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Updated Jul 17, 2014
Snap-on – Richfield – “Snap-on Business Solutions”

All Employees Current Employees Only

3.2 58 reviews

74% Approve of the CEO

Snap-on Chairman, President, and CEO Nick Pinchuk

Nick Pinchuk

(31 ratings)

58% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Pay is good, benefits are great, training phenominal(in 3 reviews)

  • Good benefits and opportunities for advancement(in 4 reviews)


Cons
  • Tough work/life balance at times(in 3 reviews)

  • Upper management wants you to buy into deals you don't need(in 4 reviews)

58 Employee Reviews
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    It was ok

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGreat benefits, and great peopl

    ConsBusy environment and high expectations

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Good Company

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat people, products and reputation.

    ConsHighly political environment that can inhibit good decision making

    Advice to Senior ManagementAs a public company the focus is always on quarterly results. Would be beneficial to occasionally spend time on longer term strategies.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great product terrible management

    Industrial Sales (Former Employee) Dayton, OH (US)

    ProsProduct is outstanding and the customers are loyal.

    ConsManagement has become greedy. They company is only worried about the stock holders and themselves

    Advice to Senior ManagementBring back the team atmosphere I heard so much about before I started Seasoned employees talk about the good old day when the job paid and everybody pulled for each other. This was never my experience in the five years I was employed.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Nice

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsWork life balance is good

    ConsSalaries and promotions are not as per expectations

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    Good company,but not an excellent one

    Account Executive (Former Employee) Kunshan, Jiangsu (China)

    ProsGood platform for career development
    Co-workers are nice and Management are very knowledgeable and friendly.

    ConsProcess on some detailed issue is not very clear

    Advice to Senior ManagementShare your thoughts to the team players so we can work out the solution together.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great company with Management that cares about the people

    Supervisor (Current Employee) Kenosha, WI (US)

    ProsGreat culture. They care about their associates. VERY long term employment opportunities. Qaulity management from the Top to the Bottom.

    ConsTough work/life balance at times. Long term employees make it hard to advance to higher levels.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep pushing forward. People should be proud that they work for a great company with high quality products.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Overall Very good until I reached 55 and was dismissed after 25 years ?

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsExcellent Company by it's foundation. Superior Products

    ConsRegional Management only concerned about there number. Lack communication down to the street where evrything about this company happens,With it's customers

    Advice to Senior ManagementGet back to where the company was founded with a Family feeling,not just the stockholders earnings

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    General Warehousing experience, very busy environment

    Order Processing Associate (Former Employee) Crystal Lake, IL (US)

    ProsTons of overtime, money to be made if you're willing to put in the time.

    ConsHave to start with a temp agency, getting hired is very difficult, as they rarely hire.

    Advice to Senior ManagementFind a way to hire on more full-time employees, and you will have a happier warehouse staff. It's very discouraging to do the same work for a lot less money than the select few that are hired.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    It is a great company to work for.

    Account Manager (Current Employee) Columbia, SC (US)

    ProsThe company car and autonomy to do your job

    ConsThe travel can wear you down

    Advice to Senior ManagementNa

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good solid company. They treat you well

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsThings get really pretty good around here about 8 years ago when the board kicked out the good old boys and put in some people and processes that really made the company successful. The environment is nice, although the people are not ones I would hang out with, but that is because they are not my type, not because they are bad. They are very good with flex time and they don't make you think that you are doing a bad job if you need to stay home to tend a sick kid. Benefits are pretty good and pay is good too.

    ConsNot a lot of room for advancement. Most people who work here tend to stick around a long time.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPay for employee education. Even if it is not in the employees area of work, it can make them feel better about themselves and can also make that person more valuable even if they education does not directly impact.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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