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Ingram Micro Reviews

Updated 18 October, 2018
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  1. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Microsoft Licensing Specialist in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Microsoft Licensing Specialist in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Ingram Micro full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly co-workers, benefits, career advancement.

    Cons

    Stressful at times, many changes frequently.


  2. "Efforts always unappreciated"

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    Former Employee - MDS in Mississauga, ON
    Former Employee - MDS in Mississauga, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Ingram Micro full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Fast paced and interaction with multiple big vendors.
    Learn new technologies.

    Cons

    Ingram Micro failed to promote work/life balance and spent 10% of the time recognizing efforts versus 90% criticizing individual efforts to push them even if they worked late nights and weekends.
    Earned less then actually worked for only because the director was adamant that teams were over paid. Also, direction consistently contradicted previous month's direction. Focus changed on Revenue to OI to operations... or to whatever highlighted weaknesses in teams or individuals. Fire drills are the norm.

    Advice to Management

    Immediate changes in leadership are required as more associates are looking to leave Ingram Micro Canada.

  3. "I worked at Ingram Micro full-time"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Ingram Micro full-time

    Pros

    Enjoyed my time there. Great people to work with.

    Cons

    Pay was alright great, but par for its industry.


  4. "First Career"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ingram Micro full-time

    Pros

    Enjoyed my time there. Was a great experience for my personal development.

    Cons

    Pay was great, but par for its industry.


  5. "Channel Account Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Channel Account Specialist in Mississauga, ON
    Current Employee - Channel Account Specialist in Mississauga, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very good employee benefits. Health care and value added benefits are excellent.

    Cons

    Limited room for growth and base salary is on the low end of the market standard


  6. "Software Developer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Ingram Micro full-time

    Pros

    Good management, good company culture, free team lunches, nice office

    Cons

    Very poor Senior Leadership, head office executives do not care about employees


  7. Helpful (6)

    "Questionable Business Practices and Toxic Work Culture"

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    Former Employee - Senior Product Manager in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Senior Product Manager in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Ingram Micro full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Free Coffee and Snacks.

    Cons

    After the acquisition by HNA, focus quickly shifted from working on high-profit projects to projects which showed little or no profitability.
    Strategic projects were then cancelled and top performers were shown the door in favour of junior staff who asked fewer questions about unethical decisions.
    The workplace became very toxic where senior management routinely threw staff 'under the bus' and fabricated lies to undermine employee success as well as instructing employees to sabotage the work of others.

    Advice to Management

    Seek legal advice to weed out potentially illegal and certainly unethical treatment of employees and business partners.
    Ingram now has a reputation where I would never want to do business with them.

  8. "Sales"

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    Current Employee - Sales in Mississauga, ON
    Current Employee - Sales in Mississauga, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ingram Micro full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Very professiinal and dynamic leaders

    Cons

    Need to make product lines more effective to select

    Advice to Management

    Aggreasive and driving. Result oriented and dynamic


  9. Helpful (3)

    "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Manager in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Ingram Micro full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    - Learned some fundamental business + Marketing strategies and operations
    - Great efforts made to motivate people with trips and things...

    Cons

    - New GM lacks ability and willingness to adopt Canadian business culture rather focused on forcing American ideology with the company
    - Most of sales is driven by run rate business - very little to no sale capabilities exist
    - its not about customer loyalty rather steering a deal towards Ingram and hoping to win any renewals
    - Poor direction from the HR dept with very little knowledge of that actual business that takes place

    Advice to Management

    Go back to Mark Snider's vision to truly develop your career and make Ingram Micro a success at buying the business.


  10. "Business Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Cloud Business Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Cloud Business Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    Changes too fast. Can be more consistent

    Advice to Management

    Put employee first


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