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Crane Aerospace & Electronics Co-Presidents Bob Tavares and Brendan Curran
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    8 years of experience with Crane

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    Former Employee - Senior Manufacturing Engineer in Lynnwood, WA
    Former Employee - Senior Manufacturing Engineer in Lynnwood, WA

    I worked at Crane Aerospace & Electronics full-time (more than 8 years)


    It was one of the best companies I have ever worked in my 48 years of employment. The management has changed significantly while I worked there and the philosophy was first class. That I think has changed as long term employees left the company. I set my own hours and rarely had to work more than 8 hours, which I faithfully fulfilled.


    Benefits are tightening up and increases are minimum, unless you really break your butt. Even then, it is 2% or maybe 3% if you can walk on water. However, success always depends on your production and capabilities no matter where you work. I was experienced and applied myself with that experience and was highly recognized. Annual Bonuses are unfortunately dependent on the group and group goals, forcing low averaging the payout.

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    Crane has succeeded in satisfying the stock holders well but has not shared that success with the employees. Usually they tout the private offering to upper level engineers, etc., if they produce but you are lucky to get 1% or .5%. I suppose that carrot is better than nothing, I guess.

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Updated Dec 10, 2014
Updated Dec 10, 2014

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    They ask most of the questions from undergraduate, even if you have advanced degree. No technical questions at all. Looks like they standard questionnaire. They only ask behavioral questions specifically from
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Headquarters Lynnwood, WA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1855
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Aerospace & Defense
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Though it operates mostly in the air, this Crane is not the feathered variety. Instead, Crane Aerospace & Electronics is one of five business segments of parent Crane Co. Its two groups comprise several subsidiaries that serve commercial and military/defense markets, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), and maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) facilities. Its Aerospace group manufactures sensors, brake systems, fluid management, and aircraft seating. Its Electronics group provides power supply and management products, microelectronics, and radio/microwave frequency... More

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