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Builders FirstSource Reviews

Updated December 5, 2017
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Builders FirstSource CEO and Director Floyd F. Sherman
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  1. "Job satisfaction depends greatly on career field"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Builders FirstSource full-time

    Pros

    Opportunities to explore several different career fields

    Cons

    Average-subpar benefits package for a company of this size


  2. "Good hard working place for anyone"

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

    I worked at Builders FirstSource full-time

    Pros

    Employees get alone very well

    Cons

    There is no cons at the place

  3. "Staff Accountant"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Builders FirstSource full-time

    Pros

    Laid back atmosphere, management is very approachable and helpful with any questions

    Cons

    Cannot take off at the beginning of each month, some days require working late hours.


  4. "Great Company with High Standards!"

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I worked at Builders FirstSource as a contractor

    Pros

    Very flexible with hours and kept workload very busy!

    Cons

    Job-sharing or telecommuting should be an option!


  5. "Inside Sales"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Inside Sales Representative in College Station, TX
    Current Employee - Inside Sales Representative in College Station, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Builders FirstSource full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great culture. A steady and stable field

    Cons

    You need to know what going on or everything will go over your head

    Advice to Management

    Have some sort of training system


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Sale/Office Administrator"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales/Office Administrative in Bainbridge Island, WA
    Current Employee - Sales/Office Administrative in Bainbridge Island, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Builders FirstSource full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Like Family. Always keeping busy. Long time Customers (Contractors).

    Cons

    Not enough help! Very stressful.

    Advice to Management

    Hire more employees, so we aren't being pulled every which way.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Design Tech I - EWP"

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    Current Employee - Design Technician in Nashville, TN
    Current Employee - Design Technician in Nashville, TN

    I have been working at Builders FirstSource full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Laid back atmoshpere and management. The manager of my dept. is exceptional.

    Cons

    Some of the sales force lacks motivation and organization which sometimes puts a strain on the design work.

    Advice to Management

    Crack down on employees who do not pull their weight.

  8. "Great Company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Builders FirstSource full-time

    Pros

    Management is always willing to work with you. Biggest stipulation is honsety.

    Cons

    Benefits are run of the mill, average. I have seen better, especially with a company this size.

    Advice to Management

    Truly understand what happens at the ground level.


  9. "Well established company to work for"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Builders FirstSource full-time

    Pros

    Even though it's a large company anyone can make an impact if you work hard.

    Cons

    Wages need to be revised.

    Advice to Management

    Promote from within. There is lots of talent.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Construction production"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Scheduler/Processor in Harrisburg, NC
    Former Employee - Scheduler/Processor in Harrisburg, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Builders FirstSource full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Scheduling new jobs with full responsibility to have designed, processed,produced and delivered within a three week turn around time

    Cons

    Tend to over promise and under deliver

    Advice to Management

    Respect and appreciate more


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