Fleet Manager

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 Fleet Manager 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 Nucor.com/benefits.

Basic Job Functions:

  • Manage railcar fleet and take ownership of portfolio
  • Maintain and coordinate with railroads & customers to include daily and weekly reporting using Microsoft Excel
  • Leverage market intelligence and commercial expertise to maximize ROA on asset base while creating a sustainable competitive advantage for Nucor
  • Continuously work with DJJ’s brokerage group to identify customers and build relationships that bring the most value to our enterprise
  • Utilize DJJ’s unique information platform to optimize railcar efficiency and profitability while mitigating risk of accessorial charges each month
  • Submit railcar diversions, follow up, maintain third party tracing software, work with railroads to fix errors
  • Negotiate with internal and external customers
  • Other duties as assigned by the General Manager & business unit to cover applicable business needs of department


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:

  • Associate degree and 5+ years of work experience in transportation, sales or fleet management
  • Energetic team-player, organized, adaptable to changing assignments and priorities, works well under pressure and prefers a fast-paced work environment
  • Exhibits independent thinking with resourceful problem-solving skills, self-motivation, and initiative
  • Exceptional customer service skills, able to interface effectively with company personnel, customers, and vendors
  • Attention to detail and ability to conduct data analysis
  • Excellent knowledge of technology (Microsoft Suite) as it applies to administrative tasks and willingness to learn proprietary software
  • Highly effective communication skills  and ability to cultivate relationships
  • Some travel required – up to 25% in normal business conditions

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Prior fleet management experience
  • Advanced Microsoft Suite skills
  • Ability to work with general direction and perform with a high degree of accuracy
  • Experience with databases, pivot tables and manipulating data
  • Logistics or Sales experience
  • Prior experience in the scrap metal/steel/rail industry


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

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati