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Sun Products Corporation Reviews

Updated August 10, 2017
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Pros
  • good people and lively atmosphere (in 12 reviews)

  • Great people and interesting challenging brands to work on (in 11 reviews)

Cons
  • No one really talks to you unless its work related (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "A environment powered by a consistent drive to partner with quality retailers and maximize success through teamwork."

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wilton, CT
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wilton, CT
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Friendly workplace atmosphere
    Expectation to consistently grow your knowledge and skills to better compete.
    Best in class industry competition keeps everyone striving for excellence.
    Teamwork driven
    Solid compensation package

    Cons

    Managers often come from drastically different backgrounds which can lead to conflict in deciding the best approach to problem solving

    Advice to Management

    The strongest possible direction is consistently needed from the CEO to direct reports in order to minimize potential conflicts in how to handle marketplace threats. Having "old school" vs "new school" approaches can be leveraged as a great strength but without strong direction can easily lead to in-fighting and slowing of market response time.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great brands, great people, great benefits."

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

    I have been working at Sun Products Corporation full-time

    Pros

    Company is focused on providing quality products and value for consumers. Collaborative, friendly work environment. Benefits include good medical/dental plans, tuition program, training/development programs. Management values and encourages contributions from all levels.

    Cons

    Operating in a very competitive industry, budgets are tight.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to invest in employees.

  3. "A Great Place To Work"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager
    Former Employee - Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sun Products Corporation full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great place to grow your career with lots of intelligent good people to work with. Strong team, great environment. Competitive compensation and benefits. CEO is top notch. He inspires the organization at all levels.

    Cons

    The company headquarter is located in Wilton, Connecticut. It was a big hassle for me to reverse commute from New York City.

    Advice to Management

    Continue doing what you are doing!


  4. "Great place to work with a lot of advancement opportunities available."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Project Manager in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Assistant Project Manager in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sun Products Corporation full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Very stable job, great people, talented management

    Cons

    They moved and closed our plant.

    Advice to Management

    Thank you, keep up the good work.


  5. "Lead Mechanic"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lead Mechanic in Bowling Green, KY
    Current Employee - Lead Mechanic in Bowling Green, KY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sun Products Corporation full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great environment. SAFETY driven. They are on a great path to becoming an amazing employer and probably #1 in Bowling Green.

    Cons

    They could move on their track a tiny bit faster. If they keep going slow they will run a risk of losing some great employees.

    Advice to Management

    Show the employees the opportunities they have available to them.


  6. "Great place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineer Intern in Trumbull, CT
    Former Employee - Engineer Intern in Trumbull, CT
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great place to work at. People are very nice.

    Cons

    sometimes could get very busy


  7. "Traffic Manager"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pasadena, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pasadena, TX

    I worked at Sun Products Corporation (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Best company to work for.

    Cons

    None, wish he didn't sell

  8. "Intern"

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

    I have been working at Sun Products Corporation part-time

    Pros

    Good learning experiences.
    Team is helpful and easy to relate to.

    Cons

    I can't think of any.


  9. Helpful (2)

    "A Satisfying Job for a Young Professional"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Shipping Coordinator in Bowling Green, KY
    Current Employee - Shipping Coordinator in Bowling Green, KY
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    As a young professional striving to make it on their own, I've found Huish Detergents/ Sun Products to be a satisfying job and a rewarding workplace. I have observed managment and found them to be fair, competent, fun, but also very serious about their job. They run their offices with an air both casual and professional allowing for an employee to be at ease as well as efficient. This atmosphere makes it easy for an employee to approach a senior member with questions or concerns improving the quality of work. I find personally that I put forth a better effort to avoid disappointing my supervisors than I would if they were removed and aloof from the people they are responsible for. I have observed poor work resulting in discipline and satisfactory work resulting in praise and advancement. The workplace is well maintained and very cleanly, in fact it is the cleanliest and most orderly factory I have ever worked for. Safety is a high priority and taken very seriously, I feel very secure in my work environment. The compensation and benefits package is competitive, I am mostly satisfied with my pay and benefits. Overall, I give four out of five stars to Huish Detergents/ Sun Products as a top employer in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

    Cons

    Training, however, is a bit lackluster. I found myself intimidated by my trainer and very hesitant to approach them with material I was unsure about. Training can be a bi overwhelming and confusing, leaving the employee uncomfortable and confused about the work they are doing. I found approaching employees other that my trainer was the key to making it through training. I also was not provided alot of information in regards to my schedule or equipment I would need for work. However, even after I left training and went to my regular shift, I found my fellow employees very helpful in assisting me with tasks and material I was unfamiliar with. Never once have I been scolded for asking a question.

    Advice to Management

    My only concern would be more attention to training. It is very scattered and random. I feel standardizing the training program would be most beneficial. Management as a whole is very satisfactory, I feel I have leadership without being monitored too closely.


  10. "Team Manager at Sun"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Team Manager in Salt Lake City, UT
    Former Employee - Team Manager in Salt Lake City, UT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sun Products Corporation full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good company to work for.

    Cons

    Long hours including overtime for salaried employees

    Advice to Management

    None


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