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You could talk with your co-workers and make the time fly by.
Saw Operator, Inspector, Printer (Former Employee) –  Poplar Bluff, MOMay 24, 2017
The work was fast and i liked that. There was air condition threw out the building. The employees were fun to work with and easy to get along with . If you had any issues they were solved very quickly.
Pros
The benefits were good.
Cons
Some areas of the plant would get hot.
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Nice Workplace
Instructor (Current Employee) –  Kansas City, MOMay 17, 2017
Excellent team membership along with great supervision. Warehouse stayed clean. Restrooms stayed stocked with supplies. Along with the environment of others making my job easier throughout the day.
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Good place to work and pay the bills
Quality Technician (Current Employee) –  Siloam Spgs, ARMay 7, 2017
Have learned more about quality while working at Gates. It is one of the better paying jobs in this area. If you do not mind working 6 days a week the pay can get you ahead in life.
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good place to work
Warehouse Worker (Former Employee) –  Florence, KYMay 4, 2017
hard work for less pay i like getting parts for company trying to improve things there uwhen i work there people were freindly and new what they were doing i dont want to say anything bad about them
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Sales Associate - Internet Sales Manager (Current Employee) –  South Bend, INFebruary 16, 2017
I highly enjoy selling cars, Gates makes it fun and helps advertise to get the customers in and help drive lot ups. Gates has terrible health insurance and do not help with anything of that nature.
Pros
widely known
Cons
terrible insurace, micro-management
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Not a fun place to work
Receiving Clerk (Former Employee) –  Hebron, KYFebruary 13, 2017
Worked 10 hour days sometimes 6 days a week. The management team were not very personable. The culture at work was very negative, It was a very negative spirited place to work, the overall atmosphere and attitude of the personnel at gates corporation was very negative and very unmotivated place and atmosphere to work in.
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Intense and demanding
Production Facilitator (Former Employee) –  Siloam Springs, AR 72761January 27, 2017
Production floor associates are very hard working. Work several 6 day weeks. Supervision work very long demanding hours.Up keep on machinery and working machinery is somewhat lacking. Engineering support and technical.side.for the off shifts are very low on support Maintenance on the off shifts are very low in support for the demand they have for.need. crews work very well together to put out quality product.
Pros
Excellent pay
Cons
Overloaded at times
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Low wages, but steady pay
Picker (Former Employee) –  Lithonia, GADecember 18, 2016
Very demanding job. There is little time to do anything else but work. There is always mandatory overtime and the starting wage is very low. The good thing is, you get paid weekly.
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Receiving Clerk (Current Employee) –  Hebron, KYDecember 12, 2016
Gates Corp. has a really negative work environment, the attitude of the employees, is a very negative outlook on the company an its future at the company, a very draining place to work spiritually.
Pros
Money
Cons
negative spirit
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Majing customers happy
Cashier/Sales Associate (Former Employee) –  Jacksonville, FLNovember 21, 2016
Cleaned restrooms I cleaned the grill I took out trash I mopped floorsand handled customers and I worked on the register
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A very great job with a great work environment with plenty of strive to push foward.
Vulcanizer (Former Employee) –  Poplar Bluff, MONovember 20, 2016
Great way to start out your life with a career here. There are lots of great people with nothing but dedication to put 100% into their jobs.
Pros
Good pay with benifits and vaction, also paid holidays.
Cons
Hot
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very hard fast pace family oriented
Team Member (Former Employee) –  Poplar Bluff, MONovember 18, 2016
I would still be working there if I had not got sick they were very good to me never went a week with out a pay day and they done a benefit dinner that raised a1900 dollars for my family
Pros
pay lot a dinners and good insurance
Cons
short breaks hot and very fast every 12 minutes you are pulling and loading
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poorly managed in the cha department
Material Coordinator (Former Employee) –  Versailles, MOOctober 21, 2016
Too production driven. Not supplying their employees with proper ppe but still raising their quota. Poor materials due to outsourcing to other countries and not being strict on product quality.
Pros
paid lunches
Cons
only 2 20 minute breaks.
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Good company to work for
Continuous Improvement Specialist (Current Employee) –  Columbia, MOOctober 16, 2016
Gates has been a very good company to work for and has allowed for and encouraged the development of my skills through training, mentoring, and educational assistance.
Pros
family like atmosphere
Cons
limited advancement opportunities
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Productive with great learning
Oracle SCM/WMS consultant (Current Employee) –  Denver, COSeptember 22, 2016
People are great to work with and great associate employees that care about their jobs with continuous improvement. And a pleasant working environment.
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Good work life balance
Mechanical Engineer (Former Employee) –  Denver, COSeptember 16, 2016
Gates has a good balance between work life and home life. Coworkers were friendly and easy to get along with. Gates has a typical work environment where work days consist of meetings, group work and individual work.
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Good place to work
Oracle Apps Techno Functional Consultant (Current Employee) –  Denver, COSeptember 15, 2016
- Typical day involves with day to day production support and development effort on new projects
-- Co-workers are friendly and easy to work with. They are knowledgeable of the business process.
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Not a good place to work for life balance
Production Supervisor (Former Employee) –  Siloam Springs, ARSeptember 11, 2016
60-80 hours a week each week . There is no life away from work if you are in production. 6 to 7 days of work each week since feb of 2015 through November of 2015
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Productive
Crew Member (Former Employee) –  Versailles, MOJune 15, 2016
A typical day at Gates was to show up 5 minutes early, have a team meeting and then go to your required position for the day. Co-workers were friendly and fun to work with. Managers were helpful when needed. The job overall was very nice and pay was very acceptable.
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No real future. At least they gave me notice
Systems Administrator (Former Employee) –  Gates, COJune 7, 2016
Was a fun place to work. Management changes every 5-6 years.
Work was consistently chaotic. Predictability was no there.
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