I have been working at Fluidyn full-time (More than a year)
Fluidyne has some of the best PTO in the manufacturing industry in the greater Philadelphia area. Between vacation, personal, and holidays, you'll have 30 days off a year once you've been an employee for at least three years. Compensation is average. Additional benefits offered include 401k and health insurance. Good unique perks are a plethora of food in the kitchen, and the office closes early on Friday afternoons to give you a couple extra hours towards your weekends. The required work week is usually 48 hours for each employee.
This is above and beyond the common office politics that you would find with any other company, Fluidyne's office culture thrives on gossip and drama which stems down from upper management, making it a difficult atmosphere to stay focused and not distracted by people yelling through the office. Upper management is inconsistent when it comes to direction while regularly addressing employees with derogatory names. Racial slurs are overtly present throughout the office (the awkwardness is curbed by the fact that no minorities are employed by the company). Alcohol is a regular thing in the office, and drunk managers are a regular occurrence once lunch time has concluded.
Advice to Management
Make communication less abrasive, the fear tactics have led the office team to sweep the tiniest of issues under the rug, albeit production or communication. Employees should be given more opportunities to be empowered, and less micromanaged, as I have seen this turn into the largest motivation killer within the company. Getting through everyday tasks becomes a chore when authorization is required from supervisors who are available for only a couple hours a day. There needs to be some amount of constructive feedback to weigh in with the amount of negative criticism to hold up employee morale.
I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Fluidyn (Bengaluru (India)) in February 2012.
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