Vicor Corp. Reviews

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Vicor Corp. Chairman, President, and CEO Patrizio Vinciarelli
Patrizio Vinciarelli
7 Ratings
  • Innovative company, investing in new product designs, strong customer support.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales in Andover, MA
    Former Employee - Sales in Andover, MA

    I worked at Vicor Corp.

    Pros

    Many new designs and building blocks for new products
    Pay is good, time off and benefits are good
    incentive plan is complex
    strong market position

    Cons

    Engineering driven company
    need more market driven product decisions
    Too many VPs
    Need to re-energize brick products, competition is catching up

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    get real growth targets, demoralizes people when they are not achievable

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

Vicor Corp. Interviews

Updated Mar 5, 2015
Updated Mar 5, 2015

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    Manufacturing Engineer Co-Op Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
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    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Vicor Corp..

    Interview Details

    Had a phone interview with one of the engineers where they asked me about my background and previous experience. All the questions were rather general and geared toward getting to know me. I was able to ask a few questions at the end to better understand my responsibilities. The engineer was very helpful and descriptive about my tasks.

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    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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Website www.vicorpower.com
Headquarters Andover, MA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1981
Type Company - Public (VICR)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Emerson, TDK, Power-One

Raw power can give the electric chair a charge, but it can also wreak havoc on sensitive electronics. Vicor makes converters that tame and transfer raw electricity into the stable DC voltages needed to power electronic circuits. The company's zero current and zero voltage switching technologies, which allow its converters to operate at high frequencies with relatively little noise, are designed to be mounted on a printed circuit board. Customers -- including global OEMs and small manufacturers of specialized electronics devices -- incorporate the converters into all sorts... More

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