Lawson Products
2.5 of 5 32 reviews
www.lawsonproducts.com Chicago, IL 1000 to 5000 Employees

Lawson Products Reviews

Updated Jun 19, 2014

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2.5 32 reviews

                             

67% Approve of the CEO

Lawson Products President and Chief Executive Officer Michael G. DeCata

Michael G. DeCata

(3 ratings)

22% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Good place to get a solid work experience!

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsWent thru an SAP implementation

    ConsGrowth opportunity was not available.

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    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsThe people and values are traditional

    ConsDeclining Sales over past several years

    Advice to Senior ManagementFocus on basics

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Changes for the worse

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

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

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

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

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    Company needs to go corporate

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

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

    ConsCompany was outdated and needed to gear towards a corporate feel.

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    Credit/Collections Analyst (Former Employee)
    Chicago, IL

    ProsTook advantage of extra training opportunities. Flexible work schedule.

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

    Advice to Senior ManagementCommunicate better with work force.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Overall an average place to work

    Agent (Former Employee)
    Chicago, IL

    ProsFlexbility in terms of twork life balance

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

    Advice to Senior ManagementNeed to focus on growing future leaders as well as identifying a direction for the company

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