ThyssenKrupp Materials Reviews

Updated April 9, 2015
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  1. Great company to work for

    Former Employee - Project Manager
    Former Employee - Project Manager

    I worked at ThyssenKrupp Materials full-time (more than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Good working environment, good benefits

    Cons

    Career advancement limited, does not adopt quickly to changing business environment

  2. Helpful (1)

    People Were Great, Work Very Hands On

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Intern - Lean Engineer in Kent, WA
    Current Intern - Lean Engineer in Kent, WA

    I have been working at ThyssenKrupp Materials as an intern (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Allows Employee Involvement in many aspects
    Treats Employee's fairly

    Cons

    Turnover is high, however as long as you perform there isn't anything to worry about.

    Advice to Management

    People are people. They have families and as such should not be a puppet that can come in whenever they are needed.

  3. Stable place to work in

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Manager in Detroit, MI

    I have been working at ThyssenKrupp Materials

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Brand name and reputation of company.
    High emphasis on integrity and ethics.
    Financial strength.
    Part of a diversified group.

    Cons

    Low career growth prospects (higher positions don't open up).
    Inconsistent titles and designations.
    Service departments (IT, HR/Benefits, etc.) not as efficient / competent as I have seen elsewhere.
    Internally available positions not advertised but filled privately.

    Advice to Management

    Expand activities so that people can keep themselves stimulated. Evaluate the strengths of the service functions through surveys of internal customers.

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  5. Helpful (1)

    Other than communication issue, this company is stable and reliable to work.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Santa Fe Springs, Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Santa Fe Springs, Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at ThyssenKrupp Materials

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Stable and great learning experience. Employee friendly work place and atomosphere. Career Opportunities are good. Cross training. Management recognizes employees' skills and competence and be able to locate the employees to best fit job. Intense entry level training. Recently intalled new system (SAP) which gives a great opportunity to increase skills and knowledge. Less politics. Company has large customer base. Balanced organization, does not have too many managements. Great infrastructure. Fast service. Does not overwhelm employees with work, evenly spread. Good flow in warehouse control system and delivery system.

    Cons

    Lacks in communication. Low in compensation. Low level of service in customer service.

    Advice to Management

    Recommend to conduct a meeting periodically to increase communication to discuss individual performance, company performance, target, issues, so on.

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