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Machine Operator (Former Employee) –  Guelph, ON15 May 2018
The salary was not so what I had expected managers and supervisors used to get angry with employees if things were not done properly. A lot of hassle and work that needed to be completed in time with customers expectations. To much lifting and gauging and inspection of parts a lot of work and quantity of products that needed to be delivered.
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Good place for just a job
Machine Operator (Former Employee) –  Guelph, ON13 May 2018
Company is typical for a car parts manufacturer. If you want a job, this is the best place. With very little training( 3 to 5 days) you can be a fully trained employee.

Over time is mandatory for most of the plants, with work life balance being ignored or just completely disregarded.

However, if you need a job, this place will hire you and have you bringing home a paycheck in a pinch.
Pros
lots of jobs available anytime of the year
Cons
high turnover in employees, work life balance does not exist
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When there is work its a good place to work with good co-workers
Final Inspector (Current Employee) –  Guelph, ON13 April 2018
It can be a productive day when machines are not down. I have been crossed trained which is beneficial when there is no work in my area. I have good supervisors and get along really well with them. There is a lot of different cultures in the workplace and it is very interesting to learn about them. Most are very friendly and I work well with them. The hardest part of this job is not being able to get my production done because of machine breakdowns which is too often. There are to many unscheduled shutdowns and 4 day work weeks which is very hard financially. The most enjoyable part of my job is when I can get more than required production out and working with my co-workers.
Pros
cultureral lunches
Cons
.to many problems with machines not being fixed properly
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productive
Millwright (Current Employee) –  Guelph, ON11 April 2018
good experience, manager is very good, supporting, learning culture, higher management is cheap in some areas e.g salary, paid sick days, no flotters and less benefits.
Pros
good manager
Cons
long hours, cheap HR policies
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Good working environment
Desktop support Technician Co-op (Former Employee) –  Guelph, ON1 April 2018
Linamar is one of the best Automotive industry anyone would love to work for, friendly and happy employees and there is a lot of great opportunities to grow. Management are always there to help make sure you are trained to the fullest extent.
Pros
one hour lunch
Cons
non that I know of
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Company promotes workhaulic culture with less focus on quality family time.
Sr Quality Engineer (Former Employee) –  Guelph, ON17 March 2018
Job security is the best in Linamar. Work is available. Great company to sta rt and learn and move on.
Worse part is employ direspect and abuse. Most Managers are abusers and openly disrespectful. Company has poor human relations departments where HR is affraid of General Manager. Quality Managers havr same situation and they have to do what ever asked by Gerneral Managers.
Salary is OK but bebifits are worse. Company is old fashioned with minimum support for healthy cafetaria food and flexible work.
Pros
Job security
Cons
Long hours low focus on health and family
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Not a healthy place to work at
Unknown (Former Employee) –  Unknown16 March 2018
Linamar is a cheap and unethical company. Pay raise is very low and the people there are incredibly sour. Working here is just gonna ruin your overall health. Not a good idea to settle in Linamar.
Pros
Absolutely nothing
Cons
Cheap, dirty, rude employees, poor management
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Hard work with no reward
Process Engineer (Former Employee) –  Guelph, ON12 March 2018
Good place to learn, and great stepping stone for future opportunities. A lot can be learned, but a lot of work is involved and long hours. Can be fun too depending on the plant, and management.
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To become a part of a team and prove myself as an asset for an organization
Quality Inspector (Current Employee) –  Kitchener-Waterloo, ON11 March 2018
It is good company. It take care of the employees. People are friendly and cooperative.Company give and help in training andnlot of over time. It is a good place to work.
Pros
good place to work.
Cons
Very busy
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good company to work
SETUP TECHNICIAN (Current Employee) –  Guelph, ON9 March 2018
i am enjoying to work here
lot of opportunity to learn
they gave training to all employee
lots of overtime
co-workers gives you supports as well
they train you in nicely manners
Pros
lots of opportunity to learn
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Rigorous engineering
Engineer Technologist (Co-op) (Former Employee) –  Guelph, ON27 February 2018
Long days, typically 10 hours minimum applying the latest engineering principals to create products for leading worldwide automotive assemblers.
Products included ferromagnetic controlled shocks and struts that were being researched for the deployment in mass production in volumes never produced before.
Pros
Lots of Engineering technology
Cons
Long hours
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Nice company
Machine Operator (Former Employee) –  Guelph, ON16 February 2018
It was a nice and well managed company to work at. I worked there for about 3 years it was always the same schedule of work what to do and all. I had fun working there
Pros
Fun
Cons
Too much shifts
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good place to be introduced to variety of trades
oil room technician (Current Employee) –  Guelph, ON31 January 2018
Not the greatest benefits, gaining lots of valuable experience, very multicultural environment. Communicative staff.My current position in oil room is repetitive.Love/hate relationship with working rotating continental shifts
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Machine Operator (Former Employee) –  Guelph, ON22 January 2018
the job was in Guelph that again was to far was tired of the travel. wanted to be close to home did three shifts. I am flexabile on working long hours and doing overtime.
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Productive work with opportunity to earn more hours
Machine Operator (Contract) (Former Employee) –  Guelph, ON7 January 2018
was a extreme focus on safety and proper training of station. As well extra hours were often given and lots of chances to earn overtime. rotating shifts however
Pros
Safety and good hours
Cons
rotating shifts
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great place for advancement
INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE MECHANIC (Former Employee) –  Guelph, ON14 December 2017
Because of their fast pace working environment, most of what I have learnt in the trades is due to Linamar Gear. They provided every opportunity for anyone who was driven to succeed.The entire work force were very quick to help anybody out.
Pros
give you the right training and room for advancement
Cons
long hours and long days
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Wonderful Great Job
CNC Lathe Operator (Former Employee) –  Guelph, ON14 December 2017
shift rotation wasnt for me, I wish them all the best, The people were really great to work with as well as managment was nice too. I wish the company the very best
Pros
great people
Cons
rotation
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Stores Clerk - Cemtol Manufacturing (Current Employee) –  Guelph, ON21 November 2017
Good for a career starter.
More over time.
Reasonale pay for the begining.
Work & life balance moderate
company sponsored christmas party & kids party
Pros
N?A
Cons
N/a
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Great place to work
Millwright (Former Employee) –  Guelph, ON4 October 2017
Transgear is a branch under the Linamar name, it was a great place to work. You had many opportunities to advance yourself and move into different positions.
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Positve Attitude Required
Machine Operator (Former Employee) –  Guelph, ON27 September 2017
I lasted one night shift. Job tasks not designed for left-handed people. Conveniently start you on the midnight shift when the plant is quiet and the atmosphere is relaxed. Inhaling coolant fumes can not be good. If you like the pressure of doing piece-work and working 6 days a week this job is for you. Technically you do not get benefits till 9 months. If you are on a shift that ends when buses do not run - expect to walk.
Pros
Nice bathrooms, paid training
Cons
Piece-work, 6-day work week, inhaling coolant chemicals
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