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RG Steel Reviews

Updated April 21, 2017
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  1. "Electrical Supervisor"

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    Former Employee - Electrical Supervisor in Warren, OH
    Former Employee - Electrical Supervisor in Warren, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at RG Steel full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Was a great place to work with great people.

    Cons

    Plant is now shut down.

    Advice to Management

    Too bad we couldn't still be in business.


  2. "Maintenance Manager - 56" Hot Strip Mill"

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    Former Employee - Area Manager in Warren, OH
    Former Employee - Area Manager in Warren, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at RG Steel (More than a year)

    Pros

    RG Steel was an excellent place to work at. Unfortunately, it was idled and torn down for scrap.

    Cons

    Out of business and in process of being scrapped.


  3. "Senior Operating Technician"

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    Former Employee - Senior Operating Technician/Shift Manager in Warren, OH
    Former Employee - Senior Operating Technician/Shift Manager in Warren, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at RG Steel full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    I learned the importance of safety through OSHA guidelines and practices.

    Cons

    Upper management failed to inform subordinates of the plant shut down.

    Advice to Management

    Be honest to your subordinates.


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  5. "Operating Tecnician"

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    Former Employee - Inspector, Operating Technician in Warren, OH
    Former Employee - Inspector, Operating Technician in Warren, OH

    I worked at RG Steel (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, great pay, and mostly the great people I had the pleasure to work with.

    Cons

    Unfortunately the company went out of business. Formally known as Severstal , WCI Steel, LTV Steel, and Republic Steel. I blame it on corporate greed... once a great company that stood over the great city of Warren Ohio for more than a 100 years


  6. "Crane Operator/Material Handler"

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    Former Employee - Crane Operator/Material Handler in Baltimore, MD
    Former Employee - Crane Operator/Material Handler in Baltimore, MD
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at RG Steel (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Excellent pay and benefits, excellent career development center.

    Cons

    shift work, work in various elements and company went under.


  7. "Working at Sparrows Point was great until Rg Steel closed down."

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    Current Employee - Steelworker in Sparrows Point, MD
    Current Employee - Steelworker in Sparrows Point, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Great people to work with.

    Cons

    The place closed down and will never reopen.

    Advice to Management

    Find some who knows how to run a business before buying another company.


  8. "work"

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    Former Employee - Maintenance Tech Electrical in Warren, OH
    Former Employee - Maintenance Tech Electrical in Warren, OH
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at RG Steel full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    great company, had a good position

    Cons

    the drive, Bonus not paid to often

    Advice to Management

    good company values


  9. "Great Job! Horrible Management!"

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    Former Employee - Production Operator in Sparrows Point, MD
    Former Employee - Production Operator in Sparrows Point, MD
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at RG Steel full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Job was good with good pay. Benefits were of no cost to employees. Co-workers were like a family. As long as job is done, you could do what you wanted.

    Cons

    Terrible working conditions Schedule was terrible. Worked 24 hours a day 7 days a week, holidays and all. Buildings were not climate controlled. Very unsafe conditions.


  10. "Worked with best steelworkers on the world"

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    Former Employee - Operating Technician in Warren, OH
    Former Employee - Operating Technician in Warren, OH
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at RG Steel full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great workforce, to bad we all got screwed for being a profitable company in Warren, Ohio

    Cons

    Owner screwed our eyes out, company liquidated. To bad we had a good thing going.

    Advice to Management

    Thanks, you ruined a great thing & messed up alot of lives.


  11. "This company is a joke"

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    Former Employee - Slave in Follansbee, WV
    Former Employee - Slave in Follansbee, WV
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at RG Steel full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    nothing comes to mind in terms of pros

    Cons

    if you like a daily dose of misery you would love this sespool

    Advice to Management

    try managing a McDonalds, may be better suited for that.


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