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Updated December 20, 2017
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  • upper management does not seem to care enough about the team they manage (in 7 reviews)

  • Middle management is more concerned with keeping their jobs and getting to retirement than taking risks to advance their units (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Production Operator"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources/Safety Manager in Little Rock, AR
    Current Employee - Human Resources/Safety Manager in Little Rock, AR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Saint-Gobain has been in business for over 351 years
    Worldwide with over 170,000 employees

    Cons

    I have no cons, it's a great company to work for. Seniority ranges from 1 year to 62 years of service. Growth is happening.

    Advice to Management

    2 year running Employer of the Year


  2. "Good for some not so much for others."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay. Nice coworkers. Great Benefits. Decent hours. Safety first. It depends on what you do and where you work.

    Cons

    Inconsistent. favoritism. nepotism. anti ethical. selective. afraid of education no guts. Its a huge company so some places are better than others. No raises. Bonuses can change with no notice. Lack of communication and follow ups. Orwellian like work environment.

    Advice to Management

    Most people think that they are above average drivers and they are not. Most people think that they are above average communicators and they are not. Drive your self and your staff better and look both ways while communicating.

  3. "Management"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jonesburg, MO
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jonesburg, MO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits, bonus, tobacco free, live well program

    Cons

    Plant manager micro manages- does not empower dept managers. Does not develop those that express interest ignores their desire to grow

    Advice to Management

    Train plant managers to empower their people, and allow those with desire to growth help them with a growth path


  4. "SR. PRICING ANALYST"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Malvern, PA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Malvern, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The people and culture are outstanding.

    Cons

    Unclear career paths or options not clear for position changes.


  5. "Very good company to work for."

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

    I have been working at CertainTeed full-time

    Pros

    Awesome bonus with profit sharing.

    Cons

    Hard to find way to move up in company.

    Advice to Management

    Have a more open door policy with all employees.


  6. "Engineering Profeesional"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at CertainTeed full-time

    Pros

    Market leader, 100 year plus corporation, personal/career development opportunities

    Cons

    Slow to adopt innovative approach to advance past the status quo


  7. "Roofing"

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

    I have been working at CertainTeed full-time

    Pros

    Strong company beliefs and a challenging work environment

    Cons

    Need to focus on more training

  8. "Quality Technician"

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    Current Employee - Quality in Ennis, TX
    Current Employee - Quality in Ennis, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CertainTeed full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits and the pay is below average

    Cons

    Unstable work hours, Inconsistent display of work rules policies,

    Advice to Management

    Stop Micro managing, treat everyone the same and hold eveyone accountable for their actions, Don't hold grudges when challenged with difference of opinions.


  9. "Management"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CertainTeed full-time

    Pros

    The workers on shift.

    Cons

    The drama in upper management and in the office in general.

    Advice to Management

    Know your role and do it.


  10. "Process Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Process Engineer
    Former Employee - Process Engineer
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Opportunities to learn. Improves decision making skills. Opportunities to travel. Other engineers on the team are nice and easy to work with.

    Cons

    Sink or swim environment. Little to no training when starting off. Many capital projects but expected to spend little time on them. Everything is individually based. Rarely is the root cause ever known or figured out.

    Advice to Management

    Make job descriptions clear. Coach your teams. Don't wait until something catastrophically fails to do something. Listen to your operators and staff when they say something is wrong.


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