Delphi

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Challenging, high stress, heavily bureaucratic and limited opportunity for advancement to management

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Project Manager in Kokomo, IN
Current Employee - Project Manager in Kokomo, IN

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

Pros

Many opportunities to travel, work with international teams, move within the company to new jobs / challenges. Pay is decent, especially to new hires, but don't expect an annual raise. If you get one every 18 months and it is 3%, you are doing well. People are smart, friendly (most of the time) . Good place to get training, develop skills, but unless you are one of the 'stars', there is no benefit to staying long-term. Most of the original 'pros' to working for this company were stripped away during bankruptcy / emergence from bankruptcy (pension, health care in retirement, vacation)

Cons

You will only advance to middle management if you promise to sell your soul to the company (give up your personal life, be available 24/7) or: if you're related to someone / have a close friend in upper management. Positions are 'invented' for management people in favor if there isn't a good fit in current job opportunities. Trend is going back to top-heavy many-layered management. Heavy concentration of people from Kokomo / Indiana (difficult to convince people to move to Kokomo)

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Reward employees that get the job done without fanfare (Don't just reward just the 'firefighters / heroes'). Find way to remove bureaucratic burdens, not add to them. Find a way to improve workplace / life balance. Hire more lower-paid 'techs / assistants to do the less technical work to free up the engineers to do the technical work.

Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

353 Other Employee Reviews for Delphi (View Most Recent)

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  1.  

    it was a good experience

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

    I worked at Delphi

    Pros

    Pay is good
    Benefits
    vacation
    fast paced company

    Cons

    it would be nice to have one full week paid vacation for Christmas

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Great once you get in, but hard to get in.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Troy, MI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Troy, MI

    I have been working at Delphi

    Pros

    Delphi give you the ability to create on your own. They are open to different way to complete tasks that are already being done.

    Cons

    Hard to work with some of the HR policies. It has been hard to move from an external employee to be moved into the company.

    Approves of CEO
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