Ingersoll-Rand

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Ingersoll-Rand Reviews

Updated December 16, 2014
Updated December 16, 2014
388 Reviews
3.1
388 Reviews
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Ingersoll-Rand Chairman, President, and CEO Michael W. Lamach
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142 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • They provides a certain amount of flexibility in terms of work life balance (in 24 reviews)

  • good benefits and the time off policies are pretty fair (in 28 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-life balance is fine, but good luck ever moving up in this company (in 14 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.  

    Customer Service Rep 3

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

    I worked at Ingersoll-Rand as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    Casual dress and spacious office work environment. leader was great. support staff however were passive aggressive and immature in leadership styles. I was very surprised and put off by the lack of respect demonstrated towards temps.

    Cons

    No standardized training. Very hit or miss coaching. Temps don't even know what you don't know. I have never worked under such conditions. It was very apparent during training, that person was newly promoted and their uncertainty translated into being very curt and passive aggressive. Like a little kid playing boss.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consistent training and onboarding if you're expecting consistent level of customer service. Don't tell temp..don't ask me anything. Or you should know that. Criticize individuals in ear shot of them. Literally one desk away. Very unprofessional, passive aggressive and unproductive leadership/ coaching style.
    When you do take initiative to be proactive then you're met with why are you doing that. Why do you need access to that info.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    cut pay

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    Current Employee - Brazer in Fort Smith, AR
    Current Employee - Brazer in Fort Smith, AR

    I have been working at Ingersoll-Rand full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    benifits are good compared to others..,vac. time,

    Cons

    cut our pay by five dollars an hour after working there for 18 yrs.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    pay your people what there worth,

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Not a good environment

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Materials Manager in La Crosse, WI
    Former Employee - Materials Manager in La Crosse, WI

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

    Pros

    Benefits were good. Nice people at the local level

    Cons

    Corporates created a massive overhead structure and sucked resources out of operations

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5.  

    OK place to gain experience, but no career path whatsoever

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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 (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great product, leader in the industry. Not much else to be honest.

    Cons

    Training is awful; people are training you who haven't done the job themselves in years. Company doesn't value lower level employees, even middle-level management is not respected. The top of IR runs everything, albeit not very effectively - rate of retention should be given more attention. There is no guidance given for how you can work your way up - no clear guidelines for what you have to do to get a promotion, raises are ambiguous, performance reviews are arbitrary. Work-life balance is fine, but good luck ever moving up in this company. It's all about the cronies at the top and who they're connected with.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Value the employee contribution from ALL LEVELS of the company. Better tactics for promoting from within besides who knows who.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Ingersoll Rand

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    Former Employee - Pension Analyst in Davidson, NC
    Former Employee - Pension Analyst in Davidson, NC

    I worked at Ingersoll-Rand full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great Benefits at low cost to employees

    Cons

    HR Services, Very poorly managed, limited advancement and ineffective processes. A lot of dead weight. Management not open to new processes or suggestions for improvement. That's the way we have always done it attitude.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to your employees, look for their strengths and give them the tools and training they need to succeed.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    IR is Great. Sub's are NOT- Cash Machines. IR will sell you if you don't make them money.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Good benefits. Appear to be employee oriented. State of the art.

    Cons

    At local level IR doesn't care what or who the plant managers are or what quality they ship. As long as it can be invoiced "let it go". It's a shame.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get better educated or move on at plant levels. Senior levels need too look at the low and high subs. Ask the 5 why's. Talk to people on the floor. Middle management was threatened with our jobs if we told the truth. I left on my own accord because the moral fortitude necessary to keep the job wasn't worth it.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Too Much Management

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Account Manager in Nashville, TN
    Former Employee - Sales Account Manager in Nashville, TN

    I worked at Ingersoll-Rand full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Very good benefits, some good training programs

    Cons

    Not much of a future if you don't have a degree or if you're getting to middle age

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't forget the people who have helped build the company, drop a couple of levels of management

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9.  

    The last seven years have been full of mismanagement.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Ingersoll-Rand full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great people to work with, decent pay for the geographical area.

    Cons

    The wrong people are in most supervisor and management roles, even at a corporate level.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Initiate employee progression programs, there are none for hourly associates. Promote people from within the company, all new engineers and managers come from outside IR.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Decent place to work

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Ingersoll-Rand

    Pros

    The benefits. Pay is below average but not terrible

    Cons

    Very difficult to advance. Rather than removing poor employees, they are moved to other groups in the organization at the same level. So ambitious employees have no room for growth. They hire employees for roles they have experience in, no matter how poorly they've performed previously, rather than giving highly motivated individuals a chance.

    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Trane was a good company until they were purchased by Ingersoll Rand.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Manager
    Former Employee - Manager

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

    Pros

    The people that I worked with.

    Cons

    Constant reorganization. Senior management does not have a clear vision for the future, earning distrust from the employees. Employees are constantly waiting for the next shoe to fall; a toxic place to work. Decisions are made without all the necessary information; check the box to just get it done.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You say employees are your most value asset, yet you don't treat them that way; walk the talk. Get a clue . . . employees have no confidence or trust in your leadership.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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