Outsider

Kalamazoo, MI

#1 Jul 21, 2011
Not a nice place to work.

Since: Feb 13

United States

#2 Feb 2, 2013
I've been there since september... and it's not to bad
Nightshade

United States

#3 Mar 10, 2013
Awful place to work. Run and don't look back!
Lol

Portage, MI

#4 Mar 15, 2013
Been there 3 1/2 years. Not a terrible job. The complainers are just lazy people
wondering

Cynthiana, KY

#5 Jul 23, 2014
What are your working conditions like? How old are the machines in your factory? How many departments do you have within the plant?
Badbik

Merritt, MI

#7 Feb 18, 2015
wondering wrote:
What are your working conditions like? How old are the machines in your factory? How many departments do you have within the plant?
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Working conditions are fare, you stay constantly busy and you get a couple of breaks totaling half an hour. The molding department consists of machine operators,(which quality inspect parts, pack them, and put them away in there designated spot.) Die setters or process technician (who sets tools into the press forming the parts) and, material handlers or backside utility (who supply proper packaging and bins for parts being made plus supply material to presses in a timely manner to a job change over) the assembly department or finishing has operators (who assemble automotive dash and center console) a utility (who supplies operators with proper parts and screws, nuts, and bolts). Those are the two latest departments. There is also shipping and receiving, maintenance, paint, engineering, quality, and good ole hr. The machines in the plant are mostly new for the exception of the presses. They are old van dorns but work decently. Each press has a robot that picks the part and puts out on a conveyer belt. most people in the plant are nice and friendly, finishing supervisors are typically the calmer of the supervisor crowd. The second shift molding supervisors is the most irate when you've messed up. All in all not a bad place to work with allot of options on what you want to do. Side note summit polymers is a very financially stable company with a plants in Japan, Mexico, and the US. The location in Vicksburg MI is the leading plant in production.

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