Gentex (Michigan)

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Gentex is a fast-paced company with potential for growth

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Zeeland, MI

ProsCutting edge technology is used throughout the company. Employees have the benefit of stock options so, in essence, the better you do your job and help others, the more you make - sort of working for yourself.

ConsThe company has gone through rough times due to the slowdown in the economy and downturn in auto sales. But still strives for excellence and places to expand and diversify.

Advice to Senior ManagementWork to regroup to a more cohesive group company-wide. The quick growth of the company has set aside this desirable attribute and it needs to come back to the forefront to make Gentex more proactive again, rather than reactive.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    3 people found this helpful  

    Fast Paced Environment with Several Opportunities for Professional Growth

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Zeeland, MI

    I have been working at Gentex (Michigan) full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros: Flexible working environment that allows for telecommuting as needed. Company offers an impeccable support to provide you the necessary tools to do your job.… Cons: Fast paced and high demand comes at a cost to the employees with continuous push for more throughput which many times mean more work hours.… Advice to Senior Management: A lean mentality is a good thing but when it shifts below the mark, employees are heavily burdened and throughput suffers. This often leads… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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    3 people found this helpful  

    A good place to start and learn, which allowed me to move on to a bigger and better job

    Production Support Engineer (Former Employee) Zeeland, MI

    I worked at Gentex (Michigan) full-time for more than a year

    Pros: Free soft drinks; new, modern, and clean facilities; innovative technology and products; quarterly bonuses; most of the people are friendly… Cons: Worked 55-60+ hours each week for a $40,000 salary, due to the company's overly lean mentality in which they are over focused on cost cutting… Advice to Senior Management: React more proactively to growth and acquire the appropriate equipment and staffing; … No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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