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Steel Authority of India Reviews

Updated June 20, 2017
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Steel Authority of India Chairman Chandra Shekhar Verma
Chandra Shekhar Verma
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Pros
  • Great salary 2) Lots of learning in the workplace 3) Perfect company if an individual is looking for work life balance (in 29 reviews)

  • Job Security and good work life balance (in 25 reviews)

Cons
  • Bureaucracy, lack of decision making at high levels, people with right connections thrive, irrespective of merit (in 8 reviews)

  • Monotonous work culture, No proper Hierarchy (in 7 reviews)

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  1. "A good experience"

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    Former Employee - Junior Manager in Charlotte, NC
    Former Employee - Junior Manager in Charlotte, NC

    I worked at Steel Authority of India (More than a year)

    Pros

    A great place to start for a fresher.
    Great scope for growth.
    Modernization in process, a welcome to new emerging technologies

    Cons

    Industrial atmosphere,quite dusty.
    Obsolete technology.
    No basic facilities.


  2. "Great Place to Work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good Pay, Flex Hours, Secure job

    Cons

    Night Shifts, Pollution issues, Labor issues

  3. "Assistant Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Steel Authority of India full-time

    Pros

    Job Security, Work life Balance

    Cons

    Very slow decision making, very hierarchical organization


  4. "Assistant Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Steel Authority of India full-time

    Pros

    It's the largest steel company in India so you get to work with the best in industries.The experience of Steel Authority of India limited will enable you to work anywhere in the steel industry.

    Cons

    Some of the downsides are its tough job nature , no eight-hour limitation.Sometimes you may be asked to come on Sundays as well


  5. "Intern"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good opportunity to work in a government orgaization

    Cons

    Tough working conditions because of labor issues and others.


  6. "Good company to work with"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Under Finance Officer
    Former Employee - Under Finance Officer
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good learning skills development in the organisation at SAIL
    Extra inputs to learn , like you can qualify ICWA exams
    Strict adherence to principles

    Cons

    A bit of political prevalence, a bit of slow attitude, overall experience is fine but growth is very slow. My contractual job faces less growth in salary but learning is there for first 2 years.

    Advice to Management

    Improvement for contractual job workers. Overall management have fine attitude but culture is very stubborn which can be reduced.


  7. "Procurement Manager"

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    Current Employee - Today Procurement Manager in New Delhi (India)
    Current Employee - Today Procurement Manager in New Delhi (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Steel Authority of India full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Work - life balance, job stability, lower work pressure, easy targets.

    Cons

    Slow career progress, work culture, employee welfare, low salary.

    Advice to Management

    Need to become an senile focused organization, to retain talent.

  8. Helpful (1)

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Burnpur (India)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Burnpur (India)

    Pros

    Relaxed environment and good work-life balance.

    Cons

    Not much learning, old ways of functioning and not in sync with modern times.

    Advice to Management

    -


  9. "Company fundamentals"

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    Former Employee - Worked In Operation, Design & Consultancy of Blast Furnaces in Ranchi (India)
    Former Employee - Worked In Operation, Design & Consultancy of Blast Furnaces in Ranchi (India)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Steel Authority of India (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very strong fundamentals. Highly skilled manpower. Good customer satisfaction. Good employee satisfaction. High asset value. High land holding. Navratna company.

    Cons

    Government interference. High manpower. Old technology not withdrawn fully. Retirement benefits not adequate. Capacity ion not enough. Non performing plants being thrust on SAIL. Forced to spend on steel processing units.

    Advice to Management

    Come out of SPUs. Sell nonprofit non integrated plants. Don't let politicians interfere. Spend more on human resource development.


  10. "Good"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Dy General Manager
    Current Employee - Dy General Manager

    I have been working at Steel Authority of India full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Work life balance is good.

    Cons

    Sectors cleanliness is pathetic.

    Advice to Management

    HR development and welfare to be taken care of.


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