Dresser Wayne Reviews

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  1.  

    Dresser looking to improve who they are

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    Current Employee - SST Tester in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - SST Tester in Austin, TX

    I have been working at Dresser Wayne (more than an year)

    Pros

    Provides a working culture that fosters collaboration.

    Cons

    Slow to incorporate process improvements.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Leverage the experience and talent of employees

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good company to work for

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Austin, TX

    I worked at Dresser Wayne full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Software engineer job is kind of stable

    Cons

    They are using kind of old technology

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Good folks

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    Former Employee - Quality Engineer in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Quality Engineer in Austin, TX

    I worked at Dresser Wayne full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Team environment was good. Had a lot of support and flexibility when my father was sick. The right manager can look out for you.

    Cons

    Sales is the fast track to higher management levels. Production and Quality take a back seat on promotions.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Reward the good managers.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Great in some ways, not so great for technology people

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    Former Employee - Manager Engineering in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Manager Engineering in Austin, TX

    I worked at Dresser Wayne full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Very strong company management keeps things moving whatever is happening in the world. Downturns have minimal impact on employees.

    Cons

    Smokestack mentality prevents them from understanding how to invigorate the business with technology innovation. Since this is their strategic goal, the burn up the people they hire to do this for them. They always try to avoid risk instead of trying to spread their bets and get a payoff.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Understand that technology based growth is inherently inefficient, that many failures lie behind each success. Give your bright thinkers the chance to take risks and don't execute them when it doesn't work out. Literally, spread your bets and expect to lose most of them.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Growing pains

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX

    I have been working at Dresser Wayne

    Pros

    The people are great to work with.

    Cons

    Silos in some areas of the organization make getting things done difficult at times.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Great place to start

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX

    I have been working at Dresser Wayne

    Pros

    Good work environment and family friendly when it comes to home needs

    Cons

    Communication between different environments tends to cause issues

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Tend to run to lean

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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    A Great Internship

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    Current Employee - Technical Intern in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Technical Intern in Austin, TX

    I have been working at Dresser Wayne

    Pros

    The technical internship I worked for was a positive experience. My manager and co workers were open and made me feel open to communicate. Basically, easy to get along with. The enviornment was relaxed. A large company, so the daily grind is a factor, however, breaks and flexible hours made up for it.

    Cons

    Pay could have been higher. Not much technical involvment. However that is up to how aggressive one is willing to be.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I really enjoyed my manager. Efficient with assignments and did not micro manage.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

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