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8.2 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 18 ratings in 2016)
"Focused on the development of all employees."
Pros: 
  • The flexi-time system allows employees a lot of freedom with their work/life balance.
  • It’s widely perceived that hard work will result in recognition and career progression.
  • The complete process, from R&D to manufacturing is all done in one location.
  • There is good support available from managers and supervisors as well as a strong social culture.
Cons: 
  • Some employees felt that there wasn’t enough space for everyone in the offices.
  • There were many systems and procedures to learn early on.
  • The company is so large that it can be overwhelming at times.
  • The training programme ran into problems and didn’t run to schedule.
Culture
8.7 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
6.8 / 10
 
Hours
8.6 / 10
 
Salary
8.0 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.5 / 10
 
 
Training
7.4 / 10
 

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