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Briggs & Stratton Reviews

Updated October 15, 2017
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Briggs & Stratton Chairman, President, and CEO Todd J. Teske
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  1. "Warehouse worker"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Briggs & Stratton full-time

    Pros

    Fast pace and just really good people you worth with and really respectful

    Cons

    Falling behind and having to catch up

    Advice to Management

    Nothing really except longer breaks


  2. "Corporate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Briggs & Stratton full-time

    Pros

    Diverse, innovative company for entry level

    Cons

    work life balance, benefits package

  3. "Okay"

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

    I worked at Briggs & Stratton full-time

    Pros

    Good people and easy job

    Cons

    They lost 4 of my checks


  4. "Good benefits, no loyalty"

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    Former Employee - Technician A in Poplar Bluff, MO
    Former Employee - Technician A in Poplar Bluff, MO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    On site health clinic, fair pay rate, insurance coverage, safe work environment, mid-level advancement is easy to obtain with free training

    Cons

    Employees are treated as just a number, surprise last minute schedule changes and excessive overtime and lay offs, no fault attendance policy, training is done on personal time

    Advice to Management

    Follow written procedures more strictly


  5. "Assembly line worker"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Briggs & Stratton full-time

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits and an on site health clinic.

    Cons

    No sick days, and it takes 6 years to get a weeks vacation.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Engineer in Wauwatosa, WI
    Current Employee - Engineer in Wauwatosa, WI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Briggs & Stratton full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good people. Reasonable work and life balance.

    Cons

    Poor management. Lack of direction or future plan. Cost reduction dominating culture.

    Advice to Management

    It is time to review your strategy and the people arround you.


  7. "Holding on"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Briggs & Stratton full-time

    Pros

    A diverse and innovative company that is positioning for the future

    Cons

    The transition to the future is not happening fast enough

    Advice to Management

    Rely less on HR surveys and initiatives and instead spend more time engaging employees directly

  8. "Great place"

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    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer II in Milwaukee, WI
    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer II in Milwaukee, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Briggs & Stratton full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Work/life balance, work environment, pay

    Cons

    Benefits just OK, nothing too bad


  9. "Great Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Engineer II
    Current Employee - Engineer II
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    401k is matched fully for first 6% then 4% on the next 7%. HSA is good and on-site health clinic is very convenient and affordable. Dental is also good, standard 2 cleanings per year are free.

    Cons

    The production management system slows work down and is the biggest bottleneck.


  10. "Regional Sales Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Briggs & Stratton full-time

    Pros

    Good company with excellent leadership

    Cons

    No pension plan offered to employees

    Advice to Management

    Develop a pension plan for employees


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