Advanced Energy

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Great People, quickly losing jobs.

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Collins, CO
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Collins, CO

I worked at Advanced Energy full-time (more than an year)

Pros

Room for advancement as long as your job isn't being moved to China. Great people, everyone in Fort Collins was a pleasure to work with.

Cons

Lay Offs, Jobs are being sent to China.

Recommends
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    AE moto: we cannot deliver!

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer III in Bend, OR
    Former Employee - Software Engineer III in Bend, OR

    I worked at Advanced Energy full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    * Location - Bend, OR is fabulous.
    * Promises - they said a lot - did nothing.
    * Offer Letter - had the correct legal disclaimers.

    Cons

    * Offices - trailers, construction, cubes, dust, bad light, noise, and lack of ventilation (smell).
    * Management - talk, talk, talk; promise, promise, promise ... no deliveries.
    * Direction - none.
    * Dishonesty - I was promised a 10% bonus and quit because they changed the policy and dropped bonuses.
    * Petty - their HR docs states 401k matching at 50% of the first 5%; which they did until somebody decided to retroactively remove 1/2 of all their matching - months after I had quit. Can they do that ?

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    * Before you write offer letters make sure you will honor them.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Great until manufacturing was moved to China.

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    Former Employee - Test Engineer in Fort Collins, CO
    Former Employee - Test Engineer in Fort Collins, CO

    I worked at Advanced Energy full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good people to work with. A large mix of low volume products makes it interesting - always something new to learn. This is a good place to get some experience.

    Cons

    Yes men are more likely to be promoted. Management does not want to hear the truth but just a yes. Layoffs are very common. I would not recommend this company for a long-term career.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to the employees more.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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