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Productive and fun
mixer man (Former Employee), Caledonia, ONJanuary 20, 2014
Pros: easy going
Cons: job security
productive workplace and hard working that shows results. Every day is challenging with mostly positive results. Management tries to stay positive through these tough times.
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Productive team player
Labourer (Former Employee), Englehart, ONMay 1, 2013
- General mill cleanup
- Mill Blowdown
- Cleaning of mill blenders
- Millwright helper
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Worth the compensation.
Machine Operator/Technician (Former Employee), Sheboygan Falls, WIApril 22, 2014
The work you performed was not too boring nor was it exciting. Management was disrespectful and unwilling to understand problems that arise in a persons life.
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Productive Environment, Fun, Demanding,
Mechanical Systems Operator (Former Employee), Kansas CityApril 16, 2014
Pros: benifits, meals
Cons: manditory overtime, few breaks (corrigator side)
Typical day entails running machinery and providing quality checks of your product. Also, preventative maintenance and,lock out tag out procedures.

Learned to work safely as this is the most important issue.

Management is goal oriented, but also honest and fair.

Hardest part of working here is being able to work 12 hours a day and sometimes weekends.

Most – more... enjoyable part about working here is meeting your goal, surpassing expectations, and setting new goals. – less
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Entertaining employees
Utility Worker (Current Employee), Brunswick, GAApril 16, 2014
Pros: two 15 mins break, one 30 mins lunch
Cons: 6 month probation period
My job duties are very simple but can be difficult due to lack of employees.
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PRODUCTIVE , STRICKLY BUSINESS
Set-up rotate mechanic (Former Employee), Darlington, SCApril 16, 2014
Pros: nice salary
Cons: hot in the summer cold in the winter
I enjoyed working with this company,it can be demanding and stressful,management was ok with me,co-workers were ok.the hardest part was doubling back within 8 hrs to cover vacation.the most enjoyable part i had a job
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Market-based management
Plant Controller/Manager (Current Employee), Fordyce, ArkansasApril 14, 2014
Pros: salaried position, great benefits
Cons: no consistency in reporting, hard to create value since activities are clonned, have a 45 minute drive to work one-way
Handle all accounting functions, including account reconciliations, analysis, and forecasting. Co-workers and peers are great to work with.Things are constantly changing so it is hard to grasp work procedures.Not always sure what management wants.
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Productive, fast pace, room for advancement
Sheeter Helper (Current Employee), Port Hudson, LAApril 13, 2014
Pros: free product if there is on injuries in thirty days.
Cons: no set lunch break, have to work sixteen hours if your relief calls in
Typical work day consist of loading the machine with parent rolls to cut into copy paper. Keep area clean of debris to prevent slips and trips.
Management is very good, they communicate well with workers and treat every one the same.
Most of the co workers are great to work with, everyone helps each other out and have great attitudes.
Hardest part of – more... the job is having to work a sixteen hour shift if someone calls in.
Most enjoyable part of the job is the challenge of learing something new each day. – less
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It was a great place.
Account Manager (Former Employee), Antioch, CAApril 11, 2014
Pros: lots of yummies all the time. very relaxed fun atmosphere.
What can I say? We were spoiled! It would be crazy TONS of calls orders to input but the customers were great to work with and I had great co-workers and management!
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Great work envirnoment
Forklift Operator (Former Employee), Rincon, GAApril 10, 2014
Pros: people
Cons: transportation
Transporting pallets to trucks and around the plant. Learn more about the forklift. Management listen to problems and acted accordingly. Great use of senior worker help the younger worker. Lost of transportation to get to work. Working together as a family.
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Productive Environment
Procurement Buyer (Current Employee), Thorsby, ALApril 10, 2014
Great organization with good principles. Plenty of opportunity to growth within the industry.
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Busy and change as each day went by rather quickly
Laborer/Stacker (Former Employee), West Chester, OHApril 10, 2014
Pros: liked what i did
Learn new techniques, work in different areas in the plant, worked with different shifts and co workers.
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Fast pace work place
Relief Operator (Former Employee), Jarratt, VAApril 9, 2014
Pros: great pay
Cons: swing shift
8 hour work days.
Learned to operate lift truck an machine operator.
Good management
Great team of employees
Putting out fires, unplugging dryer
Driving lift truck an operating machinery.
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good place to work, but as a spvr. company was too afraid of the Union for the Spvr. to be effective
Warehouse Supervisor (Former Employee), Lawrenceville, GAApril 8, 2014
Pros: good pay and benefits
Cons: lousy upper management
Upper managementg was so afraid of the Union that they pretty much handed the management of the plant to the Union. When a Supervisor tried to administer discipline, and insist upon guidelines and rules, they Plant Manager always interceded so as to not offend the union. It was extremely frustraing.
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overall plant
Machine Operator (Former Employee), Rincon, GAApril 8, 2014
Pros: company family day, discount on products made
Cons: on feet all night, 12 hour rotational shifts
12 Hour rotational shifts on feet all night. Good pay opportunity for advancement.
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Ok place to work until you find something better.
Forklift Operator (Current Employee), Tacoma, WAApril 7, 2014
Company personnel are only for themselves and do not care about welfare of hourly.
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bad place to work
Clamp Truck Driver (Former Employee), Denton, TXApril 7, 2014
Cons: no breaks, not family oriented
co-workers don't want to help each other. supervisors don't care about their employees. Human reasource descriminates against employees
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Productive Workplace
Fork lift operator (Current Employee), Fletcher, OKApril 6, 2014
Pros: getting to go home early
Cons: cold weather hot weather and tornados
A typical day of work starts at 7:00 a.m. and ends between 5:00 and 7:00 p.m.
I have learned to work in a team oriented setting with co-workers that range from 18yrs of age to 68yrs of age.
The hardest part of my job would be tarping up to 100 trucks a day during the busy time of the year.
The most enjoyable part of my job would be listening to stories – more... told to me by some of my older co-workers. – less
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Hands on work environment
Waste System Manager (Current Employee), Pineland, TXApril 4, 2014
I do several different jobs so everyday is different. Management is excellent and fair towards all employees. I learned how to operate all types of machines from bobcats to forklifts. The hardest part of the job is that its is very hot in the summer and cold in the winter. The best part of the job is being able ton use my hands.
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Workers treated poorly
Shift Supervisor Maintenance Technician (Current Employee), Kansas City, MOApril 3, 2014
Pros: lots of overtime
Cons: poor management
Ive never felt more mistreated as an employee. You are simply a cog in the machine

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