Curtiss-Wright Controls Defense Solutions

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privileged to work with some amazing people and Customers

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Former Employee - Quality Assurance/Customer Presentation Administrator
Former Employee - Quality Assurance/Customer Presentation Administrator

I worked at Curtiss-Wright Controls Defense Solutions full-time (more than 8 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Recommends
Neutral Outlook

Pros

A place that is willing and acknoledges ideas and works to improve the work and quality of the work environment for all. You are able to grow within the company and they also encourage you to grow and accel.

Cons

Losing my job to restructering which was not the companies fault it is just the nature of all businesses because the work ebbs and flows with the financial time.

Advice to Management

keep listening to all employees, some will have amazing ideas, some will not but just showing interest has some affect on employees/

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Not the Worst, Not the Best for Computer Engineers

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    Former Employee - Engineering
    Former Employee - Engineering

    I worked at Curtiss-Wright Controls Defense Solutions full-time (more than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    You certainly gain plenty of experience as an engineer, working on several projects at once. The core group of engineers who have stuck around long-term are mostly a very nice and intelligent group.

    Cons

    Everything is managed like a start-up. Pay is not competitive. Performance reviews are harsh across the board, seemingly to keep salaries down. The volume of work and level of pressure are unsustainable for most people.

    Advice to Management

    Pay people for the level of work expected instead of giving it all to top management. The good engineers at the bottom learn pretty quickly that they're getting the raw end of the deal, and it destroys morale.

  2. A market leader in FTI with top quality engineering personnel.

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    Current Employee - Engineer in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)
    Current Employee - Engineer in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)

    I have been working at Curtiss-Wright Controls Defense Solutions full-time (more than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    The work atmosphere is relaxed to a point where people are mot monitored continuously and this leads to people taking ownership with a good work ethic. The hours are flexible once the weekly hours add up. There is good opportunity for promotion within the company.

    Cons

    There is a strong drive from the top with regard to making sure the margins are right for the shareholders which can be good but sometimes it can lead to people being over worked. There seems to be an uneven salary level where people are paid different rates for similar work.

    Advice to Management

    There is room for improvement with giving feedback to workers.

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