FARO Technologies Employee Reviews

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Good company
Sr. SAP SD (Former Employee) –  Lake Mary, FLMarch 9, 2019
Nice working environment.Staff is very cordial. Business folks understand less about software so may ask you which is not possible. But convince them what SAP can do and how one should add data in the software. Very nice people.
Pros
Not too much stress. Only in emergency to work more. Staff very cordial
Cons
Not any adverse things
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5.0
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Good Place to Work
Warranty Renewal Specialist (Former Employee) –  Lake Mary, FLJanuary 30, 2019
Provided the tools for you to excel in your role and offered good compensation. Sales Manager is fair and does a great job communicating objects and metrics.
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Amazing, down to earth
Electro-Opto Engineer (Current Employee) –  Exton, PA 19341January 9, 2019
I've only been at FARO technologies for a few months, but my experience thus far had been favorable. The people, company culture and level of talent, makes it easy to settle and grow with the company.
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Great Company to Work For
Territory Sales Engineer (Former Employee) –  Columbus, OHSeptember 19, 2018
Great Culture. Amazing Benefits. Good Management that really promotes individual growth and furthering education. It is a great company to work for if you are interested in engineering and manufacturing improvement.
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5.0
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Small company with many opportunities
Senior Systems Developer (Former Employee) –  Lake Mary, FLAugust 1, 2018
During my time at Faro, I was able to utilize in-demand skills and learn new technologies that I had not been previously introduced to.
The workplace is fair and balanced!
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Stressful Environment with Poor Leadership
Supply Planner (Current Employee) –  Exton, PAJuly 10, 2018
Work environment and culture lacks teamwork and is very individualized. Stressful culture to hit unnecessary job demands. Business decisions are not always in the best interest of the company, which causes confusion by the workforce.
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Simple but technical
Laser Service Technician (Former Employee) –  Exton, PAJuly 9, 2018
Diagnose, Repair and Calibrate company equipment. Typical service technician job. It was a great workplace filled with good people and decent events for everyone.
Pros
Flexible hours, complete benefits
Cons
Capped learning
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Good place to work
Planning Specialist (Former Employee) –  Lake Mary, FLJune 25, 2018
Worked in the office as a temp. Everyone was very helpful and seemed like they enjoyed what they were doing. Seemed like a great place to work at in the area.
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4.0
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productive good environment
Compensation & Calibration Technician (Former Employee) –  Exton, PAJune 24, 2018
good people to work with
good facility management can be favoritism
promotion is futile they dont like to see you advancing your career better keep it secret
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4.0
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You stay busy but can make a lot of money
Account Manager (Current Employee) –  Fort Worth, TXJune 20, 2018
You will be required to travel frequently in your sales territory but you can make a lot with the commission structure. There is a base salary with tier commission. Paid travel as well.
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Good company with no cares about employees
Inside Sales Specialist (Former Employee) –  Lake Mary, FLMay 21, 2018
It was a GREAT place to work but has since become all about quantity over quality. It has strayed so far from it's initial mission statement that one doubts any of the management or C-Level executives know it.
Pros
Good benefits
Cons
PTO usage redtricted, poor mamagement, bad worker morale and management
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Ok place to work
Inside Sales Specialist (Current Employee) –  Lake Mary, FLApril 5, 2018
not a fan of management and the company it is a very aggressive place to work your coworkers are not there to help you and won't help you at all place is a joke
Pros
Free lunches
Cons
short breaks
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Corporate Punishment
Just a number (Current Employee) –  Exton, PAMarch 1, 2018
FARO is not so much a workplace as it is a labor camp. There are honestly no perks to working here. The technology is outdated. The culture is flat lined. The management is a clique of imcompetents who are all style and no substance. They make promises rhey never intend to keep. HR just wants to fire people. Seriously people, explore ALL other options before coming here.
Pros
Free water cooler
Cons
Everything
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3.0
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Lack of Management and Potential
Sales Engineer (Former Employee) –  Nashville, TNFebruary 28, 2018
No upward mobility

Products are lacking innovation

Company has moved away from its roots as a small innovative company with a start up feel to a red tape lined business that trips over itself
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4.0
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Challenging
Supplier Development Engineer (Current Employee) –  Exton, PAFebruary 18, 2018
Very challenging with many opportunities to have and impact. Can have immediate success with making improvements for efficiency and cost cutting achievements.
Pros
Working Environment
Cons
Commute
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5.0
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Great Company
Temp Accounting Administrator (Former Employee) –  Lake Mary, FLJanuary 23, 2018
This company is great and the people really do make a fun but challenging environment. They are willing to teach you everything to keep you on payroll.
Pros
Atmosphere
Cons
Lots of temp workers
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Compeative work place
Compensation and Calibration Technician (Current Employee) –  Lake Mary, FLJanuary 10, 2018
1. Meet daily, weekly, and monthly arm build goals.

2. Support Quantum S new product launch.

3. Meet Production Scrap goals.

4. Meet Service turnaround time goals.
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Terrible place to work
Optical-Mechanical Quality Technician (Current Employee) –  Exton, PADecember 22, 2017
Management has no proper training, upper management likes to pass blame down and take no responsibility for company’s failures, they cut employees bonuses instead and any other perks that used to be a plus to work here, do not work here, you’ll regret it, unless you like no chance for advancement, under appreciation, not being compensated for your hard work, and many other “faro norms”, do not, I repeat, do not come here to work, turn over rate is over 80%
Pros
None
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Management
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Not for Experienced GMs or Engineers
GM Manager (Former Employee) –  Exton, PADecember 13, 2017
Warning the hire very experienced people but let them go with in a year if they find the right juniors that make less money with only 5-7 years of work experience.
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4.0
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Overall a great place to work
Opto-Mechanical Technician (Former Employee) –  Exton, PANovember 28, 2017
3D laser manufacturing. Very easy work in a relaxed environment. loved the people I worked with and was extremely upset to leave. They hired me straight from college and I was able to gain valueable experience.
Pros
bonus plan, slow paced enviorment
Cons
Management
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