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Dril-Quip Reviews

Updated June 16, 2017
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Blake T. DeBerry
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Pros
  • Employees were probably the best area, working with many good people (in 8 reviews)

  • Some great people work here on personal level (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • All goes to senior management and shareholders (in 5 reviews)

  • Work hours can be very demanding (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "sr. project engineer"

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    Former Employee - Senior Project Engineer in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Senior Project Engineer in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    flex hours, great work, engineering staff was very capable/sharp.

    Cons

    certain project management staff/ broken ERP system.

    Advice to Management

    fix PM / fix ERP or get a new system.


  2. Helpful (4)

    "Good early-career company"

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    Former Employee - Engineer in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Engineer in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Dril-Quip full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    -Good pay
    -Good insurance benefits
    -Good work-life balance

    Cons

    -No opportunity for mobility
    -Poor training program
    -No mentorship for young employees

    Advice to Management

    -Implement a real training program
    -Show/tell your employees how you value them
    -Better communication with new employees

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Ok place to work"

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    Current Employee - Full Time Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Full Time Employee in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Dril-Quip full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Management are supportive of personal needs & good group of people to work with.

    Cons

    Two years without a raise & just had a 10% PAYCUT, but happy to be employed in this economy.


  4. Helpful (4)

    "People don't matter"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Dril-Quip full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good pay (if you can work the hours)

    Cons

    Managers don't know value of people. Long hours including holidays and weekends

    Advice to Management

    People are valuable. You should get to know their skills.


  5. "MACHINE MAINTENANCE MECHANIC"

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    Former Employee - Maintenance Mechanic in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Maintenance Mechanic in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Dril-Quip (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good parking spaces.clean restrooms.good qualitycoffee.best work schedule.

    Cons

    machine shops are full of smoke most of the time.if you need the job.get use to the environment.kwic.

    Advice to Management

    good job.but. ther is all ways bad apples


  6. Helpful (14)

    "Company uses employee salaries to buy other companies."

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    Current Employee - Fed Up in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Fed Up in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Dril-Quip full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Fellow employees are very decent

    Cons

    Management out of touch, middle management just as bad

    Advice to Management

    You've had 3 rounds of layoffs, 3 years of pay freezes and now you are cutting our pay by 10% but yet DQ has bought 2 companies and upper management still has fat bonuses. How about treating employees like they flipping well matter?????


  7. "Software Tech"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Dril-Quip (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great company to work @!

    Cons

    Long hours for offshore Tech.

    Advice to Management

    You can learn more from service techs in the field.

  8. "Dril-Quip"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

    I worked at Dril-Quip (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Awesome people, fun and challenging projects to work on, opportunity to see the in-house manufacturing process, smaller company so more interaction with the leadership

    Cons

    Struggling times for the company since the decline in oil prices, pay freeze, intense work environment, layoffs increase the overall workload of the company

    Advice to Management

    Continue the internship program and try to continue to bring new and exciting projects for the interns to work on. Other than that great job.


  9. "Dril-Quip Review"

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    Former Employee - Tech in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Tech in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Dril-Quip full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Decent company - Tries to be desirable

    Cons

    Old school management lingers - Needs to update.

    Advice to Management

    Get with it. Don't let the shareholders drive you into a losers bracket!


  10. "QC Assembly inspection"

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    Former Employee - QC Inspection Final Assembly in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - QC Inspection Final Assembly in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Dril-Quip full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    People working in the plant are good people to work with clean place to work good to mid pay lots of time off

    Cons

    Management plays favorites you have to watch your back all the time they do not like to hear they are wrong about anything

    Advice to Management

    Treat your employees better they are the backbone of the company quit allowing your managers to play favorites they are costing you good people


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