TransDigm Reviews

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TransDigm Chairman and CEO Nick Howley
Nick Howley
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at TransDigm full-time (More than a year)

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    Approves of CEO


    The guys know how to make money, and the CEO is among the highest paid. The company is expanding fast, acquiring new facilities, generating more cash. It is happening fast. Stock prices are climbing.


    From the inside, it is a gloomy picture with layoffs and long hours for salaried employees. Company president acts like a dictator with absolute authority, hiring and firing on minutes notice. My way or the highway makes employees feel demotivated and unappreciated.

    Advice to Management

    Be more transparent with your plans. Show appreciation and some respect to employees. A company president should not be a dictator and act like a narcissist. Stop underlying threats of terminating more employees.

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    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Everett, WA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview


    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at TransDigm (Everett, WA) in November 2009.


    Overall was a good experience. Had a call with the HR representative then a call with one of the managers and then an on-site interview. It was almost a day long interview process where you get the chance to meet different people from the different departments you will interact. Most of the questions where behavioral, scenario based and experience related questions. They focused on my experience from college and the fit for the culture of the company.

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    No major negotiation from my part. Good advice would be to conduct research on similar position with similar experience and background and don't shy away from negotiating other benefits like vacation.

TransDigm Awards & Accolades

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100 Fastest Growing Companies , Fortune, 2009

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Headquarters Cleveland, OH
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 2003
Type Company - Public (TDG)
Industry Aerospace & Defense
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

Operating through subsidiaries, TransDigm Group makes and distributes a wide range of components for commercial and military aircraft. The company's subsidiaries include AeroControlex (mechanical controls, pumps, valves), Adams Rite Aerospace (cockpit security products, electromechanical controls, interior latches and locks), Marathon Norco Aerospace (batteries, connectors), and Champion Aerospace (ignition systems and components). About 60% of TransDigm's sales come from aftermarket products, mostly for commercial and military aircraft from manufacturers such as ... More

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