Rockwell Collins

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Rockwell Collins Reviews

Updated December 22, 2014
Updated December 22, 2014
672 Reviews
3.2
672 Reviews
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Kelly Ortberg
132 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • work life balance, upper management focused on improving things for employees (in 54 reviews)

  • At the moment, we have some pretty good benefits (week off at Christmas time) (in 40 reviews)


Cons
  • Cedar Rapids Iowa is not an ideal area to retain talented employees (in 73 reviews)

  • No Work Life balance, HR doesn't have the minimum idea of employees needs (in 17 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Wonderful company to work for

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Rockwell Collins full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits - lots of PTO. Employees are fun and pleasant to work with. Tuition reimbursement. Management is flexible and understanding.

    Cons

    No cons from when I was there

    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Technical Lead

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Technical Lead in Hyderābād (India)
    Former Employee - Technical Lead in Hyderābād (India)

    I worked at Rockwell Collins full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    The work environment and the opportunity for the grow is awesome. I have involved in full cycle developed of the product.
    Rockwell is the best place for career growth.

    Cons

    I have experienced lack of coordination between global teams at the initial stage of the project.

    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    It has been a challenging and rewarding experience!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Customer Service Engineer in Kabul (Afghanistan)
    Current Employee - Customer Service Engineer in Kabul (Afghanistan)

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

    Pros

    Rockwell Collins encourages excellence and growth. They want you to think outside box, and find better ways to do your job, and improve support to the customer. You can work in the US, or overseas, so there are lots of opportunities.

    Cons

    None so far. They are a fair company and they listen to what one has to say.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Great company with good values

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager in Richardson, TX
    Current Employee - Manager in Richardson, TX

    I have been working at Rockwell Collins full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great people, solid management, good ethics

    Cons

    No cons come to mind.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Watch the product begin built.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior PP&C Analyst in Binghamton, NY
    Current Employee - Senior PP&C Analyst in Binghamton, NY

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

    Pros

    Very flexible working hours with a great team behind you.

    Cons

    Consistently changing reporting requirements in an effort to keep everything simple.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Director

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director in Cedar Rapids, IA
    Current Employee - Director in Cedar Rapids, IA

    I have been working at Rockwell Collins full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    If you work hard good things happen

    Cons

    Living in Cedar Rapids should move headquarters to St Louis....

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Like Ortberg's new direction....keep it up

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Great Place to work

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Program Management in Cedar Rapids, IA
    Current Employee - Program Management in Cedar Rapids, IA

    I have been working at Rockwell Collins full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Very successful and ethical company. You can have multiple careers without leaving the company.

    Cons

    High ROS limits growth and acquisition opportunities.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Kelly has been a breathe of fresh air, and will make the country grow!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Lots of exciting things happening at Rockwell Collins - cool products and positive energy

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineer in Cedar Rapids, IA
    Current Employee - Engineer in Cedar Rapids, IA

    I have been working at Rockwell Collins full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Challenging work, good culture in most areas of the company, highly skilled employees, dedicated leadership, good personal and career development opportunities, recent efforts to improve engagement of engineering workforce are positive

    Cons

    Still a lot of stovepipes, some organizations and managers do not work well together, declining benefits a concern

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue communicating reasons behind decisions not to pursue or invest in some areas

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    I used to work as Auditor and Special Projects at Rockwell in El Segundo, CA
    I Audited various Rockwell Divisions.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Auditing, Accounting Manager, Controller, Assistant Controller, Sales in Irvine, CA
    Former Employee - Auditing, Accounting Manager, Controller, Assistant Controller, Sales in Irvine, CA

    I worked at Rockwell Collins full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    I really enjoyed to work for such a great organization and love working again. I have great experiences and Education and will be an Asset to the Rockwell Collins.

    Cons

    None. I can not think of any

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I will be great Asset to your wonderful Organization. I always enjoyed working with Management and prepare various reports and Projects. I am a team player.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great company--good people who work hard

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Cedar Rapids, IA
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Cedar Rapids, IA

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

    Pros

    Many challenging opportunities to keep employees engaged and interested in work
    Good people who work hard
    Management listens to employee feedback
    Large, well respected employer in region
    Reasonable pay and benefits
    Very flexible hours (but occasionally a lot of extra time/work is required)

    Cons

    Difficult to work internationally
    Recent benefits decline
    Hard to manage process for international company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep listening to employee feedback!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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