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You will regret working here

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Engineer in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
Current Employee - Engineer in Vancouver, BC (Canada)

I have been working at Westport Innovations full-time (Less than a year)

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Good pay
Good location
Flex time and worklife balance

Cons

Terrible HR...such a shame
Workplace politics that ruin the productivity

Advice to Management

Hire support staff that understand the needs of employees

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  1. Helpful (3)

    Promising technology.... but poor usage of employee's talents

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Engineer in Vancouver, BC (Canada)

    I have been working at Westport Innovations full-time

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

    Pros

    -Flex time and excellent life/work balance
    -Good location & free coffee machine
    -Interesting technology

    Cons

    -No training, nor mentorship offered
    -Young department that is flying from the seat of their pants
    -Below market salary
    -Horrid, bullish HR department
    -Toxic office atmosphere
    -Coworkers hoard business knowledge and only give it out in bits and pieces

    Advice to Management

    The company is growing rapidly, but the new hires are not being utilized at all. Make sure department managers and supervisors get employees up to speed on Westport tech and processes, rather then leave employees to chicken scratch for needed information to do his/her job.


  2. ok

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director
    Current Employee - Director

    I have been working at Westport Innovations

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    fast growing company in natural gas with world class technology portfolio in the entire walk of applications from cars to locomotives.

    Cons

    not integrated as a company, hence majority of employees do not feel a part of the core organization and do not feel proud of working.

    Advice to Management

    keep employees together in order to keep pace with growing environment. Not having this will lead to a big gap between strategy and actions.


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