FARO Technologies

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SERIOUS CREATIVITY AND DESIGN
Opto-Mechanical Tech (Former Employee), Exton, PANovember 11, 2015
Pros: great benefits
Cons: no cons
Great place to work, everyday you learn something new.
Great team, state of the art facilities, part of the Fortune 100.
Good place to start a career.
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Productive and fun place to work for
Technician (Current Employee), Lake Mary, FLOctober 1, 2015
Faro offers a great environment with a relaxed culture very family oriented. Amazing benefits package great management with plenty of room for advancement.
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it was nice working with my group
final prep (Former Employee), lake mary flOctober 22, 2015
Pros: they trast what you know.
Cons: used of cell phones all day
Great company to work fore.People was normal . the most importan for me was the benefits.my superviser was very down to eart and knows how to treat the emploies
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Productive and learning Environment
Support Engineer (Current Employee), Orlando, FLSeptember 7, 2015
Pros: Great benefits
Cons: None
Great work place with a tremendous amount for growth and development. Great benefits and great management. FARO is a rapidly growing company that is expanding at great rate.
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Fun workspace, professional and friendly work environment.
Manager Software QA (Former Employee), Lake Mary, FLMay 29, 2015
Worked for Faro for 11 years and it's a great company to work for.

Nice work environment, great benefits, great people, good pay, good social activities, good management.
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FARO provides excellent benefits package
Supply Chain Analyst (Former Employee), Lake MAry, FLJune 1, 2015
Pros: excellent benefits package
Cons: long drive from my home
Learned how Sales and Operations planning is conducted. Learned how to read and act upon MRP messages. Transitioned into SAP in 2014. Learned how forecast is loaded into MRP in SAP
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Great Company with Awesome Perks
sales engineer (Former Employee), Atlanta, GANovember 30, 2015
FARO is an innovative company with cutting edge technology.They have a great work environment, however they offer little job security.
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Great exposure to all aspects of engineering
Sales Support Engineer (Current Employee), Southern CaliforniaMarch 15, 2016
Pros: Exposure
Cons: Minimal Guidance
Being a sales support engineer for Faro has exposed me to a variety of engineering industries. I have learned a great deal about quality inspection and its roll in the manufacturing process. Anything that is manufactured has to inspected at some point.
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Look out for number one
Engineer (Former Employee), Exton, PAMay 31, 2015
Company is in growth mode with R&D into new opportunities due to overall immaturity of technology. Constantly expanding product line in complementary manner. However, too many duties with too few engineers lead to rushed work and released products with extremely poor quality and yield in the first year. The company is extremely profitable due to its strong sales staff but they are extremely quick to layoff engineers without a moment's notice. Company is moving to much flatter structure. In the past 6 months, they have removed 10% of "senior" engineers twice, then hired replacement "junior" engineers. However, a similar number of "junior" engineers are leaving with competitive offers. This is leading to a horrible job atmosphere with the rotating door of co-workers.
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wouldn't recommend it
Marketing (Former Employee), Lake Mary, FLMarch 2, 2013
Pros: great pay and benefits
Cons: soul-stealers, incompetent management, back-stabbing, hostile work environment
the pay is great but whomever first said, "money doesn't buy happiness," worked here first.
it's a "yes-man" mentality and the less competent you are, the more "successful" you will be here.
leaving this place was the best thing that ever happened to many of my former co-workers and me.
if you don't mind working for a place without a soul, apply today.
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Metrology Industry Leader
Sales Specialist (Current Employee), Lake Mary, FLJune 6, 2012
Pros: income, benefits, new technologies
Company with a 30 year history of success and innovation.
It allows me to learn about technologies used in a variety of fields. I gain more experience with capital sales in domestic and international markets.
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Watch your back.
Technician (Former Employee), PAJune 24, 2015
Pros: GOOD PAY
Cons: BACK STABBING ENVIRONMENT
Lots of gossip and back stabbing. Also asked to pass defective components so that late products could be shipped. One person was nice enough to tell me that the manager was going to use me as a fall guy. I gave them my resignation in writing and left.
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Inside Sales Specialist
Inside Sales Specialist (Current Employee), Lake Mary, FLSeptember 18, 2012
Heavy phones. Money motivated. 90% commissioned sales salary.
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Great Company
Assembler (Former Employee), Lake Mary, FLApril 2, 2015
Very good company to work for. Management from bottom to top all great. Company outings all with family in mind. Great things for employees.
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Friendly work place with a mind set on success
Shipping Coordinator (Former Employee), Lake Mary FLNovember 18, 2014
A typical day started with printing out a log that showed the amount of work or shipments that needed to go out that day. complete with number of pieces and address of destination. One of the things I learned while working at FARO was attention to detail which is very important when shopping to different location foreign and domestic.
Co-workers at FARO i believe is one of the things that made it fun and easy to come to work. They had a real family feel and there was really an open door policy where everyone had a voice. The hardest part was sometimes having to meet certain deadlines within a short amount of time, specially when we were depending on other coworkers to finish in time but we always managed to get it done in time. The most enjoyable par about FARO was the family aspect of the job. I believe when you have a team of people that are all like minded and have the same goal makes working easier and enjoyable.
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Great Place to Work, Smart and caring co-workers.
Production Technical Lead (Current Employee), kennett square, PANovember 7, 2012
The co-workers are the best thing about this place - very smart group of people that genuinely care for one another. They all work hard to produce and service the best Laser tracker in the business.
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Growing Company. Good products. Management changes.
Inside Sales (Former Employee), Lake Mary, FLMarch 31, 2014
Pros: innovative products.
Cons: micro manage. sales vp arrogant.
A lot of work to do in a work day. Micro manage style for the sales team. The company has very good products but the top management has a way of doing things on a whim and has changed top level execs in the last year.
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daily interactions with acct managers and customer.
Inside Sales Specialist (Current Employee), lake mary, flOctober 31, 2012
Pros: management is very strssfull
excellent products, but management is very poor, and there is no room for growth, commission percentage was dropped in less then a year
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Enjoyed working for Faro
Customer Assembler / Repair Technician (Former Employee), Lake Mary, FLOctober 15, 2013
Pros: free lunches
Cons: no cons
• Knowledge of ISO 9001.
• Customer Service assembler / repair.
• Performed 15PT Checkups on service products.
• Inspected and tested warranty products.
• Experienced with calibration.
• Tested PC boards for EQC department.
• Modified products for engineering department.
• Schematic and Process control documents.
• Installed disc and read head.
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bad. it department.
Help Desk Manager (Former Employee), Orlando, FLDecember 31, 2012
Cons: everything
cruel and angry boss. name calling. it was the low point of my career. Horrific
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