Dassault Falcon Jet Reviews

Updated August 25, 2015
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  1. design engineer

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    Current Employee - Desin Engineer in Little Rock, AR
    Current Employee - Desin Engineer in Little Rock, AR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Working enviornment is verygood, coordination between different departments is very friendly,

    Cons

    once project completes they will move to other departments to work

    Advice to Management

    recruit more experience people rather freshers


  2. CPS

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    Former Employee - Customer Project Supervisor in Wilmington, DE
    Former Employee - Customer Project Supervisor in Wilmington, DE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Dassault Falcon Jet (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Growing organization. Great benefits. High volume activity.

    Cons

    Formal training within positions needs to be greatly improved. CPS position requires substantial amount of time. 24/7 on call.


  3. Great People, Great Product, Mediocre Opportunities

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    Former Employee - Engineering Intern
    Former Employee - Engineering Intern
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Dassault Falcon Jet (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The people are wonderful! There is a great blend of French and American cultures that was fantastic to be a part of.

    Cons

    The pay was below average and my position did not qualify for overtime, which made it difficult to complete my projects on time.


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  5. The word is out.

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    Current Employee - Aircraft Mechanic in New Castle, DE
    Current Employee - Aircraft Mechanic in New Castle, DE
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Benefits. That's about it. Overtime is available. But a lot of mandatory overtime.

    Cons

    Horrible management. No communication with technicians from crew leads crew chief's and management. No proper training for new hires and green mechanics. No support system. A lot of I'm the best mechanic .horrible attitudes. A lot of back stabbing . Techs leads and crew chief's lie to make themselves look good for management. A lot of favouriresearch from management. If you want to move up here its difficult because manager's and supervisors have their favorites whether they meet qualifications or not. Most of the times not qualified. If you want a personal life looks elsewhere. A lot of mandatory 10 hour shifts and weekends.

    Advice to Management

    Treat your employees with respect. Make them feel noticed. Place the correct people in positions. Supervisors and manager's need to changed. Especially on 2nd shift. Crew chief's need to be re-evaluated.


  6. Internship

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Interesting company culture, good work work life balance.

    Cons

    Seems hard to move up unless you are French.


  7. Not too much attention paid to new hired

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    Current Employee - Associate Engineer in Little Rock, AR
    Current Employee - Associate Engineer in Little Rock, AR
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Dassault Falcon Jet full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    good insurance, reasonable starting salary, easy to commute

    Cons

    The company does not really invest in new hired. There is no training plan or any career path for a new hired employee. You basically have to seek for your own tasks and apply for your own training.

    Advice to Management

    Maybe pay more attention to what the young employees want to learn and try to change.


  8. CATA DEsign

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Dassault Falcon Jet full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Hard work and people management

    Cons

    Low output when pressure applied


  9. Great place to work

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in Little Rock, AR
    Current Employee - Analyst in Little Rock, AR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Dassault Falcon Jet full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Friendly working environment. Great benefits. Promotes from within first if possible. Company tries to promote a family atmosphere and promotes community involvement.

    Cons

    No ERP System makes it hard to connect all departments throughout the company. Management a little detached from employees. No uniform policies for all employees. Each department could have different policy for exact same issue, in addition to handbook. More of a learn as you go office culture.


  10. good family company - a lot of passion within the employees

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    Current Employee - Quality Engineer in Little Ferry, NJ
    Current Employee - Quality Engineer in Little Ferry, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Dassault Falcon Jet full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Dassault is a family company and hence this location inherits from the culture of the mother company in France. A lot of french employees which gives to the company a very interesting bi-cultural aspect (speaking french is definitely a plus if you think about joining DFJ). People are passionate about the products. Good benefits (health insurance, 401K, flight instruction is subsidized by the company, decent cafeteria)

    Cons

    This office is not very big, and therefore the possibility to evolve professionally are limited if you want to stay in TEB. The Little Rock site (specialized in production) is much bigger. The management is very conservation, there is no real will to recruit talent or high potential (they usually bring Top managers from France).

    Advice to Management

    Communicate more of the objectives of the year for the company and especially the site (e.g improve spares availability and quality, improve communication with customers, etc.)


  11. Helpful (3)

    Frustrating Micro-Management/Zero Leadership at Corporate HQ/Management by Intimidation/No career advancement

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    Former Employee - Anonymous in Teterboro, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous in Teterboro, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Dassault Falcon Jet full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Dassault makes a fantastic aircraft with a straight and true airframe. Great pay for a single person with no family. Fantastic, low cost benefits even for full family coverage. Pension plan is paid for by company and is great to see as pensions are rare these days. Co-workers outside of management are fantastic and fun to work with day to day. Company picnic is great amd lots of fun. Exercise facility on site.

    Cons

    Headquartered in Teterboro NJ. High cost of living makes it near impossible to move to the area for a career. Property taxes are sky high....plan on $1,000 month minimum in taxes. Management is out of touch with lower employees and there is plenty of sabre rattling and intimidation on a daily basis. Many silos exist and software is extremely old and outdated with no solid training on how to use it. Sink or swim mentality. No career advancement opportunities and no recognition/mentoring of top employees--no succession planning for future leaders. Management is extremely stressed out day to day and will bark and bite at subordinates daily. Management does not know how to lead and do not trust anybody but themselves. Paranoia abounds.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees and stop micro-managing!! This is killing the culture. Succession planning is needed, but is non-existent.



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