Ingersoll-Rand

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Ingersoll-Rand Reviews

Updated September 14, 2014
Updated September 14, 2014
370 Reviews
3.2
370 Reviews
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Ingersoll-Rand Chairman, President, and CEO Michael W. Lamach
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137 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • As a huge company the benefits are decent and there is a fair work life balance (in 17 reviews)

  • good benefits and the time off policies are pretty fair (in 26 reviews)


Cons
  • Work life balance can be difficult, depending on the assignment (in 12 reviews)

  • Senior management does not have a clear vision for the future, earning distrust from the employees (in 12 reviews)

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  1.  

    not a good company to work for

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Ingersoll-Rand full-time

    Pros

    no pros to the facility in mocksville

    Cons

    Hostile environment, place in no win situation, constant conflict, unsupported by upper management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Support,

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

    Middle Management Dysfunction in Memphis

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Memphis, TN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Memphis, TN

    I worked at Ingersoll-Rand full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The company has wonderful benefits and opportunities. The VP's are focused on improving systems and really care about the company's future. The tone at the top is positive.

    Cons

    Middle management has free reign over their employees; Micromanaging, incompetent, and ineffective. It's the luck of the draw as to whether you are supervised by an effective and qualified one. Upper management is remote and has little interaction with employees. Complaints to HR are ignored.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Vet middle managers more effectively. Interact with subordinates and gauge their perspective on whether they are being utilized effectively. Supervise middle managers on qualifications and take warnings to HR more seriously when complaints are voiced.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    I wasn't even given a chance

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Sales Representative  in  Bridgeton, MO
    Former Employee - Customer Sales Representative in Bridgeton, MO

    I worked at Ingersoll-Rand full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Excellent pay, great atmosphere, friendly staff, wonderful benefits.

    Cons

    I was hired on at a call center through a temp agency. The temp agency set up an interview for me with Trane (a subsidiary of Ingersoll-Rand) and I went in and it was an odd interview. I wasn't really told what the position even was and was really only asked about 7 behavioral questions before being sent on my way. I was later offered the job, took it, and was excited to begin work! I was told during training that I had been subjected to an "interview blitz" meaning that the job details were not given to us for a specific reason-what reason I don't know. I was told from the get go training would be difficult and take 6 weeks but I was ready. After the 6 weeks management would evaluate you and help you if you were not on the level you needed to be on. After your contract was up you would either be offered the job or terminated. Training was going well, I was doing excellent and grasping the material. I answered any question I was given correctly and quickly and did not require time to think about it. I did not enjoy the rapid fire questions but still I was doing well. I left work at 4 on Friday after my first week and got a call 10mins later from my temp agency stating I'd been terminated. For no reason. I asked why and the recruiter stated he received and email 30mins prior (so before I even left the building) that I was not keeping up in the classroom. The recruiter was very confused because he said this had only ever happened one time during his many experiences working with Trane and it had been a mistake. He said he would call on Monday to get more in depth feedback and to make sure it was not a mistake but told me not to go back in on Monday just in case. I was later called and told that Trane's management team would absolutely provide no more feedback and not give a solid reason for my termination. During training the group I was in was told that we were the biggest group ever to be trained and we were larger by 2 extra people. I'm assuming Trane hired too many of us and I was terminated to cut costs.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't waste time hiring more people than you need only to terminate them a week into the job. Also refrain from telling these people they're going to work their full 90 day contract but then terminate them anyway.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Human Resources

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Davidson, NC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Davidson, NC

    I have been working at Ingersoll-Rand full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Free company coffee mugs and notepads. There are no other pros

    Cons

    Think again if you would like to work here!!!I am an employee at the Davidson location. If your looking for development and growth this is not the place for you. Management is clueless and spends 95% of their time in pointless meetings. If you enjoy nepotism, promotions of non qualified candidates, being underpaid this is the place for you. As far as pay if your not seeking upper management positions get the salary you want because you will be nickled and dimed thereafter.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be competitive with salaries that are not in upper management. Customers are important but so are the employees. Understanding that you can't make every employee happy but if a large majority of your employees are not being developed, paid below the salary range, and unhappy Ingersoll rand will always lose great employees to companies that are thriving and willing to pay them what they are worth.

    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Local management is horrible, worst I have ever experienced

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN

    I have been working at Ingersoll-Rand full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Benefits. That's it. Cannot think of any other pros.

    Cons

    Culture, management, pay, lack of training/education, unrealistic goals, micromanagement.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Totally top down and you better not question anything or you'll be pushed out.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  La Crosse, WI
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in La Crosse, WI

    I worked at Ingersoll-Rand full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Individual people very good to work with. Pay decent.

    Cons

    Management does not allow any questioning. La Crosse is poorly run and inflexible. Working atmosphere for salaried people is one of fear. Layoffs every few weeks so no one knows whether they will have a job the next day. Constant reorganization. Company no longer uses data to make decisions. It's all done by how they feel it should be. .

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Start using data again for decisions. No more management on the fly.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8.  

    Very NEGATIVE

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - NPD Quality Engineer  in  Kent, WA
    Former Employee - NPD Quality Engineer in Kent, WA

    I worked at Ingersoll-Rand full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Company has potential - Wrong management team in place

    Cons

    Zero Training
    Zero guidance for new employees
    Management and employees yell at each other
    VERY NEGATIVE ENVIRONMENT

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    FIRE THEM ALL AND START FRESH

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Bad Company Culture

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Service Manager  in  Davidson, NC
    Current Employee - Service Manager in Davidson, NC

    I have been working at Ingersoll-Rand full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work Life balance, Working from home option, 3 weeks vacation

    Cons

    AIR BUSINESS - Very bad company culture, low moral, old boys network, leader are put in position on the bases who they know, not what they know......many just come to work and dont have anything to do.....so to see weak ladership, no one wants to be responsible. Manager bully employee if they dont like something that employee does.....very sad insecure and ego's are big every where in B building.

    Do not work here if you get job offer from B building or Air business (old ITS)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Break the old boys network, get competent leaders not just cuase they have been there 10+ year....develope employee and leader to lead people.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    People Don't Matter

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Director of Finance  in  Davidson, NC
    Former Employee - Director of Finance in Davidson, NC

    I worked at Ingersoll-Rand full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Decent pay and benefits. Nice campus for their headquarters.

    Cons

    Only the numbers matter. People are treated like dirt. They have reductions in force every quarter like clockwork. They don't believe in leadership only management. They have a management training program that spits out manager and their philosophy is that they can run anything. Don't need to know anything about the business, market or industry.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try walking the talk. You talk a good game about employee engagement, but actions speak louder than words and your actions say people don't matter.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11.  

    Trane good A/c units/ bad pay.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Representative
    Current Employee - Sales Representative

    I have been working at Ingersoll-Rand full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good management withing the store, Good vacation, paid time off and benefits.
    Good coworkers and hours

    Cons

    pay can be good depending on area management. if area management is trying to cut on cost for the year and you're a new hire your pay can be compared to that of a Home depot worker or warehouse worker for Trane, they will pay you below the average salary so they can get a bonus at the end of the year for cutting cost for their district.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider the counter sales people also. Many travel anywhere from 30 to 60 miles a day to work for you to receive below standard pay for this type of company.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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