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Its a factory job, and comes with all that entails.
Production Operator (Former Employee) –  Brampton, ON18 September 2017
Same hours everyday, steady work and and pay.
The pay and benefits are good but dont expect any sort or job satisfaction. Your basically bolting on parts 500 times a day. If low stress, and leaving work at work is what your after than its a good job for you. Problem is its very hard to get hired in the first place. And forget the rumours, its a hard job and you will work your butt off for that good pay, also it will eventually destroy your body, even the fittest people start to break down after a few years. There are easy jobs to be had, but you have to be there 20-25 years before you'll get them. Good luck
Pros
holidays and $
Cons
will distroy your joints
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great company, experience and money however, bad management
Temporary Part-Time (Former Employee) –  Brampton, ON14 September 2017
A typical day at work consists of coming in on time and working physically on the vehicles coming down the assembly line. I learned a lot about the automotive industry and how certain parts of the vehicle is assembled. The management is horrific and was the main reason why I decided to leave. The workplace culture was typical factory life, people were really nice however very uneducated. The hardest part of the job was the physical aspect. My body could not keep up sometimes and I found myself suffering from severe shoulder, back and leg pain. The most enjoyable part of my job was the people and the money.
Pros
pay, people
Cons
management, physical demeaning
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Friendly atmosphere
Truck Driver (Part-time) (Current Employee) –  Windsor, ON29 August 2017
Really liked the work and everyone was Friendly. Learned to work fast and manage time. Everyone helped each other out if they needed help. The job was not stressful at all.
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Good experience, but not worth the negatives
Production Supervisor (Former Employee) –  Brampton, ON12 July 2017
Very little organization and tracking. Lots of data is still recorded on paper or within very disjunct files/emails on the server system

Little to no training is provided in the role, you usually shadow someone in the same role for a week or less before you are on your own. OK for experienced hires from auto, detrimental to anyone onboarding

An extreme pressure between departments; production and quality are intrinsically set up to work against each other which usually ends up with both sides losing through compromise

Many continuous improvement/Kaizan type processes are force-fitted to work

Extreme hours expected. Causes very poor morale internally

However, there are many, very knowledgeable skilled tradesmen in the plant. There are lots of hands on skills that are only learned by them working there for years

Union can be difficult to work with, but not an extreme issue
Pros
World class operation, good pay
Cons
11-12 hour days, 6-7 days a week, old school management, resistant to change
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Dynamic Place
Payroll - Timekeeper (Former Employee) –  Brampton, ON7 July 2017
Working in the office in a car plant is like going back into time. Old office furniture equipment that is not longer used but I learned how to use a microfich. Paid very well.
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high pay, low reward
Temporary Part-Time (TPT) (Former Employee) –  Windsor, ON3 July 2017
A great play to earn a big weekly check because of a high hourly rate and long hours.
The management is obnoxious and unfair.
The workplace culture is disgusting
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Good pay, good people, hard work
Part-time Automotive Assembly Line Worker (Former Employee) –  Brampton, ON21 June 2017
The shifts rotate every 2 weeks, which creates a dysfunction in sleep rhythm, (especially for students who work there). As a part-timer, you await for your assigned work station, then commence the work day and complete the same task for 8 hours. The work takes a toll on your joints and back, but occasionally you wind up with a really good placement. I learned how to adapt quickly to new work and to learn by example and as minimal setbacks as possible. In a work environment that requires you to know your job inside and out, you have to be able to keep up with the pace.
Management was stern but fair, and for the most part, very accommodating within their realm of reason.
Workplace culture was lively and supportive. People are very helpful and encouraging and friendly.
The hardest part of the job was the manual and repetitive labour and rotating hours every two weeks. The work was not always bad, just took a toll after a long period of working there.
The most enjoyable part of the job was the people. The community inside the factory is very welcoming and friendly.
Pros
Excellent work community, great wages
Cons
Work related injuries
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Productive, fun place to work
TPT (Former Employee) –  Windsor, ON6 June 2017
Chrysler provided a fair work environment, witch competitive wages and great benefits. Tedious work and could sometimes be known as strenuous. Effectively high pay grade.
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Fast Pace
Auto detailer, Bélanger (Former Employee) –  Rockland, ON23 May 2017
Great Employer, family run, flexible work environment, fast pace challenging, rewarding, team building events, staff barbeques, occasional golf outings, Overall Great work environment.
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Boring work but good money
Line Worker (Former Employee) –  Windsor, ON12 May 2017
Tedious work but mostly trivial. You're allowed to wear headphones and listen to music or read on the job. Pretty easy going depending on where you are located in the plant.
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Line Operator (Former Employee) –  Brampton, ON10 May 2017
The work was quite hard however the pay really made up for it. The hours were constant and some supervisors were reasonable to deal with. It is a tough work atmosphere but benefits and pay make up for it.
Pros
Hourly wages
Cons
Robotic work
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great factory work
Temporary Part Time Assembly Line Worker (Current Employee) –  Windsor, ON25 April 2017
fun and easy going factory to work in. Very clean and friendly people to work with. Not very much parking bu great cafe food and there is a tim Horton
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Highly efficient and productive workplace that focuses on team building and safety.
Assembly Line Worker (Current Employee) –  Windsor, ON21 April 2017
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is an excellent corporation to work for. Throughout my time at Chrysler it became clear to me that managements number one focus was employee safety. Once a safe work environment has been established focus transitions toward continuous improvement both for the product and the workplace.
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Great work environment
Production Worker (Current Employee) –  Windsor, ON15 April 2017
- Good jobs, very safe and ergonomic
- Management is very organized
- Very diverse
- People are friendly
- Hardest part of the job is the monotony of the work itself
Pros
Good pay and benefits
Cons
Less than an hour of rest per day
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Good job for students
Assembly Line Temporary Part-Time (Current Employee) –  Windsor, ON14 April 2017
I work as a TPT at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. You get an insight on how fast-paced industrial job settings function. Good pay, if you get a good job time can fly by pretty quickly.
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Learnt alot about the making of a Motor Vehicle
Assembler / Trainer for Repairman in Repair stalls (Former Employee) –  Windsor, ON14 April 2017
Long and Boring
how a Vehicle is made
Not that nice some times but I liked working for them
Crazy
going to work on the same job, that is why I took absentee man so I would be on a different job some days.
getting to know your co-workers.
Pros
Money
Cons
Boring
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Hard work but the money is worth it.
Administrative / Assembler (Former Employee) –  Brampton, ON7 April 2017
Long days standing. Interesting how the automobile industry works. a very negative culture, did not fit in on the most part. the worst part of the job are the shifts and the best is the pay.
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great place to work.
Assembly Worker (Former Employee) –  Windsor, ON3 March 2017
environment is fast paced, however all employees are treated as equals. wage was beneficial and helped me get through university.
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Enjoyable and rewarding
Assembly Line Worker (Former Employee) –  Windsor, ON7 February 2017
Working at Chrysler has shown me a new way of work, taught me many new skills. The hardest part of this job is getting used to the shift work. But it makes for an enjoyable job to see the job your doing change your community and the families around you.
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very corporate
District Sales Manager (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON25 January 2017
A lot of job security but such a corporate environment that work can seem to robotic at times. Little flexibility with work hours that is shown through other more progressive companies
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