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Sundaram Clayton Reviews

Updated October 9, 2017
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  1. "Internal audit"

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

    I worked at Sundaram Clayton full-time

    Pros

    Good learning experience, good food and good environment to work

    Cons

    Workload is more and quiet difficult for freshers


  2. "Not the best place to grow"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Gain experience in a wide variety of fields

    Cons

    Crazy work life balance. A lot of negativity present

  3. "Good company to learn engineering as well as politics"

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    Former Employee - Manufacturing Engineer in Chennai (India)
    Former Employee - Manufacturing Engineer in Chennai (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great environment to learn engineering
    Easy going people
    Excellent training

    Cons

    Too much politics between people can put you in a spot
    Senior management suck all from you for their own development
    I have never seen management appreciating engineers
    Weak HR

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the voice of people


  4. "Knowledge"

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    Former Employee - Manufacturing Systems Engineer in Chennai (India)
    Former Employee - Manufacturing Systems Engineer in Chennai (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sundaram Clayton (More than a year)

    Pros

    It is one the best companies to begin your career as you get exposed to a lot process oriented projects and responsibility is very high

    Cons

    Hectic work culture with less work life balance

    Advice to Management

    NA


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Quality"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    Good learning experience for fresher

    Cons

    Culture not good. No extra curricular activities


  6. Helpful (2)

    "Work Experience"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Chennai (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Sundaram Clayton (More than a year)

    Pros

    Exposure to learning to work under pressure and nuances of casting industry - one of the top 5 casting manufacturers in India

    Cons

    Poor clarity in roles and responsibilities, orthodox culture not open for feedback and criticism, fear factor and delay for every decision making, isolated working of functions (poor cross functional collaboration).

    Advice to Management

    Adapt to changing culture and new generation needs.


  7. "Sundaram Clayton"

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    Current Employee - Production Engineer in Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Production Engineer in Chennai (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sundaram Clayton full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Customer Oriented Company.
    Motivating the every Employees.

    Cons

    Variety alloy product to be Manufacturing

  8. "1 year in sundaram clayton"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Apprentice Trainee in Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Graduate Apprentice Trainee in Chennai (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sundaram Clayton (More than a year)

    Pros

    best place to learn abt die casting,coz its one is one of the major suppliers of aluminium castings for automobile companies

    Cons

    well,forget abt ur home,we got to work till late nights and it all abt passion.some do prefer tat, if a person is workaholic, tats the company for u.


  9. "Perfective work place."

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    Current Employee - Security Officer in Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Security Officer in Chennai (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very nice place to learn . Disciplined culture .

    Cons

    Old strategical policies. Expectectation more on work.

    Advice to Management

    To make work on process psychologically.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to learn and start your career with!"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Chennai (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Very good exposure,
    Top quality peers to learn from,
    More responsibility given to the employees right from the start,
    Caring and helping attitude of the management towards the employees.

    Cons

    Risk averse attitude of the management,
    Very orthodox,
    High work pressure right from lower to higher levels in the organization,
    Systems yet to be put in place for the most basic of the business functions,
    Low margin, highly volatile auto. components industry,
    Little room to implement new, creative ideas,
    Personal biases can have a huge impact on your growth path

    Advice to Management

    Be more system focused rather than person focused. Shed the conservative approach at everything to keep pace with time and take more risks!


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