Volvo Aero Services

  www.volvoaeroservices.com
  www.volvoaeroservices.com
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Volvo brand is the only thing holding this place up

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boca Raton, FL
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boca Raton, FL

I have been working at Volvo Aero Services

Pros

Great people and family atmosphere
Low pressure environment
Volvo brand offers great training opportunities and possibly movement within Volvo group.

Cons

Company still trying to dig out from underneath poor strategy decisions from earlier in their life.
Sitting on lots of bad inventory they can't get rid of and need to write down.
They sign bad deals and do not have effective way to measure profitability.
Overall strategy seems to shift every few years.
They suffer from "tenure" syndrome. Some people have been there way too long and are resistant to change, hurting the growth prospects. Hard to let them go since they know the business inside and out.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Some serious introspection is required for you to reinvent yourself. A shake up at the top is mandatory. Some of the key players have been there way too long and some fresh blood and thinking is needed. You MUST move to a commission based pay structure for your sales people and key projects must be run by the business folks with their compensation tied to the success of the project. No one owns anything which is why most initiatives fail. Trying to outdo ILS is a fool's errand.

Recommends
Disapproves of CEO

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Volvo Aero Services

    Pros

    Wonderful Co-Workers and office was nice

    Cons

    Management was sneaky and not honest

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    Great people, limited strategic vision

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    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Boca Raton, FL
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Boca Raton, FL

    I worked at Volvo Aero Services (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    People are really good to work with and collaborate to get the job done regardless of the mission or scope of their role.

    Cons

    The people are overwhelmed. Many good and experienced people are leaving or have been let go and the decision is be made to not backfill their positions. it's common that one person is now doing the work of what was previously two or three people.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please executive management in positions where they have experience or expertise. Base business decisions on the financial health of the organization not simply trying to lower cost before the company is sold.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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