Rockwell Collins Reviews

Updated July 3, 2015
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  1. Helpful (2)

    Great company--good people who work hard

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    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 Management

    Keep listening to employee feedback!


  2. Opportunities abound

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    New CEO and SVP HR are focused on employee morale and engagement
    Work life balance - lots of flexibility
    career development opportunities available

    Cons

    not many that I can think of


  3. It was a very good one.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I worked at Rockwell Collins as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    It is a good and caring company. It does have challenging work.

    Cons

    The SAP Training needs to be more in depth.


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  5. Helpful (1)

    Great people, good company

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

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Co-workers here are really nice;
    Engineers are highly respected in many aspects -- they would make you feel really important

    Cons

    for foreign nationals there are many restrictions, but not very


  6. Building Trust Everyday is a big part of Rockwell Collins

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Integrity, Loyalty to employees (at least at a personal level), great community of excellent engineers, fun and challenging work, great customer focus.

    Cons

    Expensive High Deductible health care, Salary Compression after many years service, limited upward mobility unless in Cedar Rapids.

    Advice to Management

    Figure out how to give substantial raises (5-10%) every 4-5 years or you'll lose folks. 2.5% doesn't build loyalty.


  7. Amazing people…incredible products and services…great place to work

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Interesting work and really smart people makes coming to work a pleasure.

    Cons

    As with all companies there are some issues but there is nothing here that would make me want to leave.

    Advice to Management

    Communicate communicate communicate…


  8. Company aware of the importance of continuous improvement and lean practices

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Procurement Specialist in Irvine, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Procurement Specialist in Irvine, CA

    I worked at Rockwell Collins full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Knowledgeable personnel, good engineering, excellent new program development practices.

    Cons

    Commitment to schedules and understanding processes.

    Advice to Management

    Add resources where needed prior to risk impact rather than mitigate after impact. Communication is key.


  9. Love my employer

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Electronic Assembler in Wilsonville, OR
    Current Employee - Senior Electronic Assembler in Wilsonville, OR

    I have been working at Rockwell Collins full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good benefits, Good wages. I enjoy working with cutting edge technology.

    Cons

    Due to the current economy, Rockwell has been forced to downsize. I some departments personnel are forced to take on more responsibility than necessary


  10. Good company to work for

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Rockwell Collins full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Nice people to work with, Diverse workforce,Interesting work

    Cons

    Promotions - lateral promotion policy is difficult to navigate

    Advice to Management

    Listen to all employees, no matter how long they have been at Rockwell Collins


  11. A Company that Lives It's Values

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

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Rockwell Collins is a great company to work for. It's senior leadership practices it's motto of "Building Trust Everyday" both within the company and with it's customers. The work is challenging and individuals wno perform well are appropriately compensated. The company invests in it's employees through it's internal training programs and encourages pursuit of higher education. The leadership I have had the pleasure of working under have consistently emphasized work/personal life balance and have supported me throughout my career.

    Cons

    Cedar Rapids isn't for everyone. It is a wonderful town particularly for family oriented activities, but not be attractive for some younger employees looking for a more urban environment.

    Advice to Management

    Keep on doing what you have been doing. You have a good recipe; don't change it unnecessarily. Maintain your values, they have been key to our success.



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