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Good work place
Technician (Former Employee) –  Milwaukee, WIApril 14, 2018
Simplex was a good workplace. Learned a lot about fire alarm. passed my NICET !!. Worked in the Hospital industry for the duration of my time working for Simplex.
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Ok if all you are looking for is a paycheck.
Electrical Engineer (Current Employee) –  Springfield, ILFebruary 19, 2018
It is not a bad place to work, but it is very unorganized, and many of the departments may be moving to their Atlanta facility within the near future. Do not expect to get very much job satisfaction if you are a driven individual and motivated by challenging work. It simply does not exist at Simplex.
Pros
Good people to work with.
Cons
Not very organized.
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A good place to work
Forklift operator (Former Employee) –  Greenville, NCFebruary 18, 2018
A very good place to work, pleasant, clean, food working environment, management very good. The training is very goog, the people is very friendly, staff is very helpful
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great place
Director (Current Employee) –  Philadelphia, PAOctober 4, 2017
awesome place to work. management is great. flexible hours. laidback culture doing great work for the community and public health. very open to new ideas from employees.
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Secure place to work
Manufacturing Floor Supervisor (Former Employee) –  Duluth, GAAugust 6, 2017
Simplex is a very stable place to work if you show up on time, limit your days missed, and have the ability to catch on quick to the process with little guidance
Pros
Opportunity to advance
Cons
Limited guidance during training
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This is a very long time ago.
Sales Representative (Former Employee) –  Albany, NYJanuary 4, 2017
This will mean nothing as it is from a very long time ago. This is a very time consuming and waste of time requirement in your process that makes me feel that Indeed is so much harder to use than sites such as Ladders.
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No incentives to work hard
Confidential (Former Employee) –  Springfield, ILSeptember 22, 2016
Successful company built on the backs of hardworking individuals that are overworked and underappreciated. Customers are not valued either. Co-owner is a control freak and needs medicated.
Pros
Nice facility, growing company
Cons
Poor pay, no recognition, no incentives or bonus programs.
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Casual environment
Warehouse Worker/Forklift Operator (Former Employee) –  Springfield, ILAugust 31, 2016
I got along very well with my co-workers. I was always busy, which I enjoy. I like the ability to move around and be physically active as opposed to sitting at a desk all day. Nice being able to wear jeans/sweatshirts in winter and shorts/t-shirts in summer. Working environment was clean and up to date. Enjoyed interacting with delivery personnel. I liked that Simplex was a smaller, family owned
company where the owner knew me by name.

Received production and attendance bonuses along with annual merit raises.
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horrable place to work
Electrican (Former Employee) –  Scranton, PAAugust 23, 2016
the plant manger is like a slave owner forces the employees to work 10-12 hours a day with little breaks if you stop to teak a breath you are screamed at
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A typical day at work
Framer/Laborer (Former Employee) –  Scranton, PAMarch 27, 2016
From start to finish your busy building homes. Hard hat required and bring your own tools. you get 3 breaks a day and work starts at 7am and finishes around 4 or 5 everyday with Saturday optional.
Pros
experience workers
Cons
short breaks
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Family Run Company
Engineering Technician (Former Employee) –  Springfield, ILMarch 7, 2016
Co-workers are great. Working on custom designed equipment makes for an interesting work experience. Lacks clear definition of job requirements.
Pros
Co-workers
Cons
Clear definition of job requirements
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Custom Equipment Manufacturer
Controls Engineer (Former Employee) –  Springfield, ILNovember 30, 2015
A family run business. The coworkers are wonderful to work with. Working with custom equipment offers variety and breaks up everyday monotony.
Pros
Coworkers were wonderful
Cons
Lacks structure and a definitive business model.
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Lots of travel
Lead Field Service Technician (Former Employee) –  BloomitionAugust 9, 2015
overall good place too work, lots of travel,the mn office is great the rest of the management team need work.good hours. learned a lot about PLC and HMi's
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family owned
Lead Maintenance Tech. (Former Employee) –  springfield,ilMay 7, 2015
simplex inc. is a manufacturing plant the fabricates and produces their product from start to finish all under one roof. they could highly benifit from pursuing their ISO 9000 certification and with the proper management technique and checks and balances, could be a very successful company in the future.
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security alarm installation
installer (Former Employee) –  ohioFebruary 11, 2015
The work there is fun. the people I worked with were very keen about the systems they work on.

I enjoyed the staff and management I worked with.
Pros
work in tight spaces
Cons
long hours
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Good employer.
TESTING/QUALITY CONTROL TECHNICIAN (Former Employee) –  Springfield, ILJanuary 2, 2013
At the time they didn't offer benefits and I used this as a stepping stone to get to AT&T.
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Productive and rewarding
Fabricator (Former Employee) –  Springfield, ILDecember 16, 2012
Very productive, working with your hand and being able to work with machines and being able to build equipment from scratch.
Pros
goog work environment
Cons
job stability
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Fabrication
Fabrication (Former Employee) –  Springfield, ILOctober 24, 2012
built generators and fual tanks for Caterpiller companies
Pros
the pay
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I love the challenge of learning new things at this job
wirer (Former Employee) –  Springfield, ILMarch 19, 2012
I was able to learn how to read blue prints and how to wire. The owners were wonderful to work for. They had food brought in once a month and other activities for emloyees. It was like working with family
Pros
learning new things
Cons
getting layed off due to the economy
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