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"Very Decent place to work"

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  • Culture & Values
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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Packer in Elkhart, IN
Current Employee - Packer in Elkhart, IN
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at MSC Industrial Direct full-time (Less than a year)

Pros

starting out money is great, get full benefits in 30 days ,get vacation time and sick time in 90 days will work with you if you do have to miss a lot of time, very good discount on items

Cons

The only real problem i see is it is very difficult to get a "day" shift job but that is expected

Advice to Management

NONE

Other Employee Reviews for MSC Industrial Direct

  1. Helpful (2)

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

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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.


  2. 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 !!


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