Slakey Brothers Reviews

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Frank Nisonger
2 Ratings
  • Great employee owned (ESOP) company to work for that will grow in the future

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    Current Employee - Territory Sales Representative
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    Competitive salary Family like environment. Employees want to work hard for each other. Close at 4:30 each day ESOP - profits flow back through to the employees Management does not breathe down your neck - they allow you to focus on your job and be free to perform Strong benefits, matching 401k The company has a strong percentage of the workforce that are getting closer to retirement which opens alot of doors for younger people


    Some operational inefficiencies compared to larger corporations. If you like working in a highly structured environment this is not the company for you. There is room for better standard operating procedures to be in place. I think it will take some new talent to achieve this.

    Advice to Management

    Not much advice to give - it's a great company. I think to improve the company needs to hire some operational talent to dial in on some of the inventory management and working capital piece. Maybe Slakey 'bleeds' too much money away in areas. Also it seems there is low turnover - I feel the workforce could be more talented in areas. Some hires have clearly not worked out but are still employees.

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Headquarters Elk Grove, CA
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Private
Industry Business Services
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year

Slakey Brothers distributes heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, and plumbing products through about 30 locations in California, Nevada, Oregon and Washington, as well as online. The company also operates three retail plumbing showrooms and three distribution centers. Its fleet of about 100 trucks delivers most of its orders within a 200-mile radius. Slakey Brothers offers brands such as 3M, BrassCraft, Honeywell, Kohler, and Nutone to contractors, the government, industrial users, and retailers. Subsidiary The Plumbery is a kitchen and bath retailer with three ... More

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