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Updated Sep 15, 2021

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3.6
65%
Recommend to a Friend
78%
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David Maura
94 Ratings
Pros
  • "The leadership team is strong and this place offers a great work life balance(in 28 reviews)

  • "Spectrum is a great place to work with great people and business structure(in 26 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Work life balance did not exist outside of the corporate offices(in 17 reviews)

  • "long hours, vacation too little(in 11 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year
      Featured Review

      Good Culture

      Sep 7, 2021 - Engineering Technician in Middleton, WI
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      Excellent facilities Nice honest people Interesting variety of work

      Cons

      Long commute from Milwaukee to Middleton

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Good vision, hard working organization

      Aug 8, 2021 - Vice President, Sales in Charlotte, NC
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good vision, hard working organization

      Cons

      Hard working, lot of hours

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Can't Complain

      Sep 8, 2021 - Product Test Engineer in Lake Forest, CA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Work life balance Flexible Hours Interesting Projects Great Coworkers Basic Benefits

      Cons

      Low salary relative to experience and market Some work is highly repetitive work Medical benefits are limited for spouses

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Overall a good company

      Sep 14, 2021 - Senior Process Engineer 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      freedom skillset development up and coming company room for growth

      Cons

      Lack of communication or path

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      Spectrum Brands Response

      Talent Acquisition Manager

      Thanks for taking the time to provide your review! We appreciate your acknowledgement of our commitment to developing our employees' skillset and your thoughts on communication/direction.

    5. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Area Sales Representative

      Sep 6, 2021 - Territory Manager in Nashville, TN
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Positive work environment. Good Management. Opportunities to advance.

      Cons

      Long Days. Goals were not always timely. New product introductions don't match customer base.

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    6. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Not bad for the Pay

      Sep 15, 2021 - Production Generalist 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      -Easy job -Pays well for the work being done -Most of the people are nice

      Cons

      -Long work hours -Boring work -Management not the best

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great Direct Managers

      Aug 24, 2021 - Network Security Engineer in Middleton, WI
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great work life balance working with a solid team.

      Cons

      The most knowledge and expertise resides at the lower levels

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    8. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Inconsistent promotional practices

      Sep 10, 2021 - National Account Manager 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      High autonomy in local sales office role

      Cons

      Promised specific promotion and under-delivered, inconsistent with treatment of male sales reps in the company

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great Environment and Benefits

      Aug 25, 2021 - Customer Service Representative in Saint Charles, MO
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great benefits and pay, friendly environment

      Cons

      Job can be stressful sometimes

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Excellent Team! Great Recruiting Process

      Jul 24, 2021 - Technical Project Manager in Lake Forest, CA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Very professional environment. Extremely knowledgeable people and engineering team. Everyone strives to meet common goal. The interview process was very thorough and I get to meet some of the team members I will be working with. Lookin forward to meet the team on my first day.

      Cons

      There is no downside to working at Spectrum Brands that I know of.

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