MacDon Industries

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MacDon Industries Reviews

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Allan J. MacDonald
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    Paul Bettles

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    Former Employee - Production Welder in Winnipeg, MB (Canada)
    Former Employee - Production Welder in Winnipeg, MB (Canada)

    I worked at MacDon Industries full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Company support and time spent

    Cons

    Keeping up with quotas instead of quality

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Attention to quality welding rather than quotas

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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    An improving and changing company.

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    Former Employee - Manufacturing Quality Engineering in Winnipeg, MB (Canada)
    Former Employee - Manufacturing Quality Engineering in Winnipeg, MB (Canada)

    I worked at MacDon Industries as an intern (more than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits and an interesting place to work. The company is currently going through some major changes and adapting to modern and lean techniques. Since Mac Don is still at the bottom of their learning curve there are plenty of changes to keep things interesting. .

    Cons

    Some parts of the company are still hesitant or resistant to modern manufacturing methods. These people are hindering the progress.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep changing. Keep updating.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3.  

    Hand on job

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    Former Employee - Manufacturing Engineer Assistant
    Former Employee - Manufacturing Engineer Assistant

    I worked at MacDon Industries

    Pros

    Expanding Company. Becoming lean and adopting the automotive industry way

    Cons

    The mentality of the floor workers need to be changed

    Recommends
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    MacDon Industries both good and bad

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Winnipeg, MB (Canada)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Winnipeg, MB (Canada)

    I worked at MacDon Industries

    Pros

    Great benefits package fully funded by the employer. Some great people work there. The company shares profits with employees in the form of an xmas bonus.

    Cons

    A lot of dead weight is tolerated. Everyone gets the same raise and bonus regardless of their performance. There is no incentive or reward for being a top performer. Overtime is not fairly compensated. Morale has declined significantly over the years due to ineffective management.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more open about communicating with employees, and lead by example. Reward good work, and deal with poor performers in order to gain/hold the respect of your staff.

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