United States Steel Sucks Customer Reviews and Feedback
United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X), more commonly known as U.S. Steel, is an American integrated steel producer headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with production operations in the United States and Central Europe. As of 2018, the company was the world's 26th-largest steel producer and second-largest domestic producer, trailing only Nucor Corporation.
Though renamed USX Corporation in 1986, the company was renamed to United States Steel in 2001 after spinning off its energy business, including Marathon Oil, and other assets from its core steel concern.
A former employee said talked about the working environment "Me and several other employees over at US Steel were threw under the bus so management could keep their jobs along with sleeping with female employees while being married none of our other co workers were willing to speak on our behalf cause of being afraid of being terminated."
Current Employee - Electrician says"Poorly managed, no work life balance, dangerous and dirty environment, company is environmentally irresponsible"
Former Employee - Production Manager says"Walking in the door is hard"
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee says"Have to work a ton of hours, in horrible working conditions."
Former Employee - Utility Person says"Management needs some work on maintenance"
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee says"The current senior leadership does not understand the steel business, the steel-making process or the corporate culture."
Current Employee - Miwright says"Everything else about this place is a con"
Current Employee - Manager says"There's ZERO career development. US Steel used be a good company for personal growth but there is no training, mentoring, rotational assignments, advancements, salary increases, NOTHING. Culture of Caring is fake. Executives and upper management take no interest in people. USS used to be a close knit family culture, where everyone looked out for each other. They don't care about your personal circumstances. Don't care about your family. And don't care what happens to you after they kick you out on your butt after devoting a lifetime. RUN far, RUN fast."
Former Employee - Area Manager says"They will make you work 16 + hour shifts."
Current Employee - Maintenance Supervisor says"401k isn’t vested until 3 years of service, women in management are treated like they do not exist. No room for advancement. And be prepared to be over worked and under paid."
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee says"Production over safety, no work life balance. They own you."
Burn Table Operator (Former Employee) says"Worked for this company for ten years and it is by far has the worst management I’ve ever worked for . Never been in a establishment quite like this before . At first I was excited to work but was told to stop working so hard . Sleeping on the jobLeaving the job site to go to sleep and not get paid for"
Quality Control Inspector (Former Employee) says"My Department manager was "Horrible " . He would threaten employees , had been fired a few times and escorted out by Police but was eventually rehired . I couldn't understand it . He was vvery rude and vfc had was very demeaning . The Union does not work in the South . On negotiation of a new labor contract our representatives were given the new contract and today to "Sign it" . End of negotiations .None, it was a job .Management"
HR Generalist (Former Employee) says"Glass ceiling all around. A very difficult place to work. It was terrible, I do not recommend it to anyone. No level of professionalism, no support.NoneBenefit package was decent."
Crane Operator/Rigger (Former Employee) says"Terrible place. Safety sucks,Union is for their family only. And they will ride the few workers to death and let the rest sleep. Go to Arcelor. US should shut down soon the way they operate"
UTILITY TECH II (Former Employee) says"12 hour work day. 10 min breaks, 30 min lunch, unhealthy work conditions. and environment, management sucks, they are slave drivers. Pay does not equal to work performed. Co workers are cool which makes it worth going to work, you become family and want to be there for each other. Business operations needs major over haul"
Marketing/Business Analyst II (Current Employee) says"Too much stress..overworked and underpaid!!! I feel mgmt keeps making the same mistakes over and over...they don't seem to get it..they don't pay well and they throw you to the wolves...NoneToo many to list.."
Process Engineer (Former Employee) says"I worked 6am-6pm 7 days a week. Everyone breathed in coal dust because masks weren't accessible. Morale was always low because people were overworked."
Systems Analyst (Current Employee) says"poor management. high turn over of employees. management has no skills and is not trained to work with employees or how to deal with encouraging employees to do their best."
Emissions Technician (Former Employee) says"This company is the worst company anyone could work for. The management is out to get anyone they can with discipline. Get no sick days and have to work outside. Dont plan to have any family time or outside life. Us STEAL isnt what it used to be.NothingManagement from top to bottom."
SHIFT MANAGER IRON MAKING DIVISION (Former Employee) says"Terrible place to work. Other than the corporate training which was first class the on site training was not good. Multiple safety concerns. Work life balance was non existing. High turn over for management level employees."
Maintenance Shift Supervisor (Former Employee) says"Very outdated culture and manufacturing processes. It does requires a tremendous amount of hours. You are on call every day and night, but they do provide a company phone that you are to maintain at all times. An extremely hazardous place to work. Noxious gases, molten metal, bursting pipes, serious injuries, fatalities, cancerous chemicals and dilapidated structures. However, it is a crash course in manufacturing and exposure to heavy industrial systems unlike anywhere else. Free coffee.Lots to learn fromConditions"
Mechanical Repair Technician (Former Employee) says"Management rules by intimidation. We where always under staffed. You where never given enough supplies or tools to work with and wasted countless amount of time stealing things from each department because area management would get bonuses for not spending money. It is a very dirty work place with dangerous work at times. They talk safety until they need sometime done fast. I was exposed to asbestos for three day as my supervisor lied to me saying it wasn't asbestos. I asked why weren't any signs up warning us of the danger and my area manager told me you guys never read those things anyway. We would have to change shifts at least two times a week sometimes three different shifts in one week. You would be lucky to get one weekend off a month. No matter what it wasn't done fast enough. You where never told good job are anything like that. It is a very hostile intimidating environment.Decent payIt is a very dangerous unsafe place to work."
Millwright/Heavy Equipment Mechanic (Former Employee) says"company just shut down without any notice laid everyone off and the union didn't do anything to help us I worked all on all types of equipment anything that was broken down I worked a lot of hours and gave 100% to this company as did a lot of good people.we made good money and had good insurancewhen a company decides to lay off and shut down you are left out in the cold"
Level 1 (Current Employee) says"Management is a joke , the union is trash , the corporation is greedy and inhumane , avoid at all costs. We are not robots , we have lives , treat us like it.MoneyYou do not exist outside of your job."
Sales Associate (Former Employee) says"Disgusting management,no loyalty no respect no career especially for women,absolutely old minded people think they know better than everyone,don’t work here if you don’t want to be miserable.NoneTerrible disloyal people"
Corporate Governance Specialist (Current Employee) says"The hardest part about working for this company is the lack of management and career advancement let alone setting goals and achieving them. Never felt like there was any direction on how to complete job duties."
Quality Manager (Former Employee) says"Management are bullies. Learned nothing Workplace culture was toxic Hardest part of the job was dealing with managements' unreasonable expectations...NoneManagement"
green horn (Current Employee) says"Unfogiving corperate big business mentality. work as hard, and as long as we want you to. (if the next shift shift doesn't show up we'll force you to work THEIR shift) worked coke ovens."
someone who got laid off, doing an awsome job (Former Employee) says"Company as a whole has a terrible quality system in place. Upper management ignores quality problems and solutions for them. Company is going down hill. Only bright spot is future connections but wit quality system the way it is, it wont be long before customer issues arise. So if you want management to pump you up and praise you everyday for doing a good job and want to get laid off, this is the place to go work.good benefitsQuality managment and the way they treat employees"
Application Developer (Former Employee) says"If you despise yourself, then, subject yourself to USS. The atmosphere within this company is like death, and you literally watch your career die while you work at USS."
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In The News
nwitimes.com reports"Steel production remains depressed by 19.9% for the year"
The Motley Fool reports"Why U.S. Steel Stock Dropped 9.5% After Earnings"
Seeking Alpha reports"U.S. Steel Trying To Change On The Fly, While Weighed Down With Debt And Facing Headwinds"
Investopedia reports"US Steel Stock Hits All-Time Low"