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Coherent Inc

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Recommends
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Coherent full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

Great people to work with and very accomodating boss

Cons

Limited growth opportunities and management in some areas don't show appreciation for work done

Other Employee Reviews for Coherent

  1. Helpful (2)

    Good for the Money, Not for your Future

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in East Hanover, NJ
    Former Employee - Manager in East Hanover, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Coherent full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    1) Leader in the laser industry - Due to acquisition, not growth. 2) Salary for all positions is very good and highly competitive. Although all other benefits are very lacking - Low to no Profit sharing / 401k, worst Healthcare coverage available.

    Cons

    1) Poor Leadership - All leaders do not think out of the box. Repeatedly see the same problems occur and no systemic change. 2) No Growth Opportunity - This company does not offer ways to advance. Most people here are old and do not plan to move up or leave their position. This also gives you an understanding of why they do not think out of the box. 3) Unclear boundaries between Manufacturing and R&D. They are unable to separate and prioritize these functions. The leadership is bad and so a middle management, you are torn between the two groups.

    Advice to Management

    Have better leadership. Stop changing the goal every 6 months. Learn continuous improvement and create a strategic 5 year plan.


  2. Helpful (2)

    Good benefit, but no so good working environment

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Coherent full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits. Training programs are good.

    Cons

    Terrible management. Poor working culture.


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