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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at A123 Systems

Pros

great place to work great people excellent benefits give you an opportunit to move up and learn new skills easy commuting location

Cons

The compan is experiencing some fiancial trouble which raises doubts over its long term viability. As a result there is no gurantee that you will still have a job a year from now

Advice to Management

try to find a solution to keep company solvent and viable.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Great potential; poor execution

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at A123 Systems

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Fast paced. Good product potential.

    Cons

    Haven't been able to turn a good product into a consistent, reliable, quality manufactured product. Pressed too hard to get product out the door, with little care for consistent procedures or quality. Too many changes on the fly. Employees always in fire-fighting mode. With time, they'll figure it out, but will they last that long?

    Advice to Management

    Instead of focusing on short-term, wall-street targets (which isn't working) and big incentives for only the senior management, how about a balance towards good manufacturing of products? Remember Ford: "Quality is Job #1"?


  2. It was like watching a horrible car pileup in slow motion

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at A123 Systems

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    You got a lot of days off every week, Overtime was there if you needed it , and the benefits were great.

    Cons

    Management never respected anybody, they never cared if you had a family crisis and needed it to leave you would be fired. The company slowed down production and laid off a bunch of employees


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