Argos USA Employee Reviews

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bored place
Driver/Operator (Former Employee) –  FloridaMay 24, 2018
bad place
dirty place
bored place
slow job
they will fire you for no reason
they says safety first but that not true they just care about they dirty truck
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Good company, unfortunately management is lacking
Anonymous (Current Employee) –  Alpharetta, GAApril 11, 2018
Enjoy my coworkers but have big issues with my direct manager. Management lacks empathy and don't provide the work/life balance the company advertises. If it weren't for the issues I have with my manager, I would say this is a good place to work. Most of the management is disconnected from their employees and are not approachable. However, there are a few good managers but it's very difficult to make a move into their departments.
Pros
Coworkers, social commitee providing a fun environment
Cons
Disconnected and unsupportive management, hard to move into other jobs
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Great paying job with poor mangment
Technician (Current Employee) –  Harleyville, SCMarch 22, 2018
Always want to work for the cement plant while i was out there as a contractor. When I first got hired on it was a great place. Over the past year mangement as changed my mind.
Pros
Great pay
Cons
poor leadership
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Good company/High volume/high turnover
employee (Current Employee) –  AugustaJanuary 30, 2018
Argos is a growing company but they make a lot of cuts to save money. They hire temps more often than not. Due to the high turnover you can grow, but there is not necessarily a lot of room for growth in one department. There are a lot of barriers to communication and no training.
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Horrible Plant Manager and upper Management walks in step and does nothing.
Ready Mix Driver (Former Employee) –  Port Charlotte, FLJanuary 12, 2018
Insane, unprofessional, senile, in possession of incriminating photos of upper management are just some of the plant managers descriptions by employees.

Upper management never gave more than a slap on the hand when complaints got made about P. M.

Favoritism runs rampant with a pecking order that would be obvious to a "57 stone" within a week of employment.

Some driver's would be helpful and are pleasant but others are yes men to the P.M. who work in a clandestine / cutthroat manner!

Plant Manager's behavior and reputation is so well known Customers can't stand him and make jokes or negative comments about him to driver's when on the job sites.

Wish there was a way to get this information to higher ups in Alpharetta, GA, USA headquarters or Columbia, Home Office so things might be improved for the decent guys that still work there.
Pros
Decent pay when busy but that is effected by many factors.
Cons
Man in charge of Port Charlotte plant Dennis D.
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Too many chiefs making rediculous rules daily!
Driver/Operator (Current Employee) –  Texas,USADecember 21, 2017
We are going through a restructure of sorts, but they are definately aiming their reduction on the long term and older employees. Which generally means they are trying to reduce payroll and show profit with less employees with smaller salaries and benefits than it actually took. They do this in order to attract prospective buyers. Most of our larger contracts are coming to an end. In a market that has since had alot more competition than years past. I am not looking for this company to stay in this particular market much longer. Employees who have built up a higher salary and more weeks of vacation are definately a target for replacement with current managment!
Pros
Benifits are good!
Cons
They have become the big corporate machine that no longer cares about its individual employees.
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Great place to keep a life time career !!!!!
Mixer Truck Driver (Former Employee) –  Houston, TXDecember 11, 2017
Drove trucks equipped to deliver concrete mix to job sites. Drove truck under loading hopper to receive sand, gravel, cement, and water and slump out to accurate slump. Assemble cement chute. Cleaned truck after each delivery to prevent concrete from hardening in mixer and on truck. Spray acid to keep Mixer clean.
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always feel like walking on eggshells
CONCRETE TRUCK DRIVER (Former Employee) –  FloridaOctober 31, 2017
all of the drivers are good to work with but management is all good ole boy system and swollen heads. All drivers are treated as if they are lucky to work there and feel they have to watch their back at all times. Very disappointing.
Pros
benefits and PTO
Cons
pay by load, not concerned if no work for drivers
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Great place to work
AR Project Specialist, Contract (Current Employee) –  Alpharetta, GASeptember 4, 2017
Argos is an excellent place to work. My current manager is excellent and provide us the opportunity to learn new things when available. The environment is very friendly and relax. I enjoy working with my peers, we are an excellent team work.
Pros
Environment
Cons
commutte
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Nice place to work
Ready mixer driver (Current Employee) –  Houston, TXAugust 31, 2017
Its that if you want to make your hours you got to work a lot of hours. Every body will help you in how to do your job wrigth . every body is frendly.
Pros
No
Cons
Some times
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Job security is unstable
U.S. Credit Supervisor (Current Employee) –  Alpharetta, GAAugust 30, 2017
Many positions are being moved to Argos' HQ in Colombia, South America and expectations of management at the highest levels do not seem realistic. Set goals and objectives do not take into consideration the realities of the current environment of the business.
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Easy job with long hours.
Plant Supervisor (Former Employee) –  Dallas, TXAugust 21, 2017
Hours change from day to day,pay was o.k.,environment was a little uncomfortable. Drivers are treated o.k. as far as safety. Boots are payed for once a year.
Pros
Free boots.
Cons
pay isn't that great.
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too many hours per week 70 o more
Truck Driver Class A CDL (Current Employee) –  Houston, TXAugust 19, 2017
It is a good company for start in the commercial driving job. You will learn a lot about safety stuff delivery concrete, dealing with customer. You can earn 60 000 per year when is a busy year. You will have guaranty, medical and 401K. But you have to wake up 2:00am and frequently finish at 5:00pm next day the same thing, like this every single day uuuuuffffff. It is the hard part.
Cons
short breaks, +70hours
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Small Company with Good Vision
SISO Profesional (Former Employee) –  PanamaAugust 12, 2017
A typical work is visit all the field areas and make interaction with the people in the field. Always lesson learned good school to learn important things about process.
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Get rid of Gainville Management and it would be a good place to work
Driver (Current Employee) –  FloridaJuly 19, 2017
Head territorial Manager of Gainsville Fl has a track record of getting rid of good workers and replacing them with friends and relatives. He makes plant supervisor work drivers over 16hrs
Pros
good place to work, get rid of management
Cons
No structure or support from management, Orlando area good.
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I have nothing to say
Class B Truck Driver (Former Employee) –  Alpharetta, GAJuly 16, 2017
I don't no what to say here the day was ok some was long some was short that's ok the hardest part of the job was not having your phone .I leaned a lot of good things with them I liked my job
Pros
No lunch
Cons
No bracks
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Not too much fun
Truck driver cement mixers (Former Employee) –  Hickory, NC callJune 21, 2017
Some good people to work with equipments in Fairly good shape hours is way too long some of the customers are pretty good lots of night-time driving hard to keep help
Pros
Good benefits
Cons
No brake long hours
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Awesome
Accounts Payable Administrator (Former Employee) –  Alpharetta, GAJune 1, 2017
Argos Accounts Payable was a very fast pace area to work in, most days can be 10-12 hours, this was an extremely busy area. Management was also helpful, the hardest part of this job was not enough employees in the AP area. The environment was very family friendly, this made the busy days easier and enjoyable.
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Management racist and rude
Ready Mix Driver (Former Employee) –  Naples, FLMay 15, 2017
Fired more than 27 people in 3 years that I work there ,no room for improvement, company policy about cellphones to be on the property to strict even though they don't provide storage for it
Pros
Easy job
Cons
Management dont care about drivers
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management is asleep at the wheel
Truck Driver Class A (Former Employee) –  Gainesville, FLMay 14, 2017
10 plus years at gainesville fl.plant with the last 8 wishing upper management would pay attention to how bad local management was.old equipment that never gets repairs safety is just a hard hat sticker and another sign for the gate.Orlando, Tampa and Tallahassee are much better,they took safety serious and would fix things my shop would put off,like brakes and lights.
Pros
good coworkers, easy and enjoyable job at other plants
Cons
north fl. management
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