Compare Ballard Power vs Westport Innovations BETA

See how working at Ballard Power vs. Westport Innovations compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Ballard Power vs. Westport Innovations. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Ballard Power

Employee Ratings

  • Ballard Power scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
2.8
(based on 38 reviews)
Ballard Power employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Westport Innovations employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
2.4
(based on 57 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.4
Ballard Power employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Westport Innovations employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
3.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.4
Ballard Power employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Westport Innovations employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
1.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.1
Ballard Power employees rated their Culture & Values 0.7 higher than Westport Innovations employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.4
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Ballard Power Ceo Randall MacEwen
72%
72%Randall MacEwen
CEO Approval
Westport Innovations Ceo Nancy S. Gougarty
0%
N/ANancy S. Gougarty
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
55%
Ballard Power employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 36% higher than Westport Innovations employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
19%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
46%
Ballard Power employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 32% higher than Westport Innovations employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
14%

Salaries

Westport Innovations has 2 more total submitted salaries than Ballard Power.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Mechanical Engineer II2 Salaries
$79,502/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Administrative Assistant1 Salaries
$22/hr
Production Manager1 Salaries
$66,039/yr
Service/Training Director1 Salaries
$98,498/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Ballard Power.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at Westport Innovations.
  • "Low pay" was the most mentioned Con at Ballard Power.
  • "Poor management" was the most mentioned Con at Westport Innovations.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 13 reviews)
"Work culture"(in 3 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 7 reviews)
"Vancouver"(in 5 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Low pay"(in 4 reviews)
"Fuel cell"(in 3 reviews)
Cons
"Poor management"(in 4 reviews)
"Product development"(in 4 reviews)
Featured Review
"Internship"Sep 4, 2018

Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

I worked at Ballard Power

Pros

Great work environment Great opportunity to learn

Cons

Not much room to grow

Former Employee - Field Service Technician

I worked at Westport Innovations full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Friendly, helpful, caring, not high stress. If help is needed just ask and you will get it. HR is great. All atound great company

Cons

A bit disorganized at times, some things are more important than others one day and the next they are forgotten about

Advice to Management

Be open with employees

Job Postings

Ballard Power has 36 more recently posted open jobs than Westport Innovations.