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"Best place I have worked."

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Support Specialist in Huntington, WV
Current Employee - Support Specialist in Huntington, WV
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Company shows real desire to help you improve yourself. If you make the effort you can move up.

Cons

Work can sometimes be frustrating, but not the fault of the company.

Advice to Management

Keep up the good work.

Other Employee Reviews for Amazon

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Exciting and dynamic group of smart people working on the next gen big things"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Technology obsessed smart people around you.
    Strong and visionary leadership team
    Lots of growth opportunities

    Cons

    Very few perks, unstructured in terms of HR.
    Very long working hours

    Advice to Management

    Employees need some more fun than just exciting work!


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Safety Coordinator - High level of responsibility, good benefits, compensation lacking for level of work."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Safety Coordinator in Plainfield, IN
    Former Employee - Safety Coordinator in Plainfield, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    High level of responsibility.
    Amazon is growing bigger and bigger every second of every day.
    Self directed independent activities 85% of the time.
    Great place to gain a ton of experience and increase knowledge base to expert level in health and safety field very quickly due to volume, number of employees, and organizational structure.
    Good benefits/Variable compensation plan (monthly bonus)

    Cons

    Internal politics between safety and operations leadership is high. Safety spends a lot of time doing things that are by policy the responsibility of operational leadership and not directly safety related. Safety Coordinators are compensated terribly in comparison to level of responsibility and functions performed. Never ending 5S projects - Many hours of laying and scraping floor tape (which is ignored as a control and operationally changes daily) to make somebody/somewhere happy.

    Advice to Management

    Restructure safety team classifications. Safety Coordinators should be at a minimum reclassified as hire Level 4 employees allowing for more negotiable compensation based upon ability/performance. Specialists should have increased standard of work requirements to justify increased compensation over coordinators if they are to remain in the structure. Revamp safety standard of work to be more inclusive of day to day expectations and audits to reduce safety being pulled into non safety activities. Establish facility 5S sustainability teams comprised of operations Tier 1 employees who can be pulled to complete 5S projects as needed. This would allow higher level and skilled employees to perform their essential functions.

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