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North American Hoganas Reviews

Updated November 30, 2017
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  1. "Director of research and development"

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    Former Employee - Materials & Process Engineer in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Materials & Process Engineer in Chicago, IL
    Recommends

    I worked at North American Hoganas full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    I have huge experience in the field of R&D of making advanced material powders. Four international patents in this field. I have more ideas to patent

    Cons

    Summary of Qualifications

    Accumulative experience in many fields of advanced materials research and development and production, such as titanium metal base and non-titanium metal base powders, for different applications such as medical, industrial, Marine, automotive military, and many other special applications. Five international patents in such field.
     ● Competent in corporate general management, operations, engineering, and business development of the different project I was involved with Strategic thinker with dynamic tactical skills to effectively manage and grow a diverse organization by continuously keeping one eye on the goal and the other on the team he serves.
     ● Extensive experience in implementing continuous improvement programs utilizing advanced manufacturing concepts, cost reduction, and yield enhancement techniques.
    ● Good organization and communication skills, including effective negotiations, clear and persuasive presentations, and continuous follow-ups


  2. "Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    Great people. Like to hire/promote from within. Everyone has fun and is working toward the same goals.

    Cons

    There are no cons currently.

  3. "Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at North American Hoganas full-time

    Pros

    Wonderful company to work for. Swedish firm with great benefits

    Cons

    Located in Johnstown which is not a welcoming location


  4. "engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at North American Hoganas full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good salary. friendly work atmosphere.

    Cons

    sometimes had extra work hours.

    Advice to Management

    can do better.


  5. "Hold on"

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    Former Employee - Director of Quality
    Former Employee - Director of Quality
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great benefits and pay. Promote from within and encourage continuous development of employees. Hi technology and great product mix. Very quality and customer oriented.

    Cons

    Location, union, too many foreigners in high level management positions, cold weather and lots of snow in winter, not much to do in this area

    Advice to Management

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  6. Helpful (2)

    "Very good company to work for with great people."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    Very good employees who care about what they do and are willing to help anyone.

    Cons

    Very busy employees on way to making a great company


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Maintenance Mechanic in Niagara Falls, NY
    Former Employee - Maintenance Mechanic in Niagara Falls, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at North American Hoganas full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good pay, lot of overtime

    Cons

    Shift work ,hot & dirty

  8. "Supervisor"

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    Current Employee - Development Engineer in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Development Engineer in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at North American Hoganas full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Friendly environment
    Innovation
    Green
    Motivation
    Thanks
    Small
    Organized
    Liberal
    Finance
    Clear goals
    Customers
    Healthy plan
    Freedom
    Opinion
    Fun
    Solid growth
    Sales
    Development
    Engineering
    Stability

    Cons

    Salary
    Opportunity
    Carrier
    Silos
    Benefits
    Bonus
    Slow
    Decentralized
    Too many stars
    Untouched management
    Freak working hours
    Work load in excess
    Few standard products
    Lack of improvements
    Messy 5S
    Too many initiatives with few accuracy
    Unskilled management
    Nowhere meetings
    Quality
    Information disclosure

    Advice to Management

    Need of opportunities


  9. "Accounts"

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    Current Contractor - Trainee Accounts Finance & Costing in Ahmednagar (India)
    Current Contractor - Trainee Accounts Finance & Costing in Ahmednagar (India)
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at North American Hoganas as a contractor (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Too much good company to work
     friendly working environment, safety first culture, salaries are healthy, good workers & staff facilities, better family and work balance

    Cons

    Hardly chances to get permeant position (Company on roll position)

    Advice to Management

    Can Increase Man power