S A Armstrong Reviews

Updated February 19, 2015
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  1. Don't do it!

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at S A Armstrong full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    People here are great to work with

    Cons

    Management doesn't care about employees

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  2. Challenging and Interesting Work

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at S A Armstrong full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great people to work with, lots of exciting product and market development and growth.

    Cons

    Upper management makes some decisions that are very difficult to understand. People or departments are sometimes pitted against each other. It is very difficult to change positions inside the company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue with the new HR initiatives and became more flexible to employee needs.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3. Working for New Product Development especially Variable and Fixed Speed Controlled Circulator

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at S A Armstrong full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Able to work with new innovative design, new control technique while developing new Product in Armstrong and most product are used in HVAC application

    Cons

    Would like to work in different new product technology rather than working for HVAC Circulators

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to improve the communication between suppliers and the engineers to expedite new product development

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. Poorly managed company

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    Former Employee - IT Staff in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - IT Staff in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I worked at S A Armstrong full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    It was a paid job.

    Cons

    They did not have even desk and chair and computer for some one they hired

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Top managers should spend some time to supervise all departments to make sure how they are being managed by junior managers.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6. takes lots time to survive

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at S A Armstrong full-time

    Pros

    learn a lot, many IT system

    Cons

    need improve management, keep you up to date by talk to people,not much regular communication

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    need improve management

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. Positive

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    Current Employee - Marketer in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Marketer in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at S A Armstrong full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    You will learn a lot.

    Cons

    It takes a lot to survive.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Internal promotion is very important

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  8. 2 Years In

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    Current Employee - Customer Service
    Current Employee - Customer Service

    I have been working at S A Armstrong full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Great learning system, Good atmosphere, challenges with solutions are welcomed, great benefits

    Cons

    Not enough people to do the job

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Spend a day in the CSR or After Sales

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  9. organization in process of a mojor change

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I worked at S A Armstrong full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    established firm with good products, with many great techincal and supporting staff

    Cons

    lack of team co-operation, lack of management support, sales team is disorganized, one is pulled in all directions, everyone is out to protect own position instead of finiding ways to provide solutions to outside customers and allow the company to grow

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Clean up the management that is holding the company from growth.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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