SANYO North America Reviews

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SANYO North America President Masami Murata
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  1. The company had a family atmosphere.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at SANYO North America full-time (more than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    In general, the management took care of the staff. There was a good sense of community.

    Cons

    The financial stress on the company caused overly frequency structural changes.

    Advice to Management

    Take care of the customer!

  2. Company is OK but very very political in North America office

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Southfield, MI
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Southfield, MI

    I worked at SANYO North America full-time (more than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    Work life balance is fine...if you know your work, you can glide by smoothly for years...

    Cons

    Little exposure to other works, you are 'stuck'; management is confined to maybe 2 people for NA office. If you are in their good books, you are fine otherwise, all your good work does NOT matter...

    Advice to Management

    Learn how to grow and manage properly...get rid of politically motivated local management

  3. It was OK but HR do not care about some bad management people

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    Current Employee - Quality Manager in Southfield, MI
    Current Employee - Quality Manager in Southfield, MI

    I have been working at SANYO North America

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

    Pros

    Its OK as pay is competetive

    Cons

    No chance to rise as management is too controlling and Sanyo not big enough for growth. some bad management people keep doing what they want!

    Advice to Management

    Think positive about other employees who work for this organization!

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  5. Great people and team but too bad the company went downhill

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at SANYO North America full-time (more than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - Great people to work with
    - Good amount of vacation days and sick days
    - Great management leadership
    - Employees get along even after working hours

    Cons

    - Communication issue with the headquarter in Japan
    - Salary
    - Misunderstanding from the senior management

    Advice to Management

    Need a better understand and open to listen to ideas. Need to grasp a better link understand between Japan & U.S. market.

  6. Good team, mgt needs work

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Engineering Manager
    Former Employee - Engineering Manager

    I worked at SANYO North America full-time (more than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    quick advancement. worked with great ppl who wanted to do the right thing all the time even if they didnt know what that was

    Cons

    Advancement did not come with pay or benefits increase, only more responsibility. Bonuses were weak.

  7. don't work for them

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at SANYO North America full-time (more than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    no pros to list for this company

    Cons

    mgmt should listen to their employees

  8. Very Good.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Management Researcher in Changsha, Hunan (China)
    Current Employee - Management Researcher in Changsha, Hunan (China)

    I have been working at SANYO North America

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    good payment
    convenient traffic
    colleagues are very fiendly
    can learn a lot from my job
    have a lot of holidays

    Cons

    work is too easy, little challenge
    you can became very lazy in such kind of company
    you find no snacks here

    Advice to Management

    to be more strick to your employees
    give us mor challenges
    and of course more snacks and free time activities

  9. Definitely a Japanese Mentality

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    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at SANYO North America

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

    Pros

    They let you wear multiple hats and utilize many skill sets, not very silo-ed jobs.

    Cons

    Always focused on the next sale- no long term planning or strategy

    Advice to Management

    Look at the bigger picture.

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