Hypertherm
4.2 of 5 13 reviews
www.hypertherm.com Hanover, NH 1000 to 5000 Employees

Hypertherm Reviews

Updated Jan 26, 2014
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4.2 13 reviews

                             

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Evan Smith

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    Great place to work!

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Lebanon, NH

    ProsStrong integrity and respect for all associates (flat structure - direct impact daily)
    100% Associate Owned as of January 2014
    Global leader in its technology
    No layoff philosophy
    Laid back, high expectation environment - perfect combination for success
    Positive work life balance
    Strong support for community service, environmental stewardship and wellness

    ConsLimited promotional growth opportunities in certain specialty areas.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep the course! I am proud and fortunate to work for Hypetherm. Only one of my previous employers leadership team came close to Hypertherm's Sr. Management teams ethical and moral fortitude. It is nice to be part of such a great company.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Hypertherm - a company that has always operated with integrity and kept a strong focus on American-built technology

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Lebanon, NH

    ProsWorld leader in its technology (industrial cutting products)
    No layoffs - EVER
    Egalitarian culture, a sense of equality (no offices, not a large focus on titles)
    Strong ethics from the top down
    Forward thinking

    ConsConsensus-based culture can often delay decision making.

    Advice to Senior ManagementI am proud to work for an organization with a Management Team as ethically sound as Hypertherm's. My hope is that leadership mentality will carry on in future years.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    One of the best companies I've ever worked for

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsEmployee-owned
    Super-competitive wages and benefits
    Interesting technology
    Many opportunities to improve skills and knowledge

    ConsSeriously, I have no complaints!

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep focusing on continuous improvement and don't give in to the temptation to be like other corporations with faceless employees

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Fantastic company

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Hanover, NH

    ProsContinuous improvement culture.
    Employee ownership.
    Strategic leaders.
    Great products that help individuals and businesses build, grow and become more successful.

    ConsStrong interest in Associate development but in recent years insufficient funding for external training and conferences. Organization needs constant influx of new skills and ideas.
    Need to continue to create a greater "accountability culture," both internally and with partners.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Positive, engaging culture

    Manager (Former Employee)
    Hanover, NH

    ProsEvery associate is highly valued, as flat an organization of this size as you'll find, engaging business challenges to solve, extremely impressive founder and president

    ConsNo layoff policy sounds fantastic but can create an insular culture over time

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the genuine focus on associate development!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Hypertherm - Great place to work

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Hanover, NH

    ProsGreat benefits, very good work/life balance, focus on associate development and well being, progress attitude toward career and work development, employee ownership provides a sense of responsiblity and teamwork.

    ConsSalary and total compensation package is low for market and cost of living, location can be a challenge for those who relocate, rapidly changing culture has caused some issues between leaders and individual contributors.

    Advice to Senior ManagementContinue to focus upon total benefit package and address issues of fairness between the 'have' and 'have-nots'.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great Corporate Culture

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsProfit sharing is good, the suggestion system is pretty cool

    ConsSome people are annoying, happens everywhere though

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep doing what you're doing. Not much could be improved upon.

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