SPX Reviews

Updated 21 Sep 2020

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SPX President & CEO Gene Lowe (no image)
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45 Ratings
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  1. "Would recommend"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Welder in Waukesha, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at SPX full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Pay, 40 hour weeks, optional overtime, paid breaks.

    Cons

    Attendance is strict, could be hard for most.

    SPX Response

    HR Manager

    Thank you so much for your review. We are glad that you have had a good experience at SPX, particularly related to our pay and benefits. We value each of our employees and appreciate the feedback that they provide so that we can continue to grow together.

  2. "SPX"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at SPX full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Work environment, work life balance

    Cons

    Salary, career advancement, opportunities in general

    SPX Response

    HR Manager

    Thank you so much for your feedback on SPX. It is important to us to provide a work environment that is centered on our core values, and we are glad that you have had a positive experience. We continually review our programs targeting employee development, and thank you for the feedback on this topic. At SPX, we know that our employees are what separates us from our competition, and we thank you for your contribution!


  3. "Sr. Engineering Technician"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Senior Engineering Technician in Michigan City, IN

    I worked at SPX full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Career advancement, Good Benefits, Good working conditions.

    Cons

    I have nothing negative to say about spx enjoyed my time there thoroughly.

    SPX Response

    HR Manager

    Thank you so much for your review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your time with SPX Corporation. We work diligently to ensure that we provide employees with opportunities for growth and development, good working conditions, as well as competitive benefits.

  4. "none"

    2.0
    Former Employee - Accountant 

    I worked at SPX full-time

    Pros

    Good company to work for

    Cons

    not very flexible company to work for

    SPX Response

    HR Manager

    Thank you so much for providing your feedback about working for SPX. We are glad you enjoyed your time here and appreciate your feedback on flexibility. It is important for us to know what our employees value, and we seek this input regularly. We use this feedback to help identify focus areas in the future, and we appreciate that you took the time to provide us with this information.

  5. "Good company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Noida
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at SPX full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    The scope of transfer to outside Indian facility is less

    SPX Response

    HR Manager

    Thank you so much for your review. We agree that SPX Corporation is a great company, and what makes it great is each of our employees working together and displaying the SPX values in all that they do.

  6. Helpful (2)

    "Good compensation but poor career opportunities and upper management"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Overland Park, KS
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at SPX full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Strong frontline peer culture in Cooling division. Good compensation and benefits.

    Cons

    Clueless Charlotte holding company saps profits. Poor leadership and upper management. Vague vision and mission. Will not promote from within.

    SPX Response

    HR Manager

    Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. We work to provide a competitive compensation and benefits package and to encourage our core value of teamwork in each of our locations. SPX recognizes that employees thrive in a culture where they are recognized and see a path for progression and advancement. To this end, SPX designed a talent management framework, RiSE, to help enhance leadership and employee development. Thank you again for your feedback. Understanding concerns helps us as we work to achieve these goals.

  7. "Excellent Place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Finance 
    Recommends

    I have been working at SPX full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The people, the work, the dedication

    Cons

    None that I can think of

    SPX Response

    HR Manager

    Thank you so much for your feedback. We are glad that you have had such a positive experience during your time at SPX. We agree that the dedication of our teams and work that is both interesting and challenging make SPX a great place to work.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "I'd leave if I could"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Information Technology in Charlotte, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at SPX full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Family like culture. Job security.

    Cons

    No room for advancement. Very little recognition of work performed. Always short staffed and asked to take on more work than humanly able to complete. Extremely high stress work environment.

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    SPX Response

    HR Manager

    Thank you for taking the time to provide this feedback. We are glad that you enjoy many aspects of your career with us, including our culture. Regarding your concerns about advancement, recognition, and workload, it is our goal to make sure we set realistic objectives and also provide employees with opportunities for growth and recognize our employees' many contributions. We appreciate the feedback that you have provided to help us strengthen these areas.

  9. "Great organization to work for - Amazing company culture & employees"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources & Recruiting Coordinator in Overland Park, KS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at SPX full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    •Flexible schedule •Great benefits with competitive pay •Upper management and leadership who truly care about you & your goals •Advancement opportunities

    Cons

    None that I can think of.

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    SPX Response

    HR Manager

    Thank you so much for your review. We believe in investing in people, and our leaders strive to provide opportunities for our employees to grow and develop. We are glad you have had a positive experience with SPX Corporation!

  10. "Solid Company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Major Account Manager in Orange, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at SPX full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    SPX continues to grow and work to be come a great company - Division locations work hard to support employees

    Cons

    Corporate is still in the business to support themselves only - do not share the wealth

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    SPX Response

    HR Manager

    Thank you for providing your feedback and suggestions. We strive to embody our core value of Teamwork by working together to understand and support employees. We continue to develop initiatives to engage employees at all levels of our organization, and we appreciate your providing feedback to help us with these goals in mind.

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