Logistics Specialist

Job Details

Division: Nucor Logistics Group

Location: Cincinnati, OH, United States  

Other Available Locations: N/A

About Us

DJJ, a division of Nucor Corporation, is seeking applicants for our Logistics Specialist position within our Nucor Logistics Group. 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:

  • Bonus program
  • Profit sharing
  • Retirement savings
  • Vacation and holiday pay
  • Scholarship and tuition reimbursement
  • Unlimited growth potential
  • Hybrid work schedule


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:

  • Develop and maintain relationships with transportation companies and shipping point contacts to streamline the movement of goods in the most cost-effective manner

  • Manual Order Entry, Shipment scheduling and proactive communication to the delivery points (inbound and outbound loads)

  • Freight rate administration and data entry

  • Answering a high-volume phone queue to be the front line for incoming inquiries for potential new partners

  • Support for LTL and parcel shipments as needed

  • Carrier scorecard review and assessment of various key performance indicators for all vendor partners

  • Maintain documentation, change control records and any agreements pertaining to business system and software

  • Transaction analysis and problem resolution. Includes reviewing reports as well as phone and email communication to commercial, shipping and vendor partners

  • Work on projects and performs other duties as assigned


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 in with a concentration in Business or Supply Chain or 5 years of relevant experience in a similar role

  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills including transportation management systems (TMS) and Microsoft Excel

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and the ability to effectively communicate to various audience groups both inside and outside of the company

  • Willingness to travel to US based locations on an as-needed basis to support business needs and project deadlines

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Business or Communications field with a concentration in Business or Supply Chain

  • Prior experience in the steel manufacturing, parts manufacturing, or scrap metal industry

  • Prior experience with web-based Transportation Management Systems (TMS) or shipment tracking software

  • Familiar with Nucor products and facilities


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

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati