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Alcoa Reviews

Updated August 15, 2017
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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Senior paralegal"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Alcoa full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work, stand behind employees

    Cons

    No advancement possible in legal department

    Advice to Management

    Hire more bottom level employees


  2. "Reliable client"

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Alcoa as a contractor

    Pros

    Good people and work environment

    Cons

    Disconnect between management goals and operation

  3. "Great company to work for!"

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    Former Employee - Marketing Intern in Davenport, IA
    Former Employee - Marketing Intern in Davenport, IA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Alcoa full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I honestly loved my time at Alcoa. They were extremely helpful and opened my eyes to new experiences.

    Cons

    None that I can think of!


  4. "Product Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Tooling Manager in Dover, NJ
    Former Employee - Tooling Manager in Dover, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Alcoa full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great place to work, nice benefits.

    Cons

    Quick turn it over, minimum salary increase

    Advice to Management

    Pay attention to the moral high f the company.


  5. "Fast paced environment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Alcoa full-time

    Pros

    I enjoy being part of such a great team

    Cons

    We move quickly, you must be able to accept change


  6. "chemical finisher"

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    Former Employee - Retired in Cleveland, OH
    Former Employee - Retired in Cleveland, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Alcoa full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    they care for there employees family based company they are always trying to make changes how they make there forgings and a better way to get it done

    Cons

    forced to work to many hours

    Advice to Management

    give a person with no experience a chance


  7. "High class, medium quality"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Amazing management team catered to our every need

    Cons

    A bit picky at times

    Advice to Management

    Work well with employees

  8. "Great experience, learned a lot from experienced colleagues."

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    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Alcoa as an intern

    Pros

    Dress code is any long sleeve and long pants, must be cotton, and steel toed boots, outside of appropriate PPE.

    Cons

    It's often very hot, and being outside is a small part of the job.


  9. "Excellent Company!"

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    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Alcoa as an intern

    Pros

    Great work environment for all. Superior safety culture. Enjoyed going to work every day. Work culture is some of the best.

    Cons

    I do not have any cons for this company that I experienced. Everything is willing to help and tasks full responsibility for there job tasks.

    Advice to Management

    Learn as much as you can. Ask questions and job shadow the right people. Take advantage of your work resources.


  10. "Summer intern experience"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Alcoa as an intern

    Pros

    I enjoyed the really collaborative environment and the worthwhile projects the interns worked on. The company seemed invested in the interns and their professional development. The intern group were all very friendly and made the summer intern experience very enjoyable.

    Cons

    Only a small percent of interns received return offers.


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