Team Leader/Senior Milling Operator (Former Employee) – Brandon, FL – December 15, 2015
Very strict and heavily enforced company rules/guidelines. A typical Day consisted of setting up and running of Vertical Mills. Typically loading steel coils with weights varying between 60 to 250 LBS. Work day divided into 3 parts (by buzzer) 7-9am, a ten minute break, 9:10 - 11:30am, lunch(30 minutes), 12-2:10pm, ten minute break 2:20-3:30 finish. Management was very strict. no sitting, no food or drink on floor ,no personal devices, etc. My co-workers for the most part were good hard working people. Some of the physical exsertion day after day was taxing, especially during peak periods.(I personally worked 358 days straight at one pont of my tenure.) The christmas parties were the highlight of the year for me.
Chrismas party, learning curve
Short breaks, lunch, lack of empathy from management, promotion, individual recognition
territory manager (Former Employee) – Los Angeles, CA – November 8, 2015
It was a great to work for until it was brought out by Stanley, it should have been a top ten Fortune 500 company to work for. Unfortunately, in 2010 after the purchase the family-oriented feel, went out the window with the new shareholders. Everything became about the bottom line and making the shareholders happy. The bottom line is very important in any business, but at what cost and who will be sacrificed. Many mid-level and lower levels territory managers was sacrificed while corp. higher level management was moved around or given a golden parachute for a safe landing..
Assembly (Former Employee) – Easton,Md – September 8, 2015
Black and Decker was a great place to work at.I worked at the plant in East on MD.I really liked my supervisors and I miss the people I use to work with I think a black and decker reunion would be a good id ea
Black & Decker had a great work environment. The people were great to work with. The company gave their employers opportunities to grow and develop. The company in courage the employees to seek more education.
Black & Decker was a great place for a college intern to learn internal audit and venture into international travel! The firm treated interns as employees and scheduled projects through the entire 10 week program.
Assembly Line Production Worker (Former Employee) – Jackson, TN – February 9, 2015
learned about the parts. management could be better. co-workers were great. hardest part was only having certain amount of time learning new stuff. most enjoyable was meeting and knowing the co-workers.
Production Assistant (Former Employee) – Riverview, Fl – January 22, 2015
Great working envoirment, the only reason why I am not with the company anymore is because they closed the location and moved to a different state. The management had an open door policy and always listened and helped employees with any concerns they had.
Personnel Placement Temp. Service (Former Employee) – Jackson, TN – November 19, 2014
Did not work with them long enough. people was nice and lay back. the hardest part of the job for me was learning the stand up forklift so i could become a picker. The most enjoyable part of the job is that i knew a out people that work their so i was not too shy