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Headquarters Tokyo, Japan
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1924
Type Company - Private
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Safety takes a front seat at Takata. The company, founded in 1933 as a textile maker, has since applied its knowledge of military parachute harnesses to develop safety products for passenger vehicles. It manufactures airbags as well as seat belts, steering wheels, child safety seats, and safety electronics, such as crash sensors. The company also produces interior parts -- head rests, arm rests, visors, and trim. For those with a need for speed, it makes the five-buckle seat belts used by race car drivers. Takata operates through 50-plus companies (R&D, manufacturing, and... More

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Employees say it's “OK”   40 ratings


47% Approve of the CEO   19 ratings

Takata President Shigehisa Takada

Shigehisa Takada


Good company

  Former Employee

Pros: Lots of experience the products are safety related so the specifications requirements and responsibilities are very high. The company has a lots of different customers so there a lot to learn. Full Review

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Declined Offer – Interviewed in Pontiac, MI Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Interview Details – I was contacted by recruiter and she scheduled to screen me the next day which went fairly smoothly.
A few days later I had a phone screen. The interviewers bombarded me with questions about my PhD and they had negative comments about my line of research.
I was invited onsite and had a screen…
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Panel interview for phone screen and onsite technical interview:
Asked me about my project in great detail, things I have worked on, project areas, experience in Stereo imaging.
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