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Ingersoll-Rand Reviews

Updated September 6, 2014
Updated September 6, 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.  

    Overall Review

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager  in  Davidson, NC
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Davidson, NC

    I have been working at Ingersoll-Rand as a contractor for less than a year

    Pros

    Work Life Balance is strong calling card for the company.

    Cons

    Slow decision making process at tactical level. Risk adver

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Provide a more tier approach to vacation. Takes way too long to reach 4 week threshold.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great opportunities for growth!!

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

    I have been working at Ingersoll-Rand full-time

    Pros

    Great opportunities for career growth throughout the company. The company cares a great deal about their employees and long term growth and retention. Health conscience culture.

    Cons

    Work life balance can be difficult, depending on the assignment. IT organization could use improvement, as tools offered to do business are not best in class.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 2 people found this helpful  

    A good place to call home

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • 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 more than 8 years

    Pros

    Ethics and Values are not just words, the great majority of people seem to be living by them. Pay and benefits are good. There is an effort to give employees a chance to succeed. Many locations to choose from and a variety of work options.

    Cons

    Work life balance is not understood. To excel, you rarely can actually leave work behind for a day or week (or even night). There is this extreme focus on headcount versus achieving goals.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep listening to the "what's right" angel on your shoulder. She/He is doing a good job of keeping you on the right path. Be open to breaking down "the way we have always done it". Take some risks to be a different kind of company. We have the horsepower to make it happen.

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    Positive Outlook
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great Opportunities

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Commodity Specialist  in  Davidson, NC
    Current Employee - Commodity Specialist in Davidson, NC

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

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities for growth and advancement in the company. Great Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Tuition reimbursement) Management is supportive of professional development. Work can be demanding, but not unreasonable. Depending on your position/department, there are opportunities to work from home when needed, helping to maintain work/life balance.

    Cons

    Large company can sometimes leave you feeling like you are a small fish in a big pond. Career development falls on the individual to take the initiative. If you don't move jobs every few years, you may be judged negatively or perceived as lacking ambition.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Good place to work with good products

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Designer  in  Columbia, SC
    Current Employee - Designer in Columbia, SC

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

    Pros

    Management follows open door policy. If you need time off, its never an issue. Work with well versed and well rounded engineers.Offer benefits package day 1.

    Cons

    Scheduling is not very flexible in reference to education. Personal Growth is slower

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Challenging, yet rewarding.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - EHS
    Current Employee - EHS

    I have been working at Ingersoll-Rand full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexibility, stability, and plenty of avenues for lateral transfer.

    Cons

    Lack of growth opportunity for EHS professionals. Frequent changes in the upper echelons tends to filter confusion on direction to the lower echelons.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stay on target and focus on the basics, don't try to reinvent the wheel.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    IR has great team experience.

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

    I have been working at Ingersoll-Rand for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Love that the team environment is fostered. Great pay, great benefits and they respect your family time needs. Very flexible.

    Cons

    Environment can have unique management structure in some sectors.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I would prefer more hands on professional/personal development.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    bindery clerk

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    • Culture & Values
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    Former Employee - Bindery Clerk  in  Fullerton, CA
    Former Employee - Bindery Clerk in Fullerton, CA

    I worked at Ingersoll-Rand as a contractor for less than a year

    Pros

    nice employees, very courteous..if I needed any help, it was available.

    Cons

    none, everyone was helpful and nice.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none, everyone was so great and nice. I would work there again.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Ingersoll Rand is a great, great company to work for.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Human Resources Generalist
    Current Employee - Human Resources Generalist

    I have been working at Ingersoll-Rand full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    If you are passionate about your work and work ethic, IR helps you reach your career goals. They won't do it for you, but give you so much support to getting there. Great college reimbursement program, great, great health benefits and employee benefits. Many great managers too. Sure, there are not so good ones around, but the good ones are GREAT. I know IR has gone through so many changes in past years, but that's because they have their eyes open to the world around them and the economy and always strive to stay solid and strong. I appreciate that because it gives me greater job security in an unstable economy. The CEO Mike Lamach is fantastic. I love his vision as well as his ability to understand and relate with everyday employees. I know he is really trying to drive the IR culture down through our other companies and what a task that can be... Yes change is hard on people, but you better get used to it because life is always changing so we need to be ready to change along with it!! It gives us new opportunites to expand and grow and make a difference around us. I really believe in IR and have been through different transistions for 9 years. I started with Trane, who was bought by IR years ago and have worked for IR specifically for the past 5 years.

    Cons

    I would have to say the one Con I see is that Ingersoll Rand still doesn't quite have a grasp on the Culture problems with one of their companies, Trane. While IR has great PMP and Development plans to help employees grow... The Trane culture still to this day, pays little attention to encouraging and helping their employees grow and feel valued. So when it comes time to do their PMP's many of those employees just laugh about it and say it doesn't matter what they put in there because nobody cares.... That's really sad to me. When it comes to survey time, which is the tool used to give IR feedback, many many of the Trane employees still don't put down "truth" because they are afraid of being repremanded and that Happens... I have had employees confide in me and tell me their stories... Again really sad to me... Trane needs to get with the program! IR needs to follow up better and make sure its being followed, rather than someone just checking a box...

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hmmm my advice is, if you really care about your other companies, like Trane... and really are serious about making changes that inspire and motivate ALL employees, you have to reach those employees. In the Trane world, it really is a good ole boys and girls club. You are not going to know employee morale or engagement by just asking managers and those in authority when it comes to Trane.... (and by the way, I work for IR not Trane).. Moral is really really low in Trane offices and I just see such an opportunity for GREATNESS, if you can find a way to really get their management to UNDERSTAND the importance of Valuing their employees, respecting them and helping them also grow and feel appreciated. Because they don't... Trane may be a solid company to work for, but they really LACK deeply in everything else when it comes to their employees being valued and inspired. It really makes me so sad to see it. Please pay attention to this. IR can be so much greater if they can break through this wall... There needs to be better enforced accountability, especially for PMP's. And I LOVE IR.. I am very thankful I work for IR and have an incredible boss and am on an incredible team. I LOVE coming to work every single day!! I just wish everyone could experience that and feel that way... So please help make that happen!!!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Great place to work!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Global Operational Excellence Leader  in  Davidson, NC
    Current Employee - Global Operational Excellence Leader in Davidson, NC

    I have been working at Ingersoll-Rand full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great people, focus on employee development, many opportunities to learn, good pay and benefits, ability to work from home, opportunities for overseas travel

    Cons

    None that come to mind

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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