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Valiant Machine and Tool Reviews

Updated March 22, 2017
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  1. "Valiant was great!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Valiant Machine and Tool full-time

    Pros

    nice people at valiant machine and tool, great benefits

    Cons

    low pay, low pay, low pay


  2. "Program Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Valiant Machine and Tool full-time

    Pros

    Lots of work for the company

    Cons

    Lack of focus and direction

    Advice to Management

    Replace the current senior management

  3. "Great Experience"

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    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Troy, MI
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Troy, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Valiant Machine and Tool full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Not too big and not too small. Great opportunity with a multi-national company. Learned a lot!

    Cons

    No room for development. Not able to develop a career.

    Advice to Management

    Recognize those who are up and coming in the organization.


  4. "Mechanical Designer"

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    Current Employee - Mechanical Designer
    Current Employee - Mechanical Designer
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Valiant Machine and Tool full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    1. Easy to go work environment (depending on job profile)
    2. Job Security
    3. Decent company for your first job

    Cons

    1. Low Pay
    2. Lack of growth opportunities
    3. Dull work environment


  5. "mechanical designer"

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    Current Employee - Mechanical Designer in Windsor, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Mechanical Designer in Windsor, ON (Canada)
    Recommends

    I have been working at Valiant Machine and Tool full-time

    Pros

    Motivating team leaders, healthy work environment, a lot to learn, opportunity to grow.

    Cons

    Sometimes overtime gets too heavy to deal with.

    Advice to Management

    Hire more designers to complete quality work on time.


  6. "Quality Specialist"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Valiant Machine and Tool full-time

    Pros

    -Great Work-Life Balance
    -Decent Benefits
    -Moderate ability to implement change and improve on an organizational level

    Cons

    -Low pay
    -Obvious nepotism in promotion practices
    -Lack of professionalism throughout the organization

    Advice to Management

    -Hire people externally and offer retirement packages to those who may be holding the company back from progressing
    -Work toward a more transparent management system (to be fair they have been doing a good job of this recently)
    -Continue to build the organization on a foundation of strong procedures, processes and people.


  7. "Estimator"

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    Current Employee - Estimator in Windsor, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Estimator in Windsor, ON (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Valiant Machine and Tool full-time

    Pros

    Great Work/Life Balance, Great people to work with

    Cons

    Lack of Advancement into Upper Management

    Advice to Management

    Communicate with Current Employees to Retain Talent

  8. "Mechanical Designer - Co op"

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    Former Employee - Mechanical Designer Coop in Windsor, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Mechanical Designer Coop in Windsor, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great Work Environment and learning atmosphere.

    Cons

    Technical Standards were not available to coop students.

    Advice to Management

    Include training on technical standards.


  9. "Good compnay"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Junior Mechanical Design Engineer
    Current Employee - Junior Mechanical Design Engineer

    I have been working at Valiant Machine and Tool full-time

    Pros

    Job security
    Lots of overtime
    Multiple ongoing projects allows you to do something new everyday

    Cons

    Too much work sometimes, takes a toll on personel life

    Advice to Management

    Room for advancement, requires that you prove yourself


  10. "Design engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Better place to learn and grow

    Cons

    pay and long working hours


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