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CARBO Ceramics Reviews

Updated August 29, 2017
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CARBO Ceramics President, CEO, and Director Gary A. Kolstad
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  1. "Overall Company"

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    Former Employee - Quality Control Technician in Toomsboro, GA
    Former Employee - Quality Control Technician in Toomsboro, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at CARBO Ceramics full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, good work environment

    Cons

    Climate during winter and summer and climbing stairs.

    Advice to Management

    Communication Communication Communication


  2. "don't work here"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at CARBO Ceramics full-time

    Pros

    the great pay good benefits

    Cons

    management is bad a lot of conflict of interest

  3. "Great Co"

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    Current Employee - National Sales Director
    Current Employee - National Sales Director
    Recommends

    I have been working at CARBO Ceramics full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Strong and positive environment for success.

    Cons

    NOt much to say here


  4. "Very good company"

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

    I worked at CARBO Ceramics full-time

    Pros

    Management is good and the pay is good

    Cons

    not much for the cons


  5. "Director"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    Excellent people that cared for their employees and allowed for personal growth.

    Cons

    The oil industry has swings, but their is no "Kings X" in other industries.

    Advice to Management

    Stay the course, stay in the game, and advance/improve the product!


  6. "Sales & Service Representative"

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    Former Employee - Sales & Service Representative in New Iberia, LA
    Former Employee - Sales & Service Representative in New Iberia, LA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at CARBO Ceramics full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Laid back environment, down to earth managers, benefits and competitive salary.

    Cons

    Not much room for growth.


  7. "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - Multi-craft Maintenance Technician in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Multi-craft Maintenance Technician in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at CARBO Ceramics (More than a year)

    Pros

    Top notch management, great pay & benefits, and the opportunity to be involved in process improvement as management willing to listen to and implement all good idea's.

    Cons

    Work is not for everybody as it get hot, dirty, and has long hours at times. That said, you are well compensated.

  8. "Bring back the $80 oil"

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    Former Employee - Operator In Charge in Dublin, GA
    Former Employee - Operator In Charge in Dublin, GA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at CARBO Ceramics full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great company to work for. Management was great. Safety culture was top priority. Co workers were like family. Never dreaded to come to work.

    Cons

    The only downside was the shift work, working nights and weekends, but the pay and time off made up for that.

    Advice to Management

    I wish that Carbo Ceramics had their hands in multiple industries besides the oil and gas. I dont want to see the company go under.


  9. "Production Supervisor"

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    Current Employee - Production Supervisor in New Iberia, LA
    Current Employee - Production Supervisor in New Iberia, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CARBO Ceramics (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great Company, Family oriented, awesome company to work for.

    Cons

    Carbo is awesome. There is nothing negative to say about Carbo.

    Advice to Management

    Thanks for 15 1/2 years of service.


  10. "Quality Control Technician"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at CARBO Ceramics full-time

    Pros

    Wonderful company to work for.

    Cons

    None that I can think of.


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