I have been working at Star Manufacturing International full-time (More than 5 years)
Complete upper management overhaul occurred last summer and has made a HUGE difference in the overall organization. Also having the customer service and technical service in the same location as the factory has improved business. Company definitely seems to finally be heading in the right direction. Employees are happier, it's a less stressful environment and the new president is a great guy.
The people are great!
Location isn't ideal but, at least you're not dealing with rush hour traffic.
Some departments operate so lean that it makes it difficult to get things done efficiently.
Advice to Management
Invest in your employees. When you invest in employees you get a much lower turnover and much higher quality individuals. Just like the saying "What if we train them and they leave? What if we don't and they stay!"
I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Star Manufacturing International (Cookeville, TN) in April 2011.
Easy process hired through them and there is not much to it. You can get hired here if you want to work. It is a good job. Just be confident and dress nice. A suit will not impress anyone here.
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