Middletown, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at AK Steel Holding Corporation full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great pay, insurance, and job security

    Cons

    Work schedule forced overtime and hourly/management relationship

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  8. "AK Steel is a great company."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Section Manager in Zanesville, OH

    I have been working at AK Steel Holding Corporation full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    AK is overall a good place to work. If you can follow rules, there will never be any problems. Very safety oriented.

    Cons

    Rotating shift work is a problem for some.

  9. "Good place to work"

    5.0
     

    I have been working at AK Steel Holding Corporation

    Pros

    Good pay! Great benefits. A lot of great people. Much improved leadership.

    Cons

    Can’t think of anything right now

  10. "Overall good"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Butler, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AK Steel Holding Corporation full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good wages and benefits. Nice bonus opportunity

    Cons

    Strong corporate oversight of daily operations makes managing the business at the the plant location levels difficult. Safety program has turned many union employees against management.

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