Lead/Supervisor (Former Employee) – Cochran, GA – December 31, 2018
I enjoyed working for Acuity Brands I learned how to do many different jobs. I enjoyed working with all my coworkers and managers, I meet many new people that I still keep in touch with and hope that some day I would be able to work with them again.
Lab Technician (Current Employee) – Decatur, GA – October 16, 2018
Lab technicians get treated like the red headed step child. No growth opportunities, once you get in the lab, you are stuck forever until you quit or get fired. The big wigs get bonuses and promotions regularly, every one else stays stagnant
Internship and Contract Employee (Former Employee) – Conyers, GA – September 6, 2018
My personal role as a contract employee was okay since I did not interact with upper management on a daily basis. My managers were excellent and always challenged by in a healthy way. They praised excellent work and grew to expect that from me regularly. The team I worked for at Acuity was excellent, but I would not want to go back and work there again in fear of how the company has changed since I left.
Bad management, poor communication, and no advancement.
Traffic Clerk (Current Employee) – Hanover Park, IL – August 16, 2018
After Acuity Brands made changes with Management the company developed a low moral with employees. Office employees were only allowed 30 minutes for brake on a 12 hour or more shift. Management also plays favorites for some employees.
Too much pressure from management to make numbers without needed parts/support. They don’t accept any of excuse. The employees work hard for little to no incentive and are made to feel to blame for things out of their control. Management feels micromanaging and being demanding is the key to getting things done. They cut the mount of associates and then expected a 50% increase in production. They dont have the tools needed to cut down wasted time and make poor decisions like moving the departments in the busiest season so that there was too much time wasted looking for lost parts around the whole facility.
Too much mandatory overtime, too much stress, too much pressure, unobtainable production numbers
FSO/forklift operater (Former Employee) – Conyers, GA – July 9, 2018
A wonderful place to be employeed ,very humble people.Great environment.love working for the company.Great benefits,great people.if I was not laid off ,will still be a part of a great organization. Love working in assembly,transitioning to fabrication department,working with blueprints and side by side to engineers.
Management doesn’t listen to workers. High expectations of workers even when not staffed properly. Extreme heat. Extremely fast pace work is expected and you are expected to do the work of more than one person.