Benjamin Moore Reviews

Updated 3 Jul 2020

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3.6
69%
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87%
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Benjamin Moore President and COO Dan Calkins
Dan Calkins
13 Ratings
Pros
  • "Free Lunch, Team Support, Co-Curricular Activities, Lots of Events(in 100 reviews)

  • "Good work/life balance depending on what team you are on/your work, and your manager(in 32 reviews)

Cons
  • "Not sure if upper management understands the hurdles that need to be overcome to execute business plan(in 25 reviews)

  • "Leadership and senior management is sneaky and not transparent whatsoever(in 18 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Above average Employer"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Leader 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Benjamin Moore full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Peace of mind knowing we are a part of Berkshire Hathaway, Good benefits- Above average PTO

    Cons

    Human Resources has been staggeringly underrepresented outside of the NJ Headquarters for many years.

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  2. "Transparency is so appreciated!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Representative 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Benjamin Moore full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great products, good retailers, and a very transparent and communicative leader.

    Cons

    Technology and benefits could be better. Also more investment outside the Northeastern corridor would be wise.

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  3. Helpful (10)

    "Great company, poor leadership"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Montvale, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Benjamin Moore full-time

    Pros

    Free lunch, nice office, great coworkers, fantastic product/brand, strong ties to the community and philanthropy with plenty of opportunities to volunteer.

    Cons

    Outdated technology, backwards structuring, low-paying, flat/little room for growth. Dead weight remains employed for 15+ years while everyone else does their work. Old school mentality.

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  4. "Painter"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Owner in Cape Coral, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Benjamin Moore full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great schedule and good management

    Cons

    I moved to Georgia looking for work.

  5. "Sales"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Calgary, AB

    I have been working at Benjamin Moore full-time

    Pros

    Good opportunity with room for salary growth

    Cons

    Many years of training to become experienced

  6. Helpful (13)

    "When things get tough Benjaminmoore lets 22% of it's workforce go. Great Job Warren Buffet"

    1.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - General Manager in Montvale, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Benjamin Moore full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Free Cafeteria food and nice building

    Cons

    Management is self centered. HR has no power and the polices including Performance keep changing. Lack of any earned growth.

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  7. "Great entry level company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Development Chemist in Flanders, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Benjamin Moore full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Free lunch, great work/life balance, friendly approachable leadership team

    Cons

    Short staffed, salary/benefits not competitive, Too many leadership changes at once

  8. "Great company"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Territory Sales Representative 
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Benjamin Moore full-time

    Pros

    Excellent opportunity to grow within the company

    Cons

    Some Directors with no field experience

  9. "Great Company to work for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Administrator in Hermanus, Western Cape

    I worked at Benjamin Moore full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Communication is easy and problems are solved quickly

    Cons

    No downsides at all for this company

  10. "Benjamin Moore/franchise"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Hamilton, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Benjamin Moore part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Some of the customers are amazing and super nice and the availability is amazing

    Cons

    Can be stressful, lots of heavy lifting, short staffed

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