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"MSC is a great company to work for and fosters a fun environment"

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Former Employee - Financial Systems Analyst in Melville, NY
Former Employee - Financial Systems Analyst in Melville, NY
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at MSC Industrial Direct full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

+Great Work Environment
+Mostly Great People to Work With
+Slightly Higher Than Average Pay

Cons

+In a few years I am sure we will hear about the Melville Location closing down and Charlotte will become the new corporate headquarters

Advice to Management

Do not be too slow to move up the lower ranking people who work hard.

Other Employee Reviews for MSC Industrial Direct

  1. Helpful (4)

    "Rules, Reports and Cultish"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Sales in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at MSC Industrial Direct full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Excellent deliveries
    Product availability
    Good website
    Knowlegeable people

    Cons

    Too many initiatives
    Too many meetings
    Too many reports
    They say they want feedback but they really don't
    Upper management dismissive in meetings
    HR runs the company
    Sales and managers have 5-20% of their salary at risk
    High stress level
    No fusion with the 2 largest suppliers- KMT and Seco.

    Advice to Management

    Cut down on paperwork and meetings
    Initiatives are out of control
    Don't punish the messenger
    learn from other companies, sometimes they do it better !!


  2. Helpful (1)

    "top heavy"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Melville, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Melville, NY
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    you'll always have job security, even in a downturn. bonuses are good, but not guaranteed. a lot of creative freedom and great co-workers...

    Cons

    too many directors. too many cliques.

    Advice to Management

    not everyone outside the building is better than everyone inside the building. treat and pay people like you want them to stay.

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