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4.4
Average Rating
(based on 4 Energy Conversion Devices Review Ratings)
Company Culture
3.8
Growth Opportunities
3.6
People You Work With
4.8
Person You Work For
4.7
Rewards You Receive
4.4
Support You Get
4.7
Way You Work
4.5
Work Setting
4.8
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Senior Project Engineer
in Auburn, WA

"Great! 22 years worth."

What do you like about working at Energy Conversion Devices?

"Direction and People. Great product and process to develope it."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"They are not hiring for they claimed chapter 11. The company is having some finacial challenges now."

What don't you like about working at Energy Conversion Devices?

"Nothing. I liked everything. I had worked there for over 20 years."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Work hard. Stay focused for this is a very competitive market."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Application Engineer
in Auburn Hills, MI

"I worked for the company for over 9 years. I was a part of a great team."

What do you like about working at Energy Conversion Devices?

"The opportunity for growth. I became an industry expert with challenging new projects and opportunities. I had the chance to travel the globe helping people improve their energy foot-print."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"The company has filed for complete bankruptcy. This question is not applicable."

What don't you like about working at Energy Conversion Devices?

"Bankruptcy. I didn't like the times leading to the end. We had spent several years downsizing."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Ours was a market failure, not a product/sales failure. We were not the only solar manufacture to fail."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

4.4
Energy Conversion Devices (11)

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3.7 Average of All Companies in this Industry (6,854)
Research Scientist
in Troy, MI
Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3.7 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Maintenance Technician
Person You Work For 3.7 / 5 People You Work With 4.1 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3.8 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2.9 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3.9 / 5
Senior Planning Analyst

"Super team and nice people."

Financial Planning Manager
in Rochester Hills, MI

"This is fairly well done, high level assessment of my currenct job profile"

What do you like about working at Energy Conversion Devices?

"One of the positives working for ECD is high visiblility I have with upper mgmt. This is a strength for working for a small company but publicly traded company. I have weekly, monthly, and qtrly financial presentations to Sr Mgmt along with daily interaction of business objectives and goals."

What don't you like about working at Energy Conversion Devices?

"As with a lot of companies in this current economy, the company is experiencing financial diffuculties. Job stability is priority one for me and my family."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Sr Mgmt needs to stick to their core vision of the company and not think short-sided with the current financial problems they are occuring. We are established player in a growing industry but are facing problems that most companies have encountered in the current envrionment."

Director of Finance
in Rochester Hills, MI

"This is a thorough introductory review."

What do you like about working at Energy Conversion Devices?

"The alternative energy industry is an interesting and exciting industry."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Help to improve procedures and processes like long-term strategic planning."

What don't you like about working at Energy Conversion Devices?

"There is a lack of strategic, long-term planning."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Improve long-term strategic planning process."

Senior Research Scientist
in Troy, MI

"At the time that I worked there, ECD was the greatest, most unusual and exciting place for a true scientist to work in."

What do you like about working at Energy Conversion Devices?

"I liked the creative atmosphere and innovative ideas that were being explored and pursued there."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Good luck!"

What don't you like about working at Energy Conversion Devices?

"After the Founder and CEO Stan Ovshinsky was removed from the company, things changed and the focus was shifted from research to production."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Restore the old atmosphere of promoting fundamental science for the benefit of humanity, hire creative and innovative people, look into the future beyond the immediate pay back. Don't be greedy but generous and people oriented like Stan Ovshinsky. That's the only way ECD can survive."

Senior Production Control Coordinator
in Rochester Hills, MI

"Hit the nail on the head."

What do you like about working at Energy Conversion Devices?

"I was given the opportunity to get involved in all aspects of Production Control."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Go in with your eyes open and expect to be screwed."

What don't you like about working at Energy Conversion Devices?

"Very political. It was always who you are and not what did you do."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Put someone in charge who know what they are doing."

Corporate Accounting Manager
in Cary, NC

"Reveiw is based on Company prior to announcement that it was closing"

What do you like about working at Energy Conversion Devices?

"Very professional, friendly, and talented team. Great environment for personal growth."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"N/A - Company is closing"

What don't you like about working at Energy Conversion Devices?

"Limited personnel at corporate office required less challenging tasks to be completed by accounting staff."

R&D Engineer

"A wonderful experience with the great perk of becoming friends of some of the greates scientific minds of our time."

What do you like about working at Energy Conversion Devices?

"The fellow engineers and physicists"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"It will be a delight"

What don't you like about working at Energy Conversion Devices?

"They became bought out by an unscrupulous investor Sorbaines Oxely"

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