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Snap-on Reviews

Updated September 15, 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 14 reviews)

  • "Great benefits and great opportunities" (in 10 reviews)

Cons
  • "Not enough emphasis on work-life balance" (in 9 reviews)

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

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  1. "Overall comp."

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    Current Employee - Scrapper in Crystal Lake, IL
    Current Employee - Scrapper in Crystal Lake, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    if you survive "boot camp" it's pretty great ....

    Cons

    by boot camp I mean temps can work up to two years before hire or fire...

    Advice to Management

    expedite "full time status"


  2. "TECHKNOW"

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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 a year)

    Pros

    Pay is ok, benefits are great, people and culture are awesome!

    Cons

    work life balance is difficult to maintain. I wanted to be married to my wife, not my job.

  3. "Decent"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Snap-on full-time

    Pros

    Pay and benefits are good

    Cons

    End of month can be chaotic

    Advice to Management

    Need more training


  4. "Company store manager"

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    Current Employee - Company Store Manager in Corpus Christi, TX
    Current Employee - Company Store Manager in Corpus Christi, TX
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Employee discount is really good and is a high percentage off.

    Cons

    Lack of communication between superiors


  5. "It's Snap-On's way"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Columbus, OH
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Columbus, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice folks - franchisees are really good people

    Cons

    Lots of pressure - income heavily bases on bonuses - unreal expectations


  6. "Customer Service"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Fast Paced, co-workers help each other out

    Cons

    not easy to move to different positons


  7. "Excellent company"

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    Current Employee - TKSR in Firestone, CO
    Current Employee - TKSR in Firestone, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits and great opportunities.

    Cons

    Large coverage area. Quite a bit of travel involved.

  8. "Company store manager"

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

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

    Pros

    Great company with rich history and high quality standards.

    Cons

    Company store managers pushed to buy in and become franchisee.


  9. "Sales"

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

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

    Pros

    Good people lots of tools

    Cons

    lot of hours lots of driving


  10. "welder"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Welder/Fabricator in Wesley, IA
    Current Employee - Welder/Fabricator in Wesley, IA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    easy to learn, pays well, has good benifits

    Cons

    hot in the summer, not a lot of vacation, really boring jobs available

    Advice to Management

    needs better comunication. and should treat employees with more respect.


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