Ingersoll-Rand

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Ingersoll-Rand Reviews

Updated 26 November 2014
Updated 26 November 2014
384 Reviews
3.2
384 Reviews
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Ingersoll-Rand Chairman, President, and CEO Michael W. Lamach
Michael W. Lamach
143 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • They provides a certain amount of flexibility in terms of work life balance (in 24 reviews)

  • good benefits and the time off policies are pretty fair (in 28 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-life balance is fine, but good luck ever moving up in this company (in 14 reviews)

  • Senior management does not have a clear vision for the future, earning distrust from the employees (in 12 reviews)

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  1.  

    Great company to work

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Ingersoll-Rand full-time

    Pros

    there are great leaders and a very stable places to work. Provides wide variety of opportunities to grow.

    Cons

    work life balance is not too great. time off policies are also not great here.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need the management to focus on work life balance which they are already doing but to put more focus on it. Time off policies needs to be revisited.

  2.  

    Sales Engineer

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

    I have been working at Ingersoll-Rand full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    good teammates, benefits are good

    Cons

    not flexible to change, pricing products above market causing drop in sales and not able to be competitive.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    be more engaged and listen to team members.

    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Good Learning opportunity and Great Work life balance

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    Current Employee - Engineer in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at Ingersoll-Rand full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Friendly Environment to work (related to technical)
    - Great Work life balance
    - they Listen to your ideas

    Cons

    - Working On Same Project for long Time
    - Office is too far
    - Food is not good

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Company should have product develpoment for the indian market

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Customer Service Rep 3

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Bridgeton, MO (US)
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Bridgeton, MO (US)

    I worked at Ingersoll-Rand as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    Casual dress and spacious office work environment. leader was great. support staff however were passive aggressive and immature in leadership styles. I was very surprised and put off by the lack of respect demonstrated towards temps.

    Cons

    No standardized training. Very hit or miss coaching. Temps don't even know what you don't know. I have never worked under such conditions. It was very apparent during training, that person was newly promoted and their uncertainty translated into being very curt and passive aggressive. Like a little kid playing boss.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consistent training and onboarding if you're expecting consistent level of customer service. Don't tell temp..don't ask me anything. Or you should know that. Criticize individuals in ear shot of them. Literally one desk away. Very unprofessional, passive aggressive and unproductive leadership/ coaching style.
    When you do take initiative to be proactive then you're met with why are you doing that. Why do you need access to that info.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Counter Sales

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Counter Sales Associate in Jacksonville, FL (US)
    Former Employee - Counter Sales Associate in Jacksonville, FL (US)

    I worked at Ingersoll-Rand full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great fast paced environment, always friendly people. Compensation and benefits are good. Room for advancement. Good Overtime always available.

    Cons

    Can tend to be micromanaged. A lot of corporate reviews and follow up, but not so much that it is annoying.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    I used to Love working for my company until IR bought it. There is even less communication than there used to be. Quality is a joke. Supervisors don't have ANY clue on how to interact with employees without berating or belittling them.

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

    I have been working at Ingersoll-Rand

    Pros

    The paycheck is great, especially if there are two in the household with jobs.

    Cons

    Everything else is just stressor after stressor. Quality is a big deal in an all employee meeting, until the end of the meeting.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Actually listen to hourly employees. Your management team is blowing smoke up your rear. You have sexist and racist supervisors that get shuffles around from department to department instead of getting rid of them.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Overall good company - Individual experience will depend on manager

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

    I have been working at Ingersoll-Rand full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Company has some great benefits and a flexible work environment, which is nice. However, much of your ability to take advantage of the benefits will depend on your manager. Many policies are implemented at varying levels depending on management, so as long as you have a supportive manager, you can really have a great work/life balance no matter what the work load because you have the ability to work when/how you work best.

    Cons

    They tend to run super lean, which means you will be over-worked much of the time. You really have to look out for yourself. Everyone is trying to climb the corporate ladder, so be aware!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Better than expected from my first job.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager - Channel Development in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Current Employee - Manager - Channel Development in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)

    I have been working at Ingersoll-Rand full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Flat structure, Work-Life balance, Ideas are valued and the chance to execute them is also presented.
    Friendly employees, very flexible environment.

    Cons

    Difficult to incrase grade, people driven so luck matters, salaray not exceptional for my background.
    Company not growing fast so opportunities limited, lack of global exposure.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to get more young blood into the company, needs to groom leaders, need to make the company more global.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Company Environment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Buyer Analyst in Davidson, NC (US)
    Current Employee - Buyer Analyst in Davidson, NC (US)

    I have been working at Ingersoll-Rand full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Work life balance leave work at work
    Location lakeside campus, located off interstate
    Co-workers nice people to work with
    Training offers on site training
    Executive Management. Visionaries

    Cons

    No growth
    Salary
    Unqualified Team Leads
    Made up position
    To many report in

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Streamline the positions for better management and department growth

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Worst company run in US

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Davidson, NC (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Davidson, NC (US)

    I worked at Ingersoll-Rand full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    The company is big so there are many opportunities that you can move around.

    Cons

    The management is a joke. Those guys are hypocrites and they don't even try to hide it. I think most employees know about it and that's why the employees are not working hard and that's why Ingersoll Rand, though is very big, is still a screwed up company.

    One example is that the company has a strict policy to control the flight expense: only when the continuous flying time is 10 hours or more can you fly business class - basically meaning that you can't take business class for flight from US to Europe. And of course it says this policy applies to EVERY employee.

    But if you have a chance to look at the flights taken by those senior VPs: all senior VPs simply ignore this policy and fly business class even it's a domestic flight. The CEO of Ingersoll Rand China flies EVERY flight in business class even the flight hour is only one hour.
    One employee, who knows those details told me like this: 9 out of 10 executives take business class whenever they want. And the last one doesn't take business class because he has a private jet.
    Well, if the company simply tells the employees that because those guys are senior VP/executives they can take business class. That's fine. But no, these guys told employees: oh, we've got to cut cost, it's for the benefit of the company. And they think employees won't know what they do?

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The top management needs to be replaced.
    The current company culture is crap.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

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