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no appreciation
fiber line operator (Former Employee), Fort Frances, ONJanuary 26, 2014
Pros: good schedule
Cons: not safe, loud, poorly managed
its loud, poorly managed , treats employees very poorly.
after 26 yrs its time to move on ...mainly because theyre closing the doors
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Nice work environment
Accounts Payable (Current Employee), Montreal, QcFebruary 6, 2013
Pros: close to public transport
Cons: not enough permanent placements
This company is a nice place to work. Well situated and comfortable work environment. Co-worker are friendly and supportive.
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Enjoyable workplace environment, but non-existant job security because of forestry market
4th CLASS POWER ENGINEER (Current Employee), Fort Frances, ONDecember 31, 2012
Pros: great staff, good hours, great pay
Cons: job security
I really enjoyed working for this company that offers good opportunities for job mobility/advancement for motivated individuals. Great work atmosphere and team dynamic. I would NOT be looking for new employment if the company was downsizing at the pulp & paper mill in my hometown.
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Millwright Industrial Mechanic (Former Employee), Fort Frances Ont.August 1, 2012
Pros: not a bad place to work
Cons: shortage of qualified manpower.
Good industrial complex to work at, lots of variety. works twelve hour shifts on a four on four off format.
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Safety and production conscious.
Retired in 2008 as a Fiberline Team Leader (Former Employee), Catawba, SCFebruary 20, 2014
Pros: good wages, occasional free meals from vendors
Cons: everything is out in the open, so the elements are sometimes rough.
365 days a year operation. 12 hour shifts. This is a continuous process that requires that your shift pick up where the prior shift left off and safely run the process. Must handle any upsets that arise. The teams on each shift ran the show, but with supervision input. There are 5 distinct operations in the Fiberline and all co-workers learned to run – more... each job. This was done through a rotating schedule The hardest part of the job was when a machine failed. There are a lot of valves to open or close and a thorough check-off list to insure that the maintenance can be done safely. The most enjoyable part of the job is working alongside co-workers who know what jobs need to be done and get out there and do those jobs. – less
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Fast paced enviroment
Intern (Former Employee), Catawba, SCDecember 7, 2013
Pros: flexible working time, a lot of cross training
Cons: short breaks, company located 25 mi outside the nearest town
Fast paced working environment. Each day brought about different challenges. You work under limited supervision. Had to learn how to multi-task in order to keep up with the daily work.
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Resolute Forest Products at Calhoun is a fully integrated pulp and paper mill.
Process Engineer II (Former Employee), Calhoun, TNMay 16, 2013
Resolute Forest Products at Calhoun TN is a fully integrated Kraft Mill, TMP, Recycle and specialty paper machine operation. The people there were always interested in doing their best. Safety was put ahead of production. The most enjoyable part of the job was working on special projects with groups across the mill.
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Management has much to be desired
Undisclosed (Current Employee), Fairmont, WVApril 19, 2013
Pros: hourly employees and some managers are very good to work with
Cons: the hr manager is tyrant
Hourly workforce is great to work with, but HR does not provide support for the hourly employees. The HR manager does not communicate well with us, and seems caught up in his own agenda. It seems to me that HR should be working more with us hourly employees and also provide better management employee relations. But it turns out that the HR manager wants – more... to be involved more in other functions than his own. Total disappointment! – less
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Very demanding yet satisfying
Power & Steam Technician (Current Employee), Calhoun, TNFebruary 27, 2013
Pros: good benefit package
Cons: working conditions
The hardest part of the job was dealing with the constant threat of the mill closing due to the evaporating paper market.
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Manufacturing industry located in beautiful southeastern US
Human Resources Supervisor (Current Employee), Southeastern USFebruary 9, 2013
Pros: location and manager
Cons: industry is very competitive and in a declining market.
Fast-paced manufacturing environment and unionized workforce required balancing organizational and employee interests.
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Good Paying Job
1st Helper (Winder) (Current Employee), Catawba, SCAugust 16, 2012
Pros: co-workers, pay
Cons: supervisors
It's a good place to work, but don't know if you are going to be working next moneh. The co-workers are great to work with and there is not anything hard about this job. The most enjoyable part of this job is knowing you sent a customer good quality grade A paper.