Delphi

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Not as strong as it used to be.

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Project Manager in Juárez, Chihuahua (Mexico)
Current Employee - Project Manager in Juárez, Chihuahua (Mexico)

I have been working at Delphi

Pros

Years of automotive tech knowledge crammed into a single company, you can learn a lot from many types of leadership styles. Lots of travel opportunities, at least before the recession hit the hardest.

Cons

Benefits continue to be cut as an effort to cut expenses. Low job security.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Focus on developing new technologies, Delphi is always trying to catch on, instead of leading the automotive supplier business.

No opinion of CEO

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    Sinking Ship, Get in the Life Raft If You Have One

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    Current Employee - Asia Pacific Sales and Marketing Manager in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Current Employee - Asia Pacific Sales and Marketing Manager in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)

    I have been working at Delphi

    Pros

    Delphi used to be a company with strong engineering and technology

    Cons

    Delphi is one of the poorest executing companies in the automotive industry. All big companies have bureaucratic wastes and excesses, but Delphi goes to the extremes. The sacred cow reigns in Delphi even if in the face of bankrupcy and insolvency the sacred cows still stand. For employees in business functions above mid level reporting lines and ownership are very misconstrued because of its complex matrix structure (regions, functions, product lines, customers)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Fire them, we have been in bankrupcy for 3 years and other than stripping benefits and firing a lot of people nothing has changed. Yes our retirees take up huge amounts of our capital assets, but Delphi's ultimate problem is 3rd rate products (because no money has been invested in them in 5-6 years) built in wasteful plants (delphi only knows how to do a business if it is 500K units or more a year, for any volume lower than that, they don't have equipment or processes to compete) The compnay is very short sited in everything it does (how they develop products, choose suppliers, calculate costs, estimate return on investment...)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Delphi company review from Employee's standpoint

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Tech Lead
    Current Employee - Tech Lead

    I have been working at Delphi

    Pros

    The best reasons to work for Delphi are their diversity and depth in technology, which ranges from autmotive design, electronics and safety, telematics, radios and lately also in new ventures like Medical. The company has strong respect for in-depth technical knowledge and has established a base to help new products make best use of the technology base.
    It is specially making big inroads in automotive industry , winning new businesses from other customer apart from GM, from whichit had spun off about a decade ago.
    If you are looking for a rewarding career being a Electrical , mechanical of Embedded software engineer, working on the cutting edge of technolgy in automotive domain, this is the place to be.

    Cons

    The company has been in Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing for about 2-3 years now. With the economic downturn its turning out to be much harder for the organisation to pull it out of it. With weakened Automotive industry and loss of business with lot of automakers, the future of the organisation that is already in a messed up financial state looks bleak unless it takes some very strong measures, innovates in the way it does business, and the forays its making in other domains other than autmotive to reduce the risk of exposure to only one business.
    Unless some very clear actions and results emerge on the above points , thinking of a long term career in Delphi is a risk.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The senior management should strongly focus on getting the company out of Chapter 11 as soon as possible. Also it has to see in the current economic situation what avenues it can look for to diversify its portfolio if business above and beyond just autmotive to hedge the risk of complete exposure to an already week worldwide automotive industry.
    The company has strong expertise in electrical, mechanical and embedded sofware engineering. This combination can be best made use of to launch itself in other businesses where it sees opportunity. It has already done the same in Medical and has come out with couple of successful products. Perhaps looking at how Health care industry is growing, it should look at coming up with some more Medical equipments, making use of its technical expertise.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
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