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27 days ago

Outside Sales Representative (Entry Level)

Barnes Distribution Cleveland, OH

• Responsible for sales of the company's offerings and/or product to new and existing customers • Must develop expansion strategies to further… Glassdoor

7 days ago


Barnes Group, Inc. Brecksville, OH

* Working Knowledge of basic Math, and the Ability to use Measuring Tools. * Ability to Read Blueprints and Manufacturing… Glassdoor

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Barnes Group President, CEO, and Director; Acting President, Barnes Aerospace Gregory F. Milzcik
Gregory F. Milzcik
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    Former Employee - Sales  in  Cleveland, OH
    Former Employee - Sales in Cleveland, OH

    I worked at Barnes Group full-time for more than a year


    The people were farily friendly across the board. The interview process was very nice and fairly quick without much delay. The product line was ok, however, when you needed something outside the catalog there were many delays and phone calls.


    When the new President was hired (the axe man) he had no emotional ties and didn't really care about the people. I would question his true character, however, his motives were clear...$$. Reduce salaries and try to convince everyone in the organization that the new pay structure would allow you to make more money!! Unfortunately, middle management had to deliver the news and even they didn't believe it (that was my opinion). Leadership was therefore very questionable and certainly they convinced the "share holders" this was the way to go. All promotions were shut down. Not sure how the organization is structured today.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Lead with character. Understand that flexibility is key in the field and provide middle management with the ability to make decisions if it makes sense. Soften your hard lines to gray. Understand that retention of your client base is of extreme importance and it takes more time then you allow to obtain new clients. It's a difficult economy and perhaps top leadership needs to have their salaries reduced. Treat your employees like they really matter and retention won't be a problem. Pay them well, real talent is hard to find even in this economy! Good luck.