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  1. "current employee"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Current Employee in Troy, MI
    Current Employee - Current Employee in Troy, MI
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Magna Chartered Surveyors full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Magna is a very big and strong company, and has lots of opportunities. The company is growing very fast with new divisions. Can learn a lot through working.

    Cons

    Lack of communications between departments and between division. Also has a lot of challenges in working, communications and management for employee.

    Advice to Management

    More communications between departments and between divisions. Improvement of workplace policy for departments. Proper considerations for duties of the position.


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    "oh my."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Spring Hill, TN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Spring Hill, TN
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Magna Chartered Surveyors full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I believe Magna as a whole is a good company, I think it may just be certain plants that need some changes.

    Cons

    Very unorganized and chaotic, always feel like you are spinning your wheels and getting no where. vacation is accrued monthly, The more you do, the more they expect. no teamwork, no training, you are just thrown into the job and expected to do it. they claim to have open door policy but it seems like anything you have to say falls on deaf ears. Expected to work LONG hours. No balance between work and play.

    Advice to Management

    Hire more people, so that good people do not get burned out!


  3. "Foam"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Shepherdsville, KY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Shepherdsville, KY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Magna Chartered Surveyors full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay and great benefits. It's pretty easy to move up there depending on which department you get hired in.

    Cons

    Sometimes not guaranteed the full time 40 hours per week. You go in the same time everyday and leave when job is done. Sometimes only bringing home 30 hours.

    Advice to Management

    Give us more hours and you will have a lot of happy employees. It's the word around the foam department right now


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  5. "Die setter"

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    Former Employee - Die Setter in Iowa City, IA
    Former Employee - Die Setter in Iowa City, IA

    Pros

    Pay, benefits, vacation, co-workers are always done to earth and easy to get along with

    Cons

    Politics, more money more money more money, upper management not always easy to talk to or open to suggestions


  6. "Manufacturing Technician"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Holly, MI
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Holly, MI
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Magna Chartered Surveyors full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good benefits. Good profit sharing

    Cons

    Magna as a corporation is a great company but some division don't follow the same ideals as corporate


  7. "Eagle Bend MFG"

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    Former Employee - Maintenance Supervisor in Knoxville, TN
    Former Employee - Maintenance Supervisor in Knoxville, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Magna Chartered Surveyors (More than a year)

    Pros

    Training, employee advocacy, growth potential

    Cons

    Hours, machine down time, performance evaluations


  8. Helpful (1)

    "Varied"

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    Former Employee - Engineer in Troy, MI
    Former Employee - Engineer in Troy, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Magna Chartered Surveyors full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Decent pay, learn a lot

    Cons

    Nepotism abounds, clic are promoted, no matter how little they know

    Advice to Management

    Get to know your own charter, quit promoting idiots just because they are loyal suck ups


  9. "Stepping stone"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Magna Chartered Surveyors full-time

    Pros

    its a great stepping stone for my career

    Cons

    More of a management position/was looking for something more design related

    Advice to Management

    Create a better atmosphere for change


  10. "HR Assistant"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good company. Opportunity for growth and education advancement.

    Cons

    Typicall manufacturing environment. Can be stressful and fast paced, relatively good overall.


  11. "Material Handler"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great coworkers to work with

    Cons

    Not enough jobs to stay busy


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