Hypertherm

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Hypertherm Reviews

Updated December 7, 2014
Updated December 7, 2014
14 Reviews
4.3
14 Reviews
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  1.  

    Good Stuff

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Product Specialist III in Hanover, NH
    Current Employee - Product Specialist III in Hanover, NH

    I have been working at Hypertherm full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Really care about their associates

    Cons

    Can't always see the forest from the trees

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2.  

    Great place to work!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lebanon, NH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lebanon, NH

    I have been working at Hypertherm full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Strong integrity and respect for all associates (flat structure - direct impact daily)
    100% Associate Owned as of January 2014
    Global leader in its technology
    No layoff philosophy
    Laid back, high expectation environment - perfect combination for success
    Positive work life balance
    Strong support for community service, environmental stewardship and wellness

    Cons

    Limited promotional growth opportunities in certain specialty areas.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep the course! I am proud and fortunate to work for Hypetherm. Only one of my previous employers leadership team came close to Hypertherm's Sr. Management teams ethical and moral fortitude. It is nice to be part of such a great company.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 2 people found this helpful  

    Hypertherm - a company that has always operated with integrity and kept a strong focus on American-built technology

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lebanon, NH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lebanon, NH

    I have been working at Hypertherm full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    World leader in its technology (industrial cutting products)
    No layoffs - EVER
    Egalitarian culture, a sense of equality (no offices, not a large focus on titles)
    Strong ethics from the top down
    Forward thinking

    Cons

    Consensus-based culture can often delay decision making.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I am proud to work for an organization with a Management Team as ethically sound as Hypertherm's. My hope is that leadership mentality will carry on in future years.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    One of the best companies I've ever worked for

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

    I have been working at Hypertherm full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Employee-owned
    Super-competitive wages and benefits
    Interesting technology
    Many opportunities to improve skills and knowledge

    Cons

    Seriously, I have no complaints!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep focusing on continuous improvement and don't give in to the temptation to be like other corporations with faceless employees

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Fantastic company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hanover, NH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hanover, NH

    I have been working at Hypertherm full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Continuous improvement culture.
    Employee ownership.
    Strategic leaders.
    Great products that help individuals and businesses build, grow and become more successful.

    Cons

    Strong interest in Associate development but in recent years insufficient funding for external training and conferences. Organization needs constant influx of new skills and ideas.
    Need to continue to create a greater "accountability culture," both internally and with partners.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Boring and unorganized work experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Hypertherm full-time

    Pros

    reasonable Work and life balance

    Cons

    Not organized works and culture

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Better leadership

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  8.  

    Positive, engaging culture

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Manager in Hanover, NH
    Former Employee - Manager in Hanover, NH

    I worked at Hypertherm full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Every associate is highly valued, as flat an organization of this size as you'll find, engaging business challenges to solve, extremely impressive founder and president

    Cons

    No layoff policy sounds fantastic but can create an insular culture over time

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the genuine focus on associate development!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  9.  

    Great Corporate Culture

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Hypertherm

    Pros

    Profit sharing is good, the suggestion system is pretty cool

    Cons

    Some people are annoying, happens everywhere though

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep doing what you're doing. Not much could be improved upon.

  10.  

    Overwhelming

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

    I have been working at Hypertherm

    Pros

    associate development and well being
    giving back to society through community service, staying green and efficient
    makes great products

    Cons

    Lots of reports, planning and meeting so leaving little time to actually "work"
    Trying to be efficient so lots of work loaded on every individual which can get stressful

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Had great products and service support for the customers that really helps the company lead the market in plasma cutting.

  11.  

    i used to love my job , now its very overwhelming

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

    I have been working at Hypertherm

    Pros

    profit sharing and health benefits

    Cons

    different areas have different rules, example planned time off , and unplanned time off

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