Rogers Corporation

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Rogers Corporation Reviews

Updated August 18, 2014
Updated August 18, 2014
29 Reviews
3.4
29 Reviews
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Rogers Corporation President & CEO Bruce D. Hoechner
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  1.  

    A big company to work with lot of chance for career growth

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    Former Employee - Software Developer  in  Brampton, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Software Developer in Brampton, ON (Canada)

    I worked at Rogers Corporation full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    There is good departments and good people to work with

    Cons

    The process and decision is slow.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    I had a great experience here with the job and the people I worked with.

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    Current Employee - Quality Assurance Engineer  in  Woodstock, CT
    Current Employee - Quality Assurance Engineer in Woodstock, CT

    I have been working at Rogers Corporation as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    The people I worked with are really helpful and friendly. The job itself is interesting and you are treated very well here.

    Cons

    The location is awful. To live anywhere near a city or somewhere not as expensive as connecticut you have about an hour commute to work.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Too much politics

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    Former Employee - Engineering  in  Carol Stream, IL
    Former Employee - Engineering in Carol Stream, IL

    I worked at Rogers Corporation full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    None. It was a very stressful environment to work in. Don't get fooled by the smiles and politeness.

    Cons

    Managers do not recognize true talent. Instead they listen to the squeaky wheel. The louder one squeaks, the more one gets listened to , whether or not there is any merit to the issue. Some people are regarded as blue eyed wonders, who can do no wrong. Disruptive behavior was tolerated. Disrespectful behavior was tolerated. Another person who had a knack for producing beautiful slide shows was promoted over and over, even though he had little else to show.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get rid of managers who foster the above culture and then maybe you have a chance.

    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Human Resources

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Rogers Corporation

    Pros

    There are some great departments to work in.

    Cons

    Its a very political and hierarchy organization.

  6.  

    Professionally structured business that knows where it's going.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Rogers Corporation full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Employee development, collaboration, everyone is treated as an individual. Engineering staff is strong - necessary in the industry.

    Cons

    Sometimes people are promoted when they are not ready, effects those reporting to them. Slow to move employees that are road blocks. Maybe Bruce will help change that!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to what your employees are saying. And if you can't do anything about it, let them know why.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Don't let the 'nice' fool you people who have worked there 10+ years are passive agressive and will stab you in the back

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Rogers Corporation full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    -Very polite.
    -Very mediocre personalities - no volatility - no outward hostility - always polite and conservative
    -If you strive for mediocre, if you are satisfied with being average and not pushing the envelope - this is the perfect fit in a perfectly mundane existance

    Cons

    --All people who are better than average leave Rogers before their 10th Anniversary.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get rid of all of your Product Managers, Business Development Managers, and Regional Sales Managers who have been around a decade or more - should be asked to move on. They are holding the company back from growth. Bruce needs to continue sweeping these people OUT! They do nothing for the bottom line or morale.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Great place to work

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Rogers Corporation full-time

    Pros

    Rogers is a great place to work. People are very friendly. Projects are fun to work on. Good work/life balance.

    Cons

    The compensation package may not be as generous as some other companies.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Lack of proper leadership from the managerial level

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    Former Employee - Production Supervisor  in  Woodstock, CT
    Former Employee - Production Supervisor in Woodstock, CT

    I worked at Rogers Corporation full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Employees are hard working and knowledgable

    Cons

    Upper Management is lacking in leadership skills

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to lead by example

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    It's OK for now

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Rogers, CT
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rogers, CT

    I have been working at Rogers Corporation full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good benefits, opportunities to take on new things, good work/life balance, CEO working to change the culture in a positive way to move us into the future and keep the company growing

    Cons

    Many employees have been a Rogers a long time and their acceptance of new people, new processes, & new ideas is very limited. There is a consistent belief across the company that tenure protects employees from needing to prove their value or stretching beyond what has been their normal. There are employees who still believe people should live in the area to work there.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    It appears many decisions get made before thinking through them and changing when negative reactions are realized. Confidentiality could be better Put more emphasis at the leadership level on the importance of developing employees by demonstrating it at the top and require it from their managers. Managers behave more like individual contributors than managers of people.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Great Place for Summer Internship

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    Former Employee - Summer Intern  in  Rogers, CT
    Former Employee - Summer Intern in Rogers, CT

    I worked at Rogers Corporation as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    It is a great place for summer internship. Generous pay ! Managers are very nice. They gave you enough space to work individually instead of watching you all day. Whenever you have a question, you can ask just about anyone, the co-works are very friendly and knowledgeable. Great learning opportunity for college students. The company pays a lot attention to their interns, you really learn things instead of making copies or coffee.

    Cons

    Don't have much to complain, it is all depend on the department and the manager you work for.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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