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My experience at the Glencoe plant(terminated employee)
Production Worker (Former Employee) –  Glencoe, ON18 May 2017
Stay away !! This place will just use you to get what they want, then let you go right before you make your probation period and get in the union. They look for any excuse to get rid of you, then hire someone else for a few months. It's a game that they play so that they don't have to pay benefits.
Pros
none
Cons
everything
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Productive and fun workplace
Clerical Assistant (Former Employee) –  Glencoe, ON13 March 2017
Great workplace with a lot of room to grow within the company. . .
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Operations teams are knowledgeable and willing to teach
Temporary Production Supervisor (Current Employee) –  Georgetown, ON20 January 2017
Leadership is always willing to teach and help the workers advance forward. Through training and educational opportunities. A fast pace work environment with engaging team leaders always looking to improve the safety of the workforce.
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great place to work!
Quality Control Inspector (Former Employee) –  Georgetown9 January 2017
At Cooper Standards I learned alot from my co-workers and management such as decision making under highly pressured situations and very good time management. It was a great place to work. Working at cooper made me a better employee and has prepared me to take on more challenging opportunities
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Good place to build line work skills
Factory Worker (Former Employee) –  Stratford, ON4 January 2017
Cooper Standard Automotive was a great place to work. There are many team building skills and opportunities and the management team works incredibly hard to try and meet the needs of each and every employee.
Pros
good team building
Cons
loud environment
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Pay is good. Life can be tough working Sats too
Worker, Forklift, Lab Tech (Former Employee) –  Glencoe, ON3 October 2016
Worked here 23 years.

There is good money to be made here with lots of overtime. Great for young people. After a number of years you get sick of the overtime
Pros
Good pay, Good benefits
Cons
Forced Saturdays, Mgmt that likes to blame workers
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Quality Inspector (Former Employee) –  Georgetown22 September 2016
Overall I enjoyed my job and my experience. I left due to the lack of advancement. I am looking for something I can build new skills whille using my existing ones to excel.
Pros
Benefiets
Cons
Shift work
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toujours en formation continue pour la production .
Chauffeur semi-remorque (Current Employee) –  Quebec City, QC18 June 2016
emplois incertain causes beaucoup de compagnie s'en vont vers la chine et le mexique pour la fabrication des pieces automobiles
Pros
heures stables
Cons
transport extérieur diminuer, gareur augmenter
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fast paced, rotating shifts, friendly and encouraging
Material Handler (Current Employee) –  Georgetown, ON17 June 2016
steady on the go all shift. fast paced environment. I learned new skills on production as well as how to encourage teamwork as long hours(lots of overtime)
Pros
encouraging supervisors
Cons
long hours
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Productive fast paced workplace.
Shipper and Receiver, Production, Set Up (Current Employee) –  Glencoe, ON5 April 2016
typical day at work would be very repetitive of the day before, go in look at the job list find out where you are and go to your station, do your hourly checks and production rate on the production board, the hardest part of the job would be doing the first off making sure that your part coming off the machine is up to customer standards, the easiest part of the day would be doing the hourly checks, throw it on a guage fill out the paperwork, coworkers are great, you learn as you go and ive been here for 5 years, so ive had a chance to learn everything slowly but surely.
Pros
Overtime available when and if you need it.
Cons
Job Security
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A place that allowed innovative thinking to make substantial improvements
Engineering Manager (Former Employee) –  Glencoe, ON18 January 2016
An innovative company that performed well at the plant level. Upper management lacked direction and communication skills. The excellent team built there allowed substantial improvements . Overall, the facility was good to work for but was too far from home.
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great first experience in a factory
Labourer/Machine Operator (Former Employee) –  Sherbrooke, QC12 November 2015
nice environment
friendly people willing to help new comers
work isn't too hard and quotas aren't hard to meet
Pros
good insurance
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Lean-Slogan
Controls Engineer (Former Employee) –  stratford, on21 October 2015
Fun work place with supportive coworkers, able to apply Kaizen concept/ideas into controls designs and modifications, as long as not paying too much attention on the 'job culture'.
Pros
Flexible lunch time
Cons
midnight on-call
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Es buena empresa, pero se encuentra en Canada
Molder (Former Employee) –  Georgetown, ON5 October 2015
Es buena empresa, pero se encuentra en Canada, son diferentes metodos y politicas
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Driven to become global leader
Quality Engineering Co-op (Former Employee) –  Stratford, ON5 October 2015
Awesome company that allowed for personal growth. Very nurturing management team. Helped build skills essential for my career.
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Hard but fulfilling career
Health & Safety Team Leaderl/ Assembly Technician (Former Employee) –  Stratford, ON2 September 2015
Long hours and hard work though experience in developing life skills was rewarding. Working with diverse cultures and building long lasting friendships was best part. Having daily challenges that tested my skill sets and knew I had goals to maintain and strive for.
Pros
Great pay and benefits
Cons
Long hours and hazardous
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not long term
General Labourer (Former Employee) –  Mitchell, ON10 July 2015
shift work is not easy to get use to work is not so bad besides breathing in the heavy fumes constantly worrying you will be laid off
Pros
decent wage
Cons
factory
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Hot Summers, Good Benefits
Press Operator (Former Employee) –  Stratford, ON, Mitchell ON17 June 2015
The heat in the summer is unbearable, but with heat breaks it gets easier.
I loved the routine of it all. Two hours break, Two hours lunch. Two hours break Two Hours. Home. It was nice.
Great Benefits, Great pay.

Repetitive work, made for some sore arms/hands
light work in general.
Amazing people to work with.
Unstable Working Environment (frequent lay offs)
Pros
Pay, Benefits, People
Cons
Heat, Repetitive work, Lay offs
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Excellent
Consultant Repetitive Manufacturing (Former Employee) –  Auburn Hills MI - Sherbrooke26 September 2014
Excellent
Work environment
EHS
High Tech
State of the art
Management well organized
Co workers very nice
Pros
Working hours
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Steady work, shift work
Machine Operator (Current Employee) –  Georgetown, ON22 March 2014
Prep parts for molding, use differesnt mold injection machines to produce 2014 impala wheather stripping on doors. Quality control as well as Auditing and packaging of parts. secondary scrap paper work as well as graphing measurement info off completed parts .repetitive work
Pros
union
Cons
shift work
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