Goodman Manufacturing Reviews

Updated April 15, 2015
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  1. Helpful (2)

    Hate it daily

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dayton, TN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dayton, TN

    I have been working at Goodman Manufacturing full-time (more than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Pay is about all they have to offer

    Cons

    Management talks to you like a dog, very rude with foul language. Defend yourself and you are fired. No air conditioning. It is a job just to get up and go into work. Wish I could find something else with the same pay. Management gets their family time where in the summer we work every weekend and in the winter we are lucy to get 25 or 30 hours a week.

    Advice to Management

    Treat you people like you want to be treated.

  2. Great company, makes a ton of cash

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineer Manager in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Engineer Manager in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Goodman Manufacturing (more than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The stability of the company is relieving.

    Cons

    With a seasonal production schedule it makes a Tough environment during peak months

    Advice to Management

    ..

  3. everyday its a challenge

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dayton, TN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dayton, TN

    I have been working at Goodman Manufacturing full-time (more than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Its a job close to home

    Cons

    like all factories hot nasty and more drama

    Advice to Management

    treat people like they are helping the company not just a number

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  5. I worked at Goodman Manufacturing

    Pros

    Great opportunities and vision from the management

    Cons

    Difficult systems/old habits to break in order to make improvements

  6. It's just a job

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fayetteville, TN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fayetteville, TN

    I have been working at Goodman Manufacturing full-time (more than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    It's a job. The pay and benefits are decent, but that's about all there is there. People on the floor are good to work with and it's reasonably clean and cool for a factory.

    Cons

    Management is cold toward employees and mistakes result in firing, so nobody takes responsibility if they can avoid it. The union seems to only help their buddies who often deserved what they got anyway. The new plant manager is a numbers guy who apparently has no real world experience and if it's not on a spreadsheet it doesn't exist to him. There is no opportunity for growth in the company other than to a department supervisor level, and they're treated as bad as the rest of us. If they don't 'crack the whip' they won't last long.

    There is little to no job satisfaction there. You won't go home thinking of what you've accomplished that day - you'll just be glad its over. Most of the equipment is old and has been patched to death. Management won't spend money to fix things right or replace them so every day is an adventure in McGuivering. The consensus is the new Japanese owners bought a distribution network that happened to have some factories with it, and if that's true then there's little hope for improvements there.

    Advice to Management

    Look at how run down and patched together everything around you really is and do something about it. Treat employees with respect and listen to their suggestions. They deal with things all day long while you walk by. Give your maintenance people the resources they need to fix things right. Giving people an incentive and acknowledging their accomplishments will go much further than threats and intimidation ever could.

  7. Helpful (1)

    The absolute worst company I ever worked for!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Assembly Worker
    Former Employee - Assembly Worker

    I worked at Goodman Manufacturing full-time (less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    No pros to talk about.

    Cons

    Poorly run company. 2nd shift there is a lot of prejudice towards white people from all the black people working there.

    Advice to Management

    You need to show up unanounced during 2nd shift to see all the stuff that is going on. Everything runs fine until the 1st shift supervisors are all gone. There is so much favoratism, and relatives working on 2nd shift.

  8. Great People

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Warranty Analyst in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Warranty Analyst in Houston, TX

    I worked at Goodman Manufacturing full-time (less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    People, flexible schedule, good communications between management and other personnel

    Cons

    Poor sick leave program, out of date software

    Advice to Management

    For a company that aspires to have top of the line HVAC systems, the IT and software programs used are so out of date. Company is still using Microsoft from 2003 unless you are upper management. Rolled out new internal software programs with too many problems. Needs to ask the personnel that actually use these programs for advice prior to roll out.

  9. Helpful (1)

    Good Experience for me

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Contractor - Service Desk Analyst in Houston, TX
    Current Contractor - Service Desk Analyst in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Goodman Manufacturing as a contractor (less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    I guess you could say it was a paycheck when i needed one the most, I learned how to use As400.

    Cons

    Old equipment, still using office 2003
    I was given a Pc that had a bad fan.

    Advice to Management

    Please try and be fair to your contract employees.

  10. Basic technical questions

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Design Engineer in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Design Engineer in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Goodman Manufacturing full-time (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Small company but good exposure

    Cons

    bad management in terms of leaning new things

    Advice to Management

    better compensation

  11. Challenging environment working for an industry leader

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Goodman Manufacturing full-time (more than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent compensation. Strong Senior Management with focused vision.

    Cons

    Long hours, flat organization so limited upward mobility.

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