Human Resources Manager

Date: Apr 27, 2024

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US, 45202

Company: Nucor

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 Human Resources 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

This opportunity also will provide:


  • Paid company training and travel, including mileage
  • Bonus structure
  • Profit sharing
  • Retirement savings
  • Scholarship and tuition reimbursement
  • Unlimited growth potential
  • Holiday pay
  • Hybrid work schedule

Basic Job Functions:

DJJ is seeking a growth-oriented leader to fill the role of Human Resources Manager.  Reporting to the General Manager and Vice President, the successful candidate will be responsible for enhancing and advancing the human resource practices, programs, and policies to achieve the Company’s growth objectives. Specific areas to be addressed are building effective talent management strategies, implementation of training and skill development programs, improved alignment, and communications amongst DJJ teammates, along with enhancing the culture of whole person safety within the operations.


The successful candidate is expected to coach and develop their team and be responsible for protecting DJJ’s assets through risk management activities and maintaining internal controls. In addition, the successful candidate will provide general HR leadership to critically analyze business situations and help formulate and execute business strategies. As part of the David J. Joseph Management Team, the HR Manager will also be responsible for driving Division-level results, while living out the Nucor culture and being a leader.



Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Oversee and administer all plans for a variety of Human Resources functions such as recruiting, training and development, wage/benefit administration, compliance with statutory requirements, teammate engagement, performance evaluations, workers compensation and safety etc.
  • Lead and advance the company’s focus on facilitating an environment conducive to inclusion & belonging consistent with Nucor’s cultural values
  • Be a catalyst for change and continual improvement by identifying internal and implementing external best practices in every aspect of the business.  
  • Develop a comprehensive talent and diversity strategy closely aligned and integrated with the business strategy to ensure talent decisions deliver the ambitions of the organizational need of today and tomorrow
  • Utilize business and financial acumen to drive operational excellence by combining progressive and innovative ideas with HR best practices to support achievement of strategic visions and goals
  • Identify and deliver teammate communications, engagement strategies and initiatives so everyone feels informed, valued, and engaged
  • Operate as a business partner and sounding board, providing advice and counsel to all members of the organization
  • Ensure the design, communication, implementation and continual improvement of cost-effective and competitive compensation and benefits strategies and programs.
  • Design and champion succession and bench strength planning and development tools and processes so that just-in-time talent is available within or outside the organization.

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:

  • 4-year degree in Human Resources Management, Business, or related field, or equivalent years of HR experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of HR related work experience
  • Demonstrated, broad based human resources management experience related to the above stated responsibilities, in a complex, demanding, and dynamic environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years Leadership Experience in a manufacturing or heavy industry environment
  • Experience developing and implementing recruiting/hiring strategies
  • SHRM certification and/or master’s degree is preferred


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

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati