Nanometrics

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2 people found this helpful  

Well protected and consistent work, but not much opportunity for promotion or advancement

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Applications Engineer  in  Milpitas, CA
Current Employee - Applications Engineer in Milpitas, CA

Pros

Dynamic environment.
Get to move from project to project often and learn new things.
Get to work with people from multiple departments, easy to see "the large picture".
Decent amount of independence. Can take on and handle projects as I see fit.
Decent health plan.

Cons

Hard to get promoted or get a raise.
Gaining visibility at the lower levels is difficult.
Besides health plan, no real perks for employees. No food provided, no transportation deals provided.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Nanometrics is more of a "place to work". Not a place to have a career. Need to focus on bringing the people at the bottom up, and maintaining competitive wages, benefits, and perks.

Approves of CEO

Other reviews for Nanometrics

  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    This is a company with good products and growth opportunities, but....

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Milpitas, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Milpitas, CA

    Pros

    company growth opportunities, most of people are great.

    Cons

    not collaborative environment in general.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    respect employees.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 3 people found this helpful  

    The best days are behind us.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - I Am A Gear In the Machine That Gets Oiled Occassionally  in  Milpitas, CA
    Current Employee - I Am A Gear In the Machine That Gets Oiled Occassionally in Milpitas, CA

    Pros

    Low turnover rate. That is if you're lucky to survive the layoffs.
    Improved 401k plan services. In the past you could only make changes twice per year through the payroll dept. Now the employee has more control over contributions & plans.

    Cons

    Highly political environment. Too many layers of management.
    Even after 2 years of merging with Accent, it still seems like 2 different companies under one building.
    Little opportunity for advancement.
    Low morale due to layoffs.
    Funky 3rd party medical plan administration company that most medical, dental places you visit look at you funny when you give them the plan card.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    How about no bonuses for Management when it's been decreed no raises for the employees.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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