Steel Dynamics Reviews

Updated Aug 2, 2020

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3.7
80%
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Steel Dynamics President Mark Millet
Mark Millet
37 Ratings
Pros
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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)

  • "Rotating 12 hour shifts can be challenging at times(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. "Pays well but its hot."

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Electrical Technician in Columbus, MS
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent compensation, exciting place to work

    Cons

    Its hot, middle management seems hostile towards people with degrees.

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  3. "Pretty Good"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Manager 

    I have been working at Steel Dynamics full-time

    Pros

    Decent pay for all the workers

    Cons

    Management can sometimes be out of touch with workers

  4. "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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  5. "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.

  6. "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

  7. "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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  8. "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.

  9. Helpful (1)

    "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.

  10. Helpful (1)

    "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.

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