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Updated October 10, 2017
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  • Coal mining industry is in a downfall due to market and regulation (in 10 reviews)

  • employees are treated as a number with little communication filtering down from upper management (in 10 reviews)

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  1. "End of an Era"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Joy Global full-time

    Pros

    Great co-workers, Casual dress-code, flexible working hours, Great benefits.

    Cons

    Teams tend to work in isolation, rather collaboratively.


  2. "Maintenance"

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    Former Employee - Planner in Milwaukee, WI
    Former Employee - Planner in Milwaukee, WI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great people and great benefits

    Cons

    Got permanently laid off when Joy Global was bought

    Advice to Management

    Keep the original employees when purchasing another company

  3. "manufacturing Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Joy Global full-time

    Pros

    company provides a good life balance

    Cons

    Do not value employee input


  4. "It's a job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Long hour good money on the road a lot

    Cons

    On the road poor work life balance


  5. "Plant closure"

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    Former Employee - Machine Operator in Franklin, PA
    Former Employee - Machine Operator in Franklin, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay, good benefits...overtime available usually

    Cons

    Company not consistent with ideas...management would come up with a fairly silly idea and then that was the new rule.

    Advice to Management

    Get it together...cut down on waste


  6. "Project Coordinator"

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    Former Employee - Project Coordinator in Cleveland, OH
    Former Employee - Project Coordinator in Cleveland, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The people were great, the job was fast paced, strong focus on safety, business attire was casual, and I enjoyed my job.

    Cons

    Some mgrs. were disconnected but others made up for it. Wished they were a bit more flexible with work schedules, but it's my understanding that has since changed.

    Advice to Management

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  7. "Moving in a positive direction"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Joy Global full-time

    Pros

    Forward thinking IT staff which is very ahead of current market trends. Good culture with modern workplace policies.

    Cons

    Lack of recognition of talent. Lots of teams carrying significant dead weight, complaints or recommendations to fix such issues are commonly ignored.

    Advice to Management

    Consider being more stringent with performance reviews, no one ever gets fired and that being said there is no driver for people to not do the bare minimum.

  8. "Sales/Service"

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    Current Employee - Service Engineer in Mount Vernon, IL
    Current Employee - Service Engineer in Mount Vernon, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Joy Global full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great company! Management works well with employees. Decent communication response. Really good benefits.

    Cons

    Coal mining industry is in a downfall due to market and regulation.


  9. "Welder"

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    Former Employee - Welder/Fabricator in Milwaukee, WI
    Former Employee - Welder/Fabricator in Milwaukee, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Job, great pay and benefits.

    Cons

    My division moved to Texas


  10. "Only ONE drawback"

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    Current Employee - Automation Engineer in Milwaukee, WI
    Current Employee - Automation Engineer in Milwaukee, WI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Awesome team, management is there to support you, work is incredible

    Cons

    Having to deal with IT department. They have full monitoring and control privileges.

    Advice to Management

    give permission to operate independent of IT.


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