Alcoa
3.0 of 5 158 reviews
www.alcoa.com New York, NY 5000+ Employees

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Will not be around in 10 years

EHS Engineer (Former Employee)
Newburgh, IN

I worked at Alcoa full-time for more than 10 years

ProsLearned a lot. Great beginning job if you are a go doer. Will never get bored. Lots to do and learn.

ConsIf you are not male, pack your bags.

Advice to Senior ManagementGet Real. It is the 2012 open your eyes.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Maintenance Technician (Current Employee)
Lancaster, PA

I have been working at Alcoa full-time for less than a year


Pros: The company has great benefits, which include lots of discounts with AT&T, Verizon, Staples, GM, Ford, Apple and many others. Their dental is excellent along… Cons: Due to the great number of employees and heavy equipment in the facility, there is high risk for an accident, so they tend to enforce… Advice to Senior Management: Recommend management to stop inciminating people, is just like if they are waiting for someone to do something bad so they can write you up… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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Finance (Current Employee)

I have been working at Alcoa full-time for more than 8 years


Pros: Solid tools and processes Deep manufacturing / operations talent Pockets of effective… Cons: Terrible work-life balance Excessive focus on short term results...1 y payback on Capital Investment Di… Advice to Senior Management: Need to wake up and really "talk" to the workforce. Too much airtime w/ CNBC and 60 minutes. Lets engage… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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