WHY NUCOR


AT NUCOR, WE TREAT OUR TEAMMATES THE
WAY THEY SHOULD BE TREATED.

With a firm commitment to our team members, a strong belief in work-life balance and a variety of other benefits and performance incentives, it’s easy to see why Nucor was named the 26th best employer in the nation.

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  • NO-LAYOFF PRACTICE

    No matter if the economy flourished or floundered, Nucor has never laid anyone off due to lack of work. Nucor proudly employs over 24,000 teammates in North America and abroad.

  • RETIREMENT SAVINGS PLAN

    Invest some of what you earn today for what you plan to accomplish tomorrow. Nucor’s Savings Plan offers a convenient way to save. You’ll benefit from matching contributions, tax savings now, and after-tax contributions for tax-free withdrawals during retirement.

  • ONE OF THE BEST
    PLACES TO WORK FOR
    IN AMERICA

    Nucor is proud to be recognized as one of the best employers in the nation.

  • PROFIT SHARING

    Our Profit Sharing Program sets aside at least 10 cents out of every dollar that Nucor earns before taxes. So far Nucor has paid out over $2 billion. It’s just one of the incentive compensation programs that we offer so that teammates can share directly in Nucor’s success.

  • MEDICAL AND DENTAL

    Nucor offers one of the industry’s most flexible and complete benefit programs. We keep your premiums low, and base your cost on the size of your family/dependents. The Medical Plan provides first dollar coverage, so there’s no deductible to meet and your total out-of-pocket expense is based on a percentage of your earnings.

  • WORK LIFE BALANCE

    Nucor is a company that has each other’s backs and believes in a work-life balance to enjoy home life and the outdoors.

  • TUITION REIMBURSEMENT

    Nucor encourages continuing education by teammates and teammates’ spouses. We will reimburse up to $3,200 of your approved education expenses each year. We’ll also reimburse your spouse up to $1,600 per year for a maximum of 2 years.

  • SCHOLARSHIPS

    No Child of any Nucor teammate will ever be left behind. At Nucor we have a scholarship program set up for every child of every Nucor teammate to go to college. Nucor provides $3,200 per year for 4 years. To date, Nucor has
    paid out over $80 million.

  • UNLIMITED
    GROWTH POTENTIAL

    We have a strong policy of promoting from within. This gives teammates almost limitless growth and flexibility when choosing their career path.

VIEW OUR TEAM MEMBER CAREER JOURNEY'S BELOW FOR EXAMPLES
OF REAL NUCOR CAREER GROWTH.

  • 2002
  • 2003
  • 2004
  • 2008
  • 2010
  • 2012
  • 2015
  1. Summer Intern, Vulcraft Indiana

  2. Summer Intern, Vulcraft Indiana

  3. Summer Intern, Vulcraft Indiana

  4. Cost Analyst, Nucor Fastener

  5. Finance Supervisor, Nucor Fastener

  6. Controller, Nucor Cold Finish Wisconsin

  7. Controller, Nucor Steel Texas

  • 1991
  • 1995
  • 1995
  • 1998
  • 2002
  • 2007
  • 2011
  • 2013
  • 2014
  1. Maintenance and Engineering Manager, Nucor Steel Texas

  2. General Manager, Vulcraft Texas

  3. Vice President and General Manager, Nucor Steel Nebraska

  4. Vice President and General Manager, Nucor Steel Indiana

  5. Executive Vice President, Nucor Corporation

  6. Chief Operating Officer of Steel Making Operations, Nucor Corporation

  7. President and Chief Operating Officer, Nucor Corporation

  8. Chief Executive Officer and President, Nucor Corporation

  9. Chairman, CEO and President, Nucor Corporation

  • 1984
  • 1985
  • 1988
  • 1989
  • 1991
  • 1994
  • 1999
  • 2006
  • 2007
  • 2014
  1. Summer Employment (Shipping Intern), Vulcraft Alabama

  2. Production Line Rigger and Shipping Day Crew (college at night)

  3. Production Line Rigger, Vulcraft Alabama

  4. Production Line Welder, Vulcraft Alabama

  5. Production Line Lead Rigger, Vulcraft Alabama

  6. Production Line Supervisor, Vulcraft Alabama

  7. Production Manager, Vulcraft Alabama

  8. General Manager, Vulcraft Indiana

  9. Vice President & General Manager, Vulcraft Indiana

  10. Vice President & General Manager, Vulcraft South Carolina