Barnes Group

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2.8 45 reviews

29% Approve of the CEO

Barnes Group President, CEO, and Director; Acting President, Barnes Aerospace Gregory F. Milzcik

Gregory F. Milzcik

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46% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Great company, sweet people, nice place to pork.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsIt is a good place to work, all the people around very seet

    Consyou will always suffer from the mangement.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great place to work, love the people

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat corporate culture, small company feel even though it is part of Barnes Group, Inc. Many opportunites to grow career, provide training, great group of people.

    ConsWish not to disclose in order to remain anonymous...

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Too bad they sold BDNA to MSC :(

    Assistant Manager (Former Employee)

    ProsVery employee friendly company almost to a fault. Very little if any micro-managing . Empowered all its employees to think outside the box

    ConsVery liberal attendance policy handcuffed management at times. Company slow at times making decisions in all areas of the company.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNone- Senior management made some very hard well thought out decisions that were necessary during the recession. Was a good run while it lasted . Thank you

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good company to work for

    Customer Sales Specialist (Current Employee) Hattiesburg, MS

    ProsFreedom to work your own schedule, decent pay, some established accounts, great benefit package, FANTASTIC upper management (Regional Vice President) that cares about employees well being.

    ConsTerritories are too spread out in some states, poor website design, a lot of time spent putting up orders, the pros outweigh the cons though

    Advice to Senior ManagementIt seems that management is getting younger, which in my case, is good because my new mgr (who is 29) is energized and willing to help with the hands on activities, such as taking out old bins/drawers and putting in new ones, etc.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Hang on to your seat.. its going to be bumpy

    Financial Analyst (Former Employee) Cleveland, OH

    ProsOpportunity for change, finally getting on board with current technology, open forums to voice your own opinion (at your risk though). Decent hours

    ConsTunnel vision managers, bipolar managers, still have lots of legacy technology, favoritism, sometimes no chance to earn bonus. Employee awards seem to be given out arbitrarily.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Challanging and rewarding, but very corporate in structure

    Business Manager (Former Employee) Dallas, TX

    ProsExecutive Management and leadership. Very solid financially. Been in business over 100 years.

    ConsDifficult to get things done quickly. Upward mobility is very difficult to achieve.

    Advice to Senior Managementlook inside your company for growth opportunities for your employees

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Barnes, it's o.k.

    Recruiter (Former Employee) Cleveland, OH

    ProsGreat location, good people. Lean initiatives have been hard for many to adapt to, but short term discomfort will lead to long term good. Company is small enought that people know each other on a personal level and can work well together. There is good communication between teams and departments in HQ.

    ConsTough economy measns more work for everyone, burn out is high. The upper management spends to much time in meetings, and not enough time offering visible inspiring leadership. It always amazed me that people that should be there to suppport their teams, would spend entire weeks never being available.

    Advice to Senior ManagementStop meeting and start doing. There is not enough leadership by example.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Must hold all employees accountable

    Management (Former Employee)

    ProsPay, People, Customers, Lean Methodologies

    ConsFinger pointing and politics play a hand in not getting things done

    Advice to Senior ManagementHold all accountable for missing what ever target is missed.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

     

    Customer service lead

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGood Benefits package and value

    Conslimited room for advancement within

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    Good Job

    Customer Sales Specialist (Current Employee)

    ProsSchedule Flexibility, Good Base Pay, Car/Phone Allowance, Commission, and Incentive trips and bonuses...Good sales team support

    ConsToo much red tape to truly take care of customer's needs...Limited Income potential in comparison to the number of hours worked. In order to make a considerably more income you would have to work 48 hours a day (I know there is 24 hours in a day). Basically you only have so much time in a day, so many customers to see during the week/month/year that leads to commission above your base pay that is not equivalent to the hours worked.

    Advice to Senior ManagementBe creattive and allow sales reps compare pricing to the local area and market. To be competitive you have to adjust profit margins, however there are instances where you can achieve greater profit margins if given the flexibility. It takes too much time and delay to get simple requests accomplished.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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