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Autoliv Reviews

Updated January 22, 2015
Updated January 22, 2015
77 Reviews
3.7
77 Reviews
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Autoliv President, CEO, and Director Jan Carlson
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • The work environment was very collaborative (in 5 reviews)

  • nice people, good benefits, and competitive pay (in 4 reviews)


Cons
  • Upper management and HR seem to be a little to "equal" oppertunity (in 4 reviews)

  • This plant closed in 2009 due to difficult times in automotive due to recession (in 3 reviews)

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  1.  

    Good experience

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Intern in Southfield, MI
    Former Employee - Intern in Southfield, MI

    I worked at Autoliv as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    The work environment was very collaborative. Great mentors to work with and learn on the job. Multiple divisions that Autoliv works on, gives the employee exposure to many fields.

    Cons

    As an intern sometimes work was too less. However, this was probably only the result of some circumstances with the division I was working with and would not file as a con in general.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good Company

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

    I have been working at Autoliv full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Stable hours. Managers do a good job

    Cons

    The pay could be better

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    It is an extraordinary experience to work in such a strong and big company

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

    I have been working at Autoliv full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    The people who work here are very smart, they will help you and try to learn you, the best of there knowledge. The company cares a lott about their customers and their employes

    Cons

    I didn't had the possibility to travel and discover the world wide sites. Also I don't like the fact that they don't pay youre overtime

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More detailed evaluation of the employees needs and better distribution of the employees based on their development

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Application Engineer-Good Experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Applications Engineer in Auburn Hills, MI
    Former Employee - Applications Engineer in Auburn Hills, MI

    I worked at Autoliv full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    -Competent organization that gives people the tools to succeed.
    -Fast Paced
    -Many, many, many opportunities for travel.
    -Good global collaboration between engineering offices and manufacturing plants.
    -Opportunities for advancement
    -Good benefits
    -For the most part, the people are professional and easy to work with.

    Cons

    -Challenges your work/life balance. Meetings w/ manufacturing plants & global collaborators sometimes pushes you past normal business hours. (Especially if you are supporting transplant OEMs).

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep doing what you're doing to stay ahead of the pack.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Professional Global Environment and rich company values

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Intern in Gebze (Turkey)
    Former Employee - Intern in Gebze (Turkey)

    I worked at Autoliv full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    I worked in Autoliv TR. There is real professional environment here. Global culture is high. It is important to give good training to employees for them.

    Cons

    Upper management and department leaders doesn't support interns adequetly. Recruitment process isn't clear. There was somehow inadequate interns.

  7.  

    Overall not a bad place to work

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Coordinator in Ogden, UT
    Former Employee - Coordinator in Ogden, UT

    I worked at Autoliv full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Benefits are better then most employers, but a cost a little more every year and now cost above average. Decent wages but top out quickly for workers without some kind of degree. Education assistance is a nice benefit. Good and cheap in house Cafe.

    Cons

    Upper management and HR seem to be a little to "equal" oppertunity. If you can't check off at least one box on the list of possible minorites and /or dicriminated groups ( i.e. race, gender, sexaul orintation), you're not condisered for promotion unless none applied. If they need to trim fat and your boss doesn't care for you he/she will find a reason to fire you instead of doing a RIF and pay seperation benefits.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promote the best person for the job regardless if is just another middle age married straight white guy. Don't be affraid to face baseless accusations of discrimination when you pick the best applicant.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Life changing

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

    I worked at Autoliv full-time

    Pros

    Everyone is part of saving lives on a daily basis through the engineering and design of safety restraint systems.

    Cons

    Office culture dictates to follow certain behaviors but management does not fully support the behaviors. Work-life balance is not supported in all departments by all managers.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Overall a great company to work for that has a passion for occupant safety

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Project Engineer in Auburn Hills, MI
    Current Employee - Senior Project Engineer in Auburn Hills, MI

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

    Pros

    The work has a purpose which is to save lives through automotive occupant safety
    The atmosphere is one of teamwork without too much of the politics that can occur in a large corporation
    Good opportunity through advancement if the hard work is put in
    Goal oriented company which has helped to cement it's future as the best in the business

    Cons

    Sometimes there are too many meetings that don't necessarily get the job done

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    A good company to get started

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - IT Responsible in Braşov (Romania)
    Current Employee - IT Responsible in Braşov (Romania)

    I have been working at Autoliv full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Met a lot of Great people, which made the environment very pleasant to work in.
    Learned about core business processes in the automotive industry, applied Six Sigma methodology

    Cons

    Non competitive salaries, lack of career / growth opportunities, the plant was far from the city, long boring commutes.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    N/A

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    relaxed job enviorment

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Executive Human Resources in Rudrapur (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Executive Human Resources in Rudrapur (India)

    I have been working at Autoliv full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    relaxed work enviorment, enjoy your work, fast promotion

    Cons

    management not helpfull you have to watch your own back

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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