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Consumers cares!

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Production Supervisor in Port Sheldon, MI
Current Employee - Production Supervisor in Port Sheldon, MI
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Consumers Energy full-time (More than 8 years)

Pros

I truely believe at Consumers employee safety is #1. This is a great company where hard work and dedication can lead to great career advancement and pay. I will never leave this company.

Cons

I feel a large number of union employees who have had the opportunity to work for Consumers for many years have forgotten how tough the job market is...and how good the really have it! I wish everyone would earn their paycheck and give an honest days work for great pay.

Advice to Management

The implementation of change is the hardest part of being a member of management- Sometimes you need to break away from the way things have been done in the past and lay a new set of ground rules and standards. I know its not always the most popular thing to do but your good employees that do a good job on a daily basis will be all for it- and your poor performing(or lazy) performers will eventually weed themselves out.

Other Employee Reviews for Consumers Energy

  1. Helpful (1)

    Overall very satisfied with employment.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Training in Grand Rapids, MI
    Current Employee - Training in Grand Rapids, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Consumers Energy full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Solid company offering a variety of positions and career paths. Good pay and decent benefits. Many employees are long term (20+ years), friendly, and strive to do a good job.

    Cons

    Advancement opportunities are sometimes lacking. The company is always a second-mover with regards to technology, risks, strategy, etc., so don't expect to be on the forefront of emerging ideas. The company also bends over backwards to appease its union.

    Advice to Management

    Hire people who know something about the business and avoid those who only want to make a name for themselves, rather than helping the business and employees grow.


  2. Helpful (1)

    IT Intern

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - IT Intern in Jackson, MI
    Current Intern - IT Intern in Jackson, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Consumers Energy as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great people to work with. Everyone was willing to help and explain any problems I had. Overall it was a great experience.

    Cons

    Seemed like a very rigid, formal environment. The work itself was mundane and boring. Didn't seem like there were a lot of job opportunities in the field I was interested in.


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