Lawson Products

  www.lawsonproducts.com
  www.lawsonproducts.com

Lawson Products Reviews

Updated June 19, 2014
Updated June 19, 2014
43 Reviews
3.6
43 Reviews
Rating Trends

Recommend to a friend
Approve of CEO
Lawson Products President and Chief Executive Officer Michael G. DeCata
Michael G. DeCata
13 Ratings

6 Employee Reviews Back to all reviews

Sort: Popular Rating Date
  1.  

    Good place to get a solid work experience!

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Lawson Products full-time

    Pros

    Went thru an SAP implementation

    Cons

    Growth opportunity was not available.

  2.  

    People

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Lawson Products

    Pros

    The people and values are traditional

    Cons

    Declining Sales over past several years

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus on basics

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Changes for the worse

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Lawson Products full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    the people working in my district were good people. the drummond chemicals and cronatron welding are really good products.

    Cons

    new ceo is dealing with the disasters of the previous ceo. they are in a tough battle.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    figure out if you are using the order pad or not. if you are going to lay people off, try the district managers.

  4. Is this helpful? The community relies on everyone sharing – Add Anonymous Review
  5.  

    Company needs to go corporate

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Lawson Products

    Pros

    The company was flexible and people were easy to get along with.

    Cons

    Company was outdated and needed to gear towards a corporate feel.

  6.  

    Busy

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Credit/Collections Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Credit/Collections Analyst in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Lawson Products full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Took advantage of extra training opportunities. Flexible work schedule.

    Cons

    No opportunity for advancement. No recognition of working beyond what was expected.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Communicate better with work force.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Overall an average place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Agent in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Agent in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Lawson Products

    Pros

    Flexbility in terms of twork life balance

    Cons

    Senior management doesn't seem to know where the compay is going

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to focus on growing future leaders as well as identifying a direction for the company

    Disapproves of CEO

Lawson Products Photos

Our sales reps provide customers with the products, associated training and application expertise they need to keep their operations running smoothly.
Our employees had fun donating back packs filled with school supplies for the Communities That Care Back-to-School program.
Shane McCarthy, SVP, Supply Chain, hosted 40 members of Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) for a tour of our new, 300,000 square-foot facility in McCook, Ill.
Ten percent of our sales team earned the most recent All Pro incentive trip to Jamaica. Next year, we’re headed to Grand Cayman and the world-famous Seven Mile Beach.

+ Add Photo

Work at Lawson Products? Share Your Experiences

Lawson Products

 
Click to Rate
or

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.