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Tempur Sealy International Reviews

Updated June 13, 2017
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Scott L. Thompson
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Pros
  • Cool building with a great work environment (in 12 reviews)

  • Competitive salary, great benefits (in 10 reviews)

Cons
  • New CEO doesn't have industry experience (in 6 reviews)

  • Upper management will take no responsibility for their actions and leave you hanging (in 6 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Marketing Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in Lexington-Fayette, KY
    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in Lexington-Fayette, KY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Tempur Sealy International full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Company is focused on winning in the market. Very good work environment. Excellent products and broad spectrum of well-known brands.

    Cons

    Lots of influence from outside parties (shareholders, customers, suppliers). Need to find ways to stay relevant with the consumer - there are lots of options for people and our brands and products need to stay at the top of the list. Keep advertising!!

    Advice to Management

    Stay focused on winning versus the competition and keep investing on products and brands


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great company; great environment"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Quality Assurance in Lexington-Fayette, KY
    Former Employee - Quality Assurance in Lexington-Fayette, KY
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Tempur Sealy International full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Enjoyed the way they take care of their employees; changing working environment. Management is great and they provide upward mobility.

    Cons

    Sometimes attempt to be too modern and make too many unnecessary changes. They offer a niche product that has a market and can just stick w what works.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing that your are doing. Awesome job


  3. "Tempur-Sealy Thumbs up"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lexington-Fayette, KY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lexington-Fayette, KY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Tempur Sealy International (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great working environment. Takes care of its employees top to bottom. Provides upward mobility and friendly work setting. Changing working environment.

    Cons

    Makes too much of an effort to stay in front of other 'same industry technology'. Has a niche product and should stick with what works rather than making needless changes to seem in front of current

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing. Take care of your employees and the company will continue to grow and be great. THUMBS UP.


  4. "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - National Account Manager in High Point, NC
    Former Employee - National Account Manager in High Point, NC

    I worked at Tempur Sealy International full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great brands that are easy to sell

    Cons

    A little too much PE running around


  5. Helpful (2)

    "Duffield, VA"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Duffield, VA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Duffield, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Tempur Sealy International full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good benefits, help local community, good 401K match

    Cons

    Poor training, culture and leadership are lacking, groups do not operate as a team and departments do not leverage expertise of other departments and they work against one another because of their own egocentrism.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to employees, encourage productivity, learning and new ideas! Almost every review says the same things about Tempursealy, maybe it's time to start listening to your most valuable assets and stop losing hard-working, productive and highly intelligent employees!


  6. Helpful (7)

    "You're Just A Number.."

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    Former Employee - Field Sales Representative in Oz, KY
    Former Employee - Field Sales Representative in Oz, KY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Tempur Sealy International full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible working hours in the field. It was great when it was Sealy until Tempur ways took over.

    Cons

    It's all about greed and CEO bonus. No raises. Cut mileage. Eliminated seasoned old school hard workers in layoff. Put low paid younger ones in positions. No compassion to those who were laid off. Severance didn't even equal a week per year.

    Advice to Management

    CEO is making poor decisions that will hurt their customers. Cutting corners in production, salaries, and bonus potentials. How can Scott Thompson sleep at night? And.. don't say because he sleeps on Tempur.


  7. "Good Company"

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    Current Employee - Senior Applications Developer in Lexington-Fayette, KY
    Current Employee - Senior Applications Developer in Lexington-Fayette, KY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Tempur Sealy International full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    good salary and benefits
    good management
    flexibility

    Cons

    Typical drawbacks of working for public corporations. Shareholders are the first consideration.


  8. "Continuous Improvement Coordinator"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kansas City, KS
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kansas City, KS
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Tempur Sealy International full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good working conditions, must want to work hard.

    Cons

    No standard length workday, can vary from 6 - 12+ hours.


  9. Helpful (2)

    "Team Leader"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Team Leader in Schaumburg, IL
    Former Employee - Team Leader in Schaumburg, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    I worked for one of the Tempur-Pedic flagship stores for about a year and a half and never have I gained better sales experience anywhere else! The managers really care about your well being and will groom you to be the best sales person you can be! The pay is higher than any other retail position I've had in the past. Tempur-Pedic closes its doors on Thanksgiving which is great, also! Goals and expectations were clearly communicated and if I ever had any trouble or needed any help, everyone was more than willing to do so. The discount is AMAZING and soon you'll turn your entire family and friends into Tempur-Pedic owners. The manager is great at working around your schedule and your needs. They often run fun contests and you'll always find extra ways to earn cash bonuses or prizes. My coworkers at Tempur-Pedic became my work family and they are some of the best around! Everyone that I had the pleasure of meeting at corporate was always so friendly and helpful, also.

    Cons

    There are none that I can think of. If you want sales experience and work in retail, this is the place to be!


  10. Helpful (2)

    "It's a job...."

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Albuquerque, NM
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Albuquerque, NM
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Tempur Sealy International full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Company events, good supervisors, safety focused, great team in the production parts.

    Cons

    New leaders are negative. Our production is never enough. Don't recognize good jobs, always say couldn't you do one more? Always think we're doing something wrong. Have to use vacation time when we shutdown because of they're poor planning. Don't care about the hourly workers. It's becoming a sweatshop.

    Advice to Management

    Realize the impact the negative leaders are having on the workforce and other leaders. Make a change before it's too late and good workers leave.


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