Powell Industries

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Powell Industries Reviews

Updated October 14, 2014
Updated October 14, 2014
40 Reviews
3.4
40 Reviews
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Powell Industries Chairman Thomas W. Powell
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  1.  

    Great opportunity to see the difference that one person can make.

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

    I have been working at Powell Industries full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great Co-Workers and Great working atmosphere. No micro-managing.

    Cons

    Communication from the top has room to improve.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Communicate more efficiently.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great Company, solid core values, High intensity, Highly rewarding

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

    I have been working at Powell Industries full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great atmosphere, family feel. The benefits and flexibility are great.

    Cons

    High stress, change management process

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Better change management structure for when and how processes and procedures change.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Great place to work, great people.

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

    I have been working at Powell Industries full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Powell does many different things for their customers as a result there are always many opportunities in many feilds of the operation.

    Cons

    Wages could be a little better. But it has a outstanding safety record's which is always a very important thing when it comes to a manufacturing facility.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep on growing the company.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Powell Ind.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Mechanical Engineer/Structural Team Leader in Northlake, IL
    Current Employee - Senior Mechanical Engineer/Structural Team Leader in Northlake, IL

    I have been working at Powell Industries full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Solid Company with steady business.

    Cons

    Upper managers should be more involved.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Wonderful rotational intern program ("offshore" location)

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Intern in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Intern in Houston, TX

    I worked at Powell Industries full-time

    Pros

    Lot's of valuable experience gained. It's a resume game changer.

    Cons

    lack of structure in one or two departments, but that doesn't effect your experience.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Very happy!

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

    I have been working at Powell Industries full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Career growth, Management Proactive for Employee involvement

    Cons

    Consistant message across all levels

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Powell is overall a good place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Powell Industries

    Pros

    Flexibility in dealing with personal issues for office employees, good feedback from superiors (in most cases), Great medical benefits

    Cons

    A few managers at NCD do not treat their people with respect.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Some division managers should treat their employees better, but overall the level of respect is above average.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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