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2.7 9 reviews

33% Approve of the CEO

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Martin Lindqvist

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20% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Smart contractors are enemies

    Software Developer (Former Employee) Lisle, IL

    ProsNice location, free parking, cubicles made for privacy

    ConsDual monitors are mystery to them. Machines are not most up to date, no SSD drives for developer to do quick compilations.

    Very stressful and strict atmosphere, although they are ok with small talk between employs.
    Because the company's roots of business are manufacturing, no flexible hours, everybody must clock in and clock out (by HID readers)

    If you are smart you may get into argument with employees, they will not value that, rather treat you as an enemy. If they require 5 years experience and you will have only 3 go work for them.

    Advice to Senior ManagementUse the resources that you pay for

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    • Disapproves of CEO

     

    SSAB Production Operator Primary End Montpelier, Iowa

    Production Operator (Former Employee) Montpelier, IA

    ProsFinancial Compensation, Health and Medical Benefits

    ConsThe Employee is very restricted in regards to upward mobility and professional growth. The Management is untrustworthy and abusive. The Workforce is intimidated and submissive. The Management Style and the Hiring Practices are discriminative and nepotistic. I wasted ten plus years here only to get older, nothing more.

    Advice to Senior ManagementHere’s my advice. If you want the company to grow, you must allow growth within the workforce. Allow employees to move up and encourage a professional development plan. Introduce a qualification strategy for the employee to obtain higher income or higher positions of responsibility. Give the workforce personal feedback. Don't hire your relatives, it is called nepotism! Treat all employees with respect, don’t bully them into submission. Trust the workforce. Promote and hire actual supervisors not (relatives or favorites), so if a conflict arises it can be handled properly and without discrimination. Just because the company pays well does not mean the management can be abrasive and abusive to the workforce. After ten plus years I left and found better working conditions.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    • Senior Management
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    • Disapproves of CEO

     

    Too much politics on top floor

    Manager (Current Employee)

    ProsHigh energy level on operational levels
    In the line functions, people are devoted to do whatever they can to serve the customers
    Excellent working atmosphere in the steel plant in Luleå

    ConsLimited mandate in managerial positons
    Too much top-down steering, no empowerment
    Politically infected top floor

    Advice to Senior ManagementDevelop the talents you have within the company rather than killing their enthusiasm with politically infected moves

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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