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Division Cost Manager (Current Employee) –  Huntersville, NCJune 13, 2018
Very little opportunity for career advancement for cost managers. Deceptive recruiting and interviewing for the cost manager position. Company changes not well communicated.
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great place to work
Panel Line (Former Employee) –  Enon Valley, PAJune 4, 2018
it was enjoyable for the most part. friendly staff, the company did a lot to show thanks to its employees through outtings and company picnics as well as the benefits it provided
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Temporary assignment
Administrative Assistant (Former Employee) –  Norristown, PAMay 30, 2018
This was a temporary assignment that I acquired through a temp agency named Career's Express. I worked as an administrative assistant for about a year before the assignment came to an end.
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Enjoyable people , fast paced , decent pay
Laborer (Former Employee) –  Enon Valley, PAMay 10, 2018
Not a bad place to work. Bosses where layed back and understanding. All the people here are very easy to get along with . I actually enjoyed my time at NVR.
Pros
Paid lunch
Cons
No air condition
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Very,Very fast paced with very high expectations
Utility Person (Former Employee) –  Portland, TNMay 7, 2018
Very hot in Portland,TN warehouse

They expect you to do massive production and expect you to do this within a few days, unrealistic expectations.They are always hovering over you pushing you to get your numbers.

It is very hot inside

I tried to work here with the ethic quality first, production second but that turned out to be opposite.
they expect you to be able to do everything within two or three days

The 8 hour day consists of start work at 6am then you get a 10 minute break at 9am, you get a 30 minute lunch at 12pm then you go home at 2:30 most of the time.

equipment is old and breaks down all the time
you are required to bring your own tools like a tape measure, hammer, pliers,etc.

If you don't do production plus or miss a day don't expect to get a raise

In the winter when home building slows down expect to get laid off,their policy is if you are laid off for 3 months you automatically get terminated.

No work/quality manuals on products you build
Pros
it;s a job, health insurance is standard
Cons
impossible production wanted, always hovering over you pushing you to achieve them, no production bonus
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Great Company to work for
Regional Production Manager (Former Employee) –  New York StateApril 13, 2018
Outstanding Company to work for. Excellent opportunity for advancement. Competitive compensation. Excellent training and support from corporate office
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Very fast paced building labor
Production Worker (Former Employee) –  Thurmont, MDApril 9, 2018
NVR is a good job for a man with a construction background even carpentry you build prefab walls and roof trusses to be shipped out for Dan Ryan Homes and other builders Building Homes long hours and good pay just the hours don't cut it with getting kids up for school in the morning
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nice place to work
Vendor Specialist (Current Employee) –  Buffalo, NYApril 9, 2018
nice group of guys to work for with my experience through out Erie County, I just want to advance myself in a field that I would enjoy more in the future, and a position I always wanted.
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Terrible Managers
Loan Closer (Former Employee) –  Blue Bell, PAApril 3, 2018
Horrible place to work:

Had to report abuse of power and misconduct as well as CFPB violations to management and then I was laid off.
This mtg. company is a joke they do not care about the customer only about the sale.
Pros
none
Cons
Poor management, poor training no accountability
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Tough job but worth it
Sales Manager/Asst Vice President (Former Employee) –  Fairfax, VAMarch 31, 2018
They have very high expectations. their payscale is a little lopsided but once you get into management, the salary scale is amazing. I worked there for 17 years and they treated me well.
Pros
pay
Cons
hours
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Lead Framer (Former Employee) –  Dayton, OHMarch 29, 2018
It was a great place to work. Great staff to work with. Real quick pace. Show up do your job, and things went great. Great benefits, employee owned stock.
Pros
great atmosphere
Cons
no room to grow
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Wish I was still there
Field Sales Administrator (Former Employee) –  Huntersville, NCMarch 23, 2018
This was the job I had hoped to retire from. Great environment and wonderful colleagues. Ryan Homes really believes in helping an individual grow and accomplish their career goals. The benefits are outstanding. I would give anything to still be working there...but the housing market the way it was, I was laid off.
Pros
Interesting exciting work
Cons
Don't really have any
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hard work
Truss stacker (Former Employee) –  Thurmont, MDMarch 22, 2018
The job is very demanding and fast paced, coworkers are okay but equipment needed to do job had repeated issuies management needs to be better trained in dealing with employess.
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Fast paced learning curve. Only for disciplined, self motivated person
Sales and Marketing Representative (Former Employee) –  Voorhees, NJMarch 11, 2018
Fast paced training can be very stressful. Potential for advancement within company is excellent. Work/life balance excellent. Great benefits. Great compensation possible for self motivated individual.
Pros
Work/life balance. Benefits. Potential compensation.
Cons
Mandatory weekend hours.
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Burn-out job with poor mangement and no job security
Mortgage Loan Originator (Current Employee) –  Washington, DCMarch 1, 2018
The customers are incentivized to use you, so management holds sales team accountable and responsible for all roles in office. There is no accountability for the inside staff. Management is never present or around. Turn-over is incredibly high. Company runs off of a culture of intimidation and bullying. Often worked 60 or more hours in a week. They sell you on "all of the money you can make" but it's not nearly as much as they make it seem.
Pros
incentivized business
Cons
hours worked, stress, poor management, no job security
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Lot Acquisition Administrator (Current Employee) –  Fairfax, VAFebruary 22, 2018
training has opportunities that need addressing for new hires and management needs coaching on people skills. they have the knowledge but relating the message is not always in the best way.
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Great Place to Work
Truss builder (Former Employee) –  100 Apples Church Rd, Thurmont, MD 21788February 14, 2018
NVR is a great place to work, but I will say it is not for the laid back type. The work environment is very demanding and stressful at times. Long hours during their night shift. It is a place of production, so numbers and performance does matter. Even with that said I did enjoy my time at this company even though it was short. Advancements are there but require hard work and time to get them.
Pros
Great Pay, Good team, Great workers
Cons
Maybe too fast paced for some, does take time to advance, long night shift hours
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productive work place
General Laborer/Machine Operator/Team Lead (Former Employee) –  Chambersburg, PAFebruary 13, 2018
come in to work and get the job done, learned teamwork, great management, nothing is hard its up to you how hard it is, great work crew, great attitudes
Pros
great work environment, good pay, good benefits
Cons
no cons
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Productive, fun place to work
Mortgage Loan Processor (Former Employee) –  Woodbridge, VAFebruary 13, 2018
The office was always enjoyable to be in. Had very few bad days at this place of employment. Managers were very easy to talk to and corporate was also easy to get in touch with along with easy to talk with.
Pros
Office trips
Cons
None
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Project Manager (Current Employee) –  SCFebruary 7, 2018
A day in the life of a NVR (Ryan Homes) project manager typically goes something like this: You arrive to the site early (7AM), you review your schedules, check your calendar for appointments, update your rain log/BMP map and walk your houses under construction. In the first walk of the day, you send out contacts to contractors scheduled to ensure you're hitting your schedule appropriately and order any necessary materials needed to keep all critical tasks moving. Throughout the day, you're typically solving a lot of problems, making lists for contractors and answering emails, phone calls and texts. Towards the end of the day you will confirm work is being completed correctly and your next contractor is going to hit the schedule. This job is very rewarding when you see the complete product and a happy homeowner. Management is very hands off; they will let you learn and grow. As long as you are getting your work done, there are no issues. The hardest part of the job is keeping unreliable contractors on schedule and ensuring their work is completed with 100% quality and in a reasonable amount of time. It is a great job for anyone who hates sitting behind a desk. You're out in the field all the time, which is great.
Pros
Benefits
Cons
Stress, heavy work loads and high pressure
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