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WEC Group is an engineering, laser cutting, and fabrication company.

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Rating based on 13 employees who took the Breakroom Quiz

About jobs at WEC Group

Pay

    Okay
  • Only some people are paid a living wage

    Do WEC Group pay a living wage?

    Some people are not paid a living wage.

    How we know this

    40% of people say they are paid below the Real Living Wage for where they live.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between May 2022 and January 2024.

    Why this matters

    Everyone should be paid enough to live on.

    The Real Living Wage is a voluntary rate employers can sign up to that is based on the real cost of living.

    The current rates are £12.00 per hour, and £13.15 per hour in London.

    Find out more in our explainer about the Real Living Wage.

  • Needs improving
  • Most people don’t get paid breaks

    Do workers at WEC Group get paid breaks?

    No. Most people don’t get paid breaks.

    How we know this

    80% of people say they don’t get paid breaks.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between May 2022 and January 2024.

    Why this matters

    A good job should have paid breaks.

    You should be paid for all your time at work, whether you’re on a break or not.

Hours and flexibility

    Good
  • Most people don’t worry about their hours

    Do workers at WEC Group worry about hours?

    Most people don’t worry about getting enough hours.

    How we know this

    80% of people report they don’t worry about getting enough hours.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between May 2022 and January 2024.

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you shouldn’t have to worry about getting enough hours each week.

    A good job should guarantee you a minimum number of hours in a contract, if you want it.

    This makes it easier to plan your finances, because you know how much you’ll be earning.

  • Okay
  • Only some people get a choice of shifts

    Do WEC Group workers get to choose the shifts they work?

    Some people don’t get enough choice over which shifts they work.

    How we know this

    50% report that their manager doesn’t give them enough choice over which shifts they work.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between May 2022 and January 2024.

    Why this matters

    A good job is flexible around your personal life. This means you get a say in when you prefer to work.

  • Good
  • Shifts don’t get changed at short notice

    Do WEC Group managers change shifts at short notice?

    Most managers don’t change people’s shifts at short notice.

    How we know this

    90% of people say their manager doesn’t changes their shifts at the last minute.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between May 2022 and January 2024.

    Why this matters

    If your manager is often changing your shifts at short notice that’s a sign of poor planning. At a good job you won’t be messed around at the last minute.

Workplace

    Okay
  • Only some people recommend their team

    Do people at WEC Group recommend working with their team?

    Only some people recommend working with their team.

    How we know this

    60% of people report that they wouldn’t recommend working with their immediate team to a friend.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between May 2022 and January 2024.

    Why this matters

    A good job means enjoying the place where you work.

    The people you work with every day really matter. They can be the difference between a terrible day and a great one.

    If you’d recommend your team to a friend, this shows that something’s going right.

  • Okay
  • Only some people get enough training

    Do people get enough training when they start at WEC Group?

    Some people did’t get enough training when they started.

    How we know this

    40% of people report they didn’t get enough training when they started working here.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between May 2022 and January 2024.

    Why this matters

    A good job should give you good training when you start, not just drop you in at the deep end.

    This means that you’ll be happier and more productive from day one and shows that your employer values you.

    It’s also very important if your job involves anything that could be dangerous. Good training from the outset keeps you and your team safe.

How WEC Group ranks

WEC Group ranks joint 174th to work for out of engineering firms.

  1. 174= RES
    5.2
  2. 174= WEC Group
    5.2
  3. 174= Fiserv
    5.2

Rankings are based on Breakroom Ratings for employers with 5 or more Breakroom Quiz responses, accurate as of 17 April 2024.

Handy to know

How are people paid?

By the hour 100% of people report they get paid by the hour.

Based on 10 WEC Group employees

What contracts are people on?

30%
zero hours
70%
full time

Based on 10 WEC Group employees