Linamar Reviews

Updated May 29, 2020

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3.6
68%
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86%
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Linamar CEO  Linda S. Hasenfratz
Linda S. Hasenfratz
110 Ratings
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  • "Long hours and some travel depending on position(in 15 reviews)

  • "low pay, no value, send other plants frequently(in 13 reviews)

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  1. "SAdasf"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Automation in Guelph, ON

    I have been working at Linamar full-time

    Pros

    Good, the best, yes no bye

    Cons

    Bye good great awesome fantastic

    Linamar2020-05-11
  2. "Work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Waterloo, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Linamar part-time

    Pros

    A good place to grow

    Cons

    The pace to grow is gradual

    Linamar2020-05-20
  3. "Very nice knowledgeable teams"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Quality Engineer in Guelph, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place to advance and become more grounded professionally. Great trainings. Improve your technical skills.

    Cons

    Standard vacation. Average salary. Some bonuses.

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    Linamar2020-05-20
  4. "PowerCor division of Linamar"

    1.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Supplier Quality Engineer in Guelph, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Linamar full-time

    Pros

    lots of opportunity for overtime and growth if you conform to mgmt demands

    Cons

    favoritism of some employees over others is prevalent, mgmt will change minds constantly, leaving employees hanging, forced days off at random times, frequent depletion of vacation days, with many unpaid days during bi-annual shutdowns.

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    Linamar2020-05-30
  5. "Don't recommend it to anyone"

    1.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Automation Technician in Guelph, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    All the time overtime availability if you want to make extra money

    Cons

    Very stressful environment, horrible planning and terrible project deadlines, politics in everything No recognition and respect for the hard work, skills and experience do not matter, raise/promotion is purely reference based No work hours flexibility, mandatory overtime every weekend and each day, they expect you to work as high as 72/hrs per week and every week Below average pay and normal benefits Horrible higher management No social and personal life, your all time belongs to them

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    Linamar2020-05-16
  6. "Great place for advancement"

    4.0
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Quality Engineer in Guelph, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Linamar full-time

    Pros

    1. Great culture and work environment, nice people 2. Good opportunity to learn additional skills 3. A large company with great industrial experience

    Cons

    1. Low pay, salary is not competitive.

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    Linamar2020-04-06
  7. "Great learning opportunity"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Human Resources Assistant 

    I worked at Linamar full-time

    Pros

    Great learning opportunities for someone right out of school

    Cons

    Did a lot of tasks that were not HR related

    Linamar2020-03-18
  8. "good company to work with"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Machine Operator in Windsor, ON
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    A large company with great industrial experience

    Cons

    labour job at some station is really tough

    Linamar2020-03-02
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Why linamar is a great company"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Machine Operator in Guelph, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Linamar full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Benefits, learning, and the environment.

    Cons

    Can get hot, can be hard to remember certain programming codes for machines

    Linamar2020-02-18
  10. "Not best but good for startup"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Community Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator in Guelph, ON

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

    Pros

    Good Standard, provide training

    Cons

    low pay, no value, send other plants frequently

    Linamar2020-01-31
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