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Inconsistant Management Team

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Former Employee - Production Operator  in  Huntsville, AL
Former Employee - Production Operator in Huntsville, AL

I worked at ADTRAN full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Clean buildings and very laid back company.

Cons

Management and HR are inconsistant with the company policy. The policy is what ever they want it to be at any given time and with any given employee. The maufacturing management team will not stand up for you,or at least not some. Management both manufacturing and HR are not very professional, but yet they tell you that you need to be. Management talks bad about other comnpanies and they have not worked anywhere but ADTRAN, so how do they know. Not professional in my opinion. Some managers hide information from the employees because they do nopt want the employees to use the program.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

All managers should have the same policy. You work for the same company. Stop hideing information from the employees. Be honest with your employees. They help the company make money.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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  1.  

    Company good, Huntsville... boring

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    Former Employee - Co-Op Engineer  in  Huntsville, AL
    Former Employee - Co-Op Engineer in Huntsville, AL

    I worked at ADTRAN as an intern for more than a year

    Pros

    -One of the few big non-defense companies in town.
    -Solid engineering folks.

    Cons

    -Huntsville is a small city. As such, it is very boring for someone from a larger city.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    a small company with a rural mentality

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Huntsville, AL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Huntsville, AL

    I worked at ADTRAN

    Pros

    Large offices. Cafeteria is decent.

    Cons

    The company although being in technology and a high growth sector is very conservative in terms of its investment policy. Projects are undertaken and are pursued half heartedly. Has a small under funded engineering team spread too thin across multiple sectors. Management looks to spread its feet in every possible sector without adequate investment. Has outdated technology in several areas. Future isn't too bright based on the technology roadmap for the organization, already facing intense competition in several areas.

    Also if you move to Huntsville, remember this is the only telecom company for hundreds of miles. Better to rent than to buy property here. There is not much going on in HSV.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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