Decent salary, because the benefits are so poor.
Corporate parent is the Scott-Fetzer Company, who won't spend a dime to save a dollar. Ancient equipment and factory (some machinery is of WWII vintage). Marginal benefits (goes with the whole cheapskate philosophy). No forward thinking or planning; corporate parent rehires and retreads senior management from previous divisions with outmoded and 25-year-old ideas and management/production concepts. Huge staff turnover from the president on down; remaining long-term employees are very passive-aggressive, and have little incentive to learn updated practices (since they know that newly hired employees with innovative and contemporary ideas will soon become frustrated and leave).
Advice to Management
Wake up, it's no longer 1982.
I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at WAYNE Water Systems (Harrison, OH) in May 2011.
Initial contact was through a recruiter. Very difficult to get a phone interview scheduled, then interviewer was no show on first attempt. 2nd attempt failed also.
Finally insisted on an in person interview as I had another offer pending and needed to make a decision. In person interview was painfully short and disorganized.
I got a call back for a 2nd interview but by that point I had made my decision and declined.
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