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Great company
Senior Executive Assistant to the President (Former Employee) –  Camas, WANovember 30, 2017
I enjoyed my tenure at Sharp Microelectronics of the Americas, but unfortunately, by orders from Japan HQ, they are in the process of closing the Camas location. The people who worked there were dedicated and talented.
Pros
Great compensation.
Cons
They are closing the Camas campus.
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Osaka based Japanese style of management
Product Manager (Former Employee) –  Camas, WANovember 3, 2017
The US staff at Sharp Micro was the most talented group I have ever worked with.
We were able to grow business for the company more than any other international business unit at Sharp.
Pros
Winning new business
Cons
Japan business planning process
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Great environment
Purchasing Supervisor (Current Employee) –  Camas, WAAugust 2, 2017
Great place to work and rewarding. I had a great manager and working relationship with him. It was a filled with changing priorities, deadlines to meet and I needed to be able to shift priorities as needed.
Pros
the people
Cons
N/a
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A great work environment, staff is friendly and helpful.
Loading Dock Manager (Current Employee) –  Camas, WAMay 17, 2017
A great work environment, staff is friendly and helpful.
Great support from staff and Management.
Supportive when Personal issues arise.
Willing to provide Employment advancement.
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Great people to work with, even has workout space
Senior Technical Writer (Former Employee) –  Camas, WAApril 10, 2017
Great atmosphere, never any reprisals if you say you need help with something. Great people to work for and with.

You're expected to come in and do the job; nobody's watching your clock and you're trusted to perform to expectations. Micromanagers are soon found and eliminated.
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SMA used to be a positive place to work.
Operations/Customer Service Representative (Former Employee) –  Vancouver, WAJanuary 12, 2017
SMA used to be a $1 billion dollar a year company, until the CEO was dismissed and an abusive CEO took over. All of the positive caliber people were targeted and chased off. SMA eventually went bankrupt and closed its doors.
Pros
Easy commute
Cons
Upper management's hatred
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It was a great place to work.
Customer Service Office Support (Former Employee) –  Camas, WAApril 2, 2015
I enjoyed working with all the people. I enjoyed my work as customer Service office support. Ran daily reports backed up Supervisor. Answered phone calls, enter data in computer and filed daily.
Pros
hr lunch, ins, sick time, paid vac
Cons
not paid enough
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