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- 2.0Dec 25, 2014Anonymous EmployeeFormer Employee, more than 1 year
Good pay and benefits and close to home
Management trying to make sure they have someone to be wrong for all their decisions.4
- 3.0Feb 27, 2023Application SpecialistFormer Employee, more than 1 year
Strong customer base Large selection of Products
Poor upper management at the time Sales and Production working against each otherColumbus McKinnon Response9mo
Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. We appreciate your thoughts around the customer base and product selection. We take great pride in our products and customers. Upper management continues to be developed and trained to ensure we Win as a Team.
- 3.0Mar 9, 2021Outside Sales RepresentativeFormer Employee, more than 1 year
Great products and customer base
Arrogant and detached upper managementColumbus McKinnon Response3y
Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback. HR has elevated your concerns to the appropriate leadership team.
- 1.0Aug 3, 2022Anonymous EmployeeCurrent Employee, more than 10 years
The pay is decent and the floor level people are great.
No home life, working 6 days a week while management enjoys their weekend with their family. Never seem to get caught up due to poor decisions by management. Management makes decisions based on personal feelings towards employees rather than what's best for the company.3Columbus McKinnon Response2y
Thank you for your feedback and for sharing your experience. We are disappointed to hear that we are not meeting your expectations. We take your feedback seriously and will use it to improve our employees’ experiences across all areas of Columbus McKinnon. If you would like to discuss your experience further, we encourage you to email ColumbusMcKinnon.HR@cmworks.com.
- 1.0Aug 28, 2014MACHINE FLOORFormer Employee, more than 3 yearsChattanooga, TN
Decent pay potential There are no other viable reasons to work for this company.
Carousel of management leads to carousel of policies All promotions are contingent to relation to a handful of people Lack of scheduling capabilities lead to extensive overtime for hourly employees Middle management is filled with deceit and blame without ever providing constructive thoughts or solutions No reward for hard work, high production rates, low scrap, or advanced education Management is allowed to mistreat employees verbally Complete lack of professionalism4
- 1.0Sep 17, 2017Anonymous EmployeeFormer Employee, more than 3 years
Not too many pros except that the pay is pretty good depending on what position you hold in the company.
Management is terrible they favor certain employees. HR don't care about anything and will side with management even when they are in the wrong. If you speak up and management doesn't like what you are telling them they will secretly build a case against you and terminate you out the blue. Management and HR are all one sided and don't give a damn on how the employees feel.5Columbus McKinnon Response7y
We are sorry to hear your view of management and HR was negative while you worked here. We are confident the people we hire in those key positions are of high integrity and capability. That said, no one is perfect and management is a tough job. We promote a learning culture where feedback is encouraged and people can develop and grow in their roles as leaders.
- 1.0Apr 21, 2021BookkeeperFormer EmployeeMohawk, TN
They offer decent pay for that area but you will earn it and then some
Upper Management is horrible!!! They do not treat their employees fair alot of favortism and 2 faced from management.Columbus McKinnon Response3y
Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. HR has elevated your concerns to the appropriate leadership team.
- 1.0May 21, 2017Anonymous EmployeeFormer EmployeeSalem, OH
Growing company through acquisitions as well as a solid product portfolio. The rank and file is made up of exceptionally high quality people with high caliber traits that include positive attitudes, work ethics, family values and sound morals.
Leadership is misaligned and dysfunctional and on most days at war with each other over gaining greater control and scope of authority. Leadership struggles with blaming each other for failures and objective misses instead of a unified effort to achieve more as reflected in the stock value performance compared to what it should be. Sales and service leadership are beyond their capacities to lead and direct an expanding and more diversified portfolio mix. This is evident with the string of successive misses on sales targets and goals feeding further into the leadership division between the sales and ops ongoing dysfunctionalities. Lower and Mid-Level management are viewed as disposal and none value added resources and usually fall victim to the upper leadership power and control struggles. Not a good career move to join CMCO.6Columbus McKinnon Response7y
Thank you for taking the time to write this review. Your perspective is appreciated and we are open to tough feedback from the people who know the business best. Columbus McKinnon has been in a state of growth and change for the last few years and this has no doubt impacted all employees. Our leadership team, led by the new CEO, will be creating a strategic plan over the coming months that will have a fresh vision, including how we can better work together at all levels to poise the company for growth. We hope to see positive changes in all of our locations across the globe.
- 1.0Mar 12, 2012Anonymous EmployeeCurrent Employee
I cant think of any
Very poor management with changes in management very often. Managers are not given any structure or real direction and then they are discarded to cover up for upper managements short comings. Employees are treated the same. Such a high turn over in employees for a company as big as CM. Very wasteful, This company may be profitable but after working on the inside I could see where there are tons of opportunities to save money. Quality and safety in the product are also not a very high priority. Bottom line is employees are disposable to CM and are used to cover up managements short comings,3