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Fort Collins, CO
5001 to 10000 employees
1870
Company - Public (WWD)
Manufacturing
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Unknown
Woodward (formerly Woodward Governor) like to remain in control. The company manufactures and services a slew of energy control and optimization systems used in aircraft and vehicles, turbine and piston engines, and electrical power equipment. Woodward serves OEMs and prime ... Read more

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Woodward Chairman, President, and CEO Thomas A. Gendron
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    Current Employee - Materials Engineer in Rockford, IL
    Current Employee - Materials Engineer in Rockford, IL
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    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Woodward full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Benefits are fantastic. Good environment and good people.

    Cons

    They follow six sigma, woodward 150, etc. to increase production but it's not correctly implanted and training feels like a waste of time

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Woodward Interviews

Experience

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    CNC Machinist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Loves Park, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Woodward (Loves Park, IL).

    Interview

    They had me in to a office and asked me questions about my background and other jobs I had been a member of during my 20 years experience of company's I worked for before. It was a very nice atmosphere and then was asked technical questions about my background in machining.

    Interview Questions

    • How I knew about their company.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    I didn't negotiate.

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Woodward Awards & Accolades

  • America's Top Companies, Forbes, 2009

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