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Very well managed company with institutionalized focus on process improvement and application of best practices. Financially disciplined and efficiently operated. Strategically focused; strong and astute M&A activity.
Can be slow to innovate; limited investment in new product development.
Advice to Management
The team is solid and the formula works -- keep doing what you're doing.
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
Helpful (1)Declined OfferNeutral ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks – interviewed at Colfax (Virginia Beach, VA).
The service manager was clearly disappointed in my lack of Navy experience. It sounds like they are trying to only hire vets. This is fine, but they're limiting their talent. The description makes it sound like I'd be a really good fit but I guess I don't know. The service manager was very informal and cursed a lot. It was not like most interviews.
- Literally nothing, service manager would rather talk about the Navy than any experience or skills I had. He was talking about how long it would take me to catch up because I was not Navy. I've worked with Navy vets. I don't think they actually receive any training. This service manager would not move past this. Answer Question
Reasons for Declining
The offer wasn't even considerable. In an industry offering 20 25 and hour, they offered 15.
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The cold, hard facts are that Colfax works hard to get customers pumped up. The company makes fluid handling products, including centrifugal, gear, progressive cavity, and rotary screw pumps under such brands as Allweiler, Houttuin, Imo, Warren, and Zenith. Colfax also makes valves and lubrication systems. Its products are used in cargo handling, oil transport, firefighting, chemical processing, and pipeline applications. Colfax counts Northrop Grumman, Alfa Laval, General Dynamics, GE, Siemens, Rolls-Royce, and the US Navy among its customers. It has production plants in...