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Zep Reviews

Updated June 23, 2017
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Zep Chairman, President, and CEO John K. Morgan
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Pros
  • Great products practically sell themselves (in 12 reviews)

  • Great people with friendly attitudes and helpful dispostions (in 10 reviews)

Cons
  • Now that New Mountain Capital has taken over, they are attempting to "flip" the company in an 18-month period (in 5 reviews)

  • Mid-management lives in constant fear of upper management, will not stand up to outrageous demands of sales reps and tends to micro-manage (in 8 reviews)

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  1. "ZVC Customer Service"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great growing and stable company. Employees are treated as real people with lives outside of the company.

    Cons

    No option to work at home if needed

    Advice to Management

    Option to work at home if needed


  2. "sales and account executive"

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    Current Employee - Outside Sales and Consultant in Bossier City, LA
    Current Employee - Outside Sales and Consultant in Bossier City, LA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Zep (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    flex and own your own business

    Cons

    lack of support and field management

    Advice to Management

    more support

  3. "Buyer/Purchasing"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Buyer in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Buyer in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Zep full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good Company, Great Pay and Benefits

    Cons

    Company recently bought by an Investment company

    Advice to Management

    Take care of your employees


  4. "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Zep (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good products and good people.

    Cons

    Management needs to make their plan details known.


  5. "Vehicle Care"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Specialist
    Current Employee - Sales Specialist
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Zep full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Business is growing and I see new people being added. I control my ability to be successful.. Strong and committed leadership team at Vehicle Care.

    Cons

    Can feel disconnected in the field sometimes.

    Advice to Management

    Interested in long term plans from the new corporate team,


  6. Helpful (1)

    "R&D"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Zep full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good place to work and medium size company

    Cons

    instability due to change of management


  7. "Zep Vehicle Care"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Zep full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Strong operating division within Zep Inc. Zep Vehicle Care has a great team, strong market presence and healthy financial position. Opportunity to influence/shape the future of the company.

    Cons

    Company has undergone owner/management change; transformation in progress.

    Advice to Management

    Communicate long range vision. Continue straight talk. Celebrate success.

  8. "Loved working here"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    The people are great to work with.

    Cons

    Very small teams in each area.


  9. "Sales Director"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Strong Brand, diversified portfolio, strong leadership

    Cons

    Transition to new ownership; changes occurring daily


  10. Helpful (1)

    "It sounded good"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Specialist in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Sales Specialist in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great flexibility, decent pay, autonomy

    Cons

    Little or no direction, limited access to support, shipping policies are very limiting

    Advice to Management

    Streamline shipping, more training with other reps


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