SPX
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www.spx.com Charlotte, NC 5000+ Employees

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Updated Jun 6, 2014

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83% Approve of the CEO

SPX Chairman, President, and CEO Chris Kearney

Chris Kearney

(29 ratings)

51% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    ProsGood Company to work for.

    ConsThere was not a lot I did not like. I suppose they need better strategic goals for the company

    Advice to Senior ManagementCommunicate to the employees more often

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    It's like a lot of other companies, some things not good while others are fantastic!

    Manager (Current Employee)
    Charlotte, NC

    ProsWork-life balance, humility amongst co-workers

    ConsNot a big "team" environment

    Advice to Senior ManagementBe more transparent in communication

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    Good place to work.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGood stable company with good benefits.

    ConsToo much focus on month-end numbers.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Beware!

    Sales (Former Employee)
    Bridgton, ME

    ProsFreedom on the road for work.

    ConsEverything else. Too many reports and micromanagement. The US Market was the main producer for the company but they wanted us to sell in UK way and we lost sales.

    Advice to Senior ManagementListen and trust your employees.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    All talk

    Buyer (Current Employee)
    Delavan, WI

    ProsNice coworkers, bonus structure, low stress, great benefits. Great engineer departments. Put money back into business and clean work environment.

    ConsLittle chance to move up, complacency, lack of middle management talent and forward thinking. Do not improve talent.

    Advice to Senior ManagementInvolve non manager office employees on teams to improve morale and improve business.

    – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    SPX is ok

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGood company with good benefits

    ConsLittle upward mobility and advancement

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Financial Analyst (Current Employee)
    Charlotte, NC

    ProsNice Culture; Great Opportunity; Good Employee Development

    ConsNothing is bad in my team, enjoy it so far

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Nice place to work

    Information Technology (Current Employee)
    Charlotte, NC

    ProsFlexible Schedules; Ability to work remotely on occasion

    ConsNot many opportunities to be promoted within IT

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Depends on which company you work for

    Contracts/Legal (Former Employee)

    ProsThe interview process was amazingly smooth. The technology was interesting.

    ConsExamine carefully which child company you work for within the company-they are not all the same. The company I was with had a small company culture and many of the people who worked there and managed the company were related. This did not promote the kind of culture I wanted to work in.

    Advice to Senior ManagementIt is OK to actually define positions within the company-not "everyone does everything"

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Good Company - but the IT Department is changing

    Information Technology (Former Employee)
    Rochester, NY

    ProsGood Career Opportunities, Great Co-Workers and culture. Decent Benefits. Fortune 500 Company. Helped grow my IT career/experience immensely during my tenure

    ConsCompany culture is changing/realigning in IT (not for the better). changes introduced last year resulted in long hours, finger-pointing and a general under-appreciation and dissatisfaction with IT as a whole from IT employees & end-users. These changes also introduced a structure that does not offer very many opportunities for internal employees to grow or get promoted due to forced specialization

    Advice to Senior ManagementIT management needs to value IT personnel and technology in general and cut back on some of the drastic changes made over the past year in order to compromise with employees. I'd still be working here today if this were the case

    IT is a critical part of the business structure these days and changes are causing many good IT people that have been long-standing/outstanding employees to reconsider their career options.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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