Xyratex
2.2 of 5 58 reviews
www.xyratex.com Havant, United Kingdom 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Good but not that Great!

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Xyratex full-time for more than 5 years

ProsChallenging, Fun, good colleagues, Pro Family

ConsAlways Changing and lack of empowerment

Advice to Senior ManagementBe more transparent
Stop trying to Justify some political actions, be open and I believe there will be more support

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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A real meat grinder environment

Quality Engineer (Former Employee)
West Sacramento, CA (US)

I worked at Xyratex full-time for more than 5 years


Pros: Free pizza. Free trips to Mexico. Cons: Search madly to find great talent with know how and then demand you do it their sorry way. Abuse the temporary workforce and guest workers. Incompetent upper… Advice to Senior Management: Steve Barber, you've got a bloated Finance group who interfere with technology requirements and a lot of lazy back-stabber executives who fail to put in… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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Was a great company, however ego and short sighted thinking have brought it short of its potential

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Xyratex full-time for more than 8 years


Pros: Good pay and benefits. Some managers provide great support. Cons: Management has trouble getting out of its own way. Advice to Senior Management: Look beyond your ego. Plan to be a legacy company not a flash in a pan. … – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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