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SMITH Reviews

Updated February 20, 2017
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Pros
  • If in the right project, you MIGHT have a decent work/life balance (in 11 reviews)

  • It was a serious place to work with great people (in 9 reviews)

Cons
  • Many have resigned this year (including some "lifers"), at least 25 resignations, which is a lot for a small company (in 3 reviews)

  • understaffed and overly cautious adding resources (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Lean Manufacturing Engineer/Project Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good work environment, great benefits, privately owned comapny

    Cons

    nothing Much, management team is Hugh than operation-production


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Bartista Inside of Ralphs"

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

    I worked at SMITH part-time

    Pros

    Very laid back, Worker focused/ employee run (not much management help)

    Cons

    Everything is left on the employees


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Senior Project Manager for large development/mitigation projects"

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    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in San Luis Obispo, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in San Luis Obispo, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Challenging jobs that require organization, enthusiasm, and problem-solving.

    Cons

    Not enough growth opportunities and learning experiences.


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  5. "good place to start out"

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

    Pros

    small handful of high caliber people working there that you can learn from if you're starting out

    Cons

    small company, projects are not of scale

    Advice to Management

    handle finances and dont bet too heavily, be more conservative.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Good culture"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at SMITH full-time

    Pros

    Great team, great experience, great opportunities

    Cons

    Complicated processes, changing environment, problematic industry

    Advice to Management

    Visit with the team


  7. "hi there"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at SMITH (Less than a year)

    Pros

    it was a ok place to work

    Cons

    there are no cons to say


  8. Helpful (1)

    "great company to work"

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    Former Employee - Quality Manager in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Quality Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Technology, support and tools always available to do your job, no questions.

    Cons

    several decisions driven only by leading indicators, sometimes against common sense.
    being O&E company, it's strongly impacted by the market fluctuations

    Advice to Management

    listen and better communicate the overall goals.


  9. "Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good management and seasonal bonus

    Cons

    Not really any cons I can think of


  10. "Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Fun engaging pay time off

    Cons

    None that I know of

    Advice to Management

    None


  11. "Mktg"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The pay was very competitive but did not get any bonuses. Good team of co workers.

    Cons

    Management needs to build on their plans and follow through with a concise strategy. Keep the team informed of changes



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