Enjoyed environment, but pay was pretty low compared to other companies
Containment Supervisor (Former Employee) – Janesville, WI – November 16, 2018
As a manufacturing engineer, I was able to work hands-on a lot, as well as a containment supervisor. There were a ton of different skills that I learned at MPC and developed throughout my career. When I was a ME, the hardest part was the amount of steps needed for the process that it was difficult to remember every single one when you do those steps maybe once or twice per year. The hardest part of the supervisor position was dealing with the employees, their attitudes, and dealing with the administrative tasks.
machine operater , quailty control (Former Employee) – Walworth, WI – October 30, 2018
I loved working there till they changed there hours to 12 hour shifts. then people didn't show for there shift and you were stuck working tow 12 hr shift and no family time or time off between shifts. never seen my managers, it as great learning experience learned about a lot of parts and managing my time fixing parts and working with my employees to make the right
Office Worker (Former Employee) – Walworth, WI – October 25, 2018
MPC looks great on the outside, but once you crack into it you realize it's everyone for themselves. This culture of excellence attempt didn't materialize well, with bosses pitting employee against employee by encouraging you to inform on each other's mistakes. Turnover is high, and the involuntary turnover was higher than anywhere I've ever worked until then or since. Having talked to some of these fired people the tactics used are shameful, though some of them deserved it.
I guess experience. Once you've worked here you'll be a lot more careful in future interviews.
the whole company has no idea what they are doing.
Operator (Current Employee) – Morrison, TN – October 24, 2018
everyone in managment just walks around confused. not any of them know what they are doing, our HR is a joke, ask her a question and you'll be standing there all day while her brain malfunctions. the harrassment that goes on there is terrible, supervisors and leads are the cause of that. terrible pay for you to overexert yourself to try and hit numbers that someone who has no idea what it's like to run parts is like, makes for you. just an all around horrible place to work for.
Line Operator (Former Employee) – Walworth, WI – August 21, 2018
Depending on the building you are working in you will do different jobs but the overall vibe of the company is fun and they really focus on safety and keeping the employees in the loop of any changes going on.
Factory operator (Current Employee) – Walworth, WI – July 18, 2018
MPC has various problems in its management and its training, but overall there is stability to working at MPC. It os a large factory but there are plenty of radios set-up around the facility that make communication a relative breeze.
Machine Operator (Former Employee) – Janesville, WI – June 4, 2018
Everyone there were good people and always willing to help with any situation. Jobs were always a competition and fun at the same time. Always left my job with a smile on my face at the end of the night.
Machine Operator/Assembler (Current Employee) – Prairie du Chien, WI – May 26, 2018
Offers insurance, though it is not very good. Work environment was stressful and overwhelming at times, though the job was quite easy. Supervisors were great and so were coworkers. My biggest complaint is the amount of mandatory overtime, which made home- work balance very difficult.
Process Technician (Former Employee) – Walworth, WI – April 4, 2018
I actually here they are starting to get better. Management was a mess for the years I was there. Tons of wishy washy ideas of things getting with no real change. I hear they finally took some of the suggestions I made years ago and the new management sounds better as well so hard to say.
Operator (Former Employee) – Prairie du Chien, WI – January 24, 2018
Worked there for over a year. Cross trained on most aspects of the job. Never late and always worked hard a made quality parts. Was let go due to a attendance discrepancy that couldn’t be corrected. Upper management wants to see only 1 thing: PRODUCTION PRODUCTION PRODUCTION. They don’t care of the parts are poor quality and if there’s enough parts to run a job for more than an hour. Little concern about employees, though they claim otherwise. Only work here if you want to go nowhere.
Nice people, but over promised to customers = mismanagement
Production Leader (Former Employee) – Janesville, WI – January 17, 2018
I liked many of the people I worked with and for. However, it became abundantly clear the company had over promised to its customers and did not have the manpower to pull it off. While touting a regional "best place to work" from 3 years ago, the real world evidence was challenging to find. The hourly workers were poorly paid and forced OT was a regular occurrence. Retention was subsequently poor which led to production issues. My training was limited to shadowing a overworked supervisor who didn't seem all that thrilled or skilled to be training. It didn't take long to see this wasn't a long term investment on my end. I left another job for this, so that was a shame. I guess I learned to ask more questions. Just because they are nice doesn't mean the company is run well. If you enjoy working tons of hours (on salary) and enjoy self-teaching your position, then give this is a shot.
Nice people, On site medical care
Poor business planning, hourly workers are low paid
The work is easy, pay is good but raises are not guaranteed. Benefits are ok and you start gaining paid time off as soon as you start. Now, the leadership sucks. Bunch of kids run the office and the favoritism is terrible. HR is a joke.
Machine Operator/Welder/Assembler (Current Employee) – Janesville, WI – October 19, 2017
Based on favoritism. Not much chance of work advancement. Sexualharassment is a thing there for sure. No vacation, you have to work weeks/months to get it and bank it up. Horrible management. Supervisors don't know what they are doing and are very crooked at their job. HR is very rude. Don't get paid for certain days sometimes and takes a while for them to fix if they ever do. Job itself is okay not too hard unless you get always put on a harder machine. Employees start drama and talk bad. You get 5 points until you are suspended. Steal toes mandatory. Work every other weekend usually.
Poor management, favoritism, no vacation off the bat
Corporate Manager (Former Employee) – Walworth, WI – October 6, 2017
Small privately-owned company, the owner will occasionally stop by the offices/plants to observe but not meddle. Good pay, good benefits, Tier-1 & Tier-2 automotive supplier specializing in plastic injection moldings.