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Briggs & Stratton Reviews

Updated July 9, 2018
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Pros
  • "Good work life balance, laid back enviroment" (in 11 reviews)

  • "Good Pay and benefits, friendly environment" (in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Technician - A"

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    Current Employee - Technician A in Poplar Bluff, MO
    Current Employee - Technician A in Poplar Bluff, MO
    Recommends

    I have been working at Briggs & Stratton full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Compensation and benefits are appropriate for this area. There are generally opportunities for those that wish to volunteer for PowerTeams, Kaizen events and continuous improvements.

    Cons

    The company could put more effort into making advancement training courses available to employees.


  2. "Operator"

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    Former Employee - Operator in Murray, KY
    Former Employee - Operator in Murray, KY
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Briggs & Stratton part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Decent Pay, Friendly Crew, Everyone willing to help

    Cons

    The actions completed as a Operator are to repetitive for me.

  3. "Maintenance"

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    Current Employee - Maintenance Technician
    Current Employee - Maintenance Technician
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Briggs & Stratton full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good company but competition is hurting them.

    Cons

    The Chinese competition has Briggs cutting people and hours.


  4. Helpful (3)

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Milwaukee, WI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Milwaukee, WI

    I have been working at Briggs & Stratton (Less than a year)

    Pros

    has 401k match up to 6%

    Cons

    Management is all around horrible


  5. "manufacturing tech"

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    Current Employee - Manufacturing Technician in Murray, KY
    Current Employee - Manufacturing Technician in Murray, KY

    I have been working at Briggs & Stratton full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    good pay and profit sharing

    Cons

    been there a long time


  6. "Review of role."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Briggs & Stratton full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexibility and variety in job duties. Ability to self direct work.

    Cons

    Collaboration and communication between departments is not always strong.


  7. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Briggs & Stratton full-time

    Pros

    Opportunity for advancement, good pay, good location. Strong focus on quality and consumer centric. Seeking to be at the leading edge of new technologies.

    Cons

    Not too many downsides. Constant change keeps you on your toes, but it is for the improvement of the company health.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work

  8. "Decade at Briggs"

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    Former Employee - Quality in Statesborough, GA
    Former Employee - Quality in Statesborough, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Briggs & Stratton full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good opportunities for personal advancement within company, decent benefits, decent work atmosphere

    Cons

    Downturn in market during recent times, pay could be more competitive with local facilities, nepotism

    Advice to Management

    Crack down on nepotism


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Sourcing Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Briggs & Stratton full-time

    Pros

    Very laid back environment. Great work/life balance.

    Cons

    They are very slow and risk averse and as a result technology has left them behind.


  10. "Human Resources"

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

    I have been working at Briggs & Stratton full-time

    Pros

    Established company, strong brand, well-known.

    Cons

    Very tenured staff, lack of creativity and non-diverse

    Advice to Management

    Your workforce is quite passive aggressive...many workers that need to retire.


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