Exposure to many things you probably would never do at a big company. Leadership is lacking a sense of direction and planning for the future. Many people don't last here more than 3 years. Job advancement is unclear and there is little to no training offered. The culture has become very negative due to the market conditions.
The people that work here are very good at what they do but largely under appreciated by their managers.
I would not recommend unless you plan on just learning and moving on.
bad company....safety dept. is going to close this place
Maintenance Mechanic (Current Employee) – Ambridge, PA – January 15, 2016
poor management...cant even make a schedule from 1 week to another without revising 3-4 times in a 24 hr. period....certain individuals in maintenance got in on a clock number..not through apprenticeship...these are the individuals managers and foreman cater too
All in all a pretty relaxed and safe environment to work.
MILL ASSISTANT TEAM LEADER (Former Employee) – Camanche, IA – November 11, 2015
There is a good amount of support out of management as long as everyone is safe and productive. A lot of room for growth as long as you do what is asked of you in a timely safe fashion and you come to work on time when you scheduled to be there.
Its a personal work environment.
Swing 12 hour shifts and the career relies heavily on the market.
Quality Manager Welded Tube Division (Former Employee) – Wilder, KY – August 21, 2016
Most staff is underqualified for given duties Most Senior Management is not experienced in the products or business in which the products produced are utilized, most are well educated though. Work force does not respect management team Hardest part of the job is correcting issues that arise from inexperienced people
salary and benefits
mis guided company, leadership is terrible and short sighted
This is a company that has a difficult time with communication at all levels of management. Most communication was based on a need to know basis. Unfortunately there was a high turnover ratio making it difficult to implement constructive change to improve manufacturing matrices and bottom line trends.
They are family oriented permitting flexible work schedules when needed.
Lack of communication at all levels of management.
Production Supervisor (Former Employee) – Baytown, TX – July 5, 2016
The managers and supervisors were all wonderful to work with. They worked with you and wanted you to grow and succed. I was able to experience and become more knowledgable about all production processes because of their team efforts.
General Manager (Former Employee) – Downers Grove, IL – August 7, 2016
Excellent Company. Great place to work. Excellent products, excellent staff. Highly recommended for anyone. The company is now located in Houston and has had some turnover in the past few years to improve profitability.
safety in this company was number 1 among the company i have worked so far.Only the late point system was not good enough as it was a method the company devices to check timely staff and no , after five point lateness one is fire. However, i love the company hence i was exposed to see how pipe are been transformed from one form to another in terms of harness, Temprent etc.
not a bad company to work for but communication from management makes it difficult at times
NDT Operator (Current Employee) – Catoosa, OK – March 25, 2015
After a safety meeting we are assigned our positions and start our work day. Inspection of pipe for cracks and gouges on the pipe includes EMI, UT and Sheer wave inspections. Management is terrible at communications and changes are made with no consideration of time involved in changing the equipment to accommodate. If left alone to do the job, the job can be fun and the day goes by very quickly..
good compensation and benifits
schedule changes quite often with no concern for family or other obligations