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Alcoa Reviews

Updated 9 Apr 2020

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Alcoa President and Chief Executive Officer Roy Harvey
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  1. "This company is awesome to work."

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    Current Employee - Sales Engineer in Chennai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The work is interesting with many technical advancements in the industry based marketing.

    Cons

    Currently I am working as a residential sales engineer. So work life balance is little tough.

    Alcoa2014-09-30
  2. "Nice client company"

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    SOA Developer & Production Support Analyst in Calcutta

    I worked at Alcoa for more than a year

    Pros

    The work culture is pretty good. They are very appreciative of your work

    Cons

    No downside seen as Alcoa was a client for TCS and it was a pretty symbiotic relationship

    Alcoa2015-12-12
  3. Helpful (2)

    "Good Company but very slow & losing opportunities"

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    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Alcoa

    Pros

    Professional, Recruits competent people, Provides Exposure to high technology, Excellent operational management , Industry Leader, Talks about work life balance

    Cons

    Very poor in commercial talent pool, Working with 50's mindset, slow to react to changes, bosses believe in cornering credit actually due to team members, extreme poor in recognition.

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    Alcoa2009-05-31
  4. "A very fair employeer"

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    Current Employee - Human Resources Specialist 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people, culture and company values.

    Cons

    Too much bureaucracy and unstable commody market segment

    Alcoa2020-04-09
  5. "Exciting opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Production Operator in Pinjarra
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good people, Roster is great, Advancement possible within chosen field,

    Cons

    I haven't found any yet.

    Alcoa2020-04-08
  6. "Difficult to Progress"

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    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Perth, Western Australia
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Alcoa full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    No pressure, good salary though

    Cons

    No easy to get into the inner circle

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    Alcoa2020-03-05
  7. "Work hard pay is good."

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    Current Employee - Hpo in Newburgh, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good time off, good benefits and good people

    Cons

    Hot really really hot and dirty

    Alcoa2020-03-04
  8. "Mechanical"

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    I worked at Alcoa

    Pros

    Years of experience hard worker and self starting

    Cons

    There is no cons that I habe6

    Alcoa2020-02-24
  9. "Pay"

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    Former Employee - Production Crew Leader in Newburgh, IN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Alcoa full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Salary Positions 70,000 base 12,000 rotating shift premium (yearly) 250 (OT for each 4 hour block)

    Cons

    Pay Salary is paid 1 time a month OT is paid the following month Safety bonuses are paid quarterly Safety lacks at this site

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    Alcoa2020-03-06
  10. "Making a comeback"

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    Current Employee - Machine Operator in Ferndale, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Alcoa full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Co-workers are great to work with

    Cons

    Management has no idea what "management" means.

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    Alcoa2020-03-04
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