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Alliant Techsystems President, CEO, and Director Mark W. DeYoung
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  1. "Master Scheduler"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Commerce, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Commerce, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Alliant Techsystems full-time

    Pros

    Excellent work, life, balance - 9/80 schedule which is a huge plus!

    Cons

    At times it felt that teams working against each other.

    Advice to Management

    Encourage team building.


  2. "ATK experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Alliant Techsystems full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Enjoyable work environment. Wonderful team of people.

    Cons

    Commute to and from the office in Reston was a challenge.

  3. "Factory pays good..but"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Alliant Techsystems full-time

    Pros

    Good Pay and benefits. Vacation PTO is good.

    Cons

    Long hours, short breaks. Some jobs on the floor are good and some are terrible.


  4. "Attorney"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Alliant Techsystems full-time

    Pros

    Great company and great benefits

    Cons

    They are doing some reorganizing


  5. "Not bad, not great"

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    Former Employee - Administrative Support Staff in Mesa, AZ
    Former Employee - Administrative Support Staff in Mesa, AZ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Alliant Techsystems (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great pay, overtime and networking

    Cons

    HIGH turnover, business consolidation, job titles and responsibilities change every 3 months as new people hired and fired.

    Advice to Management

    We don't even know who you are.


  6. "Director, HR"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Alliant Techsystems full-time

    Pros

    Great, dedicated employees and good benefits

    Cons

    Unreasonable work expectation for employees---lots of hours


  7. "great place to work and grow"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Alliant Techsystems full-time

    Pros

    Fair and promote from within

    Cons

    Office politics and favoritism. Must fit it in to succeed.

  8. "Software Developer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Alliant Techsystems full-time

    Pros

    Decent pay and vacation for the location

    Cons

    No room to grow in the job

    Advice to Management

    Award promotions based on skill not years at ATK


  9. "PM"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Keyser, WV
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Keyser, WV
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Alliant Techsystems full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Challenging and interesting work in various areas.

    Cons

    Dis functional, lack of respect, cliques, lack of recognition, stressful


  10. "Laid Back, Not Great for Advanced Learning"

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    Former Employee - Design Engineer in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Design Engineer in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Alliant Techsystems full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    - Somewhat flexible schedule, core hours ~9:30-3
    - Sometimes too laid back

    Cons

    - Sometimes too laid back (small offices)
    - Not enough information from headquarters & too D.C.-centric
    - Lack of continuing education and mentorship
    - Some offices way too bureaucratic and senior management covers-their-butts

    Advice to Management

    - More communication