Kaiser Aluminum

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Just OK.... Very conservative company in a conservative industry

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Kaiser Aluminum

Pros

generally supportive of professional development and training of salaried employees. Fairly stable business. rational decision making, less office politics than many other places, not many unecessary meetings

Cons

old school management style, lack of any common culture, lack investment in modern IT tools (intranet), minimal community involvement / social responsibility, frequent layoffs / job eliminations, no initiatives to make work more fun / build teamwork, issues with work/life balance in certain departments

Advice to ManagementAdvice

make some effort to improve the internal communications within the company. very little communication from senior management to the people in the field

No opinion of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Stable, conservative company not looking to trade risk for growth

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Kaiser Aluminum

    Pros

    Kaiser is very well-positioned in their space, and has an excellent reputation in the industry. Folks are generally pretty nice, and management does a fairly good job of allowing employees to balance work and life.

    Cons

    The management team, while loaded with several top notch individuals, also has some dead wood that needs to be cleaned out. One could infer that the company does not want to rock the boat, and that the board is clearly okay with that strategy.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Carefully evaluate the people that are at a mid-level manager position and above, as there are some clear opportunities to upgrade talent without taking on any undue risk.

    Approves of CEO
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    Production Supervisor

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Production Supervisor in Spokane, WA
    Current Employee - Production Supervisor in Spokane, WA

    I have been working at Kaiser Aluminum full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great place to work in Spokane

    Cons

    None that I can think of.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

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