Fast-paced, hot, only for those who can handle stressful work
Package Inspector (Former Employee) – Massillon, OH – September 12, 2018
While the employers and employees I worked with were very nice and helpful and a joy to interact with, the work environment was not that great to be in. Working the late-night shift was more manageable for a night owl like myself, but the cooler outside temperature did not help at all.
Some of the presses can be overwhelming and difficult while others easy and manageable and less taxing on the body and mind. The temperature is always very warm and constant hydration and freshening up in the bathrooms on breaks is a must. You need to also keep a sharp eye out for oil spills or anything that could cause slippage or injuries, such as what happened when I had to lift a rather heavy box (that felt more than 50 lbs) of parts on one of the presses, leaving a long cut on my leg that fortunately healed well over the next few weeks. While that was partially my fault for not noticing the spill, I think a better job could have been done about it in the first place.
This is a job more suited for those who can handle hard-labor work under pressure and be fast enough to keep up with parts that come out of the presses every few seconds as well as be able to handle the hot temperatures.
Great pay, paid breaks, friendly people
Hot environment, fast-paced, standing most of the time