Meggitt Reviews

Updated October 8, 2014
Updated October 8, 2014
24 Reviews
3.3
24 Reviews
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    The future is bright!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Meggitt full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Good culture - strong focus on ethical behaviour. Work/life balance is good.Emphasis on development. I really enjoy the health program that focuses on rewarding you for staying healthy.

    the 401k program is great. Holiday time off is amazing.

    Cons

    no employee stock purchase plan for US based employees

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    stay focused on People and supporting them in getting the job done with the right tools.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Going nowhere fast, if you like stress and disrespect, come on down!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Meggitt (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    There's a Holiday shutdown between Christmas and New Years, benefits are decent

    Cons

    Working LEAN doesn't mean you work with 2/3s of the staff you need to get the job done - unless the processes in place, which they don't.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Less Talk, more walk.

    Doesn't Recommend
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Meggitt

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    Current Employee - Sales in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Sales in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Meggitt full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Highly Profitable company that is valued by the stockholders

    Cons

    Running the organization too lean and the customers are starting to notice

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Add staff where needed

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Solid company known for products

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Meggitt full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, excellent 401K and friendly work environment.

    Cons

    A bit of hierarchy does exist.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Leadership could participate more in the hands-on roles to better understand challenges.

    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO
  6.  

    Pay and benefits are decent but people are overworked.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Meggitt

    Pros

    Pay, benefits, time off, most people are friendly.

    Cons

    Lack of proper policies and processes, under-staffed, work-life balance is difficult.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Formalize policies and processes and effectively communicate them.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7. 2 people found this helpful  

    Horrible place to work - Miami location

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL

    I have been working at Meggitt

    Pros

    Free coffee, People share nicely

    Cons

    You will be required to work at a moments notice overtime and on your days off (weekends)
    If you get approved vacation they will disapprove last minute so don't urchase airline tickets or non-refundable tickets.
    The cubes are very small. They won't purchase desk chairs that are comfortable, current seats are very old and uncomfortable. Management staff like to embarrass you in front of others by talking down to you loudly.
    HR dept cannot be trusted, nothing is kept confidential.
    Horrible place to work, a lot of turnover here in Miami

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Replace all managers here!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8. 3 people found this helpful  

    Great Company to Work For

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA

    I have been working at Meggitt full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits and people. The company is investing a lot for the future - R&D, SAP, new site in Irvine, lean..etc

    Cons

    High pace environment. Work-life balance sometimes hard to achieve.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    PC Build Technician

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    Current Employee - PC Build Technician in Akron, OH
    Current Employee - PC Build Technician in Akron, OH

    I have been working at Meggitt full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Relaxed work environment, Job security

    Cons

    Very little compensation, no chance to progress higher.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Learn that It is a Priority to spend money on.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. 2 people found this helpful  

    If you're at the table, you better have something to say, the company is fueled by ideas for business improvement

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Meggitt full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Well positioned in the aerospace, and diversified industrial market. Voices are heard and ideas are implemented

    Cons

    A very British culture, we're perfectionists

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The power of One Meggitt

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Overall solid seeming company, some apparent frictions between management and engineering staff

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    Current Employee - Engineering Assistant in Corona, CA
    Current Employee - Engineering Assistant in Corona, CA

    I have been working at Meggitt as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    -Good place for someone with a solid understanding of high-level control theory to use their skills
    -Strong camraderie among staff
    -Good support for new employees

    Cons

    -Disagreement on engineering process between engineers and management
    -Seemed like habitual overtime was an expected occurrence
    -Corona location is a tough commute
    -If working on defense industry applications is a problem you may want to consider a different place

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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