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Supervisor

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Current Employee - Supervisor in Rancho Cordova, CA
Current Employee - Supervisor in Rancho Cordova, CA

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

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

9/80 schedule. New programs with good future. 401k. HSA

Cons

Insurance benefits aren't the best but nationwide they have deteriorated.

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  1. Opportunity or stagnation, only time will tell.

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    Current Employee - Engineer in Rancho Cordova, CA
    Current Employee - Engineer in Rancho Cordova, CA

    I have been working at Aerojet Rocketdyne full-time (more than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Compensation package is fair, 9/80 schedule is nice, holiday shutdown period is very civilized. The unionized workers can be helpful, excellent professionals. They really do try to be a nice place to work.

    Cons

    Classic old-school management structure is top heavy and rigid. Review process is an HR enforced march to the sea. The unionized workers can be stubborn good-ol-boys once they settle in.

    Advice to Management

    Once a manager has proven themselves to be an effective leader, give them the latitude to stretch out, inspire and reward their people. Flexibility means nimble responses.

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    Typical corporate america

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    Current Employee - Engineer in Rancho Cordova, CA
    Current Employee - Engineer in Rancho Cordova, CA

    I have been working at Aerojet Rocketdyne full-time (more than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    9/80 work week, 3 weeks vacation when you start, which increases the longer you are there, and an extended Christmas break when the entire plant shuts down.

    Cons

    When the best things are your not being there, you have a problem! They actively try to pigeon hole people. They slashed benefits recently, while somehow finding $500M to buy a dying competitor! I really feel sorry for the good people who have no escape plan.

    Advice to Management

    Treat your employees as you would like to be treated.

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