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Gentex (Michigan) Engineering Manager Reviews

Updated Dec 17, 2012

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  1. "Best place to work in West Michigan"

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    Engineering Manager in Zeeland, MI
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Gentex (Michigan)

    Pros

    Great technical challenges. Real world product development

    Cons

    Suffers sometimes from the ups and downs of the automotive environment.

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    Gentex (Michigan)2012-04-24
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    "Not the same company it was a few years ago ..."

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    Former Employee - Engineering Manager in Zeeland, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Gentex (Michigan) full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Employees are encouraged to work independently with unlimited potential for promotion. When you first start at Gentex, they preach the "Foundations" which are different than ideals practiced in typical corporate America and a breath of fresh air. Five years ago, the company adhered to these ideologies and it was a very fast-paced, inventive, healthy work environment.

    Cons

    Over the past few years, the organizational structure has been a moving target with no clear structure or growth for those in management. Hardworking, intelligent people are leaving or being forced out the door due to politics. The company has lost sight of the "Foundations" and has turned into a typical corporate America company. The problem is that when the "Foundations" were adhered to, there was little need for policy and/or procedures. Now that those ideologies are gone, the company operates in an almost chaotic atmosphere and is managed by fear and intimidation.

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    Gentex (Michigan)2012-12-17
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