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Great Environment & Great workplace
Manufacturing Engineer/ Shipping/Packing (Former Employee) –  University Park, ILJuly 31, 2014
My most favorite job that I have worked I have to say. I am a "hands on" type of worker.
Pros
Learned years worth of Manufacturing Experience
Cons
Short term- "Summer College Work"
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Supervised eight maintenance techs for break downs
Maintenance Planner (Former Employee) –  University Park, ILFebruary 6, 2014
I was purchasing agent for the maintenance dept. and supervised all work orders for all repairs and conducted follow up investigations
Pros
Enjoyed working with many different people.
Cons
Was laid off due to out sourcing.
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2.0
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NO chance for advancement. Upper management makes the job undesireable.
Management (Former Employee) –  University Park, ILAugust 4, 2013
Set standards & monitor production.
Keep production records & post metrics.
Maintain inventory levels to keep production running.
Keep harmony among the employees in a union environment.
Hold monthly meetings with subordinates to discuss safety.
Hire & discipline employees as necessary.
Pros
Co-workers & subordinates were usually easy to work with. Decent pay & (for me) close to home.
Cons
Non-air conditioned environment was uncomfortable most of the time. Lousy, upper management set unobtainable goals.
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4.0
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PrimeCo was a progressive company with great visionary management.
Marketing Specialist (Former Employee) –  illinoisApril 28, 2012
PrimeCo no longer exists. However, my experience there was both educational and extremely enjoyable. The company was progressive and visionary.
Pros
great pay, benefits and people
Cons
the company no longer exists
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3.0
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Overall friendly work environment
Manufacturing (Former Employee) –  University Park, ILMarch 5, 2012
Good place to learn about the business and manufacturing. Great people to work with.
Pros
relaxed work environment
Cons
low in the job growth department, none really.
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