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A great company to work for.
Maintenance Mechanic (Current Employee) –  Philadelphia, PAJanuary 18, 2017
I worked for Emcore, a contract company that contracted with other companies for maintenance. I worked in a Residential Treatment Center. I enjoyed working there. A typical day started with a list job orders that needed to be done throughout the building. It was great for me because I like keeping busy. My co-workers and I all came together with different work experiences, so we learned from each other.
The most enjoyable part of the job was having co-workers that were able to work together and accomplish finishing jobs.
Pros
A very nice company to work for.
Cons
no cons
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Typical day at work
Senior Buyer (Former Employee) –  Alhambra, CAMarch 13, 2014
What I have found is that there is no such word as a " Typical day" in a manufacturing work environment.
One can try to have a typical day where all protocols and back ups are established. Ultimately, typical = being able to fix, adjust while avoiding a line down
Pros
90% of the time, the procedures set in place work
Cons
10 % of the time the procedures set in place do not work
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A 30 year old company with employees that have 20-25 years in
Manager, Document Control (Current Employee) –  Alhambra, CAJanuary 16, 2014
The Document Control Department: (I will complete this section later)
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learning new thing allway fun
Production Operator (Former Employee) –  Albuquerque, NMJanuary 8, 2014
fun work place learn more on solar process but it was a temporary job. love the work.
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Many learning experiences.
Technician IV (Former Employee) –  Albuquerque, NMNovember 13, 2013
Always improving on safety. Updating equipment as necessary.
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awesome technologies, innovative thinking , but poor pay
Associate Engineer (Former Employee) –  Albuquerque, NMJanuary 8, 2013
EMCORE develops and manufactures the most efficient solar cells in the world. Being in an environment of creativity and innovation was a treat. However, the work is stressful, the education expectations are high and the salary reflects neither.
Pros
awesome technologies and innovative thinking
Cons
poor pay
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Easy job, minimal work
IT Assistant (Former Employee) –  Alhambra, CAJuly 9, 2012
I worked in an office space full time, with barely any work given to me. My boss perhaps did not really need me as he gave me very little work to do, which was rather irritating considering I was stuck at a desk all day. I don't mind a desk job, I just wanted work to do, and the tasks given to me were menial. I wished to be an assistant to him and was not given much to do!
Pros
good pay (per hour)
Cons
barely given any work
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