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Southwire Reviews

Updated July 21, 2017
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Pros
  • This company has great benefits (in 14 reviews)

  • Good benefits advancement comes from hard work and good attitude (in 12 reviews)

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  1. "Changing company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Manager in Carrollton, GA
    Current Employee - Product Manager in Carrollton, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    If you know what you are doing you can move up the ladder. Hard work pays off and is noticed by upper management. Changing culture which is looking for younger talent and new products and services.

    Cons

    Certain divisions can move slow and are stuck in the past. Some employees have been with the company for too long and are stuck in their old ways and are resistant to change.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing, The culture is changing and that is a good thing. Hold people accountable, and eliminate the old school employees resistant to change.


  2. "Great Place to Word"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Southwire full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, great people, flexible, opportunity for growth

    Cons

    A little old school

  3. "Southwire"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Milwright in Carrollton, GA
    Current Employee - Senior Milwright in Carrollton, GA

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

    Pros

    Resonable pay, overtime opportunities, room to grow within.

    Cons

    Penalized for leaving work early due to emergencies

    Advice to Management

    Review leave early attendance policy


  4. ""Like Family""

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Southwire full-time

    Pros

    Market outlook for electrical wire is good.

    Cons

    No merit-based pay increases. The best performer and the worst performer get the same % increase.


  5. "So far it has been great"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Southwire full-time

    Pros

    Pay, hours, holiday pay proximity

    Cons

    I can't think of any cons


  6. "Highly Motivated detail direct problem solver"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Safety Specialist in Bremen, GA
    Former Employee - Safety Specialist in Bremen, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Southwire full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits advancement comes from hard work and good attitude. The open door policy allows workers to interact with company management.

    Cons

    On several occasions management will forget to close the loop by getting back to employees on questions they have ask.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the workers about new ideas to increase production.


  7. "Electrical Company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Wire Specialist in Arlington, TX
    Current Employee - Wire Specialist in Arlington, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Everything is great there!!! Management make sure we have all our tools to do the jobs.

    Cons

    Their closing the Arlington, Texas location.

  8. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    This company has great benefits

    Cons

    there are no cons to this company


  9. "Part of an acquisition..."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Process Engineer in Denton, TX
    Current Employee - Process Engineer in Denton, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Southwire is DEFINITELY about safety.

    Cons

    Communication from management to the plants could be much better.


  10. "Pretty Good"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Warehouse Specialist in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Warehouse Specialist in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Southwire part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great pay
    Plenty of overtime
    Consistent work
    Bonuses
    Six Flags tickets
    Good managers

    Cons

    Some safety regulations are not realistic.
    Some managers are not very helpful but the rest are like Adrian.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up good work


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