I worked at AMORIM CORK AMERICA full-time (More than a year)
They have ten paid holidays a year. The work/life balance is decent since schedules are relatively fixed and they are too cheap to pay overtime. Only the mold room employees have to work weekends and won't get two days off in row. Everyone else is mon-fri.
The benefits are extremely poor. The working conditions were mired by numerous federal health and safety violations. The management is comprised solely of a group of bowling buddies. They lack any appropriate skills for their positions, but they certainly make sure to loot the company coffers in order to pay themselves huge bonuses despite the company losing money in many aspects. They also pay absurdly low compared to other manufacturing facilities. The turnover is also very high and moral is extremely low. The culture here is based on favoritism and whether or not you are on the management's bowling team.
Advice to Management
The Portugal Management should replace the entire USA management. If you lot knew the truth about them, you would understand why the company has such extremely low sales volumes despite the monopoly of a certain product and the company being in business for six decades.
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