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Arclin Reviews

Updated October 29, 2018
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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great Opportunity"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Leadership Team in Blythewood, SC
    Current Employee - Leadership Team in Blythewood, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Arclin full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Everyone, including the Leadership Team, is engaged and willing to work hard to insure we're successful.

    Cons

    Really no negatives. If you have to work for a living, this location is a wonderful place to work.

    Advice to Management

    Keep on doing what we're doing. Which is continuous improvement.


  2. "Good pay"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Roswell, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Roswell, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Arclin full-time

    Pros

    Can work from home. Laptop is provided

    Cons

    Bad management team. Long hours

    Advice to Management

    Should be more professional and leave personal problem at home.

  3. "Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Roswell, GA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Roswell, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Arclin full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Lots of good opportunities and experience to demonstrate abilities
    Casual and relax dress code
    Friendly and down to earth people

    Cons

    Multiple tasks and fires to put out
    High turnover
    Management can be frustrating as they can be absent
    Nepotism and a good ol' boy kind of culture


  4. "So-so work environment"

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    Former Employee - Process Engineer in Tacoma, WA
    Former Employee - Process Engineer in Tacoma, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Arclin (More than a year)

    Pros

    Strong communication within the team, good working structure

    Cons

    Corporate world dominates. Makes hard workers at manufacturing facilities feel insignificant

    Advice to Management

    Pay employees that work the hardest (operators) what they deserve...


  5. "Operator"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Arclin full-time

    Pros

    Great people on the floor to work with

    Cons

    To much favoritism in up front management and supervisors


  6. "Accounts Payable"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Arclin full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Company definitely takes care of their people.
    Great opportunities for growth
    Non-micromanagement

    Cons

    Not many issues to be concerned about as long as you do what's required of you.


  7. Helpful (2)

    "Production Operator"

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    Former Employee - Production Operator in Moncure, NC
    Former Employee - Production Operator in Moncure, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    You get to work outside, with lots of exercise

    Cons

    For what you do, the pay isn’t that great. One Supervisor is degrading and harassing to employees, and does not get along with the other Supervisor. They enjoy talking about safety but do not fix things readily and no one follows the safety rules and are not disciplined. Operators lie about getting hurt, or do not report it due to fear of being fired. Very low moral with most looking for other jobs. Have a couple bully operators that threaten people. I have a proven disability and after discussing it with my manager, I was told that if I couldn’t perform a certain task, they had no need for me. Yet there were other operators that had no disability who were not required to perform the task. So favoritism is also a problem. Do not work for this company.

    Advice to Management

    Change

  8. "Running Lean"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Amazing production floor team! They are running very lean and have picked up a lot of shifts to enable runability.

    Great schedule for the production floor employees.

    Great benefits

    Cons

    Management gets too many projects dumped on them at the sites. Please let them complete the previous project before the next one starts!

    Advice to Management

    Hire at least 1 more person per shift. (4 in total) These folks are getting tired out and need some help covering shifts!


  9. "Run away!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    None! They ran off all their good employees. Their Canadian leadership team is 30 years behind the times! No wonder that the employees are trying to unionize.

    Cons

    This is a horrible company. Their leadership, led by Russ Taylor, is atrocious! He is a rabid CEO, with no leadership skills.

    Advice to Management

    Sell the company to competent owners!


  10. Helpful (3)

    "Poor Leadership"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Roswell, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Roswell, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Arclin (More than a year)

    Pros

    Hours aren't bad most of the time, some travel

    Cons

    No money in company -> lower salary, less coworkers so tasks/responsibilities increased 3x fold with little guidance, managers don't manage and instead have their own mountains of work. No culture, people are boring/slow, lot of politics.