Würth
2.9 of 5 41 reviews
www.wuerth.com Künzelsau-Gaisbach, Germany 5000+ Employees

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Updated Mar 27, 2014
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2.9 41 reviews

                             

47% Approve of the CEO

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Robert Friedmann

(17 ratings)

39% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Wurth is a very good company to work for.

Regional Sales Manager (Current Employee)

I have been working at Würth full-time for more than a year

ProsFreedom to work/manage your territory
Great support system

ConsToo much paperwork
Too many monthly initiatives

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

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Great people to work with but not a great place to work

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Würth full-time for more than 3 years

ProsOne positive aspect of working at Service Supply was the group of people I worked with. Most of my colleagues were long term employees that readily shared their knowledge and experience with others.

ConsThe cons of Service Supply were low pay (wages were frozen for three years), chronic understaffing (hiring was frozen for three years and many positions remained unfilled when employees left, pushing the workload onto remaining employees), inadequate technology (necessary hardware and software upgrades were consistently slow or incomplete, impacting daily performance and productivity), and a controlling culture that included the attitude that employees shouldn't complain because they were lucky to have a job.

Advice to Senior ManagementBuild a trusting, encouraging culture, provide the tools and support necessary for success, and reward good performance with appropriate compensation at all levels.

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

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its a transition job at best

Territory Sales Manager (Former Employee)
San Jose, CA

I worked at Würth full-time for more than 3 years

ProsThe company has some hard rules to follow but from what I have seen is that its basically a free for all in the sales area which suits me perfect, I thinks its a great place to work while looking for another job

ConsI think as a sales rep you are kept pretty busy, some treat it as a part time job, but for me its a transition job at best, you have to do everything yourself, so its like your own business except that the wages don't add up to much, be careful not to spend more then you make and watch out for the wear and tear on your car

Advice to Senior ManagementStart off with a good base and have commission that's reasonable , I think that people may take the job with pride and not be so quick to leave

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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keep right on looking

Territory Sales Manager (Current Employee)
Dallas, TX

I have been working at Würth full-time for more than 3 years

ProsI thought the brand name was great, a lot of customers know your products, and the industry is very interesting, cool cars and motorcycle if you like that kind of stuff

Consnobody with a plan, they don't get how to sell to bigger auto groups, lack of any type of leadership, but the worst thing is the pay, its pretty bad, that's why nobody sticks around too long, if they do they have another job

Advice to Senior Managementstart over with this one, because the US side of wurth is and has been a mess, my guess would be to get ride of the current leadership and start over

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

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low pay

Territory Sales Manager (Former Employee)
Denver, CO

I worked at Würth full-time for more than 3 years

Prosthe prices are high but most of the products are good, and you will enjoy the customers you meet, it can be fun, but don't do it full time, in other words like everyone else keep looking for another job

Consgood luck making money here, the commission is low , the pay scale once you figure it out will make you leave,

Advice to Senior Managementtoo many people that and a hand in the profits, the pay should go more towards the sales people not the admin side

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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run from this company and run fast

Territory Sales Manager (Former Employee)
Los Angeles, CA

I worked at Würth full-time for more than 3 years

Prosit has some flex in the daily schedule, but the days do get long, you get to organize your route yourself, so pretty much you should live in the territory

Conslow pay, you pay for everything so, you end up selling 20 to 30 grand a month in sales but nothing to show for it, the comp plan is based on growth, its just bad, upper management is a complete joke

Advice to Senior Managementpay more get rid of the dm's and rm's they don't help at all

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

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waste of time and energy. little return on investment

Sales Representative (Former Employee)
Lakeland, FL

I worked at Würth full-time for more than a year

Prostraining,base salarly, auto allowance,product quality,reputation

Consalot of hours, dictatorial mangement, non-competitive pricing,shady compensation practices

Advice to Senior Managementbe realisitc. we are in the worst economic climate since the great depression and the pay gets lower,prices go up,commisions down,shady pay outs and your sales force attrition is off the charts. why spend ALL the money on training only to "run out" your sales staff one after they other. I have never seen so much professional turn over.

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

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Not a bad place to work, but not a great place to work

Sales Representative (Current Employee)
Knoxville, TN

I have been working at Würth

ProsGreat Products
Decent Training
Make your own hours
Relaxed environment

Conslow pay compared to similar positions elsewhere
do not go here if you have a college degree waste of time
little advancement
poor communication from upper management

Advice to Senior ManagementWork on feeding the pipeline of new products, and stop removing them without letting sales staff know.

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wurth is worth working at

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Fort Lauderdale, FL

I have been working at Würth

Prosnice health benefits, vacation time is slightly above average, stable and well backed financially, great environment for someone who is a performer.

Consmaybe not all divisions are like this, but they push very hard to get every extra hour of work from you that they can.

Advice to Senior Managementthey need to recognize their performing employees a little better and quit being so cheap with compensation.. you practically have to beg for a decent raise.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Wurth, its a shadow of its European company in the USA.

SALES (Current Employee)
Kissimmee, FL

I have been working at Würth

ProsBasically I run my own business, I am provided a company car, Wurth has good products. They well respected in the industry but in the United States Auto Division, see below.

ConsPoor product management in the USA, Wurth has very good products in Europe. Not to mention marketing . In my opinion, Ramesey, NJ is are unaware of new Wurth products or afraid to take a chance. My guess is they don't want to lose their bonus if stock levels get to high and they bring in a product that doesn't sell. I have customers begging for items our parent company has developed. It seems management has always been afraid to bring new items into our product line.

Advice to Senior ManagementCopy what they are doing in Europe, look at their web sites, don't try to reinvent the wheel.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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