Rockwell Collins

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Rockwell Collins Reviews

Updated October 18, 2014
Updated October 18, 2014
640 Reviews
3.2
640 Reviews
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Kelly Ortberg
116 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • work life balance, upper management focused on improving things for employees (in 51 reviews)

  • At the moment, we have some pretty good benefits (week off at Christmas time) (in 39 reviews)


Cons
  • Cedar Rapids Iowa is not an ideal area to retain talented employees (in 69 reviews)

  • No Work Life balance, HR doesn't have the minimum idea of employees needs (in 17 reviews)

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  1.  

    Working at Rockwell Collins is absolutely wonderful. For anyone entering the financial and accounting world, recommend.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Finance Rotate in Cedar Rapids, IA
    Current Employee - Finance Rotate in Cedar Rapids, IA

    I have been working at Rockwell Collins full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Positive networking, company wants to build you from ground up, lots of promotions and moveability

    Cons

    Cedar Rapids is a growing city, but may be small for someone who is from a bigger city.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Mechanical Design Engineer in Cedar Rapids, IA
    Current Employee - Mechanical Design Engineer in Cedar Rapids, IA

    I have been working at Rockwell Collins full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Treats you well. People care about doing the right thing.

    Cons

    I just started somewhat recently, can't think of any.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    I love working at Rockwell Collins. It's a great environment with lots of opportunities for career development.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cedar Rapids, IA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cedar Rapids, IA

    I have been working at Rockwell Collins full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Rockwell Collins is an innovative company with great career development opportunities, and a competitive compensation package. I would recommend this company to anyone.

    Cons

    Some of the facilities need to be updated.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    It has been a challenging and rewarding experience!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Customer Service Engineer in Kabul (Afghanistan)
    Current Employee - Customer Service Engineer in Kabul (Afghanistan)

    I have been working at Rockwell Collins full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Rockwell Collins encourages excellence and growth. They want you to think outside box, and find better ways to do your job, and improve support to the customer. You can work in the US, or overseas, so there are lots of opportunities.

    Cons

    None so far. They are a fair company and they listen to what one has to say.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great company with good values

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager in Richardson, TX
    Current Employee - Manager in Richardson, TX

    I have been working at Rockwell Collins full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great people, solid management, good ethics

    Cons

    No cons come to mind.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Watch the product begin built.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior PP&C Analyst in Binghamton, NY
    Current Employee - Senior PP&C Analyst in Binghamton, NY

    I have been working at Rockwell Collins full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Very flexible working hours with a great team behind you.

    Cons

    Consistently changing reporting requirements in an effort to keep everything simple.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Director

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director in Cedar Rapids, IA
    Current Employee - Director in Cedar Rapids, IA

    I have been working at Rockwell Collins full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    If you work hard good things happen

    Cons

    Living in Cedar Rapids should move headquarters to St Louis....

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Like Ortberg's new direction....keep it up

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Great Place to work

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Program Management in Cedar Rapids, IA
    Current Employee - Program Management in Cedar Rapids, IA

    I have been working at Rockwell Collins full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Very successful and ethical company. You can have multiple careers without leaving the company.

    Cons

    High ROS limits growth and acquisition opportunities.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Kelly has been a breathe of fresh air, and will make the country grow!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Lots of exciting things happening at Rockwell Collins - cool products and positive energy

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineer in Cedar Rapids, IA
    Current Employee - Engineer in Cedar Rapids, IA

    I have been working at Rockwell Collins full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Challenging work, good culture in most areas of the company, highly skilled employees, dedicated leadership, good personal and career development opportunities, recent efforts to improve engagement of engineering workforce are positive

    Cons

    Still a lot of stovepipes, some organizations and managers do not work well together, declining benefits a concern

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue communicating reasons behind decisions not to pursue or invest in some areas

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great company--good people who work hard

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Cedar Rapids, IA
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Cedar Rapids, IA

    I have been working at Rockwell Collins full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Many challenging opportunities to keep employees engaged and interested in work
    Good people who work hard
    Management listens to employee feedback
    Large, well respected employer in region
    Reasonable pay and benefits
    Very flexible hours (but occasionally a lot of extra time/work is required)

    Cons

    Difficult to work internationally
    Recent benefits decline
    Hard to manage process for international company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep listening to employee feedback!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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