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great place
Production Associate (Current Employee) –  Ancaster, ON16 October 2017
My temporary position contract was cut short abruplty but other than that great place to work .
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Easy to work for but repetitive
Operator (Current Employee) –  Stratford, ON15 October 2017
Forces employees to work up to six days a week. One month we are told they are ahead of the orders they need, the next month they are behind. Management has no clue what they doing.
Pros
Benefits and profit shares
Cons
Long work weeks
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Good and fun
Welding Inspector (Former Employee) –  Mississauga, ON6 September 2017
It is a good company. I liked it because it is good for the employees.The reason I wanted to go to somewhere else is to learn and gain more experience
Pros
sometimes
Cons
I don't consider long hours as Cons, but sometime, yes, long hours
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Bad bad bad .... Pmda
Slave (Current Employee) –  Ancaster, ON18 August 2017
Place , Pay and work is the industry norm.. nothing great or bad about that ... But 1 Factory Focus Leader is completely in over his head.. has no clue how to do his job .. the shop floor suffers .. supervisors are power maniacs or yes men... no happy mediums... there were good leaders but they either quit or were fired.. steer clear of this place at all costs...
Pros
AC in the lunchroom
Cons
extremely bias and slightly stupid management
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not the best
operater (Former Employee) –  Stratford, ON11 August 2017
i meet very nice coworker, however the management still old school, doesn't allow anyone to express his opinion or to ask about your future.the management treat you like nothing, even after working for a longtime, there is no certainty for your future.
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Good team work
Production Associate (Current Employee) –  Ancaster, ON30 June 2017
They are so far the best company i have ever worked ,work hard .
Supportive and friendly management everyone worked as team and everyday different exeperience of work .Never a dull moment.
Pros
rewards as gift cards
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Good team of workers.
Manufacturing Technician (Current Employee) –  Ancaster, ON6 May 2017
Good team to work with but no opportunity for advancement. Working 12 hr continental shift. Hard to maintain older machinery and training on new equipment is non existent. Most is self training through other Technicians and outside service people yet still expected to maintain all machines old and new.
Pros
Good people, good wages and benefits.
Cons
No room for advancement and very little training oppotunity
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The HR lies
Press Operator (Former Employee) –  Stratford, ON4 April 2017
Told we would be making a certain amount after doing our temp position of 6 months then they changed their minds and dropped the wage $1.50 without telling anyone, got laid off after weeks of mandated overtime. If you're a woman you can't move up. My supervisor flat out told me that he didn't want woman doing other jobs because it was 'too heavy and too dirty' for woman. Takes too long to be hired on. 6 months as a temp, then up to 18 months as a contract, then 3 mor months before you get benefits and profit sharing. They say it's only 'up to' 18 months to get hired on but no one gets hired on early.
Pros
Easy job
Cons
Management
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Awsome Job
Assembler (Former Employee) –  Hamilton, ON29 March 2017
Just too bad they don't keep anyone after the three months. Very nice place too work. the people are very nice. They could use more training . I'm just lucky you show me once I understand how to do it.
Pros
free coffee
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fun workplace,people are nice
Production Associate (Current Employee) –  Ancaster, ON13 March 2017
productive,people are willing to help, people are nice,,

respect everyone's culture and nationality, The Boss are good and fair.Great and friendly environment.
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CNC Machine Operator (Former Employee) –  Hamilton, ON21 January 2017
Management can be slightly hypocritical. They preach safety yet some lead hands break rules on a constant basis.

However, the people are good from production to the op techs and maintenance crew. If you can manage becoming a permanent employee and not a temp, the pay is good.
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reliable paycheck steady hours
Operator (Current Employee) –  Stratford, ON21 November 2016
It is a good place to save up some money, fairly easy work and nice to have a steady shift. Is a fairly physical job but also lighter jobs are available.
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good place
CNC Setter Operator (Current Employee) –  Stratford, ON3 November 2016
Staff is very helpfull. Good place te gain experience, knowledge. Everyone is very cooperative, well organized things, job duties. Work load is more. .
Pros
free pizza
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Not suitable place for temporary worker.
Production Worker (Former Employee) –  Hamilton, ON8 October 2016
Temporary worker are not well treated, No proper worker training, poor management,but good team members. not suitable for temporary worker, but better place if you get hired.
Pros
poor management, management do not respect worker, they want production not safety.
Cons
Good overtime
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Fast paced easy going job
Assembly Line Worker (Current Employee) –  Stratford, ON21 September 2016
Very hot but good job to work at. Assembled car parts through an assembly line and set it through a furnace to mold the parts together
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Very routine boring work
General Labourer (Current Employee) –  Ancaster, ON10 August 2016
You are just a worker, which can be replaced easily. The company does not care about you at all. They only care about making profit and their quotas. I just work here to make money.
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trainee
Production Operator (Current Employee) –  Stratford, ON23 April 2016
nice firm, great people, cooperative environment, great for learning, good relations between higher and lower level employees
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Great team, great Manager for that particular Site
Program Manager & Product Manager (Current Employee) –  Mississauga, ON25 February 2016
Good overall company culture. Like most large organisations, has it's faults of course. Different sites have different cultures of course. Profitable company, and always looking at ways to reduce costs, downsizing and the like for lower cost countries. Great for shareholders, not necessarily the end product.
Overall a good company to work for with good training potential and ability to move up the ladder within the overall organisation if you proved yourself.
Pros
Work/Life balance, Team, benefits/pay
Cons
inertia of a large organisation
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fast paced, room for advacement.
Production Technician (Former Employee) –  Stratford, ON23 February 2016
Not a bad place to work. Learned a lot about people skills, management, safety and all alike. It will be missed.

















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Excellent workplace with a lot of opportunity
Manufacturing Powder Technician (Former Employee) –  Ancaster, ON23 November 2015
8 hour day shifts. Great helpful co-workers with a lot of opportunity to learn different sections of the workplace. Management was more than supportive.
Pros
Gained a lot of mechanical knowledge
Cons
Can have down time due to presses not running or they're running too well
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