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Malvern, PA
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$25 to $50 million (USD) per year
ifm efector, inc., located in Exton Pennsylvania, is a subsidiary of ifm electronic GmbH headquartered in Essen, Germany.

ifm electronic is a global company with over 5,000 employees in 70 countries. Our core business is to develop and produce sensors and ... Read more

Mission: We contribute to our Customers' Success by providing innovative solutions through continuous developement of our People, Products and Processes.

Our Vision is to be the premier technology partner for Sensors and ... Read more

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    I have been working at ifm Efector full-time


    - Everyone is friendly & helpful
    - Great vision for company moving forward
    - Lots of innovation
    - Focused on providing help in every way, the sales team is provided several avenues for assistance from product managers, upper management, & each other to solve customer's applications
    - Health insurance plan is incredible
    - High 401k benefits matching


    - Incentives based on growth dollars

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the communication between upper management and the other departments. Continue to provide trainings focused on applications.

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    Field Sales Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Indianapolis, IN
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    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at ifm Efector (Indianapolis, IN) in March 2014.


    I received an email requesting a phone interview within 3 days of applying online which I scheduled a few days out to research the company and prepare. The interviewer was straight to the point to put it mildly, but rushed and rude would really be a better description. The interviewer was very forceful demanding a specific salary and relocation compensation requirement. I declined to proceed with the interview partially because our numbers were off, but primarily due to the attitude of the interviewer. It was really off-putting and I wasn't sure whether to laugh or feel insulted when I got off the phone.

    Interview Questions

    • "Let's get right to the point, what are your compensation requirements - give me a specific number"   Answer Question
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