Keyence Reviews

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Michio Sasaki
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    Awesome company to start a sales engineering career. If successful, can earn lots of money and be rewarded with frequent promotions

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    Current Employee - Sales Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Sales Engineer in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Keyence full-time (more than 3 years)


    Get to see how things are created/manufactured. Sell innovative electronics that are a cut above the competition to Fortune 1000 customers. Freedom to set your own schedule


    Although it's changing, Japanese headquarters still has too much influence on US operations

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    Think if ways to invest more in employees after the first few years.

    Positive Outlook
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Keyence Interviews

Updated Oct 20, 2014
Updated Oct 20, 2014

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    Technical Sales Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Charlotte, NC
    Anonymous Employee in Charlotte, NC
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    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Keyence.

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    I was initially contacted by a recruiter. I was asked to take a mechanical assessment, an online recorded skype "Hirevue" interview, a Caliper test, and then was contacted and flown to site for an interviewed

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Headquarters Osaka, Japan
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (68610)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year

When it comes to factory automation, sensors provide the sweet chaCHING cadence for Keyence Corp. Established in 1974 Keyence manufactures a slew of sensors, machine vision and measurement systems, barcode readers, and programmable logic controllers (PLCs). Its short list includes photoelectric sensors, pressure sensors, and ultrasonic sensors. A line for vision measurement offers optical micrometers, digital microscopes, and others. Keyence also provides technical support and training to customers. The sensors supplier holds more than a 40% stake in a software vendor... More

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