Arkansas Power Electronics

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    Exciting and challenging

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Fayetteville, AR
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fayetteville, AR

    I have been working at Arkansas Power Electronics full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    I've worked at a number of companies since the late 1980's. By a long shot, APEI has been the most fun, exciting, and challenging of them all. In general, we hire very talented employees that are intelligent and highly skilled. I feel the company really cares about me, my future, my daily work life, and offering me a path to continue my professional growth. The company has good direction in a good field, and has had great yearly growth every year I've worked here. APEI seems to work hard to get smart and creative people.

    Cons

    There are some cons. APEI is a small business, so you need to wear different hats sometimes, or do things outside your immediate job role. I like this, but some peope don't. Things are pretty fast, and so you need to like fast pace. The management expects you to be self directed and self motivated most of the time, so I've noticed the newer Gen Y sometimes have a hard time adjusting to that.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire more older and experienced people. We have good young talent, but a large portion of our workforce is under 40. Try to broaden recruitment geographically. Provide more "soft skills" training to the engineering staff.

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Website www.apei.net
Headquarters Fayetteville, IL
Size 16 to 50 Employees
Founded 1997
Type Company - Private
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $5 to $10 million (USD) per year
Competitors Cree, Powerex Inc

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