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Astronics Reviews

Updated November 22, 2014
Updated November 22, 2014
8 Reviews
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Astronics President, CEO, and Director Peter J. Gundermann
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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Not the place to be without a degree.Long term experienced employees make the same as much less experienced employees.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Astronics (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Weekends off.Every other week is a three day weekend,modified schedule.

    Cons

    Working with a variety of personalities,disturbances and nuisances aren't addressed.Lack of leadership on a cellular level.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Disorganized, unethical, no future in this company

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    Current Employee - Project Manager RF Dacs in Irvine, CA
    Current Employee - Project Manager RF Dacs in Irvine, CA

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

    Pros

    None, only a matter of time before current management runs the organization into the ground. Highly unethical tyrannical top management.. Only real pro is that you will be laid off when you come to the conclusion that the organization exists only to generate false profits and real bonuses for top management.

    Cons

    Poor compensation, unethical management, the organization cannot survive under the weight of the current management. ERP software is a complete fabrication and millions are tied up in obsolete inventory and work in progress that only worth scrap, so no bonuses.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please quit, others are trying to make the organization viable. You have been paid enough in bonuses to live well for many years.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  3.  

    They are good at offering blame.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redmond, WA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redmond, WA

    I worked at Astronics full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Nice location so you don't have to commute into the city. The technology is interesting to work on.

    Cons

    Just another aerospace company which barely stays afloat because there is just enough market demand. Decisions with the customers are made without even asking the employes because there's no respect for the employee's opinions, but then they go and brag that they are all about teamwork and operate like a happy family. Employees all know that these are HR buzzwords with no meaning. Instead of working with the customers, they feel it's better to hide product failures from the customers. The employees know why the parent company dropped them yrs ago, but don't tell the management that or you won't be a team player. You are better to focus your energy on how to hide future failures from the customers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop the bureaucratic nonsense and respect people for their skills

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    This company is a train wreck, the only way management tries to control costs is by hiring and firing employees.

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    Current Employee - Senior Cost Accountant in Irvine, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Cost Accountant in Irvine, CA

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

    Pros

    Potential is there if there is a change of management. Current management is only interested in reporting false profits so they can earn a bonus.

    Cons

    You will most likely be laid off due to loss of a customer, absolutely no ability by management to bring in new business or develop existing business lines.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Recruit new management team for Test and Services in Irvine before they destroy what is left of the business.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6. 3 people found this helpful  

    Bitter Aftertaste

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Technician in East Aurora, NY
    Former Employee - Technician in East Aurora, NY

    I worked at Astronics full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Production management - AKA "Team Leaders" were, for the most part, incredible. Technical and challenging work (mileage will vary *significantly* based on department). Nice location with a spacious parking lot and adequate facilities.

    Cons

    A downright degrading work environment with middle to executive-level management treating the majority of employees like incompetents. Pay is laughable. Rigidity in scheduling, accommodations, and even the "workspace configuration" (i.e. you might receive a written warning for having your isopropyl alcohol on the left-hand side of your workstation, rather than on the right-hand side of your work station). Trivial infractions (2 minutes late, stepping aside to make a phone call, forgetting to punch out on lunch, etc.) often result in a good ole fashion spanking. The conservative, old fashioned, productivity-driven management style might work for those who require a firm hand, but for the majority of capable folks, it's a bit sadomasochistic.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I offered it (with a constructive intent, I might add) during my exit interview; they argued with everything I had to say.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Lots of opportunity to contribute

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Astronics full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Supports lifestyle balance, nice facility, people friendly, caring senior management, information is readily available, open door policy , generous bonus program

    Cons

    opportunity rich issues to be resolved, organization of key functions doesn't facilitate changes needed in certain areas- too many different ways to manage new programs

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    reorganize to unify company wide disciplines like engineering srv/drafting

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Astronic's is a wolf in sheep's clothing

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redmond, WA

    I have been working at Astronics

    Pros

    Flexible work hours. Some people are ok.

    Cons

    Very political and bias. Pay is mediocre compared to other companies. Manager's don't want to solve problems. Bad location.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Would not matter, they don't listen. Managers need to stop covering up design issues and mistakes.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Astronics

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    Former Employee - Senior Executive Assistant
    Former Employee - Senior Executive Assistant

    I worked at Astronics

    Pros

    Did not work there long enough to get this feel

    Cons

    Commute. Far from places for lunch

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    From what I've been hearing, management should be consistent and fair

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

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