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Rogers Corporation Reviews

Updated September 21, 2017
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Pros
  • Some of the Engineers are exceptional - smart, hard working and nice (in 3 reviews)

Cons
  • Upper management seems to have a flawed grasp of business principles and has pursued several disastrous acquisitions (in 3 reviews)

  • They do have entegrity , trust and ethical behaviour as guidelines the the upper management doesn't walk the talk (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Rogers Corporation full-time

    Pros

    Leaned a great deal about the industry.

    Cons

    Schedules were a bit too sporadic.


  2. "Solid Company"

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

    I worked at Rogers Corporation full-time

    Pros

    They have wonderful technology and products. The engineering teams are consistently the best I have worked with. Highly profitable.

    Cons

    Management views employees as cogs in the wheel, if there is a cheaper cog or they simply decide they don't value you any longer...bye bye.

    Advice to Management

    You say people are your strength yet this is not the feeling of your employees, both current and former.

  3. "Senior Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager/Group Manager in Chandler, AZ
    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager/Group Manager in Chandler, AZ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Rogers Corporation full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Interesting challenge working for an electronics materials company, where you basically have to learn on the job w/o much training.

    Cons

    Not many advancement opportunities unless you are there long enough for a regular house cleaning and then willing to take on more responsibilities for same pay.

    Advice to Management

    Over the years you have lost a. lot of good talent and knowledge. First 15 yrs of service was a very good company caring well for their employees who served them well, but the next 10 years pretty tough trying to maintain your job long enough to reach the promised long term employee benefits. You will notice a small number of mid level people employed. You really don't have a career path for long term employment for your most product and process knowlegeable and technical people.


  4. "Awesome"

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Chandler, AZ
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Chandler, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Rogers Corporation (More than a year)

    Pros

    great company , great perks, great free lunches

    Cons

    no helicopters rides to work

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the employees


  5. "looking for a company that i can start a career with."

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    Former Employee - Carpenter in Babylon, NY
    Former Employee - Carpenter in Babylon, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Rogers Corporation full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Hard worker who learns quickly and works well in both with a team and on my own and has yet to cause any problems at work of in my personal life. Plus a joy to be around

    Cons

    I find it hard to say no to coworker's who is in need of help and asks me to help them. Also i can be a little OCD with my work..

    Advice to Management

    i have yet to let down any employer who has hired me in the past and I would be a great choice for the job even if my work history does not suit the position


  6. Helpful (2)

    "creepy"

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

    I have been working at Rogers Corporation full-time

    Pros

    paid vacation
    paid sick time
    paid holidays
    bonuses

    Cons

    tolerance of Mediocrity
    Keeps people around who suck up and yet don’t perform
    culture of distrust and fear
    Spying on workers during off hours
    vindictive bosses
    pervasive subtle bullying
    micromanagement
    disingenuousness
    favouritism

    Advice to Management

    Lots of unprofessional garbage going on behind your backs causing the good employees to leave in disgust. Its time to cut the sickness from the organisation and make Rogers great again by naming names.


  7. "Good Place for Starters"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Rogers Corporation full-time

    Pros

    Good for gaining experiments, plenty of grow space,

    Cons

    Location is bad, a lot overtime needed, career opportunities high depend on manager

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Rogers Corp - Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Killingly Center, CT
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Killingly Center, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    . Great philosophy and guiding principles
    . Leadership that makes smart decisions and tries to make it work for everyone
    . Friendly, helpful, hard working and very competent people
    . Not a commodity players
    . Growing through multiple channels; profitable.

    Cons

    . a Mfg company, so subject to the up & downs of it's clients and the technologies they choose to pursue.
    . Moving HQ, so it's impacting a lot of people
    . staffed very thinly, so any changes in priorities has a huge impact


  9. "Previous Employee Review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Rogers Corporation full-time

    Pros

    I really enjoyed working for Rogers and worked in many different divisions and departments. The best thing about the company is the great number of wonderful, very smart and friendly colleagues, and the opportunities to move throughout the organization and tackle new challenges.

    Cons

    Some of the divisions are reluctant to change, have a very narrow product focus, and are unwilling to accept risk, which constrains growth. Support is often withdrawn from development projects prematurely, creating an atmosphere of managerial distrust.

    Advice to Management

    Take a fresh approach to new expansion ideas and support small trial projects for evaluation. Communicate development project gates and achievement targets clearly and commit to supporting projects through to completion. Have Courage!


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Rogers, CT
    Former Employee - Manager in Rogers, CT
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Has great quality and reliable products and a global customer portfolio.

    Cons

    Company in transition, management is not in touch with it's workers. Moving corporate to Chandler, AZ has disrupted the focus of the team.

    Advice to Management

    CEO and his direct reports are not in touch with their team. Need to spend time living the company cultural values.


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