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Gardner Denver Overview

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Milwaukee, WI
5001 to 10000 employees
1859
Company - Public (GDI)
Manufacturing
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Unknown
Gardner Denver doesn't grow flowers in the Mile High City. The company makes blowers, petroleum pumps, and a variety of compressors, such as reciprocating, rotary screw, and sliding vane compressors, as well as positive displacement and centrifugal blowers ... Read more

Gardner Denver Reviews

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Gardner Denver CEO Peter Wallace
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    Former Employee - Product Manager in Quincy, IL
    Former Employee - Product Manager in Quincy, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Gardner Denver full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good colleagues make the work environment fun. Decent pay and benefits. Work/Home balance is achievable if desired. Willing to invest money to make the company better.

    Cons

    Easy to be pulled into too many projects if you have expertise in a loosely related field. Very willing to put majority of work on a few employees who care.

    Advice to Management

    Have a direction, ensure it comes from the top down, and hire people that buy into it and believe in it. "Hire smart people and get out of their way"

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Gardner Denver Interviews

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    Design Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Quincy, IL
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Gardner Denver (Quincy, IL) in April 2016.

    Interview

    I talked to the HR recruiter a number of times over the phone, he was very nice, then visited them in person in Quincy, IL. When I went to Quincy, I met with 6 people who asked me about myself and my qualifications. Nothing out of the ordinary. The one thing that I thought was weird was that my potential immediate boss was out of town so did not interview with him.

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Gardner Denver Awards & Accolades

  • America's Top Companies, Forbes, 2009
  • 100 Fastest Growing Companies, Fortune, 2008

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