Safran Reviews

Updated July 24, 2015
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  1. Job Experience

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Billerica, MA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Billerica, MA

    I have been working at Safran

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Problem solving production issues open culture

    Cons

    Low salary Technologies kind of old


  2. AR Accountant

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Accountant in Billerica, MA
    Former Employee - Accountant in Billerica, MA

    I worked at Safran

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Highly relative and growing company in the identity sector.

    Cons

    Integration of businesses was difficult

    Advice to Management

    Treat all employees the same.


  3. Engineer

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Akron, OH
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Akron, OH

    I worked at Safran full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Some good people to work with.

    Cons

    Management has become non-experienced in aerospace

    Advice to Management

    Get a clue


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  5. Maintains environment for Innovation

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Safran

    Pros

    Company leads in many markets Fosters innovation in products Products make a difference in lives of people Focused on Quality and using LeanSigma Great Benefits

    Cons

    Culture tends to be stuffy High stress environment Resource are tight making people wear many hats.


  6. Good place to work

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Safran full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Friendly people, Good work-life balance, personal growth

    Cons

    Very few young people Bad commute, no training, no direction


  7. Great internship experience

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Safran

    Pros

    The atmosphere is great. Interns are included in the work life and good performance is recognized and praised. The work is meaningful and has clear applicable results that make working at Safran very rewarding.

    Cons

    The salary for interns is not amazing but the rest makes up for it!


  8. Helpful (3)

    SAC Rochester NH, Terrible Place to work...

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rochester, NH
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rochester, NH

    I worked at Safran full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Very few. The lower level people are ok and some of the Engineers.

    Cons

    Company design is ALL about Corporate. NO consideration for the employees. NO BONUS or profit sharing. Low pay. Management style is deceitful and very poor as they Refuse to listen to the truly skilled employees and rather listen to the less experienced ones. No Morale. To make matters worse they hire some totally unqualified personnel and promote them to better positions. They're a French based company and it shows all the time. It's ALL about the French employees even though so many of the American Employees are the heart of the company.

    Advice to Management

    Change everything from top to bottom. Treat your employees with respect and take care of them or you'll have no one good left. Stop hiring unqualified people and promoting them to boot.


  9. Helpful (1)

    Low pay

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Safran

    Pros

    The lower level employees are great people

    Cons

    Low pay, manager wants you to give 220% for less pay


  10. Technology product manager

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Technology Product Manager in Jersey City, NJ
    Former Employee - Technology Product Manager in Jersey City, NJ

    I worked at Safran full-time (More than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    Cutting-edge technology, great, bright people, informal atmosphere

    Cons

    Questionable decision-decision making, execution is not always stellar

    Advice to Management

    Be consistent in accomplishing what was planned and decided.


  11. Helpful (3)

    A Company at War with Itself

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Software Enginiier in Billerica, MA
    Former Employee - Senior Software Enginiier in Billerica, MA

    I worked at Safran

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    L-1 -- currently known as MorphoTrust USA -- offers the opportunity to work on systems that support Departments of Motor Vehicles and drivers license creation. It can be rewarding to work on software that relates to thing that affect the every day lives of real people. I found the salary to be very competitive.

    Cons

    The company as it is presently constituted grew out of the rapid acquisition and consolidation of several companies that competed against each other. There are also many people who have been working there for a very long time. The result is that the company culture is competitive rather than cooperative with an unhealthy focus on how business has been conducted in the past. It is very difficult to get help from folks who work in other groups and there is little help to be found in upper-management. Most of the people who have the power to affect change seem to be most concerned about coasting, making few waves and being politically astute. This is a hindrance to actually getting things done, and projects are often late and frustrating to work on.

    Advice to Management

    The company needs new blood like a hungry vampire, and the upper management needs to come around to the idea of funding engineering work through R&D budgets rather than project budgets.



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