Started in the Accounting Department and ended up in the factory
Accounts Receivable/Billing Clerk (Former Employee), Tecumseh, MI – September 28, 2012
Pros: great company, excellent benefits
I started as a billing specialist in the accounting department, and there for about a year. Company decided to combine the billing and accounts rec. department and because all employees were in the union, I moved to the factory because I didn't have enough seniority.
I loaded the oil line with the final product was oil could be put into the compressor. – more... I did this for another year. I left the company due to my father-in-law falling gravely ill. – less
Tecumseh has a long history and was very successful until the past few years.
Eng Dir of NA Applications Eng and Eng Systems (Former Employee), Ann Arbor, Michigan – November 22, 2011
In the past few years there has been a great deal of foreign competition and the company has not brought to market, many innovative products. This has caused the company to lose market share and margins. One of the solutions to address cost was, to move manufacturing to “low cost countries”. Also, there has been a large turn over in management the past – more... three years along with changes to the strategic plan. – less