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Application Engineer/Sales Support (Current Employee) –  WisconsonJune 4, 2018
Good place to work, Typical day starts at 7 work until job is done. The hardest Part of the job is drinking out of the fire hose for the first few months
Pros
Good Benitfits
Cons
None at this time
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fast pace, flexible, high quality product output
Logistics Coordinator (Current Employee) –  Mason, OHJanuary 24, 2018
some heavy lifting, fast paced, flexible schedule when necessary, cooperative friendly employees, respectable management, clean atmosphere, some high pitch factory noise but not too bad.
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Sr. Warehouse Operator (Former Employee) –  New York, NYJanuary 13, 2018
The co workers were ok to work with, but when new management came in, It became a cutthroat in for yourself kind of work place. It was not a very comfortable place to work any longer.
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Great place to work.
Project Engineer (Former Employee) –  Troy, MIDecember 20, 2017
Lot of travel. Great working with customers and solving issues. Great learning opportunities. Festo is always coming out with new and innovative products.
Pros
Great support and work ethics
Cons
Very by the book
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Internship at Festo Corp.
Graphic Design Intern (Former Employee) –  Hauppauge, NYSeptember 26, 2017
As an intern at Festo Corp., I learned a great deal about brand standards, working with the Adobe and Microsoft Programs, as well as color and typography. My co-workers were always friendly and willing to help.
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Bad management and unfair treatment
ELECTROMECHANICAL TECHNICIAN (Former Employee) –  Livermore, CAAugust 31, 2017
It's politics and unfair treatment. They hired people that don't have enough experience because they of related issue. Favoritism and no enough concern to their employees.
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excellent company to work for employees are treated very well
Foreign Trade Zone Compliance Coordinator (Former Employee) –  Hauppauge, NYAugust 19, 2017
Excellent benefits, wonderful people, corporate excellent. Company cares about its employee's offered financial assistance during Sandy.
Great working environment everyone is committed to excellence.
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Great Company
Sales Representative (Former Employee) –  Mount Prospect, ILAugust 10, 2017
Great product and great company. Leading edge in industrial automation and technology with new and improved products being introduced to market to keep up with customer demand.
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Terrible people to work for
Warehouse Worker (Former Employee) –  Mason, OHAugust 9, 2017
They have workers that moved with company and treated new hires like dirt the leads have no managerial skills but had the fyou attitude was offered the job at 1 .50 more than was started at said they over paid for that position stay away from this company it was the worst decision I made to accept the job so this has been my opinion on this company .
Pros
None
Cons
Just working for this company
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Good company to work for
Manager (Current Employee) –  NYMay 6, 2017
Company is a good place to work at and generally speaking a friendly work atmosphere. Growing business with new organization: requires associates to adapt to constant changes
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management has a bad culture; good ole boy network in full effect
Distrbution Development Specialist (Former Employee) –  Hauppauge, NYMarch 17, 2017
The management network does not like distribution or indirect sales. Really tough to grow the business when direct sales are always looking to take the business.
Pros
Good company
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great company
Warehouse Operator (Former Employee) –  Hauppauge, NYFebruary 25, 2017
pick orders put labels and bag
work place was great with great people
every day we will learn more
it was a fast working place
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Hands down, a world-class company!
Industry Segment Specialist, Process Automation (Current Employee) –  Houston, TXDecember 19, 2016
A great company culture and a lot of investment in their employees. An intently sales-force-driven company in which all departments and resources whole-heartedly support the sales process.
Pros
Great benefits, great compensation
Cons
Internal disorganization and behind the 8-ball on key product development.
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Inconsistent
Industry Specialist (Former Employee) –  Rochester, NYOctober 12, 2016
German manufacturer, today's focus and direction is tomorrow's castaway. Poor decision making related to individuals promoted to management.

In short, a good 'ol boys club in the US .. if you're in the club you're good to go .. if not be wary.
Pros
Decent pay & benefits
Cons
Poor management in US
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Okay place to work
Assembler (Current Employee) –  Mason, OHSeptember 29, 2016
Festo is a really nice facility, but the job just isn't for me. It is very very very repetitive. The company continues to grow and set up new equipment in the shop. We "employees" have to be trained on the new equipment. While we are being trained we are also being yelled at for not having enough orders completed by shift end. So its an up hill battle with this company, but if the manufacturing field is something one may enjoy then festo would be perfect.
Pros
Lots of benifits
Cons
Constant nagging, not enough work
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New building but the A/C doesn't work where its needed most
Warehouse (Current Employee) –  Mason, OHMay 18, 2016
Start up in this area of the country, so I realize there was going to be bumps in the road.
Very poor training given to new (not former) employee's who were just hired on.
Tough environment to do your job in
Some good managers but for the most part, unqualified. Very young leads with no experience, but big attitudes.
Co-workers aren't the greatest at what they do
Pros
Lot's of free lunches
Cons
No sitting space anywhere on production floor, managers that could use training on how to talk to employees
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Great Company
Compliance Coordinator (Former Employee) –  Hauppauge, NYDecember 3, 2015
Wonderful company and great people to work with for my time with the company. Company has great benefits and nice environment to work in.
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Fast paced great place to work
Warehouse Worker (Current Employee) –  Hauppauge, NYNovember 1, 2015
I like working for this company. The people there are friendly and great to work with. There is always something to learn on the job as well.
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leading global manufacturer of pneumatic and electromechanical systems, components, and controls for process control and factory automation solutions.
Supply Chain Analyst (Former Employee) –  Hauppauge, NYSeptember 23, 2015
One of the major companies to work with. Dynamic goals to achieve everyday. Exposure to work with different countries with different challenges.
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Company with a lot of potential
Logistics Specialist (Former Employee) –  Livermore, CAJuly 24, 2015
A solid work place, and very team like atmosphere on the production floor, and in the warehouse.
Although somewhat unstructured from the top side, and a lack of communication, there was a lot of potential and growing pains.
Improvements were regular and steady with the implement of 5S practices, and monthly safety audits and reviews.
Pros
Excellent Benefits, Friendly Work Environments
Cons
Lack of Communication
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