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Transitions Optical Reviews

Updated May 25, 2019

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Found 46 reviews

3.6
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61%
Recommend to a Friend
83%
Approve of CEO
Dave Cole
21 Ratings
Pros
  • "(in 6 reviews)

  • "2 for 1 match on 401K, Flexible work schedule(in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • "Purchased by Essilor and are Relocating head quarters to Ireland and manufacturing off shore(in 4 reviews)

  • "(in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pinellas Park, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Transitions Optical full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Fun, great people and good opportunity. Great equipment automation and process control.

    Cons

    Purchased by Essilor and are Relocating head quarters to Ireland and manufacturing off shore

    Transitions Optical2017-05-13
  2. "Anonymous former employee"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Transitions Optical full-time

    Pros

    Other employees helpful to work with; pay is good for Florida

    Cons

    Management doesn't treat employees well; no work/life balance; set up unethical practices as SOPs

    Advice to Management

    Treat employees better

    Transitions Optical2018-11-27
  3. "overseas"

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    Former Employee - Logistics Specialist in Pinellas Park, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Transitions Optical full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    at one point is was a good company to work for

    Cons

    Closing US plant and moving it overseas

    Transitions Optical2018-08-24
  4. "Process Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pinellas Park, FL

    I worked at Transitions Optical full-time

    Pros

    Great place to develop technical skills.

    Cons

    Limited upwards mobility/room for advancement.

    Transitions Optical2018-01-12
  5. "Not bad"

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    Former Employee - Engineer in Pinellas Park, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Transitions Optical full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    -Good Team -Good Pay -Good Benefits -Time off -People listened to good ideas -Easy to get things for your project

    Cons

    -Older crowd -Overdid the safety rules -Poor W/L balance -Poor Holiday Parties

    Advice to Management

    -Chill out a bit.

    Transitions Optical2017-07-03
  6. "Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Transitions Optical full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The working culture and relationship is nice and professional for middle to low management positions.

    Cons

    Bubble type organization, pretty flat position structures.

    Transitions Optical2017-07-13
  7. Helpful (1)

    "Great team environment, but culture is changing"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pinellas Park, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Transitions Optical full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Team commitment to each other, learning environment technology-focused. Fast and flexible environment, commitment to customers and service level. Innovation, diverse experience and expertise of staff

    Cons

    Transparency of leaders, change in ownership will slow down innovation and progress because of added layers of infrastructure. Loss of focus during change in ownership, loss of expert knowledge in R&D and Engineering due to restructuring

    Advice to Management

    Realize value of employees, don't get bogged down by so much new infrastructure imposed by Essilor

    Transitions Optical2017-06-09
  8. "Great place"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at Transitions Optical full-time

      Pros

      Great co workers and fun environment

      Cons

      The plant closing and moving

      Transitions Optical2017-03-27
    • "Great company going through reorg"

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      Current Employee - Senior Systems Analyst in Pinellas Park, FL
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook

      I have been working at Transitions Optical full-time for more than 8 years

      Pros

      Low attrition rate, good benefits, great location, great company culture and management.

      Cons

      US manufacturing being off-shored, so most US jobs going away. Dated IT technology (long overdue for upgrades).

      Transitions Optical2016-10-10
    • "Training Content Development"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Transitions Optical

      Pros

      Family like atmosphere work enviroment

      Cons

      Moving the business overseas out of Florida

      Transitions Optical2016-10-04
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