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Updated Jul 19, 2021

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3.6
68%
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23%
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Compass Minerals President and CEO Fran Malecha
Fran Malecha
57 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay, good HR department focused on employee development, very stable commodity based company(in 17 reviews)

  • "you will get friendly environment, good benefits, lunches(in 10 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "ranging from upper management to sales)(in 10 reviews)

  • "Current senior management seems focused on what is best for them (e(in 6 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great Company to Work For

      Jun 16, 2021 - Account Payable Specialist in Overland Park, KS
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Easy to work with Great Hours

      Cons

      None that I can think of

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    2. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Producing salt products for animal and commercial needs.

      Jun 7, 2021 - Production 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Benefits with profit sharing, Union, volunteer for overtime, cross training, top person on seniority.

      Cons

      Low person on seniority, poor communication between shifts, no employee reviews, not enough adequate resting time between overtime shifts.

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    3. 3.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Have to have a LOUD voice

      Jun 15, 2021 - Plant Accountant in Ogden, UT
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great benefits, fun industry, flexible work hours

      Cons

      Based on the demographics, if you aren't willing to argue your point no one will listen to you. Lots of strong personalties who all think they are right. Not a lot of happy people.

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    4. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Chaotic

      Jun 18, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in Cote Blanche Landing, LA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The pay and benefits are competitive and the employees are good people.

      Cons

      Management is not only chaotic but they have no personal accountability. It make it hard on all employees

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    5. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      So much change

      Jun 15, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Corporate office is finally being remodeled, supportive management

      Cons

      Lots of change in the last few years which makes for general uneasiness in job security. As always, communication can be improved. Company runs lean.

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    6. 2.0
      Current Employee

      Never Enough

      May 10, 2021 - Support 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      great people, great opportunities. Sustainable industry helps with job security

      Cons

      All about who you know, misguided leadership, one bad apple spoils the bunch

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    7. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Know what you are walking into

      Mar 30, 2021 - Jack of All Trades in Overland Park, KS
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good people dedicated to their work. Long history and experience there.

      Cons

      Everything looks like a coal mine to coal miners.

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    8. 1.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Very Cliquey

      May 11, 2021 - Sales Manager in Overland Park, KS
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Pay and benfits. Also can negotiate vac days. Great interim job but you'll want to keep looking hard. Company embraces diversity and inclusion.

      Cons

      Must fit the company mold. Low communication from management. Diversity and inclusion only apply to skin color. Extremely high turnover

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    9. 2.0
      Current Employee

      Good company with cons

      May 4, 2021 - Lab Technician 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good pay, life work balance

      Cons

      Moving up with the company, no communication across the board, silos

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good place to work

      Mar 10, 2021 - Logistics in Overland Park, KS
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great work environment and employees

      Cons

      Can use more technology in some departments used industry wide

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