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Severe "Brain Drain" Has Crippled Former Technology Powerhouse

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Current Employee - Senior Electrical Design Engineer in Kokomo, IN
Current Employee - Senior Electrical Design Engineer in Kokomo, IN

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

Pros

Some of the most brilliant engineers I've ever worked with until the company was taken over by the hedge fund owners. A technology leader that has fallen due to the exodus of the many of the most talented.

Cons

Constant layoffs, forced retirements, continual salary and benefit cuts, terminated pension plan employees in their 40's and 50's with huge losses to make up in the short time remaining before retirement. Horrible Morale due to employees being viewed as disposable liabilities. Systematically bleeding US locations to death while moving the work offshore.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Change your attitude toward your workforce. Morale will not improve until they see that you have a plan to grow the company and value the contributions of a talented workforce.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    Employment at Delphi in Kokomo IN

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    Former Employee - Logistics Analyst in Kokomo, IN
    Former Employee - Logistics Analyst in Kokomo, IN

    I worked at Delphi full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Salary was great and people were wonderful to work with.

    Cons

    Delphi's human assets were once regarded by management as the biggest competitive advantage that the company possessed but, since the bankruptcy and the emphasis on the bottom line employes seem to be regarded as a liability. Many talented people crucial to the success of the company have been released. It seems that management is mortgaging the future in favor of immediate bottom line results.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management focus should be more on long range success.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Company doing well in spite of management.

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    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Kokomo, IN
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Kokomo, IN

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

    Pros

    Working for a major automotive supplier.

    Cons

    No longer USA based. Based in Europe. Outsourcing of US salaried jobs to Eurasia. R&D is virtually gone. Rely on suppliers R&D.

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    Leave.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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