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Was a decent job for what I needed at the time
Production Associate (Former Employee), Duncan, SCMay 17, 2014
Pros: pay check every week
Cons: long hours, not knowing if you were going to have a day off.
Average day at LEAR consisted of joining in a group with the team leader about prior problems the last shift had the night before then going to our selected jobs and working on our selected jobs for two and half hours. We had a 45 minute lunch break and two 12 minute breaks in between. The job itself wasn't hard, but the hard part was trying to balance – more... school at the same time. – less
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Productive and fast pace environment.
Production Supervisor / Acting Superintendent (Current Employee), Rochester, Michigan.April 18, 2014
Pros: like my boss and the people i supervise
Cons: pay is very little and not increasing.
Fast pace and very stressful environment with little to no opportunity for advancement. Pay doesn't reflect the position and has been little to no raises for a few years due to what they say is no funds.
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working by yourself
Machine Operator (Former Employee), Edinburgh, INJanuary 27, 2014
Pros: good health benifients
Cons: working all the time almost every weekend and 16 hr. days 5 days a week
I would make door panels for the explorer.I learned how to put and door panel on a door frame of the explorer and how it looks if it got messed up.Management and coworkers really left you alone unless you were getting trained or they were taking your spot so you can leave or go somewhere else in the plant. moving the racks that was taller then i was – more... that was the hardest thing for me to do. – less
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an ok workplace
Forklift operator (Former Employee), Hammond, INJanuary 19, 2014
Pros: the overtime and driving a forklift
Cons: blamed for other workers mistakes
I liked working there but their was too much favoritism and I got blamed for other co workers mistakes. I never received any type of benefits even being their 3 years.
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Productive work place
Machine Operator (Former Employee), 3 mile road grand rapids MiNovember 21, 2013
Pros: money was great
Cons: lonng hours
Working on the line, with car parts
Factory work is a steady pace job
mean management
Co-workers were excellent
long hours
enjoying music while working
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Engineering Practitioner/Intern in Process
Engineering Practitioner (Former Employee), Juarez ChihuahuaOctober 1, 2013
Engineering at LEAR, a sewing maquila plant from July 00 to March 01
• Learned and applied Kanban concept
• Learned 5’s
• Modifying layouts
• Creation of method sheets
• Line balancing
• Learned and applied MOST a predetermined time study system, used to establish work standards.
• Involvement in the process of Engineering Changes.
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Very good company.
Team Member (Former Employee), Mason, MIJuly 11, 2013
Pros: great people, benifits and pay.
Cons: they are subject to the contracts that grant them the ability to create jobs.
Lear was one of the best companies I have ever worked for, they care about both product and the people that work for them. Of the jobs I have had in my life I woke up everyday ready to go to work.
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Being productive
Operator in Injection Molding division (Former Employee), Greencastle, INJune 9, 2013
Pros: n/a
Cons: working in areas with know cool air or ventilation
A typical day LEAR/IAC consisted of.
Being on time.
Checking parts for defects.
Keeping track of paperwork.
Leaving the area cleaned and organized for the next shift.
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great place, but they sold
Press Operator (Former Employee), Edinburgh, INFebruary 5, 2013
Cons: they sold
loved my job at lear, easy work, and great pay. I assemble gm doors and operated a a press mold.
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Good place for people with family and in mature age
Product Engineer (Former Employee), Naco, HondurasJanuary 18, 2013
Pros: good benefis, ideal for people close to the families, and mature people
Cons: not adecuate for people who does not like the work inside a plant or a building the whole day
It is work inside of a plant. A very good place to learn to work with people and develop standars and management
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Positive work environment.
PCB Designer (Former Employee), Southfield, MIJanuary 6, 2013
Enjoyed working with Engineering Staff and Management.
Positive work atmosphere, would like to have the opportunity to work
with their engineering team for the Hybrid-Electric Group.
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It was a fast pace environment.
Inspector (Former Employee), Hammond, INNovember 28, 2012
Cons: new
A typical day at work was fast pace and hard work. I learned how to inspect different types of car parts. The co-workers was very friendly and helpful to me as a new person at work. The hardest part of my job was having to stand on my feet allday. Also having to learn what all to look for on a part. The most enjoyable part of the job was learning new – more... skills and meeting new people. – less
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Nice Factory Work
Operations Technician (Former Employee), Grand Rapids, MIOctober 9, 2012
Pros: good benifits
Cons: nice friendly enviornment and good benifits
Steady work until the factory closed in 2009 and wish I was still employed there
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Awesome Job
Production Assembly (Former Employee), Berne, INOctober 3, 2012
I really liked working in this field. It was fun and fast paced which kept me busy. The people were nice and the management knew how to run a factory. If I didnt have to move, I would still be there.
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Inspiring and Learning workplace
Failure Analysis Engineer (Current Employee), P07July 11, 2012
Lear Corporation here in Cebu is the first Manufacturing Plant in the Philippines producing CAR controls for different CAR Manufacturing such as IPDM(Integrated Power Distribution Module)for Nissan, (ETACS)Electronics and timing alarm System for Mitsubishi,(SJB)Smart Junction Box for MAZDA,(BCM)Body Control Module for Ford T6 and Engine Junction Box – more... for EJB Frames.For our job ,we are always rendering Overtime due to limitted heads and Multi-tasking activity. Management is quite OK and the personnel are very friendly. – less
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Management overview how materials management was viewed
Assistant Materials Manager (Former Employee), Janesville, WIMay 10, 2012
Cons: management
Lear Seating is a company that will kill your career. They do not support the management staff at all. No training. Company lets the union run the plant. Company does not address issues it avoids them at all cost. No team work. It is a fight every day. Company fires managers in wholesale lot. Materials Managers are fired for the operation issues of – more... the floor they have no control over that effect inventory. You can not have all material manager no good one after the other. – less
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fast paced
Welder/assembler, forklift driver, towmotor (Current Employee), Kitchener, ONApril 28, 2014
Pros: excellent wage
Cons: piece work, fast paced environment.
Fast paced work environment, great people to work with, but always on the go, no time to breath.
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Reasonable
IT Spesialist (Former Employee), Rosslyn, but now at Kwazulu Natal Port ShepstonApril 8, 2013
Mostly primary attention to the production lines BMW Mercedes Bence and Sewing areas computers stations(HIGH Priority), check serves and Iseries availabilility, LAN and WAN availability. Check completion of backups on both servers and Iseries. Check security logs both systems. Daily SOX (Sarbanse and Oxley controls) for later IT and finance audits for – more... E&Y auditings semi-annually. And reporting to management on a daily base. Sharepoint and Portal upload to Lear International internal website. Day to day user support on hardware and software (MS Office Support and other internal sofware). PABX programming. Create queries and reports from the Iseries (JBA and XPPS) for finance and other departments.
Semi-annualy work with E&Y auditors. Attending meetings and conference call to Europe and America on different IT issues. From time to time do SOX internal audits on IT issues. – less
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Productive
Section leader (Former Employee), CoventryFebruary 4, 2013
Pros: good wages
Cons: could be excessive hours.
Organizing days production to ensure figures met, in a just in time environment.Movement of operators.
Learnt organisational skills.
Report daily targets to management , ensure smooth running of section.
Team skills very important, communication skills.
The only hardest part of job was constant training of operators, high turn over of labour, due to – more... skill level required for production.
The enjoyable part of job was achieving daily targets with the team members, and ensuring good working relationship with team. – less
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empresa con buenas prestaciones y trabajo de planta
operador (Former Employee), Ciudad Juárez, CHHJuly 5, 2014
Pros: seguro prestaciones adicionales de ley y buen ambiente
Cons: tardaban mucho en dar el aumento de salario
el trabajo diario era muy bueno asia el trabajo rapido y se me iva el tiempo volando mis compañeros eran buenas personas me llevaba bien con todos los jefes eren geniales muy comprometidos en el trabajo y en sus trabajadores lo k mas me gusto del trabajo k era de planta pork yo tengo un niño de 10 meses y nesesito un trabajo estable y con posibilidades – more... de crecimiento laboral – less

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