operator Job Reviews

Women who are operators have an overall job satisfaction level of 2.5, 75% of them believe there is gender equality in their firms, and make an average salary range of $50k-$80k.

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Lady Operator

Eastman Chemical Company

Operator

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January 1970

It's a mans' world, like any other industrial setting. However, MOST men realize we live in the 21st century, and will respect you as long as you pull your weight. I've had a fantastic experience with the guys on all crews-- my supervisor, on the other hand, has a documented history of discrimination against females. When it became an issue, I went to HR for help. Despite 25 and 30-year veterans, guys on my crew, and even other supervisors being willing to testify to the fact that discrimination had been going on, HR refused to act... They wouldn't even speak with the host of witnesses (my guess to the cause of that is because if they ask and receive confirmation of my story, they HAVE to act, by law.) They claimed that they were initiating an "investigation," and then weighed only his word against mine, despite the proof and witnesses. It all depends on your department-- just don't expect HR to act on your behalf, if you experience a problem.

Job Satisfaction Level

3.0
  • Recent Salary (USD)

    $80k-$100k

  • Recent Bonus (USD)

    $0-$10k

  • Typical Hours (per day)

    12 hours

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    20 paid / unpaid

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    No

  • Recommend to Women?

    Maybe. Depends entirely on your department-- just don't expect HR to help, in the event you experience a problem.

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Madam Bakersgirl

The Hershey Company

Operator, Chocolate

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January 1970

No work life balance, many hours and not much time off depending on department and seniority

Job Satisfaction Level

2.0
  • Recent Salary (USD)

    $50k-$80k

  • Recent Bonus (USD)

    $0-$10k

  • Typical Hours (per day)

    12 hours

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    12 paid / unpaid

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    Yes

  • Recommend to Women?

    Maybe. Lots of hours

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Lady Teresa

Georgia Pacific

Operator, Pulp

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January 1970

I've worked here for 24 plus years there are women working here but some jobs are not offered. I believe they are somewhat treated fairly but Men advance much faster then women. I took maturity leave once out of four children and worked my regular job two weeks before due date. Working shift work is challenging and you need a strong marriage and support from family.

Job Satisfaction Level

4.0
  • Recent Salary (USD)

    $50k-$80k

  • Recent Bonus (USD)

    $0-$10k

  • Typical Hours (per day)

    12 hours

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    None taken

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    Yes

  • Recommend to Women?

    Yes

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Lady Gwyn

Verizon Communications

Operator

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January 1970

I worked at this company for 23 years & as time went by, it basically only got worse. There was one period of time where we were actually advised to treat our customers well & to take our time with them & that was an actual pleasant experience. The rest of the years were much more strictly enforced by unreasonable rules, until it was to the point of where the company wanted us to work so fast that we worked with automation & were encouraged not to speak with customers.

Job Satisfaction Level

1.0
  • Recent Salary (USD)

    $25k-$50k

  • Recent Bonus (USD)

    $0-$10k

  • Typical Hours (per day)

    8 hours

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    6 paid / unpaid

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    Yes

  • Recommend to Women?

    No

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