Hach Company Reviews

Updated October 17, 2014
Updated October 17, 2014
36 Reviews
3.3
36 Reviews
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  1.  

    nice

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Operator I in Loveland, CO
    Current Employee - Operator I in Loveland, CO

    I have been working at Hach Company full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    i like this company very realiable and great company to work just nice for a career . i hope i will be where i want to be.

    Cons

    its good food they have free ice cream and food sometimes. a lot promotions for the events and some fun events if u have a family and kids.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    they are nice

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Very little reward for hard work

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    Current Employee - Sales Support in Loveland, CO
    Current Employee - Sales Support in Loveland, CO

    I have been working at Hach Company (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    This company is still making a profit and there are lots of good people who work here.

    Cons

    The work environment is very stressful because there isn't enough headcount. Work cuts into your personal life because there is neve enough time to get your work done.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    When you are trying to move up in your management career stop doing what is best for you and take care of your team. If you would show interest in your team they would work even harder for you.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Budget Cutters Looking Through the Rear View Mirror

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    Current Employee - Area Manager in Yellowstone National Park, WY
    Current Employee - Area Manager in Yellowstone National Park, WY

    I have been working at Hach Company full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Strong, historic market share and regulated, intransigent customer base.

    Cons

    Core strength is cutting budgets and threatening employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Institute a REAL management tool based on product line EBIDITA and push business unit decision making to business units with P&L's based on 2-year planning horizons....rather than 4-months.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5.  

    Nano management

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Hach Company

    Pros

    Good benefits, compensation and great salespeople. A very good product line, strong installed base, brand recognition within the water utility market.

    Cons

    The current leadership does not know how to empower their very capable salesforce so that they can do what they do best...SELL

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop doing what you are doing and try to be realistic in your expectations, learn from your mistakes and encourage, not discourage your feet on the street, Give them more time to do what you hired them to do, not all of the admin tasks that only serve your needs for extreme oversight of activities. Can you afford on-going turnover events? Your competition thrives on these and uses them to create doubt in the customer's mind about the stability of your company. Human capital is precious, respect it and it will respect you in return.

  6.  

    good company, good people

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    Current Employee - Chemist in Loveland, CO
    Current Employee - Chemist in Loveland, CO

    I have been working at Hach Company full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    R & D is better than production positions

    Cons

    little to no upward mobility

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Reward truth and honest opinions, manage by example, seek input from more than 2 people

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Much the same as what has been mentioned in this blog.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Hach Company full-time

    Pros

    Great area to live in. Decent pay. Good benefits. If you work hard you can make out alright and afford to live comfortably in this nice community. Stable financially.

    Cons

    Very difficult to advance. There seems to be crony mentality. Takes a long time to get a job and takes a while to become team member. Not very open to new ideas. Very conservative.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Why the high turnover rate? Take some calculated risks.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Reasonable place to work but very hard to move up within the company.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technical Support Specialist II in Loveland, CO
    Current Employee - Technical Support Specialist II in Loveland, CO

    I have been working at Hach Company full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    great schedule
    no work at home
    easy

    Cons

    no room to grow, compensation could be better for commission

  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Lack of respect, very secretive and no integrity.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Loveland, CO
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Loveland, CO

    I have been working at Hach Company full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    It's a job, they provide Flex hours in some areas and medical benefits. If you mind your peas and "Qs" you can a long career with them.

    Cons

    The management is top heavy and are the only ones with a true career with the company. Kaizens are a joke especially when the director steps in and saids he doesn't care what anyone has to say this is the way it is going to happen or there is the door.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If your employees are happy and treated with respect and integrity you might find that you may get more work, get better quality and a better ROI. Take a look in the mirror and see if you like what you see.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Good company!

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technical Support II in Loveland, CO
    Current Employee - Technical Support II in Loveland, CO

    I have been working at Hach Company full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good pay, benefits. Managers are great

    Cons

    Call center, can get boring sometimes

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None, doing great

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good...if you are in management

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Hach Company as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    Never boring. There is always something (plus twelve other things that are not humanly possible) to do. The people who do actual work there are generally very nice.

    Cons

    The culture is _extremely_ demanding and people will probably burn out quickly (there is a reason why they are currently hiring primarily through a temp company). This is a company that puts its own brand of mismanagement over all else.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat your employees like human being and not machines.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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