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Motorcar Parts Chairman, President, and CEO Selwyn Joffe
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  1. Strong Company, Treated Fairly

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Motorcar Parts full-time

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

    Pros

    Very Smart group of managers, well compensated and driven to perform. Finance guys keep a tight reign on costs.

    Cons

    High pressure environment, but enough freedom to work hard and produce.

    Advice to Management

    None


  2. Just like any other publicly traded company. There's the good and there's the bad.

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    • Comp & Benefits
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Torrance, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Torrance, CA

    I worked at Motorcar Parts full-time

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    It's a professionally run company with brilliant minds at the helm.

    Cons

    Unfortunately some people in middle management work will less than honorable ulterior motives of self preservation. There is an inner circle in the marketing department that have upper management's naive ears. Be careful when you're working here. "Watch your back Jack" -( Clear and Present Danger)

    Advice to Management

    Value your soldiers as much as your generals. Listen to both sides.


  3. What is like to work for MPA

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    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Accounts Payable in Torrance, CA
    Current Employee - Accounts Payable in Torrance, CA

    I have been working at Motorcar Parts full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The work is simple, the hours are flexible, the work environment is friendly, working conditions are good in the office.

    Cons

    No upward mobility in the Accounting department, no salary increases unless you ask for them and they are in the low range, annual bonus is $100 minus payroll taxes even if you've worked there 15 yrs. No chance of overtime or merit increases. Supervisors and Managers are only looking out for themselves.

    Advice to Management

    Recognize talent, promote and reward it.


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  5. Ok place. close quarters.

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Torrance, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Torrance, CA

    I worked at Motorcar Parts

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

    Pros

    very social environment.
    good training.
    structured. you're in and you're out on time.
    friendly peer employees.

    Cons

    maybe too social.
    felt very crowded.
    very structured.
    lot of gossip.
    executives felt unreachable.


  6. Great company

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

    I have been working at Motorcar Parts

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Employees ARE the biggest asset here. The CEO lives that. Managers have adopted the same outlook.

    Cons

    Too lean, trying to do too much with not enough employees causes stress. Being a public company means no rear view mirror, only what have you done for me lately.


  7. Innovation, growth, and career experience within my field

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

    I have been working at Motorcar Parts full-time (More than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    You get to learn a lot if you really like challenges. Time is money, and spending time to work on something you like gets rewarded.

    Cons

    Work schedules too darn early! When something goes down, you can't just give up, you HAVE to finish it; but this is expected of you, so it's not a con if you think about it., it's expected of you.



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