Carter Holt Harvey
3.6 out of 5 stars.
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Carter Holt Harvey

Carter Holt Harvey Employee Review

Good people, lots of change

The team that I have worked in for the past 3 years has been very united and a great place to work. The team spirit and people makes for a very relaxed and fun culture. That said, there is significant change now and many of the teams are either relocating or subject to significant change. This means that the teams I have been working alongside will soon no longer be part of my working day and the management team that I am working with are moving to a different business.


The people are great to work with


Significant change now means job no longer the same / relocation further to travel

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4.0 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.0 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
1.0 out of 5 stars for Job Security/Advancement
3.0 out of 5 stars for Management
3.0 out of 5 stars for Culture
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Stressful and long hours

Not a very good place to money spent on new overhead gantry to help with the heavy lifting of trusses and frames.Low wages had to wait for the min pay rate to go up to $ ripped off annual leave to use during covid lockdown 2020.Quantity not quality to get your cube out every week.Long hours hard on the body sore backs and shoulders.High absenteism due to getting sick or body is sore.need a day off.No incentives lack of direction by management.Wages could be way higher for what you do better off being a hammerhand or building apprentice.Carters executive management don't really care your just a number you work hard to fatten there pockets.Carters need to be investigated can be quite a toxic enviroment.


Southern Cross discounted Healthcare, you need it when your body breaksdown, Good mates there they the ones who do the real work.


Long hours.always free lunches.low pay.
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Based on 68 reviews

Ratings by category

3.5 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.5 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3.2 out of 5 stars for Job Security/Advancement
3.3 out of 5 stars for Management
3.4 out of 5 stars for Culture
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