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Linamar Reviews

Updated Jul 11, 2019

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3.3
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68%
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86%
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Linamar CEO Linda S. Hasenfratz
Linda S. Hasenfratz
94 Ratings
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  • "work long hours and lots of overtime(in 13 reviews)

  • "Work life balance is impacted by need for overtime during this high demand period(in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Best Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Student Machine Operator in Windsor, ON

    I have been working at Linamar part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Staff - Management teams are so supporting,

    Cons

    It's too hot to work in the summer time

    Linamar2019-07-11
  2. "Good place to gain experience"

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    Current Employee - Electrician in Guelph, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Linamar full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Job security since 20 + manufacturing facilities in Guelph area.

    Cons

    Salary depend on your manager, not standard.

    Linamar2019-07-05
  3. "Good Place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Linamar full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Fast pace environment and decent pay

    Cons

    Too much overload of work sometime

    Linamar2019-06-17
  4. "Slave labour best describes this company"

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    Former Employee - Machine Operator in Guelph, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Linamar full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    You can always find a much better job

    Cons

    You are over worked, under appreciated and under paid.

    Advice to Management

    If management listened or cared about what thier employees had to say i might still be working there

    Linamar2019-07-06
  5. "Challenging, but worthwile"

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    Current Employee - N/A in Guelph, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Linamar full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Benefits, pension plan, growing with the company

    Cons

    High pace, high demand, high pressure, non stop

    Linamar2019-05-29
  6. "Great Job"

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    Current Employee - Materials Supervisor in Guelph, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Linamar full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Lots of Opportunity at all plants

    Cons

    No cons at all imo

    Linamar2019-05-24
  7. "Visual inspection"

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      Former Employee - Quality Inspector in Guelph, ON

      I worked at Linamar part-time for less than a year

      Pros

      Reputed industry with proper management system.

      Cons

      Lack of shifts to some employees.

      Linamar2019-05-22
    • "For new job seeker it is the best place to work"

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      Former Employee - Machine Operator in Guelph, ON
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Linamar full-time for less than a year

      Pros

      If you are new to canada that is the best place to work at an entry level.

      Cons

      Not the right place for educated abroad

      Advice to Management

      Try to include internationally trained professionals

      Linamar2019-05-21
    • "Great Starting Position"

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      Current Employee - Junior Design Engineer in Guelph, ON
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I have been working at Linamar full-time for more than 3 years

      Pros

      Great learning experience. helpful team

      Cons

      low salary and mediocre benefits

      Linamar2019-06-04
    • "Maintenance Labourer 1"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I worked at Linamar part-time

        Pros

        Huge infrastructure with lots of Automation capabilities.

        Cons

        Management infrastructure was penny wise pound foolish

        Linamar2019-05-14
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