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Fujitec America Reviews

Updated February 24, 2017
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  1. Helpful (1)

    "This is a good place to work if you like a slower pace."

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Tukwila, WA
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Tukwila, WA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great employee and a relaxing work environment. Good management and they are very good with giving you time off. Friendly employees and very down to earth atmosphere.

    Cons

    There is not a lot of room for moving up at the various branches. With the way the economy is going, losing business means losing job security. The maount of work done can easily fluctuate.

    Advice to Management

    Try new ways of getting more construction type jobs. Figure out a way to be more profitable and competitive.


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Project Manager"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in Clifton, NJ
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Clifton, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Fujitec America full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Some really good people there who balanced out some of the nonsense of management. If you were driven enough you could gain a lot of experience in different areas of the business since they always had major holes to fill.

    Cons

    When I was still there some of the managers got away with more than you could ever imagine. Abuse of resources, abuse of people and customers, and quite honestly some of them were the least intelligent and business savvy people I have encountered at any job. I hear they got rid of a lot of those bad apples now, but the reputation took a huge beating in the market and I have not heard anything to make me think it has since recovered. Salary wasn't great and the benefits were atrocious.

    Advice to Management

    Recognize who is doing what at the branches and reevaluate who is leading those teams. Find a way to deliver product to the states quicker, the lead times took you right out of the running for a lot of jobs, especially with hydros.


  3. "Office Manager"

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    Former Employee - Office Manager in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Office Manager in Houston, TX

    I worked at Fujitec America (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great group of field employees.

    Cons

    Management is unpredictable and unapproachable.


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  5. Helpful (1)

    "Sr. HQ Tech Support Specialist"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Fujitec America full-time

    Pros

    Telecommuting was part of the culture. Broad access to technology.

    Cons

    No money for training, years without raises in spite of mandatory annual reviews. Management wants to run a services company but won't budget for developing services. Management has no awareness of or desire to embrace the modern world.

    Advice to Management

    Find a hobby.


  6. "Competent Conslutency"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good employee benefit policies
    Multiple opportunities

    Cons

    No track for carrier path

    Advice to Management

    Management need to focus on employees carrier aspirations and growth to retain more talent.


  7. "Programmer Analysr"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Working hours are flexible. Management is very supportive.

    Cons

    There is no cons about this company for now.


  8. Helpful (1)

    "Project Manager"

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

    I worked at Fujitec America full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    7 - 10 people office. Japanese Based. Fairly good competitor of major elevator companies in U.S

    Cons

    Benefit package while cheap is not very good, especially the medical insurance. Over promise to their employees and under deliver.

    Advice to Management

    If your area manager has MANY complaints against him., TAKE NOTE HR!!


  9. Helpful (1)

    "A Place to collect a paycheck"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Senior level employees and employees in the field have a lot of experience they're willing to share, and they also have a passion for their work.

    Cons

    Hardly anyone wants to keep working there because they know they can get better pay somewhere else.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Fujitec is a place to get good work experience."

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    Current Employee - Project Manager
    Current Employee - Project Manager
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    It is place to get a lot of good work experience and responsibility. The people at Fujitec are friendly and great to work with.

    Cons

    There is a separation of structure between the coroporate and branch offfices.

    Advice to Management

    Bring more of the corporate service and responsibilities to the branch side of the business (in other words the front lines).