Technical Communications Specialist

Job Details

Division: The David J. Joseph Company

Location: Cincinnati, OH, United States  

Other Available Locations: N/A

About Us:

DJJ, a division of Nucor Corporation, is seeking applicants for our Communication Specialist position. DJJ is a world leader in scrap metal recycling, trading, and transportation. We have relationships with scrap metal businesses around the world. Founded in 1885, we pride ourselves on our dedication to safety, and the principles of integrity and respect. We’re recognized as a good community citizen who is trustworthy, financially strong, and environmentally proactive. Our parent company Nucor Corporation is a Fortune 100 company, known for being North America’s leader in designing, manufacturing, and recycling steel and steel products with a history of long-term sustainability and stability. Fortune Magazine recently ranked Nucor No. 1 on their list of the World’s Most Admired Companies in our industry. The key to Nucor’s success is that we care about the safety and well-being of our teammates and customers, the health and protection of our environment, and the relationships we establish in the communities where we live and work. At the heart of every Nucor division are the dedicated people who make up our team. We are seeking a creative, motivated, and dedicated teammate to join our DJJ team. We offer you a challenging and rewarding work environment where you can contribute to the success of over 30,000 Nucor teammates.


Medical and dental are just the beginning. We value our teammates and offer benefits packages that also include a bonus program, profit sharing, retirement savings, vacation and holiday pay, scholarship and tuition reimbursement, and unlimited growth potential. We strive to avoid implementing layoffs or furloughing our teammates. We strongly believe that a Nucor teammate who does their job properly today, should feel confident that they will have a job tomorrow. For more information on our benefits go to

Basic Job Functions:

  • Takes lead in identifying, coordinating, and creating internal communications around both market and internal economic activities (e.g., pricing, volumes, flows, geo-political events) to keep business unit and Nucor leadership well informed of market developments and how they are impacting Nucor’s raw material supply chain
  • Works closely with the rest of the market analysis team, commercial team, and leadership team to identify communication opportunities and coordinate appropriate analysis to facilitate topical and timely communication outputs
  • Acquire and maintain a detailed knowledge of the company’s policies, principles, and strategies, and keep up to date with relevant market developments
  • Adhere to the company’s brand guide, ensuring that we produce a high-quality and error-free documents
  • Build and maintain relationships with all teammate levels and key external role-players to synthesize and articulate information


Safety is the most important part of all jobs within Nucor; therefore, candidates must be able to demonstrate the ability to initiate, lead, and uphold safety policies, practices, procedures, and housekeeping standards at all times.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, data science, economics or a related field
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in communications and/or communications strategy development
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Works well under pressure and meets tight deadlines
  • Highly computer literate with capability in email, MS Office, and related business and communication tools
  • Content writing experience for all media platforms
  • Ability to analyze and articulate impactful events and market activities
  • Excellent collaboration skills across multiple levels of the organization
  • Meticulous attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in communications, public relations, data science, economics, or a related field
  • Minor in or previous experience with math, statistics, or data science a plus
  • Prior experience in commodities, equities, or economics



Nucor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – M/F/Disabled/Vets – and a drug – free workplace

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati