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Does not pay. Work on all these top secret aerospace parts and get less than minimum wage.

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Bad working conditions due to heat. Supervisor had to like you or you didn’t go anywhere. Management mostly stayed in office where they had air conditioning and heat and workers had to stay in sweltering heat.

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Over worked. Too much over time low pay only skill machine operator made decent pay. Low morale toxic. Poor management short breaks dirty environment

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Bad management. Turn over was terrible toxic places. To be. Too much overtime Union suchs takes dues don't stick up for members

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Does not seem like a good place to work

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More money and actually get parts without a 10 week lead time not searching for parts very unorganized rather spend money upper management or positions that have these wonderful ideas yet never see the floor

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I worked there for a year and worked 8 months 7 days straight. They play favorites of who they will give time off to. The pay may be good but its not worth the stress of 12 hr days 7 days a week and you can only miss 3 days before they fire you even when you are full time

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No management support - Don't want to spend the money to help improve moral. Still in the 80's with how they do things, so can make the job much easy to track progress and issues if you come into the 21st century.

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The people at gkn are great at Newton but since Melrose bought them and they are downsizing their thinking and trying to get rid of employees for any and everything be careful

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HR was in cahoots with management. They protected management at all cost and blamed me for his mistakes. They went from 1200 employees when I was employed to 155 current employees. I guess karma works in magnificent ways.

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