Groupe SEB

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Great Brands and Good Learning Opportunity

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

Pros

Opportunity to work with the biggest cookware and appliance brands in the world along with retailers in a global matrixed environment.

Cons

Being French owned is a Pro and a Con.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Be Cautious...

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  West Orange, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in West Orange, NJ

    Pros

    Benefits package is tremendous for medical, dental, other insurance, 401 and PTO. Being in the consumer goods industry allowed for a nice discount on cookware and small domestic appliances. There are also some very talented staff on the team.

    Cons

    Leadership is lacking and in dictator form, not a good environment to be creative and produce results. Unfortunately, only the lucky few were developed with training at HQ. Turnover is extremely high, both voluntary and by Company decision (job elimination). The environment is not positive and morale continues to deteriorate. Although there is some flexibility you pay for that as the job demands excessive hours and workload due to job cuts. Corporate just keeps ignoring the situation the US, which continues to decline. Company values are on paper, not in practice.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Lead, don't dictate, you have many very intelligent talented people that can creatively achieve the goals if you allow them. Reduce the non-valued added and duplicate reporting, as your people are wasting time instead or producing results. You keep talking about this but no action. Open your eyes to what's happening in the US, not good, the turnover is happening for good reason.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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    Toxic Workplace

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    Current Employee - Vice President Sales  in  West Orange, NJ
    Current Employee - Vice President Sales in West Orange, NJ

    Pros

    Pay and benefits are mediocre

    Cons

    Leadership is non existent. Treat people terribly with no respect. Constant pressure to make a monthly number at the expense of any cohesive strategy or regard for the customer.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Reorganize with help from outside consultants/professionals.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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