Kohler Co. Employee Reviews

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Machine Press Operator (Former Employee) –  Huntsville, AL29 January 2017
A typical day at work was hot fast-paced, but overall worthy. I learned basically how bathtubs was constructed and how faced they can be produced. The management was fairly poor based on employee concern but the work pay was great. The gardest part of the job was working 6 days a week 12 hr shifts. The most enjoyable part of the job was that 1 off day each employee had.
Pros
Benefits, pay, dinner rewards etc.
Cons
Hard fast-paced hot enviroment 6 day 12hr work schedule
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Great pay and benefits
Assembly Line Worker (Former Employee) –  Kohler, WI7 March 2017
Kohler Co. was an awesome place to work. The pay was great and the benefits couldn't be beat. There was room for advancement and other jobs were readily avalance by means of transfer. You could find a job you enjoyed, got paid good and had excellent health, dental and retirement benefits.
Pros
Pay was great and good benefits
Cons
It was along way from my hometiwn and family.
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easy money hard work great benefits 12 hr shifts
Trainer (Former Employee) –  Huntsville, AL 3582416 March 2017
they are on 12hr shifts 7am-7pm or 7pm -7am
great pay also great benefits but its 6 days a week with only one day off you can get a raise within a week they also start off at 13.00 that's not including your 90 day raise
Pros
easy money
Cons
hard work
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Do Yourself a Favor and Look Elsewhere
Employee (Current Employee) –  Wisconsin2 December 2016
I've been working for Kohler for over six years. Their turn-over rate is unbelievable. They do not treat their employees well, they are sneaky and it's a mess in every department because of the constant managerial and staff changes.The arrogance of the company is shocking in comparison to how their employees actually feel. I only recommend working for them if it is an absolute last resort.
Pros
Many departments to work in
Cons
They will do everything they can to keep as much pay and benefits from employees as possible
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Mediocre
Supply Management Specialist (Current Employee) –  Kohler, WI30 July 2016
Direct management/recruitment and development of Buyer level associates
Added 5 suppliers in key raw materials (Zinc, Brass, Plastic, Electronics)
Development of current suppliers to be effective partners in a New Product Development setting
Savings of over $500,000 through proper leverage and negotiation on a single project
Creation and refinement of a Commodity Development Incremental Sourcing process
Actively drove a new culture of expediency and importance of “Time to Market”
Independently developed and Managed Suppliers remotely and on site in: Europe, Asia, and Domestically
Performed competitive analysis on industry competitors to expand on the current supply base gain market understanding
Worked in Parallel with supplier quality to determine leading and lagging indicators of quality metrics
Management of multi- million dollar categories (i.e. Kitchen Faucets)
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Great environment at an awesome world class facility.
Caddie (Former Employee) –  Sheboygan, WI15 November 2016
Serving Guests at one of the finest golf resorts in the United States, and arguably the world. This job taught me many great life lessons, also business related lessons such as, reliability , customer service, camaraderie and being punctual. Managers and co-workers were all great people to be around, a very tight knit "family". The hardest part of the job was the physical labor included in being world class caddie. The best part of the job was the reaction guests would have during or following a round, having to do with the fantastic experience we just shared together.
Pros
Great Co-workers, great compensation.
Cons
none
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Exciting job, great team however lack of support and very stressful
Former emoloyee (Former Employee) –  Old Course Hotel14 July 2016
Great company to work for and every day was an exciting day and never the same however there is no career progression as no opportunities are presented to progress further.

Lack of support of the team which leads to over loaded work load, stressful days, and limited resources within the team.

Full training isn't prioritised due to the demand of business needs which leads to staff not fully understanding their requirements and responsibilities.

High staff turn over.
Pros
Great opportunity as Old Course Horel is known globally
Cons
Long hours & lack of support.
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good place to work
Housekeeping Custodial Coordinator (Current Employee) –  Kohler, WI9 March 2017
I enjoy working for Kohler. Many opportunities to advance withing the company. I have held mulitiple positions without any issues transferring. The company also offers a pension after 5 years of employment.
Pros
benefits
Cons
managment
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The work place was good. The people treat u with the up most respect.
Process Technician (Former Employee) –  Sheridan Ark17 December 2016
I would recommend others to go work for Kohler.. Good paying job, safe work place good benefits for you and your family. The hours or good you have days off thought the week to get done what you need to do. You can work all the overtime you want.
Pros
Have to bring own lunch. But ay time when production has a rise they keep the plant
Cons
Breaks or Good, Nice break room to relax, Tv's to watch, A nice none smoking area to set out to get a little air..
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was always busy
Customer Service Representative (Former Employee) –  Kohler, WI16 March 2017
the best part about kohler co. was that you stayed busy so the work day went by quickly. the worst part was that you only received benefits if you worked 40 hours per week, well I always worked 39.5 hours and wasn't given the extra half hour so that I wouldn't be considered full time
Pros
always busy
Cons
poor benefit opportunities
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Strong, Innovative Company but doesn't value their talent
Systems Project Manager - QA Manager (Current Employee) –  Kohler, WI24 August 2016
Long hours, no respect for your work/life balance, but the projects and products are innovative and exciting. Compensation is good, and keeps you engaged for awhile.
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Great Atmosphere, hard working
Sales Manager - Engineered Solutions (Current Employee) –  Mosel, WI26 November 2016
Hard working privately held corporation.

Committed to developing their folks, and conscious of their community and the environment.

It's a large manufacturer, but pay is lower than average, however cost of living is also lower than average.
Pros
Community, hard working team members
Cons
Small city, competitive manufacturing environment
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production scheduling and purchasing
Supply Chain/Purchasing Supervisor (Former Employee) –  Union City, TN9 February 2017
Plant management in the supply group and the plant manager are unprofessional and manage out of fear. Continual threats to employment to try to get performance and micro manages every aspect of the organization.
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Productive and Innovative
Mechanical Project Engineer (Staff Engineering) (Former Employee) –  Kohler, WI21 December 2016
Great place to work. Rigid core hours, but this helps in maintaining much needed work-life balance. Innovative engineers and more than willing to impart knowledge and collaborate.
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Unprofessional
Assembly Line Worker (Former Employee) –  Hattiesburg, MS23 September 2016
Very unprofessional when it comes to their company rules and policies. Line Leaders are trading fornication for advancement, steel toe boots are supposed to be worn, Females are not supposed to wear tight revealing clothes, One of the Security Guards is crooked, the OSHA policy is very bad here and they pay off the inspector.
Pros
Pay is okay.
Cons
Unprofessional, full of drama.
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Great place to work.
Plastics Project Engineer (Former Employee) –  Sheridan, AR8 February 2017
Great place to work. Very family oriented. People are friendly. Flexible management and very open to new ideas. Lots of different positions to choose from.
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Great Benifits
Customer Service Agent Business to Business (Former Employee) –  Kohler, WI5 March 2017
The benefits are great but the supervisors need some experience in teaching individuals how to deal with work stress. I loved the hours I worked until my supervisor took them away from me.
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Great group of workers on the floor.
Team Leader (Current Employee) –  Union City, TN19 December 2016
Great group of hard workers, work hours always change due to customers demand, with little to no room to advance with in the company.But overall not to bad.
Pros
healthcare, 401k plans, pay.
Cons
temperature, low room to advance, seniority doesnt affect pay
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Great company to work for with many alternatives with different business units.
Manager of Corporate Accounts (Current Employee) –  Kohler, WI14 October 2016
Great company for those starting their career or looking for their final job or anything in between. There are always opportunities for diversifying your skills and focusing on growing into the career field you choose.
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Good job
Assembly Line Worker (Former Employee) –  Union City, TN22 March 2017
Not allowed to be sick. Worked hard and they were not appreciative of it
I was very sick and they fired me. I worked very hard and was on time all the time.
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