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Franklin Electric Chairman and CEO R. Scott Trumbull
R. Scott Trumbull
5 Ratings
  • A company with a vision

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    Current Employee - Quality/Reliability Technician in Madison, WI
    Current Employee - Quality/Reliability Technician in Madison, WI
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Franklin Electric full-time (More than a year)


    I really enjoy my Co-workers


    Low pay raises that do not account for the cost of living increases. 1, 2, and 3% pay increase after 1 year and sometimes nothing.

    Advice to Management

    Hire some women supervisors

Franklin Electric Interviews

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    Product Manager - Vertical Pumps Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bluffton, IN
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview


    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Franklin Electric (Bluffton, IN) in February 2010.


    There were three preliminary phone interviews, two with the hiring manager, then one with the HR Director. A plant visit, on my dime, was scheduled. Upon arrival, meeting with the hiring manager was OK, as the first hour was pretty much meet and greet, which was expected. From then on, I felt like I was dropped unexpectedly on employee after employee for the next five hours. The BIG meeting with the resident VP was not what anyone would mistake as pleasant or inviting. No focused objective questions were asked for at least an hour long interview. I guess he thought I looked like someone who owed him money. Back to the hiring manager, who was a friendly, competent person anyone would be happy to work for. Unfortunately, he told me during our last 1/2 hour that he was on contract and leaving at the end of it! WOW! A day I will never get back.

    Interview Questions

    • Where do I see myself in five years?   1 Answer

Franklin Electric Awards & Accolades

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America's 200 Best Small Companies , Forbes, 2009
Best Companies to Work for in Latin America , Great Place to Work Institute, 2009
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Headquarters Fort Wayne, IN
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1944
Type Company - Public (FELE)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Danaher, Pentair, ITT Corp

Franklin Electric would do Old Ben proud. The company keeps things flowing by making and distributing submersible and specialty electric motors, electronic drives and controls, and related items. Its fueling system products include electronic tank monitoring equipment, fittings, flexible piping, nozzles, and vapor recovery systems. Franklin Electric's products are used primarily by OEMs that incorporate them in underground petroleum pumping systems, sewage pumps, vacuum pumping systems, and freshwater pumping systems. The US makes up nearly half of sales.

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