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3.9
Average Rating
(based on 6 Xyratex Review Ratings)
Company Culture
3.6
Growth Opportunities
3.3
People You Work With
4.6
Person You Work For
4.3
Rewards You Receive
3.4
Support You Get
3.8
Way You Work
3.9
Work Setting
3.9
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Failure Analysis Specialist
in West Sacramento, CA

"I've have worked for Xyratex for 6 months. I started out as a test technician. During the first 3 months, I worked hard and learned as much as I can. After 3 months, I was promoted to Failure Analysis technicain and was moved to another department. So I like how the company regconized my hard work and dedication and reward me with promotion."

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
Manufacturing Product Engineer
in West Sacramento, CA

What do you like about working at Xyratex?

"The professional atmosphere, the supplied resources to get the job done."

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

"I have no tips for future interviewers, but they are very understanding in looking for the proper candidate."

What don't you like about working at Xyratex?

"I do not have anything about the company that I did not like."

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 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

3.9
Xyratex (17)

4.5 Highest Rated in this Industry is Genie Industries (19)
2.3 Lowest Rated in this Industry is Adams Thermal Systems (8)
3.7 Average of All Companies in this Industry (6,573)
Director of North American Channel Sales
Person You Work For 3.9 / 5 People You Work With 4.8 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3.9 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3.1 / 5
Company Culture 3.3 / 5 Way You Work 3.1 / 5
Senior Software Engineer
in San Jose, CA
Person You Work For 4.9 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3.2 / 5
Support You Get 2.4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4.7 / 5 Way You Work 3.2 / 5

Average Xyratex Ratings in the Past 3 Years

Year Salary
2011 $3
2012 $4
2013 $5
Business Unit Manager
in Newport Beach, CA

"The company needs a great deal of help in employee relations."

Person You Work For 2.1 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1.2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1.2 / 5
Company Culture 1.2 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
QA Manager
in Fremont, CA
Person You Work For 4.9 / 5 People You Work With 4.8 / 5 Work Setting 4.1 / 5
Support You Get 4.3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3.7 / 5
Company Culture 3.6 / 5 Way You Work 4.2 / 5
Payroll Administrator

"This is nice company, European, treats you well."

Production Unit Manager
in West Sacramento, CA

"New and innovative."

What do you like about working at Xyratex?

"Benefits were great, free available parking and a large office was impressive. Also, they are still a young company with lots of growth potential."

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

"Great company to work for."

What don't you like about working at Xyratex?

"Supply chain had problems with on time delivery of parts."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Improve supply chain."

Final Test Technician
in Scotts Valley, CA

"EXCELLENT COMPANY"

What do you like about working at Xyratex?

"THE PRODUCTS AND THE TRAINING"

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

"NONE, THE COMPANY MOVED OUT CALIFORNIA TO MALAYSIA COUNTRY SINCE 2006 UP TO THE PRESENT TIME."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"NONE, MY LEVEL IS NOT TO JUDGE PEOPLE. MY LEVEL IS TO REPAIR AND TESTING THE PRODUCTS."

Warehouse Manager
in West Sacramento, CA

"Need technology"

What do you like about working at Xyratex?

"Compensation, huge opportunity to growth, and to make a major impact"

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

"It is a good place to work as your 2nd or 3rd management position. I will not recommend this for experienced managers with 7 or more years of experience."

What don't you like about working at Xyratex?

"For being a billion dollar company, it was manage with a mom and pop mentality. Manage with a non locator system and with multiple warehouse areas, and with parts that goes from labels, and screws, to hard drives and chassis with finished good products, made inventory control a very difficult task."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Technology. Warehouse reconfiguration. Bar-code system."

Customer Quality Engineer
in West Sacramento, CA

"good people to work with"

What do you like about working at Xyratex?

"location and salary"

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

"get references during your interview process"

What don't you like about working at Xyratex?

"I had to compromise my integrity"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"back up your employees"

Systems Engineer
in Naperville, IL

"It was a good experience working with various OEM's."

Independent Contractor

"Solid company."

Director of Test Engineering
in Lake Mary, FL

"I enjoyed my time there until they started laying off."

Systems Engineer
in Naperville, IL

"Great place to work with my direct managers, however that place no longer exists."

What do you like about working at Xyratex?

"We were paid to get a job done, my direct managers understood this and didn't watch when we came in or when we left. They knew if they needed something done it would get done. Because of this many of us worked weekends to meet deadlines. Me personally have put in 18 hour days, as well as working 18 days straight even through holidays. But thats because the managers took care of me. It was a privlage to work for those managers, which are no longer there, therefore I am not as well."

What don't you like about working at Xyratex?

"I don't like that they closed down the facility I worked at. It was fun while it lasted."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"My direct management, nothing, they were great, above them, they need to goto management school, and plan ahead better. Not to mention listing to the managers that reported to them"

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