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Its good company, some pressure if you are part of implementation side, Support work is completely relaxed. Support team management controls IMP team

Pros

good Exposure, salary

Cons

HR Policies
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if you want a short term paycheck, culture is toxic

Very poor organization, they claim to care about people but safety in fractures are ignored. it is a run at all cost, no thought into what the future is or can be. I do not recommend it unless you need a paycheck to hold you over

Pros

none

Cons

very poor work environment, if you aren't in the click you are out
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5 stars

What is the best part of working at the company?The people. Great leadership team at our plant in Kalamazoo! They were the best and truly caredWhat is the most stressful part about working at the company?Learning new things and always the opportunity for growth What is the work environment and culture like at the company?The culture was amazing. The company cared about everyone no matter what the job title wasWhat is a typical day like for you at the company?630-430 every day and people showing constant respect and valuing your opinions
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5 stars

What is the best part of working at the company?Is growing and great to be apart of the growthWhat is the most stressful part about working at the company?Is manufacturing and with manufacturing lots of overtime, but little personal timeWhat is the work environment and culture like at the company?Very safe and is safety driven for the employeesWhat is a typical day like for you at the company?Wax on wax off, mainly. Same thing mostly day to day but some days offer a challenge
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Empresa agradece a avaliação

Avaliação boa e muita panorâmica, agradeço por fazer parte.

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A empresa agradece

Cons

Fornece
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This isn't the place for balanced work and life

This place has got to be the worst place to work in such a small town, being a parent with children and trying to work here is a absolute negative when it comes to try having a life with my family. 14+hour shifts, you gotta be kidding me .. especially with raising 2 kids , it just don't mix , if they had 8 hour shifts for people that actually have a life then , maybe , but not until managers get their heads out of their behinds . Not to mention most of the people working there are addicted to hardcore drugs , don't believe me start doing more urinalysis's or folical tests !

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You’re just a number

Management is garbage as well as HR, to them you’re just a number they can filter through over and over again. New people once every 2 weeks. The turnover rate is caused by they’re own actions.

Pros

Good pay, always learning

Cons

Short breaks, misinformation, biased, disorganized
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Poor management. No PTO.

No paid time off. Had to use vacation time for emergencies and sickness. Management didn't know their responsibilities. Work loads not balanced @ all.

Pros

Quarterly bonuses

Cons

No paid time off
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Place don’t care about the real workers

Worst place to work I was there for five years worked my way up to lead busting my but for that place and then new management came that’s when I got my first ever write up I had the most years and experience there than anyone my work ethic is flawless as well as my knowledge there and then after a hard 12hrs of work they lied and said I smelled like weed. I was off the clock when they asked me to perform drug test told them no and walked away they fired me
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Cheif caster

Best place to work,I been here for over a year and the management is the best and they preach safety alot.Dont do anything stupied and you'll be ok.Great pay
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Not a Good culture

Management doesnt listen to employees, they do not want to change the culture for the better. Most employees are not happy. Work life balance is not good.
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Agréable

Très bonne expérience pour une première en usine horaires difficile en3*8

Pros

Ce

Cons

Horaires
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Just like the Titanic, the warning signs are there, but its full speed ahead!

Production comes before everything, even though management preaches safety and quality should never be compromised ahead of production. You are never given the credit when productions numbers are hit, but are first to be questioned when they are missed. Scheduling has always been a problem, but the team in charge of all of scheduling never changes.There is no work/life balance. Mandates twice a month on weekends even when the work doesn't dictate a need. Where is management when mandates roll around? Not a work! Enjoying their 2 days off.Pay is OK, but only if you are willing to work a ton of OT.Staffing is always an issue and a good amount of the new hires either leave within a month because they see first hard what they are in for or they are just not worth a lick, but they are the ones HR has "No Worries!" about.The workers who have been there for some time are all decent guys and do their job with little to no recognition other than the occasional pizza party.The job is extremely hot in the summer and for parts of the building, doesn't get any better in the winter.If you live in Mountain Top, your commute isn't bad, but going up that mountain everyday destroys your vehicle and the winters months can be very challenging.
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industrial maintenance class Kennett

Yeah employees are very insecure if you know more then they are very jealous upper management only cares about the self Not a very friendly place this place needs to be condemned
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1 star

What is the best part of working at the company?12 hours a day Work 3-4 days a weekWhat is the most stressful part about working at the company?Support there was not any nor was there any real training
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Hydro aka Sapa

Very sad and depressing place to work after Hydro bought out Sapa. Before we had incentive and employees involvement. After we became just a number and we’re told we were lucky to get a pay check. Lifelong excellent employees were let go to bring in inexperienced low p paid workers.

Pros

Paycheck?

Cons

Low Pay, no more promotions, no incentives, nothing
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It was okay

I used to work for this company they made you come in on a Wednesday and train the rest of the week on you’re bcc machine and expect you to know all of the paperwork and the checks and how to debur all the parts you make all the same time making sure you’re quality is good and you make sure the machine works and you have to clean it up at the end no problem with that i like to have a clean and safe environment to work with but they also expected you to take the coolent out of the machine at the end of the day also do all of the paperwork within all of the time frame along with trying to get insane amount of numbers to keep production up and not work 7 days i definitely don’t recommend coming here unless you are ready to run around with your head cut off and be prepared for untrained running on you’re CNC machine the Benfits are good the breaks are kinda short but are pretty flexible as long as you keep your machine going 2 10 minutes and one 30 for lunch.
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Good Job

Hydro Is A Good Place To Work It Just Wasnt For Me At The Time. I Wanted To Pursue My Career As A Medical Assistant Which Is The Reason I Left. I Worked 2nd Shift & It Could Be Draining At Times
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Great Company to Work For

Hydro is a great place to work. The company really cares about its employees. They often reward us with lunch, bonuses, gift cards, etc. The profit sharing program is great and allows people to earn extra just for showing up to work. Plus you only work 14 each month.

Pros

Caring Environment, Paid Well, Great Benefits, Great People

Cons

Temperature
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Pays the bills.

Being honest I didn’t really learn much from this company besides cutting aluminum, packaging and bundling units which I already knew how to do. It is union so they do offer good benefits, they pay for you’re boots uniform and safety equipment.The pay is low but it is a straight forward type of job , you’re standing for 12hrs straight. Best parts would be working with coworkers helping each other out. A free locker to put you’re stuff , food truck once a blue moon and the bonuses. Worst parts would be besides draining you’re soul for 12hrs straight, you’re always rushed to finish the last order cause the machine keeps on making more new orders. take lunches over you’re fifth sometimes don’t have time to take breaks.There’s no coverage low staff, super humid cause it is a plant so when it’s 80degrees outside it’s probably 100 inside and have to work mandatory on some Saturday’s.

Pros

Good benefits, paycheck every Friday.

Cons

low pay, understaffed, no social life.
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Environnement agréable

Bonne condition de travail, outils de qualités et les équipes sont compétentes.
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2.8 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.4 out of 5 stars for Compensation/Benefits
2.8 out of 5 stars for Job Security/Advancement
2.6 out of 5 stars for Management
2.7 out of 5 stars for Culture
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