Walter Industries

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3.0 8 reviews

33% Approve of the CEO

Walter Industries CEO Walter J. (Walt) Scheller III

Walter J. (Walt) Scheller III

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43% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    I've worked here a long time and have seen many many changes of management.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsThe best safety program ever. From top management down to front lines. They are serious about safety. Money and benefits are good. Management setting up mines to be power house in market to come. Well run. Security in job.

    ConsA lot of hours worked. Coal mines have a certain amount of danger.

    Advice to Senior ManagementDoing a good job but a little Top Heavy!

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

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    Good people in Tampa but the headquarters are moving

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Tampa, FL

    ProsThere is a good work life balance
    The benefits offered are average
    Overall, there are good people at the senior management level

    ConsThe company is moving their corporate offices to Birmingham.
    Not too many people at corporate seem to want to go.

    Advice to Senior ManagementBetter comunication with the employees. It will be a vastly different company once the relocation to Birmingham Alabama is completed.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great opportunity when their is a hybrid of standards enforced and flexibility allowing you to prove yourself.

    Business Intelligence Analytical Developer (Current Employee) Birmingham, AL

    ProsFreedom to appply many different creative solutions. The culture their is the type of atmosphere that is very helpful with my profession. I am also allowed to approach most projects with a level of say so.

    ConsLack of understanding from within about the different roles neccesary to accomplish certain task. Also having to act as an administrater 30 - 40 percent of the time slows my engagements down.

    Advice to Senior ManagementImplement a CIO who has somewhat been in the trenches. Allow the department too carefully choose employees with different specialized skills to create more effective teams. Seperate development and administration for the power users who are constantly engaged in projects and enforce end users who are primarily the customer of solutions, to become more involved in all stages of projects, and not just when something is working properly.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Not good!!!

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsDecent money for area. Experience in coal.

    ConsCurrent management, unprofessional, lack of respect

    Advice to Senior ManagementPeople are not cattle

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

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    Not a good place for minorities or women

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsSmaller public company
    Good company is you are quiet and "go with the flow"

    ConsGood ole boy network; no opportunities for women or minorities; management cares only about mining not business

    Advice to Senior ManagementThe business side needs to be focused on processes, procedures, etc. The company mines well but as an operating company it is horrible. Promote people based on talent not who they kiss up to.

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

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