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Transitions Optical Reviews

Updated August 14, 2017
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  1. "Not bad"

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

    I worked at Transitions Optical full-time (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.


  2. "Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Transitions Optical full-time (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.

  3. "Great team environment, but culture is changing"

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

    I worked at Transitions Optical full-time (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


  4. "Great place to work!"

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

    I have been working at Transitions Optical full-time (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


  5. "Great place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    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


  6. "Great company going through reorg"

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

    I have been working at Transitions Optical full-time (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).


  7. "Training Content Development"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Family like atmosphere work enviroment

    Cons

    Moving the business overseas out of Florida

  8. "Transitions"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Transitions Optical full-time

    Pros

    2 for 1 match on 401K, Flexible work schedule

    Cons

    Irrational business practices. No accountability.


  9. "Operations"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Loved wotking here while it lasted...over 20 years!

    Cons

    Moving our jobs overseas. Very disappointing after working here for so long


  10. Helpful (2)

    "Upcoming changes"

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    Current Employee - Employee in Saint Petersburg, FL
    Current Employee - Employee in Saint Petersburg, FL

    I have been working at Transitions Optical full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent personnel with a true "team" attitude in problem solving.

    Cons

    Facility is scheduled for closure.

    Advice to Management

    Best of luck.


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