GKN Aerospace ChemTronics Reviews

Updated July 25, 2015
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  1. Quality Coordinator

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    Current Employee - Quality Coordinator in Santa Ana, CA
    Current Employee - Quality Coordinator in Santa Ana, CA

    I have been working at GKN Aerospace ChemTronics

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Nice people, ample parking, decent pay

    Cons

    Fast pace, no cafeteria, weekend work, must hire via employment agency, weekly pay checks


  2. Ten Years

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Technician III *Chemical Milling Specialist in Chula Vista, CA
    Former Employee - Technician III *Chemical Milling Specialist in Chula Vista, CA

    I worked at GKN Aerospace ChemTronics (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    This is a company that will hire a person with no experience so that they can gain experience to add to their resume.

    Cons

    There are some extremely hazardous working conditions that are not addressed by the poorly set up management systems.

    Advice to Management

    Sometimes employees have ideas for improvement that are viable.


  3. Senior Supply Chain Manager

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in El Cajon, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in El Cajon, CA

    I worked at GKN Aerospace ChemTronics

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

    Pros

    Excellent and supportive employees who will go the other mile if they respect the manager

    Cons

    Management is not people oriented. Sales and Individual goals are most importatnt

    Advice to Management

    Become people oriented. Treat employees with respect and they will do the work with less absenteeism and with more dedication


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  5. stay away! no future here!

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    Current Employee - Sheetmetal Mechanical Senior in Santa Ana, CA
    Current Employee - Sheetmetal Mechanical Senior in Santa Ana, CA

    I have been working at GKN Aerospace ChemTronics full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    British owned company , treats employees like crap, nepotism rampant, good ole boy system

    Cons

    Everything, time off and pay is horrible, Good ol boy system, advancement is non existent

    Advice to Management

    Treat your workers better, pay better, communicate better, order new tools when asked because we need them!!!


  6. Helpful (1)

    Great exposure to manufacturing in the Aerospace Industry.

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineering Intern in El Cajon, CA
    Current Employee - Engineering Intern in El Cajon, CA

    I have been working at GKN Aerospace ChemTronics

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Good opportunity to gain engineering experience in the Aerospace Industry.

    Cons

    This company only has manufacturing and Quality. There is no Research and Development and they produce the same airplane parts. Slow at hiring and not a lot of room for moving up in the company.


  7. Bad management and culture

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Blue Ash, OH
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Blue Ash, OH

    I worked at GKN Aerospace ChemTronics full-time

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

    Pros

    Good pay. In Blue Ash, Ohio with easy access to interstates

    Cons

    Management continuously turning over, forced overtime, employees have been trying to get a Union in for a couple years now.


  8. Hiring

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at GKN Aerospace ChemTronics

    Pros

    There are no pros there

    Cons

    low pay and bad leadership


  9. Great Mix of Dedicated Professionals

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at GKN Aerospace ChemTronics full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Many opportunities in a diverse aerospace manufacturing business.

    Cons

    Facility and equipment is aging.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to invest in bring the facility up to modern standards.


  10. Experience at GKN

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    Former Employee - Senior Quality Engineer in El Cajon, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Quality Engineer in El Cajon, CA

    I worked at GKN Aerospace ChemTronics full-time (More than 10 years)

    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    I enjoyed my 16 + years employment at GKN, the programs & projects I had the opportunity to work on, Customers I worked with and the experience I gained with the company along with the great people that I had the opportunity to work with.

    Cons

    I have no cons regarding my experience with GKN.

    Advice to Management

    I have no advice to management regarding my experience with GKN.


  11. GKN review

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at GKN Aerospace ChemTronics

    Pros

    good company to work for fast truck moving long hours good people

    Cons

    unexpected schedules working weekends , low pay , management not train well



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