Powell Industries

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Powell Industries Reviews

Updated July 1, 2014
Updated July 1, 2014
37 Reviews
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37 Reviews
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  1.  

    Wouldn't work anywhere else

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Welder in Northlake, IL
    Current Employee - Welder in Northlake, IL

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

    Pros

    I love working for Powell Delta/Unibus. During my time here I have seen many changes and I must admit it is for the better. HR at Delta are top notch, I have not ever worked for a company that HR is so involved in trying to make this a better place. They do what many HR people I worked for don't, they listen.
    Aggressive growth, management seems to really be trying to make us competitive in the market.

    Cons

    If your not part Houston or Canada you are forgotten.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Remember there are other divisions outside of Houston and Canada. We also need your help to grow.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    A very aggressive company who wants to be at the top!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in North Canton, OH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in North Canton, OH

    I have been working at Powell Industries full-time

    Pros

    Competitive salary with a laid back work environment.

    Cons

    I do not have anything negative.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    The best hands on experience you will ever get.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Assembler in North Canton, OH
    Former Employee - Senior Assembler in North Canton, OH

    I worked at Powell Industries full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    The type of equipment that they build

    Cons

    The gossiping that goes on in the company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get rid of the trouble makers

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  5.  

    Change is good.

    • 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

    Market Analysis on jobs, Family oriented, Learning to be proactive instead of reactive. Upper management changes are good.

    Cons

    Training is an issue, consistency seems to be lacking at times but working on changing this issue.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep looking outside the box. Changes are happening and it seems the right team is getting into place to make good things happen.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great environment and learning place

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

    I have been working at Powell Industries

    Pros

    Te people you work with and the type of projects you get involved in are very satisfying.

    Cons

    Establishment in the growth. A litle bit hard to climb up the ladder.

    Recommends
  7.  

    IT Analyst

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - IT Analyst
    Former Employee - IT Analyst

    I worked at Powell Industries

    Pros

    Culture of family. Good skills to be built on latest technologies.

    Cons

    Lots of hours and Short staffed.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Your communication is great

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Good place to grow

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

    I have been working at Powell Industries

    Pros

    Room for advancement to employees who do their job well and make a reasonable effort to complete their work. Most supervisors do a good job of noticing and rewarding good employees

    Cons

    some of the managers treat employees badly and try to motivate them by belittling their efforts

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

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