Groupe Zodiac
2.8 of 5 20 reviews
www.zodiacaerospace.com Plaisir, France 5000+ Employees

Groupe Zodiac Reviews

Updated Jun 12, 2014
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2.8 20 reviews

                             

67% Approve of the CEO

Groupe Zodiac Président du Directoire Olivier Zarrouati

Olivier Zarrouati

(6 ratings)

38% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    A wonderful place to work in the Philadelphia area. Voted one of the best places to work. Benefits are very good.

    Project Manager (Former Employee)
    Aston, PA

    Pros4 day work week

    ConsLimited opportunities for advancement because no one ever leaves or retires.

    Advice to Senior ManagementDo not show blatant favortism. Make it more subtle

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Team up in Engineering Task Management in Aviation Division modified and redesigned of interior of airplane

    Mechanical Design Drafter (Former Employee)
    La Paloma, CA

    ProsI worked as a contract in a short period of time and people are friendly

    ConsWorking along side with project engineering redesigned interior of aircraft such as monument, foot-step, windows using CATIA V5 Design

    Advice to Senior ManagementNone

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    Prosgood opportuniy to learn and develop experience

    Conssucky opportunity to advance in career

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    OK for Bellingham

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsA large employer with good benefits, a very clean factory, a great location and a good product that has significant ongoing demand in the coming years.

    ConsThe company has sub-standard pay and has mostly poor systems as a result of years of under-capitalization. The business continues to have large ups and downs in sales, resulting in massive hiring, forced overtime to make the numbers, followed by big layoffs.

    Advice to Senior ManagementEven out the Engineering and factory workload

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    good

    Engineer (Current Employee)
    Santa Rosa, CA

    Prosgood people and good techno

    Consmanagement and remote place and salary

    Advice to Senior Managementcommunicate

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    beautiful

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosbeautifully rennovated work space, yay!

    Conschallenging, need to be able to work in fast paced environment.

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    There was lot of learning opportunities there, atmosphere was friendly.

    Supply Chain Buyerr (Former Employee)
    College Park, GA

    ProsGood Learning opportunity. Balance ethnic mix which was good to know people from all races. We had team lunches which promote team values and loyalty to the company. Free lunches by employer time to time was a good relaxing break from work.

    ConsLow Salaries. Although there was lots of learning in the job but there are a few opportunities to grow within a company.

    Advice to Senior ManagementImprove Salaries

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Go to Zodiac Aerospace in Gainesville as a last resort

    Contract Designer (Former Employee)
    Gainesville, TX

    ProsMajor player in aerospace seating

    ConsTechnically deficient, with a management team unqualified and inexperienced with modern technology, modern business culture, and They don't respect the white collar workforce and they have no idea how to attract, treat and retain talented professionals. Word is out about this employer, and they cannot hire themselves out of the mess due to a bad executive management team. The building is dirty, located an hour outside of Dallas, and they constantly bring engineers in from Mexico to work for their project engineers, however, they don't bother to put them on the payroll for Gainesville, rather they pay them low Mexican wages and call it "training" which puts everyone at risk, the managers and the people from Mexico. For new hires that come in, you will be lucky to have a decent desk and computer, as that is an afterthought and they don't care if you have a decent desk. If you complain, you'll be fired. Constantly pressed to work overtime, put out substandard designs because there is no time to design it right, and no sign this will change anytime soon. Having Zodiac on your resume is not an asset as the industry knows they are a mess.

    Advice to Senior ManagementZodiac France needs to take a hard look at the entire operation.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Not a place you want to make a career out of. It's better to ask for forgivness than to ask for permission... Same to be

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
    Gainesville, TX

    ProsMost of the management are caught in a knee jerk reaction trying to catch up and always in a blame control mode.

    ConsIt's better to ask for forgivness than to ask for permission... Sames to be the catch 22 method of operation. They have a product that all of the airlines want they just continually fail to make the right decisions to take control of the market and take the competition out of business.

    Advice to Senior ManagementGet two years of experience and find a another job

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Oxygen Group in Lancaster NY is in Need of Major Reorganization

    Design Engineer (Former Employee)
    Lancaster, NY

    ProsSpeaking almost exclusively of the Lancaster NY Oxygen Systems Division (Avox), as an Engineer:
    There are a large number of skilled, experienced engineers on staff who are very willing to teach.
    Very little overtime required.

    ConsSpeaking almost exclusively of the Lancaster NY Oxygen Systems Division (Avox), as an Engineer:
    Projects and employees are poorly supported and not held accountable for deliverables, schedules, tollgates, or manufacturability.
    Very little investment in the staff.
    Promotions / career track decisions seem arbitrary.
    Very little vision as to the direction and strategy moving forward.
    Tendency of firefighting, instead of addressing issues in an organized manner designed to solve them long-term.
    5 days of all employees' vacation has prescribed use dates around the holidays.

    Advice to Senior ManagementThe financial incentive structure coming down from corporate to the Lancaster NY division rewards short-term gains instead of long term vision and planning. Much stronger discipline to the internal processes is needed for development programs to stand a chance at success.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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