Algoma Steel Reviews

Updated 18 Sep 2020

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3.3
66%
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25%
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Algoma Steel CEO, Steel Business, Essar Group Malay Mukherjee (no image)
Malay Mukherjee
5 Ratings
  1. "bad technology, old facilities"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Metallurical Lab Tech in Sault Ste. Marie, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Algoma Steel full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    work, life balance in the rural city

    Cons

    bad technology, old facilities, job security

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  2. "Not the worst"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Machine Operator in Sault Ste. Marie, ON

    I have been working at Algoma Steel full-time

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits. Lots of jobs with different schedules

    Cons

    Volitile Market makes job security skeptical


  3. "Great place to work."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Train Conductor in Sault Ste. Marie, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Algoma Steel full-time

    Pros

    Good pay good schedule. Good bunch of coworkers

    Cons

    Layoffs. Steel industry can be volatile

  4. "Decent"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Journeyman Electrician in Sault Ste. Marie, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Supportive of their employees, and work expectations are lower than other employers. They appreciate any experience you bring from other jobs that may relate.

    Cons

    Safety is behind, but they are working towards it.

  5. "Good Pay"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Summer Student Worker in Sault Ste. Marie, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Algoma Steel full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    All jobs within the plant provide good pay.

    Cons

    Having been around a lot of the plant in 3 summer, can see a lot of the jobs are boring.

  6. "Good job"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Planner in Sault Ste. Marie, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Algoma Steel full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Some good people to work with

    Cons

    HR is hard to deal with

  7. "Employee engagement"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Algoma Steel full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Employee engagement is Good. Sc

    Cons

    Not want.to disclose. Not applicable

  8. "Great Scope Of Improvement"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Sault Ste. Marie, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Algoma Steel full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Friendly staff, good pay, nice community

    Cons

    Lacked leadership, very rigid to accept a change, never sticking with the plan and always keep it dynamic.

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  9. "Credit Manager"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager A/R and Credit 

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

    Pros

    Flexible hours, Good pay and health benefits, large corporate, travel and good colleagues.

    Cons

    Remote location, slow career progression

  10. "Good Place to work"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineer in Sault Ste. Marie, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Algoma Steel full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good work life balance. As long as you completed your tasks, they were always willing to work with you if you wanted additional time off. Pay was great.

    Cons

    Nothing in my 3 years provided me with a lasting bad impression. I left for personal reasons

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