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FERCHAU Engineering Reviews

Updated April 5, 2019
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Pros
  • "Sehr nette Kollegen und interessante Kundenprojekte" (in 5 reviews)

  • "Interessante Projekte, tolle Moeglichkeit in der Industrie Fuss zu fassen" (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • "ge mit Bestandsschutz wird man in der Arbeitnehmer" (in 5 reviews)

  • "Gehalt ist OK, Work-life Balance k" (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Plc programmer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at FERCHAU Engineering full-time

    Pros

    The best training courses and worldwide travel.

    Cons

    Always on travel is a littel hard.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Gute"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at FERCHAU Engineering full-time

    Pros

    It is realy felxible for job timing

    Cons

    The salary progress very slow

  3. "the interview"

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    Current Employee - SPS-Programmierer in Darmstadt (Germany)
    Current Employee - SPS-Programmierer in Darmstadt (Germany)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at FERCHAU Engineering (Less than a year)

    Pros

    it was nice and neat conversation very good attitude

    Cons

    I have nothing bad to say about this company


  4. "No real interaction with employees"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at FERCHAU Engineering full-time

    Pros

    Quick interview process, no yearly review process

    Cons

    Lack of training, difficult to see career progression

    Advice to Management

    Work with employees to organise training and further education


  5. "Guter Einstieg"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at FERCHAU Engineering full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Man bekommt Verantwortung und Vertrauen. Weiterbildung wird groß geschrieben.

    Cons

    Kein Gleitzeitkonto und gehaltliche Entwicklung auch schwer.

    Advice to Management

    Gerechtes Gleitzeitkonto für alle.


  6. Helpful (3)

    "Lead Mechanical Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Lead Mechanical Engineer in Wildau (Germany)
    Former Employee - Lead Mechanical Engineer in Wildau (Germany)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at FERCHAU Engineering full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very talented and helpful staff at some but not all locations. Personal and professional experience with Wildau, Nuermberg and Bochum was good to excellent at these locations.

    Cons

    Non-Competitive pay for experienced engineers. Lack of Communication between central headquarters and between local offices (competitive culture between branches). Presumption of not renegotiating expired contract(s). Lazy or lack of care to employee(s) and to detail.

    Advice to Management

    Better communication and consistency of administrative competency between site branches. Better training and over-site of poor performing or competence branches.


  7. "Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Engineer in Cologne (Germany)
    Current Employee - Engineer in Cologne (Germany)

    Pros

    They are nice workers, kind and supportive.

    Cons

    I think the salary is not so satisfied.

    Advice to Management

    They should be more generous about the salary and courses.

  8. "Project Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Project Engineer in Hamburg (Germany)
    Former Employee - Project Engineer in Hamburg (Germany)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at FERCHAU Engineering full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    I found Ferchau to be very supportive regarding finding new projects for me.

    Cons

    Personal development is limited due to the nature of the company.


  9. "Quality Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at FERCHAU Engineering full-time

    Pros

    Good colleagues that also work at same client site

    Cons

    Arbeitnehmerüberlassung, ohne sichere Übernahme beim Kunden


  10. "Senior System Developper"

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    Current Employee - Senior System Developper in Donauwörth (Germany)
    Current Employee - Senior System Developper in Donauwörth (Germany)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Big group, well organized, a lot of info given to the employees.
    Few interferences in daily job
    need good autonomy

    Cons

    very short negociation possibilties.
    when working on customer site, almost no contact
    contact in german only, no english translation avail.