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Milwaukee Tool Reviews

Updated December 3, 2018
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Pros
  • "fun, exciting and fast paced place to work" (in 40 reviews)

  • "High energy place to work, growth over cost out culture, solid management team, good pay, good benefits" (in 14 reviews)

Cons
  • "It can be a little more difficult to keep a good work-life balance but if you are diligent you can make it work" (in 15 reviews)

  • "certain times in project schedule require long hours" (in 18 reviews)

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  1. "Salesperson"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Milwaukee Tool full-time

    Pros

    Great work environment. Managers are great people

    Cons

    Competitive atmosphere but not too much.


  2. "Territory Representative"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Company Vehicle
    Lots of room for growth/advancement
    Sports team culture

    Cons

    -Tons of travel (4-5 nights a week)
    -More of a Customer Service role (lot of putting out fires, not a lot of time for selling)

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Supply Chain Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Milwaukee Tool full-time

    Pros

    Work Environment, People, Resources, managerial support

    Cons

    Lack of communication. Organizational awareness with respect to how Supply Chain in the company functions

    Pay


  4. Helpful (3)

    "Product Manager"

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

    I worked at Milwaukee Tool full-time

    Pros

    Self-empowered, fast paced, innovative, dedicated, highly motivated individuals

    Cons

    It's a challenging work environment because the majority of individuals that work there are out for one thing, the progression of themselves and own career, thus people can throw you under the bus if a fire arises.


  5. "Maintenance"

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    Current Employee - Maintenance Technician in Jackson, MS
    Current Employee - Maintenance Technician in Jackson, MS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Milwaukee Tool full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great company to work and grow with.

    Cons

    None that I can think of.


  6. Helpful (2)

    "JSS construction end user sales"

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

    I worked at Milwaukee Tool full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    nice truck, cool tools, fun co workers, awesome new product development and promotions.

    Cons

    zero work life balance, drink the cool aid or leave mentality. pay plans always changing usually to mean more work less pay.

    Advice to Management

    understand these are humans beings with families in your employ. There has to be a balance.


  7. "TR"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Milwaukee Tool full-time

    Pros

    fun, exciting and fast paced place to work

    Cons

    long work hours, constantly on the go

  8. "Finance Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Milwaukee Tool part-time

    Pros

    Great culture, flexible hours, casual, hard-working, and a lot of growth.

    Cons

    Not in major city, workday varies often


  9. "Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Milwaukee Tool full-time

    Pros

    It is a good company to work for.

    Cons

    There is no life work balance.


  10. "Fast paced factory environment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Milwaukee Tool full-time

    Pros

    Friendly atmosphere to work at

    Cons

    Not much negative opinion about working here

    Advice to Management

    Avoid running understaffed