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Good I'm a temp and work 8 hours a night with certain weekends. Average 40 to 56 a week

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8 hours a night 5 to 7 days a week

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The recent shift and change in C-level management has been a longtime coming, new eyes new ideas. The work is hard and the wages are low for the production employees. Things will change, but its going to take a drastic shake up in the manufacturing management and mindset (specifically the RMM's) to get the results that are wanted.

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Invest in your employees by paying them more and giving them a benefits package that is actually useful (unlike the current one), find ways to automate the more repetitive tasks (ex. tying coils & bundles) to reduce the risk of repetitive motion injuries and musculoskeletal disorders, hire an actual ergonomics expert to assess the ergonomics of the job rather than having a random supervisor do it, replace outdated and constantly-malfunctioning equipment instead of repairing it in-house over and over again, find an alternative to cooling the pipes that doesn't involve wasting hundreds of gallons of water and causes DSTs to get completely soaked in the process, and recognize that your (floor level) employees work hard and require adequate rest as they are not machines.

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The work in of itself is interesting and makes for decent conversation, but when I talk about the company itself I refer to ADS as "Amazon if they made pipes" due to the sweatshop nature of the job. ADS overworks their employees and demands a lot from them while simultaneously paying them barely above the minimum wage where I live, so it's hard to speak highly of them as an employer.

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Depends on the night and what line you may be on. Can be incredibly slow with downtime so you go help others or so fast you feel like you accomplished something.

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I love it. Look forward to walking in the door and having friendly banter with coworkers while working hard.

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No. Bi weekly.

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The insurance isn't what it used to be. You'll spend hours on the phone fighting with the insurance company because they didn't cover something routine that should be covered.

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