Makita Reviews

Updated Oct 3, 2021

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3.7
59%
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Makita President and Director Masahiko Goto (no image)
Masahiko Goto
29 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great product, great people, poor corporate(in 10 reviews)

  • "Good benefits, lots of independence, Not a lot of paperwork and good support from co workers(in 6 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Upper management could care less about sales staff(in 14 reviews)

  • "no employee appreciation(in 4 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Working with makita was always enjoyable

      Aug 13, 2020 - Applications Engineer in New Delhi
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Smooth work culture. Alternative Saturday off. Incentives & increment are good.

      Cons

      Stock management problem. Need to have centralised inventory control system. Still adopting old excel method.

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    2. 2.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Poor Experience

      Aug 14, 2019 - Engineer in New Delhi
      Recommend
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      Pros

      On time salary Administration is good.

      Cons

      Too much Expectation Burden to new Joinees

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Factory operator

      Oct 3, 2021 - Factory Operative in Telford, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good Environment to work with.

      Cons

      To move to different line for Better prospects.

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    4. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Fantastic

      Sep 14, 2021 - Retail Sales Associate in Dallas, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      They invest in their employees, truly care about you, company car, gas card, not micromanaged

      Cons

      HR isn’t the most patient

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good place to work with

      Sep 12, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good salary, compensation and benefits

      Cons

      all good, nothing bad so far

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great place to work!

      Aug 31, 2021 - Customer Master/Collections Analyst 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The people I worked with were amazing in the accounts receivable team! Everyone there made the job fun and exciting, and I enjoyed every minute working there.

      Cons

      The job can sometimes get monotonous, but that's normal with every business job.

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Warehouse operative

      Aug 31, 2021 - Warehouse Operative in Milton Keynes, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Stable jobs, with decent overtime

      Cons

      Management were a bit harsh

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great product and brand, fun job, ok management

      Aug 25, 2021 - Regional Sales Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Well known quality product Company car Good customer base great company on your resume

      Cons

      Average pay management is always changing limited advancement opportunities

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    9. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      stable work with low pay

      Aug 17, 2021 - Accountant in La Mirada, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      company provide stable job with good benefit, good health insurance, generous PTO and paid holiday.

      Cons

      company offer below industry average salary, lack of recognition from upper management, and no bonus.

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Fine

      Jul 24, 2021 - Assembly Line Worker in Telford, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very Regular hours and Weekly paid

      Cons

      Hard work on the line and its been hotter than hell in the summer

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