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NGK Spark Plugs Reviews

Updated July 7, 2017
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  1. "ok place but has a lot of cliques"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wixom, MI
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wixom, MI

    I worked at NGK Spark Plugs full-time

    Pros

    flex time, ability to learn new tasks

    Cons

    cliques, pay, benefits, lifetime employees treated better than newer employees

    Advice to Management

    Promote based on performance, not friendship and how long someone has worked there


  2. "Could be better if they wanted to"

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

    I worked at NGK Spark Plugs full-time

    Pros

    Company gives off great vibe, has a great product and reputation within industry. Very stable company with long history of growth and innovation.

    Cons

    Lacking direction and poor management team lead to much frustration by employees. Constant changing of priorities and lack of support makes it hard to accomplish goals set by management.

    Advice to Management

    find true leaders and stick with a plan. Give employees the tools to succeed and be open minded to ideas from employees!

  3. "ok company"

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

    I worked at NGK Spark Plugs full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Nice people. Good entry level company.

    Cons

    Doesn't pay well. Very flat organization with little opportunity to advance.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees, they do have many ideas that are easy to implement.


  4. "not a good co"

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    Former Employee - Warehouse Manager in Wood Dale, IL
    Former Employee - Warehouse Manager in Wood Dale, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at NGK Spark Plugs (Less than a year)

    Pros

    work is work not very good work place

    Cons

    fired me for having a heart attack

    Advice to Management

    wake up


  5. "Great work enviroment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR

    I worked at NGK Spark Plugs (More than a year)

    Pros

    People and culture and events and great management

    Cons

    pay. minimal advance opportunity. Easily become complacent with job.


  6. "It's the best job I had"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Don't work with people, great benefits.

    Cons

    Budget cuts are currently happening, could change.


  7. "temporary"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at NGK Spark Plugs part-time

    Pros

    steady and depending job and close to home

    Cons

    they treat the part time different then full time

    Advice to Management

    treat everyone the same

  8. "Administrator"

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

    Pros

    Best co-workers you could ask for.
    Truly felt like family.

    Cons

    Room for advancement.
    Compensation not that good.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to why people are leaving the company and try to keep them.
    You let a lot of quality people go without trying to save them.


  9. "If you are innovative, this place is not for you"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Almont, MI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Almont, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at NGK Spark Plugs (More than a year)

    Pros

    People are good to work with. Benefits are great.

    Cons

    Middle management has no decision power. Aftermarket division does not want to change or improve, they want to keep doing things the way they've always done it. There is no direction or communication from the top down.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Great product however there is no direction internally"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wayzata, MN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wayzata, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at NGK Spark Plugs (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great spark plugs and oxygen sensors.

    Cons

    Low moral, no direction, treats employees like numbers, not open to ideas.


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