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Snap-on Reviews

Updated February 2, 2018
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Snap-on Chairman, President, and CEO Nick Pinchuk
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Pros
  • Good benefits and good holiday parties (in 13 reviews)

  • Great benefits including insurance, EAP, 401k and even a pension (in 9 reviews)

Cons
  • Not enough emphasis on work-life balance (in 7 reviews)

  • Long hours, difficult customers can play a part (in 12 reviews)

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  1. "Account manager"

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    Current Employee - Account Manager
    Current Employee - Account Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    great leadership. Communication is excellent

    Cons

    No advancement opportunities within groups

    Advice to Management

    Open more mid level management/support positions


  2. "Equipment Sales Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Equipment Sales Specialist in Conway, AR
    Current Employee - Equipment Sales Specialist in Conway, AR
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Snap-on full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Freedom in the field make your own schedule

    Cons

    Company is having growing pains about 1 in 10 can make a good living

    Advice to Management

    Run the company as a regional business.

  3. "Fair to work for"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good company to work for.

    Cons

    Long hours with little support


  4. "Don’t apply"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kenosha, WI
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kenosha, WI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Snap-on full-time

    Pros

    Overtime , breaks, what not

    Cons

    There is racism in this company. They don’t care about employees

    Advice to Management

    Do a better job with management your team needs to do way better


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Good company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Milwaukee, WI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Milwaukee, WI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits and good holiday parties.

    Cons

    Not a clean environment to employees.

    Advice to Management

    Give more care to your employees


  6. "Director of Marketing, Special Products Division"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Escondido, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Escondido, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Outstanding place to work. Business model clearly articulated. Company values are consistent with best in class. Customer centered brand image enjoys a superb reputation as world class best. procurement philosophy emphasizes the same characteristics.

    Cons

    Changes in corporate leadership have placed emphasis away from organic growth toward generating revenue through acquisitions and divestiture

    Advice to Management

    Keep both eyes on the ball, don"t chase labor rates, Improve process, articulate how snap-on products add value beyond price.


  7. "Product Development Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Snap-on full-time

    Pros

    Great Place to work at.

    Cons

    Slow salary increases over time.

    Advice to Management

    ?

  8. "Don't waste your time"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Snap-on full-time

    Pros

    Nice, helpful co-workers. That's it

    Cons

    Pay too small for immense work load; High stress with little payoff; Often unpleasant work environment; Management is clueless

    Advice to Management

    Hire more people instead of piling work on your employees until they reach their breaking points


  9. "Good Company"

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

    I have been working at Snap-on full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good Benefits, Communication, and corporate culture. Training is solid. Well established company.

    Cons

    work life balance difficult, lots of travel in managemennt


  10. "snap on franchisee sales assistant"

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

    I have been working at Snap-on full-time

    Pros

    very fun enjoyable work environment

    Cons

    little compensation for amount of work load


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