Generac Power Systems

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Generac Power Systems Reviews

Updated 2 September 2014
Updated 2 September 2014
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    Great growth opportunities

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager in Waukesha, WI (US)
    Current Employee - Manager in Waukesha, WI (US)

    I have been working at Generac Power Systems full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Growing, fast-paced company with a lot of opportunity to grow. Good benefits and a do what it takes to get it done culture. Great products where quality, safety and support are a driving force for development.

    Cons

    Given the growth, change is constant and priorities shift. The bigger the organization gets the harder it is to get things done and the longer it takes

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    consider ways to take steps out of the process to allow things that move faster. Push some authority and decisions down - too much bottle neck waiting on the top to approve

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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  2.  

    Overall great place to work!

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

    I have been working at Generac Power Systems

    Pros

    Generac is a company with integrity that cares about it's employees.

    Cons

    culture is a little bit behind, but trying to catch up.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great place to grow

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Generac Power Systems

    Pros

    Good place if you are a self starter and don't mind working hard

    Cons

    The corporate office could use major updating

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Become more focused on the customers

    Recommends
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  5. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great place to work

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

    I have been working at Generac Power Systems

    Pros

    Fantastic opportunities for those willing to work hard. Promotions from within encourage employees at all levels to make the most of their opportunity at the company.

    Cons

    Fast paced environment can be too much pressure for some. But for those that put high energy into it, they are rewarded.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work - continue to communicate your strategy with all levels of the organization and people will continue to work hard for the company!

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  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great place to make a career

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

    I have been working at Generac Power Systems

    Pros

    Generac recognizes and grows talent. It is a great place to work if you looking for career. Generac is every changing and growing which makes new opportunities possible on a regular basis. The senior staff is competent and full of people who lead by example. Continous improvement is a foucs in every area of the company.

    Cons

    If fancy offices and state of the art computers and phones are what you are looking for, Generac lacks these amenities. Salaries tend to only be about average.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue down the path we are headed. Growth and improvement are our keys to the future. A new headquarters would be nice (but not necessary).

    Recommends
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  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    You get out what you put in

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Generac Power Systems

    Pros

    Generac is a community . There are 2 types of people that work here: Individuals that strive and work to better themselves for their own reward and those who work here to better the company, the product and customers thus making themselves and their fellow employees better and succesful. Those individuals that are here for only their benefit will not be successful or enjoy their time here. This company is ever changing and in the last several years has made great strides in employee communication, career counseling, new product development and customer satisfaction. Generac is also heavily involved in the local communites where their plants are located.

    Cons

    If you're looking to be put on a pedastal and praised for doing a job that you earn a salary for you're in the wrong company for no one here is successful without the help of others. It's a team effort.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue evolving and changing with the times. Continue to listen to your employees and customers.

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