Steel Dynamics Reviews

Updated Apr 25, 2020

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3.9
77%
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Steel Dynamics President Mark Millet
Mark Millet
36 Ratings
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  • "Everything not money related is terrible- schedule sucks, 4 on 4 off swing shift will destroy your life(in 4 reviews)

  • "12hr shifts with 4 nights 4 off 4 days 4 off swing(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "More than just a job"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Grounds Crew in Columbia City, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Steel Dynamics part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    This place is family. You can always discuss things with your coworkers and supervisor, as you would a family member. I've made some of the best friends I could ask for here.

    Cons

    Hours may be long, hard and hot, and can have an effect on coworkers attitudes.

  2. "Good pay but bad work/home life mix"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Melt Shop in Pittsboro, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Steel Dynamics full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good pay and the checks always clear

    Cons

    Terrible schedule and the job has random overtime with little warning

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  3. "Great Pay and Benefits"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Electronics Technician in Roanoke, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Steel Dynamics full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Has great pay and bonuses.

    Cons

    The environment is not healthy.

  4. "Work"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Crane Maintenance Technician 

    I have been working at Steel Dynamics full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Pay is the only reason to be there

    Cons

    Environment, safety, management, heat, no advancement

  5. "Pay is Excellent but..."

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Crane Operator in Columbus, MS
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Steel Dynamics full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Pay is excellent to provide for family, 401k, bonuses, profit sharing is good

    Cons

    Month working weekend and month off...cause of 4 on 4 off schedule, insurance not good, so much favoritism, hiring all their buddies

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  6. "Very good place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Crane Operator in Butler, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Steel Dynamics full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The pay and benefits are second to none.

    Cons

    The work/Life balance is difficult due to the schedule.

  7. "Big money, no life"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Lab Tech in Columbia City, IN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Steel Dynamics full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Make money like a god, inexpensive insurance, 401k match, company stocks given every year, pretty much everything money wise is great

    Cons

    Everything not money related is terrible- schedule sucks, 4 on 4 off swing shift will destroy your life.. turns into 6 on 2 off.. all 12 hr shifts. Make tons of money, yet you will hate life.

  8. "Worst job i have had in my life."

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     in Roanoke, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Steel Dynamics

    Pros

    the pays good but not worth it.

    Cons

    they will lie to you to get you to take the job.

  9. "Process Engineer"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Steel Dynamics full-time

    Pros

    Good Pay Good place to work for just before retirement

    Cons

    Favoritism no growth opoortunities no training

  10. "Great company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Shift Employee in Butler, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Steel Dynamics full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Pay and benefits, upper management strong, value employees.

    Cons

    Work schedule and office politics

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