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Merritt Reviews

Updated August 18, 2017
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  1. "Coordinator"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mentor, OH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mentor, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Merritt full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great family owned company. Management is always open to new ideas and growing the business. CEO always makes himself available to lend a hand or share his knowledge to help employees learn and develop. The culture is great and many of the employees spend time together outside of the office. Very relaxing atmosphere.

    Cons

    I don't feel there are any cons to share.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the 'open door' policy making yourselves available to encourage employee development. Keep growing employee culture.


  2. "Slavery in modern times don't stay to long"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Production Staff in Mentor, OH
    Former Employee - Production Staff in Mentor, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Merritt full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    You can get great experience with extreme projects and rare materials

    Cons

    Low pay for skill level and results required

    Advice to Management

    People are your most valuable asset. If you don't work with people you are working against them.

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Coordinator"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Coordinator in Mentor, OH
    Current Employee - Coordinator in Mentor, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Merritt full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good company to work for. Senior Management open to employees and suggestions of employees, co-workers very friendly, easy going and relaxed atmosphere. Family friendly working conditions and family oriented working place.

    Cons

    None at this moment and I have worked here over a year

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!


  4. Helpful (2)

    "Administrative Assistant / Coordinator"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Mentor, OH
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Mentor, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Merritt full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The company and the work that Merritt Woodwork does is exceptional. We have amazing craftsmen producing very detailed and beautiful work. I am proud to say I work at Merritt. The entire team is motivated and hard working and very welcoming to new people. I immediately knew that it was going to be a great place to work. It has been a really great first year and look forward to many more.

    Cons

    I have not experienced any to date.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Good company, nice pay, plenty of overtime"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    The company is thriving. If you are a hard working dedicated employee, there is room for growth. They have plenty of work, which mean they have plenty of O.T. The hourly rate is good, and they have good medical insurance. Company is clean and follows all OSHA rules and regulations

    Cons

    Some don't like the O.T., you have to like to make money. They have the work, the rest is up to you. They need reliable employee willing to work, which is hard to find.

    Advice to Management

    Keep the open communication with your employees. If I ever move back into the area, I'm coming back


  6. Helpful (2)

    "Senior Administrative Assistant, Office Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Office Manager, PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR/COORDINATOR - OFFICE Manager in Lake Worth, FL
    Current Employee - Office Manager, PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR/COORDINATOR - OFFICE Manager in Lake Worth, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Merritt (More than a year)

    Pros

    There are very few few

    Cons

    There are too many to mention

    Advice to Management

    Between me and employer


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Drafter I"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - CAD Drafter in Castle Rock, CO
    Current Employee - CAD Drafter in Castle Rock, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Merritt full-time

    Pros

    Great relaxed work environment, but tight deadlines in the retail industry provide challenge. Hours are wonderful, from 7 am to 3:30 pm. Over time paid at time and half is generally available.

    Cons

    Benefits could be better: my main concerns are health insurance and vacation. Being fairly new to the retail industry as a company I find the short turn around times cause some panic, and panic causes confusions. It requires a lot of patience and learning to be prepared to give account for your decisions during the drawing process.

    Advice to Management

    Systematically organize all the resources available to the drafting department. Organize hardware offering and standard usage. Get the entire team to draw consistently by implementing firmer drafting standards. It is a great company and job, but we need a single vision of process and best practices to follow.

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Dead End Job. Dont walk but run from this company"

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    Former Employee - Finishing in Mentor, OH
    Former Employee - Finishing in Mentor, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    If you want to obtain sleep deprivation this place will lead to it due to long hours, if you want to be an angry indivdual due to lack of pay, respect from management, low wages this place will lead to it

    Cons

    60 plus work hours a week, forced overtime to include mandatory Saturdays with somtimes the option to also work Sundays. Low wages, some individuals had received less than a dollar raise (better than nothing). Lack of leadership from management, management has been deceitful at times.

    Advice to Management

    Stop using "Due to the economy there will be no raises."


  9. Helpful (2)

    "bad company"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cabinetmaker in Mentor, OH
    Former Employee - Cabinetmaker in Mentor, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    go group of assembly workers there thats all

    Cons

    work alot horrible management huge disconnect from management to employees

    Advice to Management

    get your heads out of your rear ends your burning your business to the ground your employees hate you


  10. "Good Company to work for"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Merritt full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great people to work with and everyone is open to new ideas

    Cons

    none right now all is good and very supportive to the role in and am able to offer expertise as needed

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great support for your employees


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