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Zep Reviews

Updated May 23, 2017
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Pros
  • Great products practically sell themselves (in 12 reviews)

  • Great people and fun environment (in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Overall Outlook"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Purchasing in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Purchasing in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great overall company to work for. There is a sense of community and familiarity with every employee. Management tries to innovate and monitor productivity constantly and it seems to pay off immensely.

    Cons

    The facilities are a bit dated. The systems that they operate out of are a bit dated as well. Outside of that, there are few cons.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - OUTSIDE SALES
    Current Employee - OUTSIDE SALES
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great products practically sell themselves. Great incentives and commission. No base pay, straight commission, the harder the work the bigger the check. Very independent, no micromanagement.

    Cons

    Hard to get problems resolved. If there is an issue that needs a manager approval you wont hear back for weeks

    Not much room for growth


  3. Helpful (1)

    "It sounded good"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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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  5. "Sales Director"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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


  6. "Loved working here"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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.


  7. "Zep Vehicle Care"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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. Helpful (1)

    "R&D"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    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


  9. "Vehicle Care"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • 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,


  10. "Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    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.


  11. "Buyer/Purchasing"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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


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