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OTIS Reviews

Updated April 19, 2017
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  • Work life balance can be improved (in 9 reviews)

  • Very corporate, lots of decisions made by upper management without input from employees (in 10 reviews)

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  1. "Honest and open company that is investing in people, processes and technology to differentiate and stay relevant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Strong pay and benefits; good culture, employees help each other and want to provide ultimate product and service for customer

    Cons

    Transition period can be challenging, but looking forward to positive enhancements that deliver to make job easier and better for employees and customers alike

    Advice to Management

    Keep the communication flowing and find a way to make each "region" feel the same


  2. "Finance dept"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Farmington, CT
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Farmington, CT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    They let you manage yourself make your own hours as long as you do your 8 hrs ans complete your work. Great team work and collaboration. Pay was great. Best job I had. I loved it there!

    Cons

    They ended up moving finance division to Jupiter FL


  3. "Elevator Mechanic"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Repair Mechanic in Memphis, TN
    Former Employee - Repair Mechanic in Memphis, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    it is union job with great benefits, you can work in new construction, do repair work, or become a route mechanic, performing preventive Maintainance on a route.

    Cons

    not really a con but, there is a 4-year apprenticeship before you can get your mechanic's card and you have to pay union dues every quarter

    Advice to Management

    there is no advice that I really can offer. All my working with the company was very rewarding, and I appreciated all my different supervisors.


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  5. "Cool"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manufacturing Production in Florence, SC
    Current Employee - Manufacturing Production in Florence, SC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Great place, Easy going, a lot of advantages

    Cons

    Ideas never go through, things change quickly, it's never the straight road

    Advice to Management

    People should learn how to speak to others politely


  6. "Account Specialist Inside Sales"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Specialist in Deerfield Beach, FL
    Former Employee - Account Specialist in Deerfield Beach, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at OTIS (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great people to work with.

    Accessible to interact with top level executives.

    Great Benefits

    Cons

    Otis is a very lean corporation.


  7. "assembler/lead"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Darlington, SC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Darlington, SC

    I worked at OTIS (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    team work, pay was ok

    Cons

    no advancement for hard workers


  8. Helpful (1)

    "Current Review"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Lorton, VA
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Lorton, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Benefits, Hours, Culture, Opportunity, Education

    Cons

    Management systems not up to date with 2016


  9. "specifier"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Culture & Values
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Specifier in Harrison, NJ
    Former Employee - Specifier in Harrison, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    nice place to work, friendly people

    Cons

    commuting was a night mare most days


  10. "Human Resource"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Human Resources Generalist in Florence, SC
    Former Contractor - Human Resources Generalist in Florence, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at OTIS as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent company and working conditions

    Cons

    I did not experience or see negative cons

    Advice to Management

    I would not have any advice to give to management. The company has been in Florence since 2012 and I have only seen growth.


  11. Helpful (1)

    "Epic Brah!!!"

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

    Pros

    $$$$ They paid me handsomely. Thank you.

    Cons

    Zero Homie. Great employer. Right on.


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