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Moog Overview

East Aurora, NY
10000+ employees
1951
Company - Public (MOG-A)
Aerospace & Defense
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Our company began in 1951 with Bill Moog’s invention, the servovalve, which became the heart of high performance motion control systems. Today, Moog is a global designer, manufacturer, & integrator of motion control parts & ... Read more

Company Updates

  • COVID-19

    At Moog, we believe in our people, and their safety and well being are our top priorities. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve taken measures such as providing regular two-way communication with our workforce through our Global Response Team, moving to remote work arrangements where possible, implementing additional cleaning and sanitizing of our facilities, and shifting schedules to allow for social distancing for those working onsite. As we work through current world events, the dedication, strength, and resiliency of our employees is more apparent than ever, as we continue to provide goods and services for our customers and suppliers, including medical products that are so critical during the COVID-19 crisis. While much has changed, our value of “We’re all in this together” remains strong. We are committed to safeguarding the health of one another, while keeping our business running. We are still hiring for [over 400] mission critical openings across our company globally. See current opportunities at moog.careers.

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Moog – Why Work With Us?


The Moog Story

Over sixty years ago, we started as designer and supplier of aircraft and missile components.

Our history began when our founder, Bill Moog, developed the electro-hydraulic servovalve, a device that translates tiny, electrical impulses into precise and powerful movement. In July of 1951, Bill, his brother Arthur, and friend Lou Geyer, rented a corner of the abandoned Proner Airport in East Aurora, N.Y., a suburb of Buffalo, and formed the Moog Valve Company.


The first order for four valves was sold to Bendix Aviation. Larger orders followed from Boeing and Convair. The servovalve revolutionized the aerospace industry and led to the creation of Moog Inc. By 1954, Moog valves were standard equipment on about half of all US fighter planes and more than 70% of all guided missiles. In the aerospace arena, our engineers designed and manufactured the actuators on the Saturn C-5 rocket that carried Neil Armstrong to his historic first step on the moon in July 1969.

Today, we’re a world class, over $2 billion company operating in more than 26 countries, and with customers in over 90 countries. Our cutting-edge motion control technology enhances performance in a variety of markets and applications, from commercial aircraft cockpits, to power-generation turbines, to Formula One racing, to medical infusion systems.

Bill Moog's sense of innovation went far beyond product design. He had some unique ideas about a "better way" to run a Company -- treating employees with trust and respect. These simple ideas laid the foundation for what would eventually become part of Moog's much-acclaimed work environment and culture.

 

What other companies are now just discovering, we have known all along -- that people work best in an environment where they feel valued, involved and empowered.

 

As Bill Moog once said, "We believe in the people who work here.... having trust and confidence in our people is the only way we know."

That was true in 1951 when Moog was founded, and it’s still embedded in the way we do business today. The quality, innovation and commitment to service that our customers have come to expect is due to our culture and the people who live it. At Moog, we empower and inspire our people to achieve remarkable things. Our environment is built on collaboration, trust and open communication. It’s what attracts the best to our company and it’s the reason they stay with us.

Our Values:

Trust is a Must

Competence is King

We Try Harder

We’re All in This Together

It’s My Job

We Look for Solutions, Not Someone to Blame

Communication is Crucial

Formality Doesn’t Help

We Have to be Adaptable and Ready to Change

Performance and Commitment Should be Rewarded

Work Should be an Enjoyable Experience

 

Your Personal Life is Important

The people who work for us are the power and energy behind everything we do – so we're committed to investing in them with a comprehensive benefits package. We believe your personal life is important, and our benefits reflect that.

As a global organization, some of our benefits vary from location to location – but wherever we are, Moog has benefits to support your health, well-being and financial security. These range from comprehensive health programs, to retirement plans, to recreational activities, and of course, vacation time.

Because we think it's so valuable to get along well together, we also organize fun activities, from holiday gatherings to picnics to sporting events. To encourage personal and professional development, many locations offer assistance with tuition for advanced degrees.

We believe in doing the right thing.

The way we do things is just as important as what we produce. From the beginning, when our founders risked their careers on one good idea, our company philosophy has always been to encourage people to stand up and try something new. This approach is as revolutionary today as it was almost 60 years ago.

Our business is built on that kind of courage – and our continuing growth depends on it. Our people know that, no matter what, they can trust us to back them up when they stick their necks out to make things better. We think that creating a supportive culture where people feel free to make their own decisions is inextricably linked to producing a better product for our customers.

We do what we think is right, on every job, every day. And with thousands of the world's sharpest and most talented engineers and technologists employed worldwide and an average length of service of over ten years, ours seems to be the right approach for a lot of people.

At Moog, we are focusing on innovation more than ever. We are investing in future technologies that we believe will have a great impact in the aircraft, space, defense, industrial, and medical industries.

To accomplish remarkable things, we need the talent to match. That’s where you come in.

Moog Reviews

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    I have been working at Moog full-time

    Pros

    Great Place to work! Great management team.

    Cons

    There isn't any downside to working here.

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Moog Photos

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Moog Interviews

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    Anonymous Employee in Buffalo, NY
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Moog (Buffalo, NY) in April 2019.

    Interview

    Interviews questions were structured in STAR format, which were generally consistent throughout the day. There was a strong focus on potential fit within Moog’s culture and questions were geared towards their values.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a situation when you had to work collaboratively with a team to solve a problem.   Answer Question
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Moog Awards & Accolades

  • Fortune 500, Fortune, 2015

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