Flow International Corporation Employee Reviews in United States

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Lay off at 0 minute notice
Senior Software Engineer (Current Employee) –  Kent, WAJune 15, 2016
History: It s public company that went private because it could not make money. Currently ( June 2016) it is owned by a hedge fund.


Engineering is a no action (forgotten) department.
Sales/marketing department may be better.
People is IT department and customer support are always under pressure.

1 or 0 performance review in 5 years. Ask any employee!

Advise to job candidates:
Find people on linkedin and talk to the people who have worked there before.
Pros
Gym at site
Cons
Secretive management, costly medical benefits that becomes costlier
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Great Benefits
Customer Care Specialist (Former Employee) –  Kent, WashingtnNovember 13, 2014
Flow was a great place to work, allowed for advancements. Enjoyed co-worksers. I really enjoyed the continous learning that came alomost daily. A day at Flow was aloways full of excitment.
Pros
flu shots, employee appreciation day.
Cons
delay in yearly reviews
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Terrific Team
Customer Service Coordinator (Former Employee) –  Kent, WASeptember 26, 2014
Terrific team! Management was supportive and encouraged creativity and innovation.
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needs to upgrade to a living wage
Welder II (Current Employee) –  Kent, WASeptember 11, 2014
steady work but low pay. long hours 10 hour days monday to thursday. long term employment if you have ten years to advance.
Pros
steady work
Cons
very low pay
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New concept in use of Ultra High Pressure Water Jet Cutting
Operations Manager (Former Employee) –  Broussard, LAJune 14, 2014
Set up purchasing and inventory program. Actively participated in all aspects of the company. Promoted to Operations Manager. In charge of all rental equipment scheduling, maintenance and repairs. Scheduled field engineers for consultation and work with customers worldwide.Hardest part of job, making sure vendors maintained ample supply of ultra high pressure parts and hoses. Most enjoyable part of word was to see a project completed on time, with good customer reviews and a commitment for additional work
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Great people but the management needed lots of work! So much potential that is not being used.
Human Resource Administrative Assistant (Former Employee) –  Kent, WAJune 6, 2014
I really love the people at this company. My everyday life is to give 100% with the ultimate customer service. The management makes sure that we are communicated on the happenings of the company. The most enjoyable part of my job is providing employees with great service.
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Exciting place to work
Commodity Manager (Former Employee) –  Kent, WAJune 28, 2013
Flow is an exciting place to work with lots of smart dedicated people. It's a fast paced work environment with lots of opportunity to learn along the way. The only improvement Flow needs is in management and the dedication to developing new technology to keep Flow the leader in market.
Pros
people, technology, work environment.
Cons
management
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Not a fun or good place to work
welder (Former Employee) –  kent WashingtonJune 13, 2013
They have a work out room other then not a good place to work. management is self seeking no good compenstain or a profit sharing or cast of live raise's.
Pros
nothing
Cons
management don't care about the workers
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Good place to work
Manufacturing Engineer Supervisor (Current Employee) –  Kent, WAApril 28, 2013
Great people great product and enables you to make a significant contribution to the organization
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high tech company if you like mechanical
Global Commodity Manager (Former Employee) –  WAMarch 31, 2013
Flow has very strong market share. nice people around. i like it
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High end product sales to contractors and government/military agencies.
Regional Sales Manager (Former Employee) –  Charlotte, NCOctober 8, 2012
-Direct Sales and account management over one-third of the United States for capital equipment product line including recurring consumable after-market parts sales.
Pros
industry leader -highly technical product
Cons
limited market for long life cycle product
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3.5
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