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Kyocera Reviews

Updated September 24, 2018
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  • "Sometimes work life balance gets a bit affected due to work pressure" (in 5 reviews)

  • "difficult to introduce new and modern ways of working, slow decision making process, little support for the professional development of the employees" (in 6 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Very good company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Vancouver, WA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Vancouver, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kyocera full-time

    Pros

    The culture is outstanding.
    Pay is good.
    Teamwork is commendable.
    Supervisors seem to truly care.
    Great benefits and a pension!!!
    Lots of opportunities if you work hard and have a positive attitude.

    Cons

    Training program needs help, but improving.
    Company is growing so quickly, it can be hard to get a good understanding of why things are being done.

    Advice to Management

    Make the changes that need to happen for the forecasted growth.


  2. "Interview"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kyocera full-time

    Pros

    Very flexible, decent management, good comp plan

    Cons

    Not easy to sell copiers

  3. "Machinist"

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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 Kyocera full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good company with good values.

    Cons

    Work environment is terrible because it's filled with toxic workers and supervisors which value their long time relations then doing the right thing.

    Advice to Management

    Upper management needs to think about company culture and fix long standing issues thru out the company.


  4. "excellent"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    nice opportunities inside the company

    Cons

    none at all, everything fine


  5. "Is a safe job and not much pay"

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    Current Employee - Process Technician in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Process Technician in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kyocera full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Safety and good work environment

    Cons

    Takes years to get higher salary

    Advice to Management

    Need to give more opportunities to interview people that want to scale up


  6. "Honest Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Kyocera full-time

    Pros

    Relaxed workplace, and lenient if you are a good worker.

    Cons

    No motivation for employees to go above and beyond.
    Best employees have been leaving.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to employees.
    We need a better hiring process to ensure we have the best talent.


  7. "Excellent company!"

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    Current Employee - Operator III in Vancouver, WA
    Current Employee - Operator III in Vancouver, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kyocera (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Located in Vancouver.
    Clean/Organized.
    Best coworkers I've ever worked with.
    Great and responsive management.
    Laid back.
    Temp. Controlled.
    Excellent benefits with a pension.
    Supervisors willing to work with you when you need time off.
    Management willing to work with you to put you on the shift that works best for you.
    AWESOME Machines & great learning experience including CMM's & Inspection.
    Great atmosphere.
    Work with students.

    Cons

    Pay could be a little bit better, but something they are working on.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing your thing! You guys do a great job.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Great projects with good benefits"

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Concord, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Concord, CA

    I have been working at Kyocera full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    1. Great benefits-401k, Health, Dental
    2. The company is very forward in exploring in new technologies.

    Cons

    Sometimes work life balance gets a bit affected due to work pressure.


  9. Helpful (2)

    "Avoid unless desperate for work"

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    Former Employee - Machinist in Vancouver, WA
    Former Employee - Machinist in Vancouver, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Yearly bonus and difficult to get fired.

    Cons

    Very tribal work environment and management only covers it up and lies about it. Extremely politically driven organization

    Advice to Management

    Quit playing politics and fighting for power


  10. Helpful (1)

    "KDDA-Concord Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Kyocera full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Company is stable and doesn't lay off. Discretionary bonus, cash, every year.

    Cons

    Huge Japanese company. It's like being a cog in a giant machine.


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