Overhead Door Reviews

Updated April 14, 2015
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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Steady work and good people"

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

    I worked at Overhead Door full-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    Compensation & benefits were great. I also enjoyed the team-work environment with my co-workers.

    Cons

    The technology (software) is not advanced at all. Management doesn't communicate very well. No room for personal growth within the company. Many are complacent at the company and aren't receptive to change.

    Advice to Management

    Know that the legacy of your product, familiarity of your brand and quality of your product speaks for it self. You all just need to formulate teams that truly believe in the brand and want to push the company forward in the new age.

  2. They should own the market

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

    I worked at Overhead Door

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

    Pros

    Good health plan but little else that stands out

    Cons

    Abundance of management yet no leadership. Herd mentality in the corporate office. The name Overhead is fitting as there is LOTS of overhead in this organization while the plants, sales force, and distribution centers are thinly staffed.

    Advice to Management

    Reduce the number of VP positions and hire more sales guys

  3. Confusion

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Employee in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Overhead Door full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    - Decent working environment,
    - Very Busy
    - Central Location for those that live across the city
    - Although behind the times, there were several upgrades made

    Cons

    - No clear guidance from upper management - Direction was nil
    - Only worried about the money
    - Cared more for the customers not saying something bad about them than they were about the employees.

    Advice to Management

    Get with the times and show some care for your employees

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  5. Rewarding career with great compensation and benefits.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Customer Service Technician in Lewisville, TX
    Current Employee - Customer Service Technician in Lewisville, TX

    I have been working at Overhead Door

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Professional upper management and great peers make Overhead Door a great place to work. Overhead Door core values provide a structural foundation for learning and career development.

    Cons

    Lower level management is not supportive of team members. I've witnessed supervisors ridiculing employees and at times were down right rude. Lying and making derogatory comments about upper management. Demanding respect and showing favoritism to the under qualified who stroke the ego.

    Advice to Management

    Failing to display professional behavior in the work environment does little for department moral. Remind lower management that a great team starts with an excellent leader. Anyone can be a "boss". Leadership is encouraging, inspires team members and supports growth.
    Lower supervisory roles could benefit from an evaluation.

  6. Rough work environment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Service Technician in Aurora, CO
    Former Employee - Service Technician in Aurora, CO

    I worked at Overhead Door full-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    I was paid on time

    Cons

    workload
    the way they wanted techs to treat the customer was wrong
    owner and his clicks

    Advice to Management

    be fair to all employees
    be honest with customers

  7. Helpful (1)

    One of the best

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

    I have been working at Overhead Door (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    Good opportunity for advancement. Nice benefits package. OHDC is a place where it's not so big you don't feel you can make a difference, but still large enough to allow for advancent and career development.

    Cons

    I personally don't have any negative criticism for Overhead Door Corporation. They treat me and my family well, I have a great relationship with my peers, as well as management.

  8. Great place to start but do not stay

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - General Manager in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - General Manager in Columbus, OH

    I have been working at Overhead Door full-time (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Each week you get a pay check

    Cons

    Overworked, short staffed, look at their web site 4 pages of open positions that should tell the story

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your people.

  9. Good place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineer in Grand Island, NE
    Current Employee - Engineer in Grand Island, NE

    I have been working at Overhead Door

    Pros

    Energetic place to work. Lots of good people that work here.

    Cons

    The manufacturing facility is somewhat out of date. Need to update technology.

  10. Great place to learn multiple skills

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - B2B Sales and Estimator in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - B2B Sales and Estimator in Washington, DC

    I have been working at Overhead Door full-time (More than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    Learn multiple skills in a fast paced industry, empowers employee to manage own schedule/accounts, good benefits, you work with a large assortment of clients so great for B2B networking

    Cons

    Limited training, pay scale is below average, small company so limited advancement opportunities, company does not match 401K, no education reimbursement, company does not encourage team building

    Advice to Management

    Continue to update and adapt to new technologies, learn to conduct reviews in a candid atmosphere and consider advice given by reps in field

  11. Helpful (1)

    Great company

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

    I have been working at Overhead Door full-time (More than 8 years)

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

    Pros

    Excellent outlook, clear vision, strategic, well defined short term and long term goals

    Cons

    Multiple brands and channel makes it challenging.

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