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G & W Electric Company Reviews

Updated October 13, 2017
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  1. "summer intern job review"

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    Former Employee - Summer Intern in Bolingbrook, IL
    Former Employee - Summer Intern in Bolingbrook, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at G & W Electric Company (Less than a year)

    Pros

    great company culture and office environment

    Cons

    should consider offering co-ops as well as internships


  2. "Great company that was ruined by current mamagement."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Owner of the company is an amazing individual.
    Brilliant and kind business man

    Cons

    Management staff runs it like a high school.
    Popularity over competency.
    Current HR staff has a lot to be desired. No confidentiality in that office

    Advice to Management

    Go back to how you managed 8 years ago when you were loyal and growing.

  3. "Okay Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at G & W Electric Company full-time

    Pros

    -Good benefits
    -Try to take care of hourly employees (special lunches, picnics, etc)

    Cons

    -Constant Overtime
    -Disorganized Upper Management
    -Political environment for promotions


  4. "Assembly"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at G & W Electric Company full-time

    Pros

    Something different I learned there

    Cons

    Learned a lot about tools


  5. "Poor management"

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    Former Employee - Assembly
    Former Employee - Assembly
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Benefits are somewhat okay. You have the option of working overtime most times

    Cons

    Declining company does not care about work life balance. Lots of drama that get overlooked.
    Management always unreachable


  6. "International Logistics Analyst"

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    Current Employee - International Logistics Analyst in Bolingbrook, IL
    Current Employee - International Logistics Analyst in Bolingbrook, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at G & W Electric Company full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Accountability, simplification, & owning all facets of international shipments via import / export processing.

    Cons

    I don't see any cons working with this company.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to be a family oriented business and treat everyone like your own family.


  7. "Electrical Tester/Assembler"

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    Former Employee - Electrical Tester in Joliet, IL
    Former Employee - Electrical Tester in Joliet, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at G & W Electric Company full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Was well compensated and given quarterly bonuses every 3 months.

    Cons

    Only downside working at G&W was that when we had to wait on parts from other departments in the plant, every employee in my department was told to tape the floors with color coded tape.

  8. "Bad management"

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    Former Employee - Engineer in Bolingbrook, IL
    Former Employee - Engineer in Bolingbrook, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at G & W Electric Company full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    None that I can think of

    Cons

    Unexperienced management that sets unrealistic goals. Most employees are stressed and unhappy due to constant overloading. No work-life balance.


  9. "A good company I would recommend"

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    Former Employee - Product Development Engineer in Bolingbrook, IL
    Former Employee - Product Development Engineer in Bolingbrook, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at G & W Electric Company full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    * Friendly working environment.
    * Good visions from management
    * Team work, team member helps each other.
    * Get things done
    * A lot of challenges
    * Nice executives and management
    * Take employees' suggestions
    * Care the environment and employee

    Cons

    * Limited promotion opportunities. But this is normal for most companies, especially for this size of company.

    Advice to Management

    N/A. The nicest CEO i have ever met. And also many VP/managers are super nice to employees.


  10. "Welder"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at G & W Electric Company full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, Profit sharing and quarterly bonuses

    Cons

    Heavy handed managemnt, overbarring rules


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