Operations Leadership Program

Date: Apr 4, 2024

Location: Houston, TX, US, 77070

Company: Nucor

Job Details

Division: Texas Port Recycling LLC

Location: Houston, TX, United States  

Other Available Locations: N/A


Nucor 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. 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.


First year total compensation up to $95,000.

Basic Job Functions:

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.


The goal of the Operations Leadership Program is to learn all facets of a scrap recycling facility and to assume a Management or Supervisor role upon completion.


  • 12-18 months of hands-on, in-depth, fast-paced training in one Geographic Region.
  • Learn and be expected to model our “Safety First” Culture including OSHA and Safety programs.
  • Exposed to all facets of the scrap processing business including; buying and inspecting scrap, transportation and logistics, overseeing day-to-day operations, and maintenance of equipment.
  • Interact with various levels of corporate personnel, customers, vendors/suppliers, and teammates to resolve problems, and ensure steady delivery of products purchased or sold.
  • Collaborate with other managers to plan and direct work of the organization.
  • Identify trends and recommend proactive action to manage business situations.
  • Work with and through management to develop and implement actions that protect company assets and profitability.
  • Travel and be willing to relocate after completion of the program.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Operations, Management, Supply Chain, or related field.
  • Ability, willingness, and desire to work in a hands-on, industrial environment.
  • Ability and willingness to work outside in an industrial environment.
  • Ability to build relationships, collaborate and work efficiently with team members.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to adapt to changing assignments.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills - ability to interface effectively with customers and teammates.
  • Previous leadership experience
  • Strong safety focus
  • Basic understanding and experience using Microsoft Applications




  • 3 Weeks Paid Vacation
  • Sick Pay
  • Holiday Pay
  • Personal Days
  • Employee Wellbeing Plans
  • Family Support Plans
  • 401(k) Match Program
  • Annual Profit Sharing
  • Stock Purchase Plan
  • $4,000/yr Tuition Reimbursement
  • Retail Discounts
  • Travel Discounts
  • A New iPhone
  • Low-cost Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance



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

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

Nearest Major Market: Houston