General Labourer (Former Employee), Elora, ON – July 23, 2015
Pros: free BBQs
Cons: can be physically demanding at times
Typical day included showing up a few minutes before shift in order to get changed and meet at your zone before the shift began. Then you work find out which station your were working at. After each break or lunch you would switch areas which was nice. My team leader was great and any interaction with shift supervisors or administration was great.
MS Associate (Former Employee), Elora, Ontario – May 22, 2015
Pros: Good wage, Management involvement, Fun extra things
Cons: Production Saturdays
Great place to work. They treat their employees well. Associate appreciation BBQ's/Meals where Managers will serve the meals to the associates. Company golf tournament, Christmas Parties at a very nice – more... location yearly. Many opportunities for those who work hard and show initiative. HR department is friendly and approachable. Management is always visible and anyone can approach them with ideas for improvements. The safety aspect is excellent. Least enjoyable is the rotating shifts. – less
Weld Associate (Current Employee), Elora, ON – January 15, 2014
Pros: 30 min, lunch break.
Cons: repetitive motions
A typical day at work, is swiping in on time. Going to your zone to see your team members and team leader to be told what is happening for the night. Your team leader will place your name on the dedicated – more... line for the four quarters of the night, and you will go there with a team member, or by yourself (depending on the line). First quarter you do startups, making sure the line will shut down when needed, replacing robot tips, writing down weld numbers. Stock up your work line, and then make parts. The next three quarters consist of making parts, or supporting your work team with their lines. If you need to talk to management, its easier when you are on day shift as compared to nights, or afternoons (but since you rotate between days and afternoons, you are able to see them every two weeks, regardless). The hardest part of the job is when you are put on a line with someone that can not keep to the same pace as yourself, and you still have to try to hit rate. The most enjoyable part of the job is being able to learn anything if you apply yourself. – less
Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator (Former Employee), Elora, ON – June 27, 2013
I was able to hold a few position titles during my tenure at JEC. Able to work with many friendly people who helped train and develop the associates. It has been one of the best places I have worked and one of my few regrets was leaving to try and find different opportunities.