good worked four days on 10 hour shifts a week with overtime offered consistently
Stressful. Computer terminals are in each weld station. When you access into your next assignment. The count down begins. Each job pack has a history of production hours necessary to complete the task at hand. You will be repeatedly reassured that you shouldn’t concern yourself with the timer. Which begins in the green, then yellow, to red to negative red. The blueprints are inconsistent with information and location of jigs to assemble the parts. Then you have to find a knowledgeable team member to assist in finding the jig. Remember the timer is constantly in motion. (Side note) the 7 S’s? is a joke. You can tell by the tenure of the staff. The longer they have been employed, the further from 7 S’s standards, they have strayed. You’re discover this fact, because your looking for stock materials to assist with proper alignment. You would think that said material should be with the jigs to assist in the build. Which you still can’t locate. So you settle for the next best thing.
Next thing you know, it’s days before your 90 day review, You realize the nagging feeling you felt about how that timer was in fact going to be used against you for unsatisfactory performance was, in fact, true. Yet nevermind the fact that you produced quality parts that passed, QA pressure and leak test. The first time.
That painted parts in need of rework, became fewer. as you understood that management would rather have the job done correctly. Than seeing just how far in the red you are. By the time you have learned to ignore that aspect only to discover it’s been used against you during the entire accumulated working hours spent at Greg & Keith Machines.
They suck mandatory 12-hour days with two short breaks and a half hour lunch
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