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Exciting environment with lean focus

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  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at General Cable

No opinion of CEO
No opinion of CEO

Pros

I like the dynamic continuous improvement environment

Cons

too much power given to the wrong people management authority given to people with no management skill or experience too much bias and favoritism

Advice to Management

examine reporting structure and competency of those with "power" over others

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Good people on the production floor with bad upper management in the office

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at General Cable

    Disapproves of CEO
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    good benefits, good salary, lots of overtime, great safety record, lots of training available, good support for production operations, clean and safe plant

    Cons

    lots of overtime, unattentive upper management, too much politics, too much CYA,


  2. Helpful (2)

    Not a bad place to work, but you generally need to come into management already trained in your field and as a manager.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at General Cable

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Few layers of management Reasonably quick decisions (except for hiring) Generally has small company feel even though it has become large Can move across funtions

    Cons

    Management are not well trained as managers People are not treated like an asset Minimal training for employees Expectations are very high, especially for management

    Advice to Management

    Treat people like they are a valued asset. Get some people in Human Resouces that are actually friendly to Humans. Provide more management training.


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