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The people there were great.
MECHANICAL MAINTENANCE MANAGER (Former Employee), Lorain, OHJuly 2, 2014
The hours were long and so were the weeks. Hard to plan a life there. Often would know what days you had off on the weekend (if any) until Friday.
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Co-Op Engineer
Engineering Co-Op (Former Employee), Lorain, OHMay 25, 2014
Pros: great experience
I worked as a Co-Op Engineer along with 15 other engineers to install an Electric Arc Furnace at the Lorain, OH facility. I was responsible for writing bid specifications, checking over drawings for errors, assisting crews with assembly, and approximating areas for assembly work space.
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casual attire, picnics, after hour gatherings
Primary liaison (Former Employee), Bala Cynwyd, PAMarch 18, 2014
Started as a mail clerk, worked my way to Administrative Assistant.
Wrapped steel samples that needed to be sent for testing.
Assisted the Office Manager and Sales Team with projects as needed.
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Fast paced with fluctuating climate
Stacker Crane Operator (Current Employee), Lackawanna, NYDecember 5, 2013
Pros: high rate of pay and superior health insurance
Cons: rotating schedule
Operating a Stacker crane which is basically a Forklift suspended on a rail system to keep floor traffic minimal. Help process steel bars off mill to be stored on racks or on warehouse floor.
*Excellent pay/benefits
The hardest part of this job is working the rotating shifts. The rotating schedule makes personal/family time hard to schedule, especially – more... with a wife, and 10 month old son at home.
I have gained material handling/Forklift experience through this job. – less
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Great work environment
General Accountant (Current Employee), Canton, OHNovember 19, 2013
Overall positive work experience. Open work environment, no walls to separate, pod style workstation set-up. Found it refreshing.
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good job
burner (Former Employee), Canton, OHJuly 1, 2013
Pros: free soda pizza on saturday
burn all day 12-16hrs aday 6 days a week
how to beat the heat
boss was awesome
cool coworkers
not burning your boots up is the hardest part
i loved the paychecks
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A Union shop where the employes stick together.
Laborer (Current Employee), Canton, OHMarch 15, 2013
At the beginning of the work day we prepare the casting machine to pour the steel. We typically cast 4 to 5 ladles a day. It is good working with people who have been in the steel industry for many years, they have a lot of knowledge about steel.
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steelmaking
MTM Millwright (Former Employee), Canton, OHMarch 1, 2013
Pros: good pay, incentives, and excellent benefits
Cons: prone to layoffs, working rotating shifts, only one weekend off a month
The steelmaking process is dirty, it's hot,and it is dangerous. But fascinating. To follow the steel process from the furnace to the ladle to the tundish and finally the casters gives a better understanding of the equipment , how it functions, and enables the mechanic to better work on it. The equipment is heavy, and hot. The co-workers were great. – more... We worked as a team. – less
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Challenging assignment with great name in steel
Salaried Manager (Current Employee), Canton, OHFebruary 15, 2013
Pros: excellent benefits and competitive pay
Cons: lowest cost culture
Goals are to produce results with minimum expenditures of resources.
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Terrible upper management.
ExManagement (Former Employee), Canton, OHMay 31, 2012
Management level has no power over its own workforce due to ownership. Long hours always. Great co-workers. The hardest part of the job was dealing with ownership.They should not be in the production of steel. The most enjoyable part was meeting alot of hard working people that want to make a difference. I feel for them all.
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steel worker
mill hand (Former Employee), Chicago, ILApril 24, 2012
Pros: made good money
Cons: swing shift
several different jobs,over close to 30 yrs service. from laborer,burner,millhand,overhead remote control crane operator
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Loved the plant
Senior Project and Utilities Engineer (Former Employee), Canton OHApril 14, 2012
Pros: great learning ground
Cons: finiancial issues, union, culture
Great operation
Union is an issue but can be overcome
Good systems in place

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