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Found 112 of over 119 reviews
3.4
72% Recommend to a Friend
Sparton CEO Tracy L. Howard
78% Approve of CEO

Found 112 of over 119 reviews

3.4
72%
Recommend to a Friend
78%
Approve of CEO
Sparton CEO Tracy L. Howard
Tracy L. Howard
4 Ratings

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Cons
  • "Long hours are expected for projects(in 4 reviews)
  • "Management and HR are horrible!! Hr isnt on the employees side, reported my manager to hr for discrimination and i was fired the week after.(in 4 reviews)
  • "What's just as bad is that low level leadership Is completely out of touch with the culture that has been created and how it affects employee morale, and how it affects the ability to recruit and retain top engineering talent in a market like this (Minneapolis/St.(in 3 reviews)
  • "Upper management is friendly and welcome ideas to improve your work environment.(in 3 reviews)
  • "Can't take time off.(in 3 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Factory Floor

    Nov 21, 2022 - Senior Manufacturing Engineer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    The factory floor here is always improving. There are initiatives constantly working to improve by providing robotics, ergonomic advances and even the use of telemetry.

    Cons

    It is in the middle of nowhere, long commutes from the better cities.

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  2. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Teamwork

    Oct 17, 2022 - Engineering Technician in De Leon Springs, FL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    The company provides the opportunity to contribute to a team that matters, and all ideas are welcomed and evaluated.

    Cons

    Engineering department indoctrination training is non-existent. Also, new systems implementation is horrible. They need to get experts on the systems and provide training to improve efficiency.

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  4. 2.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Its a good just

    Sep 19, 2022 - Operator, machine1 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Easy work to do and some friendly people

    Cons

    Its 10 hour shifts and cant leave for lunch or dinner

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  5. 2.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    toxic

    Jun 7, 2022 - 3D Animator in De Leon Springs, FL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great salary and weekends off.

    Cons

    Toxic work place, dress code for engineering dept., terrible IT department, outdated computers tons of PCs running windows 8.1, no accountability. If you bring up any issues project leads will take no initiative to fix or solve issues. Favorite response is "all we can do is proceed with risk".

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  6. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Great Place to Work

    Apr 27, 2022 - Administrative 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good, dedicated people. Always trying to improve conditions. Lots of work available. Friendly atmosphere Casual dress Good benefits

    Cons

    Commute to rural area Extra responsibilities get added

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  7. 1.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Pros

    They pay one year of life insurance if you die -big deal

    Cons

    Mysonigistic Racist Cheap 0-culture ESA-horrible

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  8. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Night shift worker

    May 9, 2022 - Machine Operator in De Leon Springs, FL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Decent pay awesome coworkers employee appreciation days

    Cons

    Night management sometimes a little chaotic

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  9. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Great Place to Gain Engineering Experience

    Jan 24, 2022 - Test Engineer in De Leon Springs, FL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    As an Engineer at Sparton you can learn and take on as much as you like.

    Cons

    You have to pace yourself. Don't bite off more than you can chew.

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  10. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Good company

    Feb 13, 2022 - Systems Architect in Orlando, FL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good pay for job location

    Cons

    Long hours are expected for projects

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  11. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 8 years

    Great company

    Dec 10, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Management, benefit, flexibility and hours.

    Cons

    The location is not idea, it’s in the middle of no where.

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Sparton has an overall rating of 3.4 out of 5, based on over 119 reviews left anonymously by employees. 72% of employees would recommend working at Sparton to a friend and 43% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 7% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Sparton employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.8 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Sparton. This rating has improved by 16% over the last 12 months.

72% of Sparton employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Sparton 3.3 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.3 for culture and values and 3.4 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Sparton to be career development, benefits, coworkers and the cons to be senior leadership, culture, management.

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