Airbus Group
3.3 of 5 186 reviews
www.airbus.com Toulouse, France 5000+ Employees

Airbus Group Reviews

Updated Apr 13, 2014
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3.3 186 reviews

                             

94% Approve of the CEO

Airbus Group President & CEO Fabrice Brégier

Fabrice Brégier

(36 ratings)

66% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Troublesome company

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Rockville, MD

I worked at Airbus Group full-time for more than 8 years

ProsThe salary was decent there I suppose.

ConsManagement has no clue. They have laid off and sold off most all assets and infrastructure with a reorganization plan to peruse business that they have no experience or expertise. Although some have been there for quite sometime, senior level management is the most under experienced technically and business of any company I have ever worked for.... good luck........

Advice to Senior ManagementStop trying to cover your own ass and back stabbing others....

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

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Changing name from Cassidian to Airbus raises rating, but beware still avoid

Software Engineer (Former Employee)

I worked at Airbus Group full-time for more than 3 years

ProsAs you can see they change their name and piggyback on their other divisions work, very creative

ConsBad management, work to recent quarters number and expect layoffs. Unethical management. Benefits below average.

Advice to Senior ManagementYou can run and hide Cassidian but your still the same bad company.

– I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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I stayed too long.

SWD (Former Employee)
Temecula, CA

I worked at Airbus Group full-time for more than 10 years

ProsWorthy cause. Ethical & hard-working employees.

ConsCurrent management is driving the company into the ground. Jack would not be happy about what has happened to his loyal employees and about the impact on the customers.

Advice to Senior ManagementThe employees know when management cares (about them, product quality, and customers) and when they don't. If you can't care, go management another company!

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

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Avoid

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Airbus Group for more than 10 years

ProsGreat product. Good people. Non management still care. Casual attire. Flexible hours. Benefits are just okay. Not much else to add to this.

ConsCEO clueless. Upper management clueless. HR useless. Low morale. Internal conflicts. Too much politics and games. No long term vision. Only temporary fixes. No direction. No real leadership.

Advice to Senior ManagementNo point. Useless to try. Falls on deaf ears.

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

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A Real Disappointment

Software Developer (Former Employee)

I worked at Airbus Group full-time for more than 3 years

ProsGreat business, helping people. Not much else to say, can't even meet 20 word minimum, so I am rambling.

ConsDishonest Management, tells you one thing then does the opposite. Company ran to current quarters numbers, not meeting numbers, expect layoffs to follow, very narrow sighted. No loyalty to employees, expect to be thrown under the bus for managements' mistakes. Benefits are not good. Expect long hours no reward or recognition. Products have grown long in the tooth and are falling behind, and don't expect upgrades to happen quickly with cutbacks in R&D. I expect anyone going to consider working for this company are desperate. Any positive reviews on this company are from HR. Would rate this company a quarter star if glassdoor allowed.

Advice to Senior ManagementShake your heads, you think the previous management was a farce, you are going to be challenging them soon for this companies demise. Gets some balls and stand up to the parent company.

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

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Management of Engineering have no management skills. They may be good engineers but very bad in people skills.

Administrative Assistant (Former Employee)
Wichita, KS

I worked at Airbus Group full-time for less than a year

ProsThe pay and benefits are the only pros. If you can get past dreading to come to work.

ConsIf you take the amount of hours they expect you to work and divide that into your salary, the pay isn't that great.

Advice to Senior ManagementQuit telling people that they have to put up with upper management's condescending attitude. Morale can be torn down quicker than it will take to build it back up.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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If I only knew then what I know now…

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Airbus Group for more than 5 years

ProsFlexible work schedule; worked with talented individuals; worked on products that are used to save lives.

ConsYou know the old saying “too many chiefs, not enough Indians.” Leadership team takes no responsibility for their constant mismanagement. Not quite sure why they have an HR department. They’re worthless. No communication!

Advice to Senior ManagementListen to your employees. Stop setting unrealistic deliverable dates. Stop blaming R&D for not meeting those dates.

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

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Profit-focused, not PSAP-focused

SWD (Current Employee)
Temecula, CA

I have been working at Airbus Group full-time for more than a year

ProsCo-workers still care about the important things.

ConsManagement is clueless about what make us successful in the past and how to now recapture that success.

Advice to Senior ManagementTry and care about more than just quarterly profits.

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Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Airbus Group

ProsIf you are close to your manager you may get chance to be involved in more exciting project.

ConsNo job security. You are always hunted by feeling to be laid off.

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

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Unprofessional

Marketing/Administration (Former Employee)
Irvine, CA

I worked at Airbus Group full-time for more than 10 years

ProsThe insurance benefits were excellent. Vacation and holiday was average. The greatest benefit was the friendly, casual work environment amongst the "worker bees".

ConsUpper management was unprofessional, dishonest, and actually encouraged illegal labor practices. Human resources failed the entire employee pool by refusing to address very real issues. Sexual harrassment complaints were never handled and other complaints were passed on to other (non-HR) employees to handle. No one in upper management was ever held accountable by the CEO for any negative actions. A completely unethical,unorganized organization.

Advice to Senior ManagementMy first words? Act like adults. Stop encouraging in-fighting. If you're going to call yourself a Director, Vice President or CEO, act like one. Your employees aren't stupid so stop treating them like they are. This isn't elementary school, so stop gossiping and choosing favorites. Treat ALL employees like human beings, not just the ones with an "important" title.

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

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