Komatsu
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Management is hit and miss. The Top level is buddy buddy system and little room for advancement due to this. Overall the benefits package is competitive but the support system is lacking.

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Medical/dental comprehensive

Cons

On call with very little compensation
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Con oportunidades de desarrollo y crecimiento profesional, es posible hacer carrera

Empresa que tiene muchos beneficios para el trabajador y familia, te permite generar lazos y redes de contacto, tienes posibilidad de desarrollo y crecimiento profesional, puedes innovar y hacer nuevas cosas
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There’s as much work as you want

It’s an ok. The environment is dirty and crude. You are out in the elements. Part availability is a problem. There is a lot friendly people to work with.

Pros

The pay is really good

Cons

Dirty and hot or cold
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Management is awful

You're just a number here and the only way to get recognition is by kissing management butts. The culture is toxic. Management has no clue. Pay and benefits are the only good thing about this place.
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Being productive!

I had a fast paced and stressful job as a Buyer, but it was rewarding! I did my best and was appreciated for my work! It can be hard to move up. Must have a great relationships with upper management and the right credentials.

Pros

Sense of purpose

Cons

Fast paced
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Kind of a creepy vibe

Half the cubicles on the floor were empty, ugly drab office, good old boys club vibe. Heavy work load, demanding manager. Hired people in my department for lower positions to do jobs that should be done by people higher up but they are too cheap to pay the higher salaries. Coworkers were all stressed out workaholics.

Pros

Impressive technology/innovation for the products they sell

Cons

Zero impressive technology/innovation for the office workers.
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Empresa mediana

Empresa boa , porém a gerência é muito obsoleta e não muda , praticamente impossível crescer profissionalmente lá , aumento de salário é proibido até de cogitar , gestores da logística preferem bajuladores ao invés de trabalhadores infelizmente é isso

Pros

Beneficios

Cons

Gerencia
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Toxic work environment

Has become a terrible place to work since they switched to the new computer system. No adequate training nor support. Inept and backstabbing management.

Pros

Decent benefits

Cons

No support/training, inept managers, terrible work environment.
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Bonne expérience

Très bonne entreprise !!! M'ont donné ma chance pour rentrer dans la vie active. J'ai appris beaucoup avec de bon collègue.

Pros

Bonne ambiance
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Not really a place where you can move forward on your merrit, it's who you're related to or where you're from.

They usually only bring you in through Temp service, and if they move you to the XT plant, don't expect to be hired on no matter how many "atta boys" you get.

Pros

Plenty of holiday off time ( temps do not get paid for)

Cons

If you are put in the XT plant don't expect to be hired because they don't care about you.
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I wouldn’t go back

I met a lot of good people at this place but unless you know someone high up, your chances are very slim for getting hired full time. It’s sad how many hard workers come through this place and spend years working as temps and never get hired. I was there over 2 years as a temp and my time meant nothing to them. If you don’t know someone high up in the company, you’re wasting your time

Pros

Met some good people

Cons

Buddy system, you’re wasting your time
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Production-minded but fairly relaxed .not a bad place to work.

Worked as valve assembler : A bit messy. Okay facilities. Management relaxed and helpful. Co-workers helpful and Multi-cultural. Facilities okay, but no canteen.

Pros

Free parking, overalls supplied.

Cons

Noisy, somewhat messy (hydraulic fluid)
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good pay

its was a ok place to work, could not advance because of the union. supervisors tried to help but most didnt know how. the plant did not want to diversify so it closed

Pros

good pay

Cons

union
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Productive environment requires hard work and commitment.

Good working environment with good advancement opportunities if you worked hard and committed. Provided great opportunity to learn and grow and traveled to many countries learning more about the the Company and its operations.

Pros

Job security
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Hardworking dedicated to your work

Very good place to be beneficial but only a few can make progress in your career path. See this as a way to get FREE knowledge about the world in mining.

Pros

Medical

Cons

Salary
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Overall, okay place to work.

Paid well for often repetitious work. Third shift managers were wonderful, others were okay; the one who managed them failed miserably at the position he held when I got there and somehow got promoted. Third shift continually produced better results; but, were the only shift continually told to be more productive.

Pros

Paid well for the work I did.

Cons

Some of the managers should not have been managers.
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Management knows how to talk with workers. Workers are not selfish, they can even teach and give you chance to show your skills.

The company is unpredictable, but I know while you work for it, they can give you chance to learn and continue with your education. And we are working normal hours.

Pros

Free lunch while working overtime

Cons

Normal hours
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Good people and rewarding work

Love my profession and komatsu appreciates good work. Little disorganized but not bad. Hours per week can be large but nothing over 12 hour shifts. Overtime notice can be a little short but they try to give good notice. Overall very good place to work.

Pros

Not a stressful work environment, pay, superior product, friendly coworkers and management.

Cons

Lots of hours per week. 6 days a week work at least.
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Good people and good culture

Komatsu has been running for 100 years and is still doing very well. If a job turns up you are qualified for I recommend applying for it. There are more people with over 20 years service than anywhere else I have seen

Pros

Great people

Cons

Upper management
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It is a job

They have odd hours for the second shift. They change start times at the drop of a hat. Either you come in at 2:30pm, 4:30pm, 5pm and if it changes they won't tell you until lunch time the shift before it happens. Will get off of work between midnight and 5am depending on length of shift. Some departments have overtime all the time. Some rarely have any. The only way to make a livable wage is to be in one of the departments that has mandatory overtime all the time. Watch out for first shift employees, they do not want anyone to succeed and will intentionally sabotage things to break the machine or to scrap a part. Most of the employees on first shift in the machine shop have been with the company more than 10 years so what they say goes even if it is wrong. Most of the cnc machines are more than 10 years old. They only do emergency repairs and no maintenance.

Pros

Regular paychecks and good benefits

Cons

Short breaks bad culture on first shift.
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Fun place to work, plenty of skills to learn

Major point here is Having time management skills, u must pay attention to details and come to work. If you have the ability to do these things you will be ok.
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