Federal Signal
3.1 of 5 14 reviews
www.federalsignal.com Oak Brook, IL 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Updated Apr 13, 2014

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Federal Signal President, CEO, and Director Dennis J. Martin

Dennis J. Martin

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60% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Good company buts lots of changes

Supervisor (Current Employee)
University Park, IL (US)

I have been working at Federal Signal full-time for more than 8 years

ProsPeople at the plant level are great and through some of the ranks. Old leadership really cared and knew something about everyone. Over years, senior leadership driven by the dollar vs social responsibility of the people who they effect.

ConsCompany goes thru periods when really good but lots of change and hard to hold onto good talent.

Advice to Senior ManagementPeople are your most important peice of business

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Parking Industry products

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Federal Signal

ProsCompany has potential to grow

ConsProducts are so out of date they need investment to fix.

Advice to Senior ManagementGood staff and people. Need better management.

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Old School

Systems Administrator (Former Employee)
Irvine, CA (US)

I worked at Federal Signal full-time for more than a year

ProsA longstanding, stable company that will be around for awhile.

ConsA bit myopic when it comes to leveraging software and technology. Coming from a manufacturing background, they have yet to embrace the 21st century.

Advice to Senior ManagementThere is more than a little cronyism taking place here, at least in the IT department. Time to clean house. Also, IT talent has been fleeing due to mismanagement.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Great people to work with

Designer (Current Employee)
University Park, IL (US)

I have been working at Federal Signal full-time for more than a year

ProsBenefits, time off, work from home sometimes, great travel Benefits

Conseveryone these day all say pay, far from my home

Advice to Senior ManagementPay your employees at least the national average

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

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Great Job, Bad Management Choices

Manufacturing (Former Employee)
University Park, IL (US)

I worked at Federal Signal full-time for more than a year

ProsGreat Pay,Benefits,College Course Reimbersement, etc.

ConsHaving to Bid for other jobs based on seniority. Management makes bad choices.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good, was better

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Federal Signal

ProsOpportunity for career growth is positive

ConsOrganizational goals and direction often ambiguous

Advice to Senior ManagementDevelop a solid vision and communicate direction clearly to employees

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