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I have been working at Ferrotec USA full-time (more than 10 years)Pros
Good career opportunity for technically skilled Engineers, Sales, and Customer Service professionals.
Great co-workers, solid "2nd family" atmosphere.
Good education opportunities.
Company runs lean but not mean. Employees have a full work day and sometimes more. Pressure comes from pace, not Management. Business is cyclical, and reductions in force do happen in lean years.
Health benefits have been steadily whittled away over the years, and are bordering on non-competitive in terms of salary negotiation. Compensation is average, neither above, nor below.Advice to ManagementAdvice
Upper Management: Lead time for large capital projects could stand improvement.
Middle Management: Expand on existing cross-training and restore temp programs to relieve pain points surrounding vacations and leave-taking.RecommendsApproves of CEO
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Ferrotec USA wishes that the magnetic force be with you. A subsidiary of Japanese specialty materials maker Ferrotec, the company makes fluids that, when controlled with a magnetic force, can be used for sealing, sensing, lubrication, and heat transfer. Known as ferrofluidics, these liquids are used by makers of audio speakers and lighting -- General Electric is a major customer -- and in its own engineered products. Ferrotec USA's sealing devices are used for making semiconductors and in oil and chemical production. In 2010 Ferrotec USA acquired Integrated Materials and...