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SPX Reviews

Updated July 24, 2017
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Pros
  • You are expected to work hard but work/life balance is good and top performers are typically rewarded accordingly (in 15 reviews)

  • Good benefits package with health and 401k (in 19 reviews)

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  1. "Operations Coordinator"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oxford, NC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oxford, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Was a good company before the oil industry took a dump.

    Cons

    Now they only have less than 50 employees out of 150.

    Advice to Management

    Take care of the employees you have left.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Regional IT Manager"

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    Former Employee - Regional Information Technology Manager in The Woodlands, TX
    Former Employee - Regional Information Technology Manager in The Woodlands, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at SPX (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible work hours for IT professionals

    Cons

    Market conditions have made the company go through 2 RIF's this year.

  3. "Spx"

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    Current Employee - CNC Machine Operator in Mount Olive, NC
    Current Employee - CNC Machine Operator in Mount Olive, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    The benefits are good, the pay is decent for the area. Both Manuel and cnc machines . Small machine shop

    Cons

    The manegment doesn't really know what their doing. Working 7 days a week . Sometimes up to 10 hour shifts. lack of communication


  4. "Dba"

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, good bonus

    Cons

    Average management , weekend works


  5. "Last"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tulsa, OK
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tulsa, OK
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at SPX (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good salary and good people to work with.

    Cons

    Decisions being made with out asking opinions.

    Advice to Management

    Consult some of the staff before jumping into changes.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "burner"

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    Former Employee - Burner in Tulsa, OK
    Former Employee - Burner in Tulsa, OK
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    close to home good pay nice co worker

    Cons

    poor work conditions no advancement available to hard workers

    Advice to Management

    better communication skills know what employees do on a day to day basis


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Great people to work with"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at SPX full-time

    Pros

    I have mostly enjoyed all the people I have worked with across the company at all different levels and everyone is very accessible.

    Cons

    The company profile has been reduced since the spin-off.

    Advice to Management

    Improve communications.

  8. "Safety"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Safety Attendant in Overland Park, KS
    Former Employee - Safety Attendant in Overland Park, KS
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at SPX (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great company to work for.

    Cons

    Leadership need more supervisory skills.


  9. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - International and Domestic Logistics Manager in Roseboro, NC
    Former Employee - International and Domestic Logistics Manager in Roseboro, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at SPX full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great training, personal and work atmosphere.

    Cons

    Sometimes working long hours and weeks.

    Advice to Management

    Remember those who have been loyal and stayed the course.


  10. "Management has little direction"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    A global company with potential to be a better company now that they have split into two companies. Flexible hours with some remote work allowed.

    Cons

    Middle management is at odds with each other over who has what responsibilities. Upper management isn't helping with separation of duties.

    Advice to Management

    Split brain management organizational model isn't working with current middle managers. Need some hierarchy to lead defined path to defined goals.


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