Cooper Industries

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Cooper Industries Reviews

Updated Jul 21, 2014

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3.0 93 reviews

67% Approve of the CEO

Cooper Industries Chairman, President, and CEO Kirk S. Hachigian

Kirk S. Hachigian

(52 ratings)

48% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • good benefits, great location, average pay, friendly atmosphere, balance with work and personal life, things are good between union and management(in 3 reviews)

  • Good pay and benefits (besides time off)(in 3 reviews)


Cons
  • Work life balance often lopsided (in a bad way)(in 5 reviews)

  • Upper management makes decisions without understanding all of the consequences of their decision(in 4 reviews)

93 Employee Reviews
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    Great products great company

    Vice President Sales (Current Employee) Eberbach (Germany)

    Prosstrong market position, good reliable products

    Consweak management, bad organized internal organizational procedures

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Shaper Lighting, a division of Cooper Industries

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Richmond, CA

    ProsManufacturing in the Bay Area is rare, and there are some skilled people working here in the trenches.

    ConsManagement was disorganized and constantly vying for power.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPlay nice and cultivate growth opportunities.

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    Company sinking after losing subsea

    Operations (Former Employee) Camarillo, CA

    Prosgood pay, the employees on the floor are great to work with.

    Cons4 companies merged, still 4 separate companies with managers arguing in front of employees.

    Advice to Senior ManagementToo late- the recent removal of employees due to reduction in force- people still there are going to leave and are very disappointed.

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

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    It is a valuable experience

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGood system for development opportunities.

    ConsManagement not very strong and not visionary.

    Advice to Senior ManagementHire the best not the ones who work hard.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Financial Analyst Intern

    Financial Analyst (Former Employee)

    ProsGood environment. They didn't treat me as an intern but a full time analyst. I could learn a lot from senior analyst.

    ConsThe industry is growing slowly.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNone

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    Administrative Assistant (Former Employee) Houston, TX

    ProsThis Company is so professional in all aspects of business.

    ConsLove the company, can't think of anything at the moment. Just top notch company.

    Advice to Senior ManagementVery smart guys at top. Keep doing what you do well.

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

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    not bad

    Design Engineer (Current Employee) Milwaukee, WI

    Prosgood work/life balance
    good working circumstance

    Consif you're looking for growth opportunity, ...

    Advice to Senior Managementlike the management style so far

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Less than honest practices with internal emploees

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGlad to no longer be associated with this company.

    ConsRegret ever being involved with this organization. Experienced an environment of less than straight forward communication with employees. Direct questions often sidestepped or left unanswered entirely. This company views due diligence as the primary factor in managing personnel.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Great company

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Houston, TX

    ProsStays on top of technology in IT

    ConsNo growth potential even when being blunt.

    Advice to Senior ManagementSet forth growth and performace plans that actually are given.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Not a good place to work for

    Data Management Intern (Former Employee) Shanghai, Shanghai (China)

    ProsFree food at dining hall
    Good working environment

    ConsConfusing management structure within departments

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