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Overall, a good experience

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Quality Engineer in San Antonio, TX
Former Employee - Quality Engineer in San Antonio, TX

I worked at Takata full-time (More than 3 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Good culture and people to work with

Cons

Low comparative pay with other companies

Advice to Management

More structured career path

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  1. Helpful (1)

    You work with losers, you become a loser.

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

    I worked at Takata full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Free food in the break room.

    Cons

    Incompetent workforce that is widespread and widely acceptable. Lack of accountability, professionalism, and resources in every group. Low morale and extremely dissatisfied, unhappy employees. Massive recall of ~3.1 million airbags resulting in a loss of $307M. Google it. Investors beware. Lack of innovation, inventions, goals. Clock in, clock out, non-competitive, unsustainable environment. Poor performing plants, plant management, and senior management.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to put your relatives on the payroll.


  2. Helpful (2)

    The grass is a LOT Greener almost anywhere else!

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Product Engineer
    Former Employee - Senior Product Engineer

    I worked at Takata full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Are there any? They dont provide anything better than any other place....they strive to be below average, but you better not!

    Cons

    Long hours and still low pay. Takata has some MAJOR catching up to do to be even close to on par with many other places. It will take YEARS at the rate things are going. People are still bailing as fast as they can to escape the plague that becomes this place, and it's been two years now.

    Advice to Management

    Stop promoting people just because they have worked at the company for many years. If they were actually any good, they would be GONE, but instead they become the new untalented and lazy leadership that trains the new hires. Someone needs to hit the reset button at this place!


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