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Mechanical Designer at Seprotech

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"it was the best job I have had"

What do you like about working at Seprotech?

"the work was challenging and exiting, the enviroment was great"

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

"its a great place to start your career. and the people are always tring to help you."

What don't you like about working at Seprotech?

"low salary, smaller company and less oppertunity for growth and advancement"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"they were great. and just in a year they have got a 8 man engineerign team from a 3 man including me."

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 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Mechanical Designer at Philips Healthcare
in Andover, MA

What do you like about working at Philips Healthcare?

"Designing medical product is very challenging and can get good experience."

What don't you like about working at Philips Healthcare?

"I need more design projects can be working on daily."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Need a vision, decision maker and idea leader for future projects."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Mechanical Designer at The Shaw Group
in Charlotte, NC

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"I found the position less than I had expected,"

What do you like about working at The Shaw Group?

"Interesting and rewarding in the fact that it was the first nuclear power plant in thirty years."

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

"The company pays well but get to know your manager expections."

What don't you like about working at The Shaw Group?

"Lack of advancement opportunities within the group of peers. They would rather move someone else to take a position than promote."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"To be more aware of the individual efforts of the employee rather than the overall project scope."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Mechanical Designer at Jacobs
in Indianapolis, IN

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"Again, great learning experience."

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"Work environment was pretty steady. Good co-workers and the location was great."

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

"No tips. I guess it would be to do your research about what your position would pay before you talk salary with them."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"They were not very diversified. Not a broad enough client base to protect against fluctuations in the economy."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Again, to be more diversified and to protect the best interest of the employee through job security."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Mechanical Designer at Mussett Nicholas + Associates
in Indianapolis, IN

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"great learning experience and opportunities"

What do you like about working at Mussett Nicholas + Associates?

"location in downtown Indy. co-workers and freedom for field survey and field work."

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

"would ask about the possibility of grtting the necessary training to be more effective at their job."

What don't you like about working at Mussett Nicholas + Associates?

"no real room for growth or advancement. small company as far as number of employees and limited earning potential."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"not much I can criticize. they are the owners and have done a good job of building and sustaining a client base."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Mechanical Designer at STILLEN
in Costa Mesa, CA

What do you like about working at STILLEN?

"Once in a while you get to work on new cars that is not out on the market/production prototype"

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

"Working here would just be work, I would not call it a career"

What don't you like about working at STILLEN?

"Sometimes it isn't clear what is expected out of the position. It is basically just do what the manager tells you"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Give more focus and attention to all the employees and facility"

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Mechanical Designer at Schneider Electric
in Smyrna, TN

What do you like about working at Schneider Electric?

"I work with some smart, talented people. Only thing to keep you going."

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

"Go find a real company that treats it's employees like human beings."

What don't you like about working at Schneider Electric?

"The management is useless. Since they have never done the work (that they expect from us) they have no idea of the problems we have trying to do our work, whether it is systems issues, lousy designs (since apparently the sales people don't know what they are doing either) or any other issues we might have. In the words of a wise man, If I didn't build the house, I won't know how to fix the problems."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Fire all of the managers that did not work their way up through the company. If they had actually done the work, they might have some empathy towards their employees."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 1 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 1 / 5 Way You Work 1 / 5
Mechanical Designer at Oceaneering Int'l
in Panama City, FL

What do you like about working at Oceaneering Int'l?

"good company, specilized design parts, travel, training. good safety traning"

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

"good location. good location, good location, good fishing, good fishing"

What don't you like about working at Oceaneering Int'l?

"no too much work, no room to grow, people are leaving"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"get more work"

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Mechanical Designer at Pranalytica
in Santa Monica, CA

What do you like about working at Pranalytica?

"Colleagues, technology location and learn new technology for the cascade lasers"

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

"no I don't have any tips, Company is very small"

What don't you like about working at Pranalytica?

"Design Work, feel like you work in Family , was gerat!"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I don't have any suggestion is a good Company to work for"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Mechanical Designer at Welex
in Blue Bell, PA

What do you like about working at Welex?

"It's ok to work @ Welex because to my family but I want to get more challenger"

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

"Do not judge people. Always open your ear. go with the flow"

What don't you like about working at Welex?

"It's a small company but it has too much political issues"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would hire more sell man, cut spending and focus more on jobs coming instead hire people who have nothing to do all day"

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Mechanical Designer at GE Healthcare
in Aurora, OH

What do you like about working at GE Healthcare?

"I am able to make a difference at GE Healthcare. I know that I am worth every penny I get paid."

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

"Remain professional at all times. Even though some are allowed to act unprofessional, you may not be able to."

What don't you like about working at GE Healthcare?

"Management does not deal with problematic employees. This makes others miserable."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Get rid of problem people. Stop making other employees deal with them."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Mechanical Designer at National Solar Observatory
in Tucson, AZ

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"This was the most challenging, rewarding, satisfying position of my career"

What do you like about working at National Solar Observatory?

"I was given full responsibility for many challenging, state-of-the-art projects, & appreciated for my contributions"

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

"The interview may be an all-day event with an entire committee of interviewers, and can be intimidating and exhausting. But it is really worth it. It can be the best job of your career."

What don't you like about working at National Solar Observatory?

"I like every aspect of working for this appreciative company"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Hire capable personnel for their abilities and experience, not for their degree(s)"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Mechanical Designer at CropLife America

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"great fast paced, pressure cooker place"

What do you like about working at CropLife America?

"designing mechanical automation equipment for american companies, and dealing with customers speaking english"

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

"you have to be open to working many hours weekly. the work place is in Portugal but the program wouldn't accept it"

What don't you like about working at CropLife America?

"in a fast paced world, the companies that cannot respond to delivering a product quicky, are assuring their own death, but it's very nerv wrecking to work like this"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"prepare better the execution of the projects, and try to extend as possible the deadline"

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Mechanical Designer at Imaging Sciences International
in Hatfield, PA

What do you like about working at Imaging Sciences International?

"The personnel are friendly and competent. They keep required software updated"

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

"The company itself is OK, but their compensation for certain positions seem to be pretty frugal."

What don't you like about working at Imaging Sciences International?

"Contractor only with no budget available to hire a designer."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"They need to realize the value of their contract personnel. Other members of the Engineering group are questioning why I haven't been hired direct."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Mechanical Designer at Digital Lightwave
in Clearwater, FL

What do you like about working at Digital Lightwave?

"The thrill of the challenges and new technologies. Seeing the product come to life!"

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

"Be prepared to be pulled in many different directions, and plans change on a daily basis."

What don't you like about working at Digital Lightwave?

"Poor and hypocritical upper management, and kept many secrets from employees. Had a history of not paying vendors on a timely manner, resulting in late deliveries of needed parts."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Focus more on completion of the product development cycle, and focus less on the little expenses that they would drill you about."

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