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Fortune Brands Home & Security Reviews

Updated Aug 12, 2019

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Fortune Brands Home & Security CEO Christopher Klein
Christopher Klein
11 Ratings
  1. "Great Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Auditor 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fortune Brands Home & Security full-time

    Pros

    - Good Management - Great Team Environment

    Cons

    - Better Benefits - Less Employee Turnover

    Fortune Brands Home & Security2019-08-12
  2. Helpful (2)

    "Mixed Feelings"

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    Current Employee - Internal Auditor 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fortune Brands Home & Security full-time

    Pros

    Home product discounts, socially responsible interests, and energizing group of people.

    Cons

    Lack of innovation in career and skill development for employees. Working over 40 hours a week is expected. Hyper political departments.

    Fortune Brands Home & Security2019-04-04
  3. "The company staff is easy to get along with."

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    Current Employee - Specialist in Carlisle, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fortune Brands Home & Security full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    They are a great company to work for

    Cons

    I have no cons with the company

    Fortune Brands Home & Security2019-02-20
  4. Helpful (1)

    "All for an inclusive environment- as long as you were the type they wanted to include"

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    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Fortune Brands Home & Security

    Pros

    Strong financial results with a focus on wealth

    Cons

    Exclusionary culture, inauthentic, not transparent

    Fortune Brands Home & Security2018-09-08
  5. "General Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Fortune Brands Home & Security full-time

    Pros

    -Good People both Hourly and Salary -Solid Work to keep you busy -Good Pay for the area

    Cons

    -Office Drama that led to a lot of people leaving -Top Heavy for such a small division we have a lot of SENIOR leaders

    Advice to Management

    Streamline the business process. Don't treat every plant like they are the same.

    Fortune Brands Home & Security2018-07-13
  6. "Great organization. Normal challenges. It’s in a growth trend. Great time to join"

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Oak Creek, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fortune Brands Home & Security full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great team environment. Flat organization with fast decision making. You’ll be able to deliver a contribution. Good management. Great building. Good life/work balance

    Cons

    More processes in certain areas. Greater investments in R&D. A larger online presence.

    Advice to Management

    Keep challenging the teams to help us take us to the next level.

    Fortune Brands Home & Security2018-07-09
  7. Helpful (2)

    "The best Company I've ever worked at"

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    Current Employee - Individual Contributor in Deerfield, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fortune Brands Home & Security full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - excellent benefits package - friendly, nice environment; little to no office politics which makes going to work so stress-free - encouraged to grow in your career and skills; HR and management are on your side - smart people

    Cons

    - wish they had more opportunities for movement, however, management/HR encourages employees to look for growth opportunities within the company

    Advice to Management

    wonderful company! keep up the good work!

    Fortune Brands Home & Security2018-03-26
  8. "Awesome company with lots of opportunities!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fortune Brands Home & Security full-time

    Pros

    Smaller corporate office which you get to know everyone closely, and there are lots of opportunities and potential to grow your career across the broader business. The business is growing quickly and the environment is fun and exciting being in this growth mode!

    Cons

    Could work on communications, but every company can always work on that.

    Fortune Brands Home & Security2018-02-27
  9. "Consistent Financial Results, Growth and Many Opportunities Ahead!"

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    Current Employee - Senior Director in Deerfield, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fortune Brands Home & Security full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Consistent financial results, solid growth plan, smart and talented associates, great brands, high performance culture. Small corporate office with ability to work across the divisions/countrie and establish wide-reaching relationships. Always interesting and fun to tackle new challenges. As a growth company, there is a lot of opportunity ahead and optimism amongst the people.

    Cons

    Still a young company that is evolving. De-centralized structure (siloes) sometimes complicates getting information and finding the right contacts-- but it's been getting better each year.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on mobility and career growth opportunities across the organization. Keep growing and acquiring new companies to add to our comptitive advantages.

    Fortune Brands Home & Security2017-02-26
  10. "A growing company with a strong culture of partnership"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fortune Brands Home & Security full-time

    Pros

    Consistent growth with positive future outlook Strong corporate culture Great work/life balance Opportunities to work on new/cutting edge projects

    Cons

    Opportunities to help associates navigate career development/advancement.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing.

    Fortune Brands Home & Security2017-02-27
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