Federal Signal Reviews

Updated April 21, 2014
Updated April 21, 2014
20 Reviews

2.9
20 Reviews
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Federal Signal President, CEO, and Director Dennis J. Martin
Dennis J. Martin
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  1.  

    This company is doing well...on the backs of the workers at the bottom

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Union Production Employee  in  University Park, IL
    Current Employee - Union Production Employee in University Park, IL

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

    Pros

    Regular work hours, good pay(unless you're union hired after the last contract), insurance, 401k, paid vacations

    Cons

    This company adheres to the low moral standards that are common in corporate America today. (Greed before people)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Why bother offering suggestions to a body that never really listens anyway

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Good company buts lots of changes

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Supervisor  in  University Park, IL
    Current Employee - Supervisor in University Park, IL

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

    Pros

    People at the plant level are great and through some of the ranks. Old leadership really cared and knew something about everyone. Over years, senior leadership driven by the dollar vs social responsibility of the people who they effect.

    Cons

    Company goes thru periods when really good but lots of change and hard to hold onto good talent.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    People are your most important peice of business

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Great people to work with

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Designer  in  University Park, IL
    Current Employee - Designer in University Park, IL

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

    Pros

    Benefits, time off, work from home sometimes, great travel Benefits

    Cons

    everyone these day all say pay, far from my home

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay your employees at least the national average

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Good, was better

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

    I have been working at Federal Signal

    Pros

    Opportunity for career growth is positive

    Cons

    Organizational goals and direction often ambiguous

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Develop a solid vision and communicate direction clearly to employees

    No opinion of CEO

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