Magnesita Refractories Employee Reviews

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highly skilled people
multi task maintenance (Former Employee), York, PAFebruary 26, 2016
Pros: lots of technology and challenging work
Cons: deadly fine dust bad to breathe
i was in maintenance for 1/2 a year. many very knowledgeable people work here. grafite dust everywhere is much finer than talcum powder and has silica in it. bag house was vented indoors due to epa regulations. management was not willing to fix the problem and that was where i drew the line. except for that i didn't mind going to work. i learned a lot here
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No oppertunities to move up unless you are willing to move
Materials Coordinator (Current Employee), Washington, DCFebruary 22, 2016
In the position I have you work on the sales/services group as a contractor on the customer's site.

General Inventory Management, Added HR/QC/Safety/Purchasing responsibilities due to the nature of the business and not being at the corporate office.

They are a good company, they try to do the right things.

I just don't have much room for growth because I don't want to move.
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ok place to work
Accounting Coordinator (Former Employee), York, PAFebruary 3, 2016
Pros: flex time
Cons: too much work, not enough people
Too much work for people employed. Company keeps downsizing.
Co workers were fine.
Management does not listen to their employees.
Hardest part of job was the point that they were always changing the way things were done.
Most enjoyable was people I worked with
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Good Company, shifts can be rough depending on dept
MultiCraft Maintenance (Current Employee), York, PASeptember 28, 2015
Pros: Good Co-workers, people care, great benefits and pay
Cons: Shifts-some weekends
Hard work, dirty job but keeps you thinking. Constantly troubleshooting and learning. Co-workers are a great when asking questions.
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Nice place to work
Engineer (Former Employee), York, PADecember 9, 2013
Pros: pay, hours, facilities
Cons: brazillian-run it dept was overbearing and counterproductive
Worked here for a short period of time. Pay was good, hours were reasonable, and the people were especially nice.
They have a number of vacancies because they're located in a remote area, and their expectations can sometimes be unreasonable and turnover somewhat high.
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working with good people
multicraft mechanic (Former Employee), York, PASeptember 19, 2013
Pros: benefits
Cons: very hot and dirty
Magnesita was a decent place to work.Although it was a very hot and dirty environment it was nice working with talented individuals.Management was trained and sort of indifferent to individual needs.The hardest part of working there was the extreme heat and the dirty air.
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Magnesita has been great!
Materials Coordinator (Current Employee), Jackson, TNJuly 8, 2012
My typical day begins with doing inventory and meetings. I then do 3 different reports during the morning. The rest of the day I usually am working on orders to suppliers and setting truckload shipments up.

I have learned a great amount of the steel industry. I never imagined learning so much about the chemistry and how steel is made.