Gardner Denver Reviews

Updated 20 October, 2014
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  1. Middle Class Manufacturing

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Gardner Denver

    Pros

    Fair pay, decent corporate structure

    Cons

    Needs to define strategic management for employees

  2. Good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Gardner Denver full-time (more than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Learn a lot, excellent products

    Cons

    Lacks resources to support your functions

  3. Helpful (1)

    Lots of turnover of top management over the past few years

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Product Marketing Specialist in Quincy, IL (US)
    Current Employee - Product Marketing Specialist in Quincy, IL (US)

    I have been working at Gardner Denver full-time (more than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good people, versatile company with decent benefits

    Cons

    Lack of training, sometimes seems the company is too big for its own good

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  5. Fair

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Gardner Denver

    Pros

    Interesting projects, office culture, training

    Cons

    personal growth, no bonuses are given to employees

  6. Helpful (1)

    Could have been better.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Gardner Denver full-time (more than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    A good training ground to put to use in a future job with their competitors.

    Cons

    Lack of progressive career opportunities available for most. If you are favored, then the sky is the limit. Seem to take it personally when someone leaves - especially senior management. Lack support of the average worker to grow them to be better employees.

    Advice to Management

    Front line workers are your bread and butter. Treat them better. Don't continue to treat people as if they don't matter.

  7. good learning experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tulsa, OK (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tulsa, OK (US)

    I have been working at Gardner Denver

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good life Good pay good culture

    Cons

    dont know how to retain talented ppl.

    Advice to Management

    no comments

  8. My experience has been good, Gained a lot of experience that can be used in my career.

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sheboygan, WI (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sheboygan, WI (US)

    I have been working at Gardner Denver

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    - Work is always fast paced and different every day
    - The managers are not over bearing on their employees
    - Good Industry to work in

    Cons

    - A lot of emails sent out randomly with no regard to the correct person who should be answering them
    - Management only communicates with employees when there is problems

    Advice to Management

    Please keep and a short and long term vision of the company. Also, please know what is going on your facilities that are far away. I am not convinced mgt has a clue

  9. Gardner Denver Thomas historically has been a pretty good place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sheboygan, WI (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sheboygan, WI (US)

    I have been working at Gardner Denver

    Pros

    It was well known that GDT was a leader in its field and has been a nice place to work over the years. The workforce has historically been very, very stable. That showed that GDT was indeed a good place to work. Management gave employees support in medical emergencies.

    Cons

    No employee wellness program to speak of. Also, there was no formal training programs until recently.

    Advice to Management

    Training programs for sales personnel and for mid-level and upper management would benefit the company.I would also establish an employee wellness program.

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