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BENTELER Group Reviews

Updated October 13, 2018
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Pros
  • "Better then average pay, good benefits" (in 10 reviews)

  • "Good pay and advancement activities in house" (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • "work life balance does not exist" (in 4 reviews)

  • "High turnover, but besides that nothing terrible" (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Supervisor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BENTELER Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very Diverse company with strong upper management

    Cons

    work life balance does not exist


  2. "Pretty ok spot"

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    Current Employee - Supervisor in Shreveport, LA
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Shreveport, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BENTELER Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good people, decent wages, not a bad location for Shreveport

    Cons

    Micromanaging...not all, but certainly in some areas

  3. "This place is sinking fast"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at BENTELER Group full-time

    Pros

    I can’t think of any.

    Cons

    Poor upper management who doesn’t listen to feedback.
    Extremely high turnover.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to and value your employees.


  4. "Constant change with no result"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The pay was as to be expected

    Cons

    Management was not consistent nor held people accountable

    Advice to Management

    Hold employees accountable


  5. "Salary Corporate HQ"

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    Former Employee - Salaried Employee in Auburn Hills, MI
    Former Employee - Salaried Employee in Auburn Hills, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at BENTELER Group full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great group of co-workers and the dress code is very flexible.

    Cons

    If you're not a certain grade you are overlooked at bonus time, regardless of how hard you work. Very disappointing to stay motivated.

    Advice to Management

    Include all of your employees at bonus time because you are losing some really valuable workers.


  6. "overhead crane operator"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at BENTELER Group full-time

    Pros

    if your under 55 and know somebody who works there already you may have a shot

    Cons

    interviewer was in bar fight and wouldnt hire me

    Advice to Management

    next time a person gets high scores on all your test and is qualified from working other steel plants, question your 2nd interviewers as to why the person wasnt hired


  7. "Great place"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at BENTELER Group full-time

    Pros

    Good pay, friendly, works well with your schedule

    Cons

    Hard to get hired in

  8. "Typical Automotive Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at BENTELER Group full-time

    Pros

    Better then average pay, good benefits.

    Cons

    Ran extremely lean with management preaching one thing and doing the opposite.

    Advice to Management

    Put money back into the plants and hire people in. Cost increase short term with long term benefits.


  9. "good pay"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    money, paid if work through lunch

    Cons

    low hours, having to take a day off during the week to work the weekend


  10. "any"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arcadia, LA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arcadia, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BENTELER Group full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    warehouse and stocking r shipping and receiving

    Cons

    no work to do are if everybody not doing they job


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