TRW Automotive

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Not a great place to work

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Livonia, MI
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Livonia, MI

I have been working at TRW Automotive

Pros

- A lot of product innovation ,market is quickly changing.
- Friendly atmosphere
- A lot of freedom to get the job done

Cons

- Capital expenditure kept to a minimum. Don't forget, the company is owned by a private equity firm ...
- Very old infrastructure, limited access to resources, packed offices, everything looks so cheap
- Benefits way below average, health cost incredibly high to workers.
- Don't expect the lower management to help you plan your career, they are job is first to reduce the costs.
- The job is disorganized.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

- Stand up, "Reducing the costs" cannot be the one and only company driver. Have the courage to say stop: we don't need 4 signatures for any travel approval or for any penny we spent on capital investment! This is a waste of your time and ultimately can cost more to the company.
- Even for product development, don't try to "reduce the costs" for any single program independently, guys, it is time to look at the global picture, you are upsetting the customers!

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good pay - lousy benefits

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Principal Product Engineer in Farmington Hills, MI
    Current Employee - Principal Product Engineer in Farmington Hills, MI

    I have been working at TRW Automotive

    Pros

    Good pay, good bonus, casual environment.

    Cons

    Benefits are below par to other companies in similar industry. Benefits are changed at will and often, and there is no such thing is being grandfathered into what was offered when hired.

    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Basically Satisfied

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Principal Product Engineer in Livonia, MI
    Former Employee - Principal Product Engineer in Livonia, MI

    I worked at TRW Automotive

    Pros

    Leader in the Braking and OSS technology.

    Cons

    Middle management basically sucks. Very limited internal recognition and growth. They will try to hire you back after you are dissatisfied and has left the company.

    Approves of CEO
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