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good work life balance, poor compensation

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Former Employee - Systems Engineer  in  Cedar Rapids, IA
Former Employee - Systems Engineer in Cedar Rapids, IA

I worked at Rockwell Collins full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

good work life balance. Company with a lot of growth potential. Good benefits

Cons

very bad compensation . below market average.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Bring compensation to market rate

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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  1. 5 people found this helpful  

    Talent is under-appreciated

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    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer  in  Cedar Rapids, IA
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Cedar Rapids, IA

    I have been working at Rockwell Collins full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Competitive Benefits
    Decent Work Life Balance
    Good natured, talented people to work with
    Exciting technology to work on

    Cons

    Lack of compensation to high performing employees
    Organization is top heavy making it difficult to advance
    Talented employees spend a few years here, then realize the limited advancement and find somewhere else that will reward there hard work

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Recognize the achievements of your employees and award them accordingly.
    Shift some focus from stock price towards employee satisfaction

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Easy company to get your foot in the door

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    Current Employee - Systems Engineer II  in  Cedar Rapids, IA
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer II in Cedar Rapids, IA

    I have been working at Rockwell Collins full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    - Jobs available in commercial or government applications, balance the company when either sector is down
    - If you have a family, the education system in the area is boosted by donations.
    - Opportunities to be a "hero", working long hours to make a deadline or finding a way to do something better on your own.

    Cons

    - Engineers are hired without proper screening to fill positions, and ensure customers are billed hours. Poor employees take years to be removed, if ever.
    - Employees benefits suffer, while earnings per share increase.
    - Work is largely redundant. Very few people will do anything cutting edge.
    - Communication and teamwork is largely extinct.
    - If you're young and single, you'll find the town lacking variety. Major cities are within driving distance for weekends.
    - Product cycle times are being scheduled shorter, but effort was not placed into making it possible with the same amount of man power first.
    - Many good engineers go into non-technical roles because it's their best place for advancement and pay increase. Draining knowledge and experience from the remaining pool.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Improve the hiring process to bring in quality engineers. Ensure poor performers find their way out.
    - Follow through on ideas. Back them till success or scrap them for something better.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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