Selmet, Inc Employee Reviews

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Great company
cutoff b, cleaning department (Former Employee) –  Albany, OROctober 22, 2018
Loved my department and crew. Overall a awesome company to be employed by. Learned a lot of useful information on the job. They care about there employee's and the quality of there work. Focused on getting numbers and having a solid step by step process.
Pros
Great co workers
Cons
Hot temp in the summer
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Fun place
Wax Molder B (Former Employee) –  Albany, OROctober 15, 2018
Should be a fun and loving place to work to make sure the others are happy and me as well. Everyone should help each other to accomplish goals more effective and efficient
Pros
Free lunches
Cons
Short breaks
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5.0
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Great place to work
Casting Engineering Internship (Former Employee) –  Albany, ORSeptember 20, 2018
Selmet is a great place to work. Management is experienced and cares about their product and people. Company culture encourages employees to be safe and make their job a career.
Pros
Profit sharing, good people
Cons
Job can be stressful, making shipping objectives
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4.0
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Job growth, was bad at this time.
Metals Manager/Casting (Former Employee) –  Albany, ORAugust 27, 2018
This is a good company, with lots of potential. If you don't get along with employees you will not make it here. The longer you have been here the more they want.
Pros
Good company for the young employee, for retirement.
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5.0
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Fast paced work environment with a teamwork setting.
Darkroom Assistant (Former Employee) –  Albany, ORJuly 12, 2018
Hardest part of the job is when you get super backed up and it’s hard to catch up.
I enjoyed the staff and everyone who worked there.
You always get your breaks.
Pros
Lunches
Cons
Some drama
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3.0
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It's an okay job if you have no life
Dimensional Inspector (Current Employee) –  Albany, ORJune 3, 2018
Depending on which department(or cell) you're in, it's not too bad of a place to work. 10 hours a day, Monday-Friday and 5 hours on Saturday. Sometimes we have to work clear through the weekend, depending on what time of the month it is. If you're single and have no kids, it wouldn't be too bad. But if you do have kids, don't expect to see them very much because there is NO work/life balance. Just all work. The only reason why people would stick around is because of the profit sharing.
Pros
Profit sharing, stable work
Cons
Low pay, no home life
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Its a good company overall
Wax molder (Current Employee) –  Albany, ORApril 12, 2018
It's a good job and people who have worked there a while there's still the good old boy mentality but it's changing for the better I hope they offer 401k but no matching have profit sharing witch is good company overall is good place to work
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3.0
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Hard to please
Welder (Former Employee) –  Albany, ORJanuary 23, 2018
First year is great. Than the dynamic changes.. Endless work days.. They bait you into working all weekends and days off. Tell you its ok to say no for working your days off but with surprisingly write you up for "denial" to work. Can get used to it but hard when young. Wish they could compensate for the young and ambitious.
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2.0
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High level Skills for Entry/Internship Position
Chemical Engineering Intern (Former Employee) –  Albany, ORJanuary 11, 2018
Safety is not part of the company's culture. Selmet has a long way to go as far as creating a safe work environment for their employees. The pay rate is typically 10-25% lower compared to other manufacturing companies. For an entry level position you are expected to already know the job.
Pros
bonus
Cons
low pay, hazardous conditions, poor leadership
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Not a fan
Dimensional Technician (Level B) (Former Employee) –  Albany, ORJanuary 3, 2018
Clear lack of communication, fairly stressful, not a career for the average person. The job itself isn't bad, its the management that's a pain to work with. Expect 50+ hours every single week and 60 ish at the end of the month.
Pros
Lots of overtime
Cons
management can be tough to deal with.
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4.0
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Work
Production Worker (Former Employee) –  Albany, ORJanuary 3, 2018
Went to work, in order to work. Was a good job, with fairly great employees as team members. Would recommend they cut swing shift overall and allow employees to have normal business hours!
Pros
Smole shacks
Cons
No cell phones on property
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3.0
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relaxed
Journeyman Millwright (Current Employee) –  Albany, ORNovember 7, 2017
it is a relaxed place to work.. need to work on taking better care of their employees. management needs to be better. not a very good place to work when you have bills and are a single parent.
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4.0
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Extracting the Most from Employees
HRIS Support Technician (Former Employee) –  Albany, ORAugust 25, 2017
Depending on which department you work in, there are pluses and minuses to work for Selmet. If you are working in production, they demand mandatory overtime and may place you on whatever shift they need. Non-production areas are much less stressful, but they do expect you to do the most you can with the least salary.
Pros
Profit Sharing between 20-30% (after 6 mo employment)
Cons
Busy
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4.0
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Overall a great place to work. Pay and benefits are good.
Internal Auditor (Current Employee) –  Albany, ORAugust 9, 2017
Interesting place to work with many positions to apply for. Management is continually improving the site and the manufacturing process.

The company expects long hours, with many working over 50 and as many as 70hr/week.
Pros
Good work atmosphere
Cons
Long hours
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3.0
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Fair place to work
Maintenance Worker (Former Employee) –  Albany, ORAugust 1, 2017
If you happen to be looking for work and don't have a lot of experience or education it's a fair job. It's labor work so it isn't fun. There are benefits offered to long term employees as well.
Pros
benefits
Cons
labor
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I wouldn't recommend anyone to become employed by Selmet Inc
Darkroom Attendant (Current Employee) –  Albany, ORJuly 20, 2017
Really stressful environment, management was unprofessional, very low staffed so was made to work long hours, attitude of employees and management was not worth the pay.
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5.0
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Productive, Diverse
C.I. Summer Help (Former Employee) –  Albany, ORJune 28, 2017
This industry was really diverse and at times very quickly paced. One day I would be organizing years of files and then the next I find myself measuring and weighing countless wax parts for information.This company has really good management, and all the employees were most certainly inviting. I really enjoyed working for this company and i would definitely recommend.
Pros
Good Management, Diverse
Cons
Poor Maintenance, sometimes repetitive
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4.0
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Continuous work that keeps me busy and makes the day go by fast.
Ingot Processor (Current Employee) –  Albany, ORJune 20, 2017
Even if you show up to work everyday on time the supervisors choose to not work with you to help accommodate your needs in real life. Like switching people to night shift without giving even the slightest of a heads up. Management needs a little work in that department.
Pros
Free gatorade
Cons
Want all the effort you have but give zero in return
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5.0
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A caring company to work for
PROCUREMENT INTERN (Former Employee) –  Albany, ORApril 27, 2017
This company cares very much about its employees. From the family day hosted in the summer so families can see where the employees work and what they do, to making sure that you have what you need, Selmet does everything they can to take care of its employees
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5.0
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Loved this job!
Procurement Agent (Current Employee) –  Albany, ORApril 13, 2017
I loved working at Selmet. My boss is an incredible woman who really pushes her employees to grow and become better workers as well as people in general. The hardest part about the job is adjusting to frequent changes.
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