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Johnson Controls Reviews

Updated April 26, 2017
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Johnson Controls Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Alex A. Molinaroli
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Pros
  • Work life balance has been taken care by the Management (in 61 reviews)

  • Good Benefits - Family like organization (in 100 reviews)

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  1. "Electronic systems sales rep"

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    Former Employee - ESSR in Baltimore, MD
    Former Employee - ESSR in Baltimore, MD

    I worked at Johnson Controls full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great commission payout excellent product to sell as well.

    Cons

    Limited resources to execute projects. Projects seem to be failing from initial booking.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in local resources for project management.


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Good Place to Work, But Long Term Vision Is Unclear"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Johnson Controls full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good local teams, and the work can be challenging in good ways. Lots of training opportunities.

    Cons

    Merger with TYCO leaves some uncertainty as to future of the branch offices.


  3. "Program Manager"

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    Current Employee - Program Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Johnson Controls full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Large diverse company with opportunities to grow.

    Cons

    Too large to really know employees.

    Advice to Management

    Be more forthcoming


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  5. "Simplex Grinnell"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Coordinator in Phoenix, AZ
    Former Employee - Customer Service Coordinator in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Johnson Controls full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Simplex was very big on training which I found to be a big PRO.

    Cons

    Non Flexible in hours for single working Mothers.

    Advice to Management

    Flexibility


  6. "Program Manager"

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    Former Employee - Senior Program Manager in Plymouth, MI
    Former Employee - Senior Program Manager in Plymouth, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Johnson Controls full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Overall, good people at lower levels. Good work environment, and challenging job requirements. Good opportunities to work with manufacturing facilities.

    Cons

    Complete nut case for boss, which marred an otherwise great workplace environment. Quarterly layoffs of experienced middle managers, replaced with recent college graduates.

    Advice to Management

    Not much can be said, considering changes in organizational and operational structure in past few years.


  7. "A overall good company"

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    Former Employee - Customer Experience Associate in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Customer Experience Associate in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Johnson Controls full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Benefits, salary, online learning modules, and ability to work from home

    Cons

    Constantly changing managers and not diverse enough in the Northern Divisions

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  8. "Okay job"

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    Former Employee - Assembly in Clanton, AL
    Former Employee - Assembly in Clanton, AL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Johnson Controls full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Guaranteed 40 hours, okay pay, same time breaks , and provides company shirt

    Cons

    The heat inside the plant in the summer and short breaks


  9. Helpful (1)

    "OK work experience but very political and bureaucratic"

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    Former Employee - Director in Milwaukee, WI
    Former Employee - Director in Milwaukee, WI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Johnson Controls full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    JCI is ordinary large company organization

    Cons

    very political and bureaucratic. to keep financial targets will hire / release contractors quarter by quarter

    Advice to Management

    Focus on objectives and taking care of employees


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Top level leadership needs to open their eyes"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lithia Springs, GA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lithia Springs, GA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Johnson Controls full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Employees and great team relationships

    Cons

    No succession plans for employees. Internal employees are leveraged to small salary increases even upon promotions. Managers have little to no power to promote their staff due to to the bureaucracy of human resource.


  11. "Former Tyco Employee"

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    Current Employee - Accountant in Boca Raton, FL
    Current Employee - Accountant in Boca Raton, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Johnson Controls (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Easy interview, great office, great expereince, 401K Match

    Cons

    Lack of knowledge in the office, some teams are great but others are awful.


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