Cementos Argos Reviews

Updated 24 Jul 2020

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3.3
65%
Recommend to a Friend
79%
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Cementos Argos CEO Juan Esteban Calle
Juan Esteban Calle
15 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great benefits and pretty good pay if loads are distributed fairly(in 5 reviews)

  • "large company with room to grow(in 3 reviews)

Cons
  • "Incredible and unrealistic demands from upper management(in 4 reviews)

  • "Long hours and the pay by load system is a big joke if you are constantly getting crappy loads(in 4 reviews)

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  1. "hate it"

    1.0
    Current Employee - Concrete Mixer Driver 

    I have been working at Cementos Argos full-time

    Pros

    nothing, hours, money, people, location

    Cons

    Benfits, managment, hours, trucks, log books

  2. "Great company, great people"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Valuation Lead in Medellín, Antioquia
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cementos Argos full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Purpose driven organization; employee well being is a priority

    Cons

    Succession plans are unclear and sometimes not absolutely transparent


  3. "Senior Leader of Raw Materials"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Technical Leader 

    I worked at Cementos Argos full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Argos is a multinational company that respects people and seeks profit, thinking about the whole picture, for the benefit of all concerned

    Cons

    It is a company with a large bureaucracy, participating in markets that tend to have competition, which can offer lower quality, but better prices.

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  4. "Some Good and Some Bad"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Quality Manager in Newberry, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cementos Argos full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    large company with room to grow

    Cons

    a lot of changeover in upper management

  5. Helpful (1)

    "What a Joke"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Community Consruction Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Cementos Argos full-time

    Pros

    This company will hire Anybody

    Cons

    Operation managers are terrible. Too many chiefs. Always looking to point blame.

  6. "Good money, bad equipment"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Driver in Daytona Beach, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cementos Argos full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great Money Steady Income Good Benefits Paid Vacation / Hoildays Rarely work Weekends Minimum pay guarantee

    Cons

    Bad Equipment Little to no Maintenance on trucks Paid By Load

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  7. "Batch operator"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Savannah, GA

    I worked at Cementos Argos full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Down to earth respectable coworkers

    Cons

    Managment very political in Savannah area. Managment lets personal feelings get in the way of business

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  8. "It's a simple job hauling concrete."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Delivery Driver in Frisco, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cementos Argos full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Benefits, benefits benefits benefits benefits

    Cons

    The administration is unorganized and selfish.

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    Cementos Argos Response

    July 31, 2019HR

    Thank you for your review. We do agree Argos offers great benefits to our employees.

  9. "A big solid company to work for"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Pricing Analyst in Medellín, Antioquia
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cementos Argos full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Big company that offers an stable solution for their workers

    Cons

    Limited opportunities to develop your career

  10. Helpful (1)

    "Tedious work schedules, rude, discriminating bosses, you never get recognized for your job"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Cementos Argos full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - Decent perks. - Stability. - Friendly colleagues.

    Cons

    - Discriminating bosses. - There is an underlying assumption that your job is your life and there is nothing beyond your job. Some people have to work many days in the month extra hours and weekends without extra pay. - There are no plans. Deadlines and objectives are not defined. - Unflattering workspaces. - Competition atmosphere that hinders the teamwork.

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    Cementos Argos Response

    July 31, 2019HR

    Thanks for your comment. Argos is continually working to keep work/life balance a priority in all areas of our operations.

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