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Maxwell Technologies Reviews

Updated January 3, 2017
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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Incorrect info in Glassdoor - Franz Fink is the current CEO"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Technology is sound with very bright scientists and engineers.

    Cons

    Business opportunities needs more focus; seeking way too many markets with limited resources.


  2. Helpful (2)

    "The company is having moral problems"

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    Former Employee - Senior Paralegal in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Paralegal in San Diego, CA

    I worked at Maxwell Technologies (More than a year)

    Pros

    The company is having moral problems due to management.

    Cons

    Terrible working environment and management. There is a lot of in-fighting


  3. Helpful (2)

    "Going from bad to worse"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in El Cajon, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in El Cajon, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Maxwell Technologies (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The hands on working team is dedicated and talented.

    Cons

    Management is not focused and senior leadership has seen significant turnover in the last year, CEO and CFO are there to sell off the company and only care about their bonuses to get it done.


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  5. Helpful (2)

    "Weak Management"

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

    I worked at Maxwell Technologies full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay, Bright Engineering Teams

    Cons

    Leadership was not focused and customer base not diversified. Managers could not be trusted. One manager hid from his employees in a conf room.

    Advice to Management

    Creating a more trusting environment.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Garbage"

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    Former Employee - Production/Machine Operator in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Production/Machine Operator in San Diego, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    The production line worker...they work hard....

    Cons

    Upper management are garbage....don't care bout the worker.... That's why one of the San Diego building is shut down.. Some of us was 3/4 even 5yrs as temp some management can't even speak English.... Lol stupid

    Advice to Management

    Advice to company.....star looking in how long a temp been there if it more then 3 month let them go....or let sign a contract for 6 month...then let them go.... There a lot of favoritism...in management... Look in the area.....


  7. Helpful (2)

    "Changes in the work"

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    Current Employee - IP Specialist Paralegal in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - IP Specialist Paralegal in San Diego, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    This is a face paced environment and there is always opportunity to learn new things.

    Cons

    Priorities change rapidly, so you often feel like your work was a waste of time because it is never used.

    Advice to Management

    Develop more defined career paths.


  8. Helpful (4)

    "Will not recommend"

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    Current Employee - Senior Operations Data Analyst in Chula Vista, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Operations Data Analyst in Chula Vista, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Maxwell Technologies (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits. Other than that, I don't know what else I think is good about this company.

    Cons

    Micro managed by upper management. Too many executive level, and not enough employees.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Maxwell has great potential"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great business sector to be part of (green energy).
    Very nice people to work with.
    It's in San Diego - AFC

    Cons

    Floundering with direction from management.
    No idea what customer really wants
    Financially in big trouble

    Advice to Management

    Use competitive advantage in technology to gain upper hand on competition. Every person in the company must change the way things have been done or the company will fail.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Good team, but chaotic management"

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    Current Employee - Entry Level Manager in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Entry Level Manager in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Maxwell Technologies (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good technical teams, solid product lines, and lot of interesting projects to work on.

    Cons

    Management lacks focus and has a hard time finishing projects, maintaining quality, or customer relationships.

    Advice to Management

    Focus, focus, focus. You are trying to do far too many wildly different projects at the same time.


  11. "Great place to work, minor quirks"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Maxwell Technologies full-time

    Pros

    great pay, benefits, and top management cares about employee relations

    Cons

    hard to advance, difficult to change some work ethics. relaxed work environment and management does not push bad employees out of positions.



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