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Helpful (1)

Unfair treatment, poor management

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Design Engineer in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
Current Employee - Design Engineer in Vancouver, BC (Canada)

I have been working at Westport Innovations

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

- you don't need to work
- in Vancouver
- President is good at marketing the company to the investors.

Cons

- very poor management, unfair treatment, favoritism
- inexperienced, young team
- no clear direction
- many other issues
- another tech bubble

Advice to Management

bring in experienced people and focus on development. Keep productive people in the company.
Increase the salaries by 30%. Do you know the cost of living in Vancouver?

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  1. Helpful (4)

    Poor management

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Vancouver, BC (Canada)

    I have been working at Westport Innovations

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great location, interesting product to tell people about.

    Cons

    Confusing management, constantly changing organizational structure. Extremely management heavy inverted triangle structure. Lack of mentorship and training.

  2. Helpful (2)

    Downsizing

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Associate
    Current Employee - Sales Associate

    I have been working at Westport Innovations

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Interesting and progressive work environment

    Cons

    NGV technology is awesome but a challenging sell. Company keeps downsizing hoping to find its niche. Lower gasoline prices complicate the message.

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