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A. O. Smith Reviews

Updated November 9, 2014
Updated November 9, 2014
3 Reviews
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3 Reviews

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A. O. Smith Chairman and CEO Paul W. Jones
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  1.  

    Good luck lasting!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Ashland City, TN
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Ashland City, TN

    I worked at A. O. Smith full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Good hours and friendly people

    Cons

    Good luck lasting If your having trouble you will be let go also supervisors will look for things to fire you over and if you haven't missed anytime make sure you document it because manager will mess with your bank hours so it looks like you were absent. and if your a temp agent your job is on the line even more so they love to find everything wrong with temp agents to

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    good luck getting these promotions it all depends on who you know

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Spy vs. Spy

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at A. O. Smith full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Some great people to work with.

    Cons

    The Old Vice President used to bug phones and would have informers everywhere. Makes Wallstreet movie look like Mr. Rogers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Move into the modern century.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    Sales drives decision making and brand strategy - focus on international hurts North American business.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at A. O. Smith full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    1. Strong market presence with multiple well established brands.
    2. Competitively priced
    3. Plenty of capacity for growth
    4. Strong market presence in developing economies

    Cons

    1. Sales drives strategy
    2. Brand strategy creates channel conflict
    3. Lack of alignment among senior management
    4. Culture discourages teamwork and interdepartmental cooperation

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    1. Be genuine and authentic - set the tone for a culture of cooperation.
    2. Sales cannot manage business strategy or brand management

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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