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Greenbrier Reviews

Updated August 21, 2014
Updated August 21, 2014
6 Reviews
2.9
6 Reviews
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Greenbrier President, CEO, and Director William A. Furman
William A. Furman
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  1.  

    Very good company to work for.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Greenbrier

    Pros

    Open door policy, top to bottom, and excellent benefits package.

    Cons

    Similar to many other companies; internal politics.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Prefer not to say.

  2.  

    Greenbrier Rail Services Chehalis

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Greenbrier

    Pros

    Great pay for the area, great benefits, good shift, lots of overtime, most weekends off, and plenty of advancement opportunities.

    Cons

    Being treated like a slave, being talked to like you're a nobody or beneath everyone.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Learn how to talk to and treat the people that work for you.

  3.  

    Good pay, Good lean program involving working within a team, at it's Manufacturing Plant in Portland Oregon.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Machine Set Up Operator in Portland, OR
    Former Employee - Machine Set Up Operator in Portland, OR

    I worked at Greenbrier full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good wages, team support with co workers.

    Cons

    Lack of work, both in Marine and Rail Car Production at the Portland Oregon Plant.
    To save on labor cost, Rail cars are being made in Mexico.
    Long story / short Greenbrier shipped our jobs south to Mexico.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Bring Production back to America.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good personal company culture

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Portland, OR
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Portland, OR

    I worked at Greenbrier

    Pros

    Good hours, non stress, good coffee.

    Cons

    Upper IT management have goals that are not being shared in order to get a company direction.

    No opinion of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great company; Very-retaliatory HR Dept.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Information Technology in Lake Oswego, OR
    Former Employee - Information Technology in Lake Oswego, OR

    I worked at Greenbrier

    Pros

    - CEO
    - Executives
    - Bonuses
    - Salary
    - Perks

    Cons

    - Corporate HR is notorious within the company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Acknowledge the problem and publicly ask the employees for advice.

    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Low Employee Morale

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in White Sulphur Springs, WV
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in White Sulphur Springs, WV

    I worked at Greenbrier

    Pros

    Training opportunities were of value to the employees to improve their job skills. Employee perks were available - shop discounts, free lunch, holiday parties, etc. Beautiful environment to work in, and many of the guests were great to interact with.

    Cons

    Very low employee morale. Employees do not get the compensation they deserve for the responsibilities they perform. Management does not interact with employees very often, and lack of communication between executives and staff.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Boost employee morale, so your employees are happy to come to work. The hours are crazy at times, so ensure your staff is well rested so they can perform at their highest level. Communication is key in any work environment - and employees like to feel involved.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

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