SPX
3.2 of 5 47 reviews
www.spx.com Charlotte, NC 5000+ Employees

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Updated Apr 6, 2014

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82% Approve of the CEO

SPX Chairman, President, and CEO Chris Kearney

Chris Kearney

(28 ratings)

51% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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All talk

Buyer (Current Employee)
Delavan, WI

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

ProsNice coworkers, bonus structure, low stress, great benefits. Great engineer departments. Put money back into business and clean work environment.

ConsLittle chance to move up, complacency, lack of middle management talent and forward thinking. Do not improve talent.

Advice to Senior ManagementInvolve non manager office employees on teams to improve morale and improve business.

– I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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SPX is ok

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at SPX

ProsGood company with good benefits

ConsLittle upward mobility and advancement

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Financial Analyst (Current Employee)
Charlotte, NC

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

ProsNice Culture; Great Opportunity; Good Employee Development

ConsNothing is bad in my team, enjoy it so far

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Nice place to work

Information Technology (Current Employee)
Charlotte, NC

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

ProsFlexible Schedules; Ability to work remotely on occasion

ConsNot many opportunities to be promoted within IT

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Segmented Business

Regional Sales Manager (Current Employee)
New Columbia, PA

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

ProsFortune 500 company but with many business segments; investment in some segments is badly needed and SPX could easily be part of a personal law suit if it continues to operate without direction from the corporate office

ConsAs a fortune 500 company it has many business segments; investment in some segments is badly needed and SPX could easily be part of a personal law suit if it continues to operate without direction from the corporate office

Advice to Senior ManagementBeware of high turn-over in certain business segments

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

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Big large company. Run with cash OP and revenue in mind

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at SPX

ProsGood compensation, a wide variety of products to offer customers and a chance to move around the business and gain valuable experience

ConsThe culture is very shut down. Very little social interaction among an older generation. No innovation or continuous improvement pushed at operational level. constant change that does not improve company

Advice to Senior Managementlearn what lean is. understand we do not do it today. Focus on the employees and not the shareholders

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Nice co-workers but too many layers

Finance Project Lead (Current Employee)
Crawley, West Sussex, South East England, England (UK)

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

ProsVery nice co-workers/collegues to work with
There are some competent, well prepared and talented managers
There is always something new to learn
International environment

ConsToo many layers and too much politic sometimes
Lack of decision making at management/upper levels
Short focused, you are as good as next quarter results
Too many organizational changes and quite some high turnover in people
Very poor HR management
Micro-management

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Fantastic company with highly effective and competent employees

Human Resources (Current Employee)
Charlotte, NC

I have been working at SPX full-time for more than 5 years

ProsAdvancement, excellent work life balance, competent employees

ConsI cannot think of any cons

Advice to Senior ManagementNone

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great career builder and experience

Director (Current Employee)
Charlotte, NC

I have been working at SPX full-time for more than 10 years

ProsThe people and the team environment make SPX a great place to work.

ConsThe company makes changes slowly and deliberately, sometimes feels overly cautious.

Advice to Senior ManagementTake some risks, pay attention to the engagement of the employees, release some control, empower people more

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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They need to improve their shared services

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

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

ProsYou get good work experience

ConsThey need to improve their shared services

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

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