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ITT Goulds Pumps CEO Robert J. Pagano Jr.
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  1. "Application Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great salary and compensation rewards.

    Cons

    Work Load and task handling is bad.


  2. "Project Manager"

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

    I worked at ITT Goulds Pumps full-time

    Pros

    Good Benefits, Great work environment

    Cons

    Comfort zone, old fashion and bureaucratic

  3. "Sales"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at ITT Goulds Pumps full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work for.

    Cons

    The market is unstable and uncertain.


  4. "Managing better than most"

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    Current Employee - Engineering in Seneca Falls, NY
    Current Employee - Engineering in Seneca Falls, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at ITT Goulds Pumps full-time

    Pros

    As I write this we are about 2 years into a pretty horrible downturn in the oil & gas market. Compared to their peers Goulds has weathered it better than most. That says a lot for the resilience of the people here and why I enjoy working here. The vast majority of people around you do care and it shows in their daily interactions.

    Cons

    ITT corporate periodically descend from White Plains to fiddle with things. In my experience (with the notable exception of culture training), this has seldom worked out well.

    It is as almost as if they talk a different bizarre language, which in itself would not matter except that often that hides a singular lack of skill in running a going concern. For example some recent hiring decisions they had involvement in (such as the short lived and highly disruptive ES VP), severely distracted everyone from the important task of running a business in a downturn.

    Advice to Management

    Find things to keep ITT White Plains corporate distracted with something shiny/unimportant, and as far away as possible from the nuts and bolts of running a company.


  5. "Goulds ITT Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seneca Falls, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seneca Falls, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at ITT Goulds Pumps full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great products, strong engineering expertise, Great people

    Cons

    Tied to Oil & Gas market so sales are down recently, have been downsizing

    Advice to Management

    Make sure they retain key technical people


  6. "Anonymous"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seneca Falls, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seneca Falls, NY
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at ITT Goulds Pumps full-time

    Pros

    Great union pay and benefits. Really quiet on the night shift allows to get things done. Most people always willing to help.

    Cons

    To much management. White Plains needs to turn Goulds into a multifaceted shop. Too much potential to be praying on just oil industry.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in R&D. Always look ahead


  7. "Very good company"

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    Former Employee - Engineering Co-Op in Rochester, NY
    Former Employee - Engineering Co-Op in Rochester, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at ITT Goulds Pumps full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Laid back work day, do not have hard deadlines to meet. Nice people, good bosses.

    Cons

    Not in a great location.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!

  8. Helpful (1)

    ""Dysfunctional Company with lack of Leadership""

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    Current Employee - Engineering in City of Industry, CA
    Current Employee - Engineering in City of Industry, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at ITT Goulds Pumps full-time

    Pros

    Great products across all facilities.

    Cons

    It seems that systems and people are about 50 years behind. Engineering staff still manually search for drawings/ documents and people are unwilling to share anything. There is no centralized location for engineering files, and each person stores his or her own in their cubical.
    No one works as a team, and managers vocally bad mouth other managers. Very dysfunctional company.

    Advice to Management

    Get your act together and stop turning a blind eye to what is happening. Stop pretending that everything is ok and it is not.


  9. "Field Service"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Magnolia, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Magnolia, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ITT Goulds Pumps full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great people!!! Excellent pay and benefits

    Cons

    Lots of older staff

    Advice to Management

    Hire younger folks to backfill positions prior to older folks retiring


  10. "Gould's/ITT"

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

    I have been working at ITT Goulds Pumps full-time

    Pros

    Great atmosphere, friendly people, excellent team work attitude. People are willing to help you if you ask questions and are genuinely interested in the success of both the individual and the company.

    Cons

    Cons include location, business is cyclical so it can get slow. Certain groups can be stuck in analysis-paralysis. Functional organization makes communication across groups difficult at times


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