Cessna
3.5 of 5 78 reviews
www.cessna.com Wichita, KS 5000+ Employees

Cessna Reviews in Wichita, KS

Updated Mar 22, 2014
Cessna – US – “Cessna Products”

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46% Approve of the CEO

Cessna President and CEO Scott A. Ernest

Scott A. Ernest

(13 ratings)

69% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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it was very nice

Assembly Tech Engineer (Former Employee)
Wichita, KS

I worked at Cessna full-time for more than a year

Prosvery good company to work for,,good pay..

Conslayoffs,,loss of pay,,loss of senority,,

Advice to Senior Managementhave none

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Design Engineer (Current Employee)
Wichita, KS

I have been working at Cessna full-time for more than a year

ProsCessna offers the ability to grow your personal skills and the skills of those around you. The atmosphere is mostly positive and friendly. There is a great opportunity within my department for individuals without a lot of industry experience to get tasked with very challenging and project timeline critical responsibilities. It allows for the opportunity to gain some great experience and valuable knowledge.

ConsCessna does a decent job of recognizing hard work in individuals by giving them larger and more critical tasks. Unfortunately the salary compensation is not there to go along with the increase in responsibilities. The benefits are also not the greatest, but it could be worse.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Politics Rule this place!

Quality Assurance Lead Inspector (Former Employee)
Wichita, KS

I worked at Cessna full-time for more than 10 years

ProsGreat pay and Benefits, Comfortable working environment. Great opportunity for advancement if you know the right people. Lots of overtime which is great on the pocketbook.

ConsVery political, Its not how good you are at your job...It is who you know that helps you succeed. Always worrying about layoffs and wondering if your job is secure.

Advice to Senior ManagementTreat your employees like a person and not a number! Take more time to look at the work done by employees and make sure they are rewarded for going above and beyond.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Experience is enjoyable, though I wish it was given the opportunity to advance my skills.

Senior Design Engineer (Current Employee)
Wichita, KS

I have been working at Cessna full-time for more than a year

ProsStress level is low, easy to take time off, unlimited sick leave, 12 days of vacation from 0-3 years ( typically on 10days).

ConsHealth insurance is non-existent. They basically only have high deductible plans.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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A whirlwind of learning, growing, and knowledge with expectations of success.

Tech Data Specialist, Engr Publications (Former Employee)
Wichita, KS

I worked at Cessna full-time for more than 10 years

ProsGreat people, great sharing of knowledge, eagerness to teach and learn. Ability to grow and learn different aspects of the company. Very understanding of work-life balance.

ConsCompany stopped being a family with the passage of time. Some positions decreased work-life balance.

Advice to Senior ManagementGet to know the people, learn from them and listen to them.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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did not have job long enough

Fab Cell Operator (Former Employee)
Wichita, KS

I worked at Cessna full-time for more than 3 years

Prosgood money and good benefits

Consthey laid me off, unemployed , again

Advice to Senior Managementno comment

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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The most fantastic job I Have ever had Thank you for all of my greatest achievements.

A&P Mechanic (Former Employee)
Wichita, KS

I worked at Cessna full-time for more than 10 years

ProsThey take care of their family. They offer training and school tuition to go higher in your education. they give people a second chance to show who they are and what they can do even if their past was not so good. Excellent company for this.

ConsMiddle management or old management. Promoting with the buddy system. Cost of health insurance. Layoffs

Advice to Senior ManagementHire people who have experience with you or another company and hire or give people a second chance to get hired with a criminal back ground some of these people will be your best workers cause they will work hard to show you that you did not make a mistake in hiring them.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good

Senior Engineer (Former Employee)
Wichita, KS

I worked at Cessna full-time for more than 5 years

ProsInteresting experience. Collaborative team. Depending on manager, can get a lot of opportunities. Very strong engineering team

ConsConservative management team. Very poor pay master. Does not encourage risk taking

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Amazing Intern Experience

Engineer (Former Employee)
Wichita, KS

I worked at Cessna as an intern for less than a year

ProsWorked on things that actually mattered and related to what I am studying. Met amazing people.

ConsLocation was not very great. Wish it was closer to a body of water.

Advice to Senior ManagementGreat job on the intern program!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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A comfortable place to work.

Intern (Former Employee)
Wichita, KS

I worked at Cessna as an intern for less than a year

ProsGood communication with the management team.

ConsSubject to economy ebb and flow.

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