Sub-Zero & Wolf Appliance

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Updated May 14, 2015
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  1. Alright Company

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Test Engineer Co-Op in Fitchburg, WI
    Current Employee - Test Engineer Co-Op in Fitchburg, WI

    I have been working at Sub-Zero & Wolf Appliance (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Flexible on unpaid time off, when I come to work, and when I leave.

    Cons

    Pay
    Being treated like an intern (I expected more, being an Engineer)

    Advice to Management

    Perhaps trim down your department. There are more managers than engineers. No matter where I work there is a manager whose job is to solely watch and write something on his clipboard. Is this necessary?


  2. Quality Assurance

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

    I worked at Sub-Zero & Wolf Appliance

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    The people I worked with were great, very helpful, and friendly.

    Cons

    Communication can sometimes be lacking

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up


  3. Forklift and Warehouse worker.

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Material Handler in Stoughton, WI
    Former Employee - Material Handler in Stoughton, WI

    I worked at Sub-Zero & Wolf Appliance (Less than a year)

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

    Pros

    Nice indoor place to work.

    Cons

    They don't give you enough time to train you, before they fire you.

    Advice to Management

    N/A


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  5. Very positive experience. Great department, great employees.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Administrative in Madison, WI
    Former Employee - Administrative in Madison, WI

    I worked at Sub-Zero & Wolf Appliance full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    - My opinions were heard
    - Good work/life balance
    - Great benefits

    Cons

    None. I enjoyed working here very much.

    Advice to Management

    None - keep doing what you're doing.


  6. This place is the worst I have ever worked at.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Mechanic in Fitchburg, WI
    Former Employee - Mechanic in Fitchburg, WI

    I worked at Sub-Zero & Wolf Appliance full-time (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    8 hour days and insurance

    Cons

    Management, Management, Management, Pay cuts

    Advice to Management

    Granpa Bakke is rolling over in his grave.


  7. Helpful (1)

    Very good.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Design Engineering Tech in Madison, WI
    Current Employee - Design Engineering Tech in Madison, WI

    I have been working at Sub-Zero & Wolf Appliance full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Not micromanaged and co-workers are easy to get along with.

    Cons

    Sometimes hard to get your ideas looked at.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the employees more.


  8. New facility that is close to home.

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

    I have been working at Sub-Zero & Wolf Appliance

    Pros

    Lots of overtime. Great place to just do your job and become a lost figure.

    Cons

    Lots of required overtime. No room for advancement unless you are related to someone.

    Advice to Management

    Increase education awareness...those making $30 per hour and no degree vs $15 per hour with bachelors degree...all based on union bs. Selling 10k units at 500 units per week manufactured, this company can justify taking care of all level employees and not just upper levels. Seniority employees believe they are untouchable but are really Sheeps in wolves disguises...forgive me on the pun. Management is trying to weed out the overpaid for cost savings. I can write an essay but chose to use that for a more prospective occasion.


  9. Helpful (1)

    Great people, committed management

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Engineer in Madison, WI
    Current Employee - Project Engineer in Madison, WI

    I have been working at Sub-Zero & Wolf Appliance full-time (More than 8 years)

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

    Pros

    Management is committed to the people and the projects. Not afraid to spend money to get the necessary resources to make projects successful. People are generally in the right positions and have the skills and knowledge to make an impact.

    Cons

    Management is fairly well entrenched, there is definitely a ceiling to advancement.


  10. Helpful (1)

    A once great company going downhill fast!

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Production Worker in Goodyear, AZ
    Current Employee - Production Worker in Goodyear, AZ

    I have been working at Sub-Zero & Wolf Appliance full-time (More than 10 years)

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

    Pros

    Decent, but grossly overpriced products

    Cons

    This company has pursued a dysfunctional, top-heavy management structure whose trademark is baseless arrogance, inefficiency, and cost ineffectiveness, the consequences of which are taken out on the hourly and low-level workers. These arrogant incompetents in upper management believe that the only important employees are the Overpaid, Unskilled Chair-Heaters (O.U.C.H.'s) in the office, and have no regard for the people who make this company function every day. They would rather spend 3-4 times the money for less productivity than admit they are clueless and ask the people who know. Stay away from this company if you intend to build a career.

    Advice to Management

    Hire people according to their skill and abilities, not just because they have a worthless degree, an aloof attitude and zero real world experience. Appoint people to positions who actually know something and possess the capabilities required instead of sticking with only the most dedicated corporate boot lickers and brown-nosers.


  11. Great place for a Co-op

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Design Engineer Co-op in Madison, WI
    Former Employee - Design Engineer Co-op in Madison, WI

    I worked at Sub-Zero & Wolf Appliance full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great projects to work on. Lots of support from other engineers. I learned a lot during my time there. Lab Techs are very informative and fun to work with. Co-op position was focused on actual engineering projects that were not held back much by paperwork.

    Cons

    Discounts only apply to full time workers.



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