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Renishaw Reviews

Updated 4 Jun 2019

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Found 109 reviews

3.9
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79%
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97%
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Renishaw CEO Sir David R. McMurtry
Sir David R. McMurtry
67 Ratings
Pros
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  • "Limited responsibility and detachment from senior management(in 3 reviews)

  • "Career progression - it seems no senior management have the intension to progress further meaning management opportunities are far and few between(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Great employer"

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    Former Employee - Applications Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Renishaw full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good benefits. Great pension.

    Cons

    Poor progression structure in place. The review process seems ineffective.

    Renishaw2019-06-04
  2. "Good Company"

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    Former Employee - Industrial Placement Student in Wotton-under-Edge, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Renishaw full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    -Very Friendly teams -Great Cafeteria

    Cons

    Site hard to get to if you don't drive

    Renishaw2019-05-08
  3. "Good company"

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      Former Employee - Sales and Marketing Manager 

      I worked at Renishaw full-time

      Pros

      Lots of good Opportunities

      Cons

      None that I can think of

      Renishaw2019-04-26
    • Helpful (1)

      "Section Leader"

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      Current Employee - Section Leader in Cardiff, Wales
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

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

      Pros

      good environment and conditions. a growing company with good prospects.

      Cons

      imbalance and poor understanding of job requirements leads to overloading. breaking point has to be reached before considering the employment of further staff.

      Advice to Management

      hire more staff when justified correctly

      Renishaw2019-04-17
    • "Design Engineer"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Renishaw full-time for more than 3 years

      Pros

      A lot of design freedom. A lot of in-house manufacturing resource.

      Cons

      No structured progression, difficult to gauge how you are doing.

      Renishaw2019-04-20
    • "All talk and No action"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

      I have been working at Renishaw full-time

      Pros

      good pension contribution countryside location bonuses are good

      Cons

      They talk about development, support, opportunities for changing role but don't follow through.

      Advice to Management

      treat people as people not machines and box tickers

      Renishaw2019-04-08
    • "Great company to work for"

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      Former Employee - Software Engineer in Pontyclun, Wales
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

      I worked at Renishaw full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Very friendly and "fresh feeling" working environment, £1 p/m on site gyms, subsidized food, yearly bonus and pay rises, Christmas hampers.

      Cons

      Flat structure made career and salary progression feel restricted. Reserved when using latest software tech.

      Renishaw2019-03-20
    • "Very Good Company"

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      Current Employee - Pre-university Placement in Wotton-under-Edge, England
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Renishaw full-time (Less than a year)

      Pros

      Flat management hierarchy where all ideas are encouraged. All of my colleagues were extremely bright and passionate.

      Cons

      Not much of a social aspect amongst the team, outside of the workplace

      Advice to Management

      none!

      Renishaw2019-03-18
    • "Not bad as a place to start career"

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      Current Employee - Design Engineer in Edinburgh, Scotland
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Renishaw full-time for more than 3 years

      Pros

      Flexible working time, good atmosphere

      Cons

      A bit conservative regarding salaries and promotion

      Renishaw2019-03-11
    • "Good company to work for"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

      I have been working at Renishaw full-time

      Pros

      Job security, innovation and working environment

      Cons

      Slow progression, outdated management models

      Renishaw2019-03-06
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