Hutchinson Technology

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Hutchinson Technology Reviews

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Hutchinson Technology President, CEO, and Director Wayne M. Fortun
Wayne M. Fortun
22 Ratings
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    Great company to work for

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    Former Employee - Engineer in Hutchinson, MN
    Former Employee - Engineer in Hutchinson, MN

    I worked at Hutchinson Technology full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Relaxed worked environment but still focused on results. Good pay and benefits. Excellent place to work while it was growing, unfortunately it has been shrinking for the last 8-10 years.

    Cons

    Several critical decisions caused the company to contract. I think these could have been avoided by better decision making. At times management seems arrogant which is what got them into trouble with key customers

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus on the customer, continue to diversify

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Hutchinson Technology Interviews

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    Technician Interview

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    Interview Details

    Phone interview, followed by a day of numerous interviews by supervisors and managers, tours

    Interview Questions
    • The refridgerator question: "If you open a refridgerator in a closed room, what happens?"   View Answer
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Website www.htch.com
Headquarters Hutchinson, MN
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1965
Type Company - Public (HTCH)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Suspensions at Hutchinson Technology have nothing to do with getting kicked out of school. The company is a top global maker of disk drive suspension assemblies. These support the read-write head above the spinning magnetic disk in hard drives, typically at a height of about a millionth of an inch -- 3,000 times thinner than a piece of paper. The company's products include conventional assemblies, trace suspension assemblies, and accessories such as base plates and flexures. Customers in Asia account for nearly all of sales. Hutchinson supplies a select number of large... More

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