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Westmoreland Coal Reviews

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  1. "operator"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operator in Jewett, TX
    Current Employee - Operator in Jewett, TX
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Paycheck every two weeks, insurance, good pay, great Co workers

    Cons

    Coal industry on down cline, need better management with experience

    Advice to Management

    Treat employees fairly and employees are making management money so treat them like they are part of a team


  2. "Out by Foreman/Safety Specialist"

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

    I worked at Westmoreland Coal full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    A good company with excellent benefits. Salary was very competitive if not one of the top paying jobs in this field

    Cons

    Some mid line supervisors do not like disagreement. Had reverted to a dictatorship type management style after LW shut down

    Advice to Management

    Go back to the way things were. Let employees make suggestions and listen


  3. "Director, Contract Administration. Negotiate contracts and supervise staff of this department"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Director, Contractor Administration in Phila, PA
    Former Contractor - Director, Contractor Administration in Phila, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Westmoreland Coal as a contractor (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Given the ability to advance if create value for company.
    Bonus at my level.
    Most staff worked well together

    Cons

    The strategic plan was not divulged to middle management.

    Advice to Management

    The strategic and operating plan should be addressed with middle management.


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  5. "good co.to work for."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineering Department, in Big Stone Gap, VA
    Former Employee - Engineering Department, in Big Stone Gap, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Westmoreland Coal full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    good pay and good team work,,,,good saftey record.

    Cons

    could have given better chances to advance

    Advice to Management

    give employes a better chance for advancement.



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