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GKN Reviews

Updated Feb 21, 2020

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3.4
66%
Recommend to a Friend
47%
Approve of CEO
GKN Board Member; CEO, Driveline Nigel M. Stein (no image)
Nigel M. Stein
149 Ratings
Pros
  • "(in 31 reviews)

  • "Job is interesting and fun good people(in 28 reviews)

Cons
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  1. "Good place to grow"

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    Current Employee - Manufacturing Engineer 

    I have been working at GKN full-time

    Pros

    Good place to work in

    Cons

    Not a good management for interns

    GKN2019-04-04
  2. "Don’t trust management"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cromwell, CT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at GKN full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Most of the employees are hard working.

    Cons

    Management will tell you one thing and do another. Some will even blame you for their mistakes.

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    GKN2020-02-13
  3. "Laborer"

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    I have been working at GKN

    Pros

    Friends work there / Good pay

    Cons

    Management/ There’s no communication with employees

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    GKN2020-01-28
  4. "Good place to work."

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    Current Employee - Quality Specialist in Cromwell, CT
    Recommends

    I have been working at GKN full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    You can learn a lot in GKN, depends what company you choose to work all are different.

    Cons

    if you have friend you can go up, but if you dont get along with supervisor or manager, good luck

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    GKN2020-01-22
  5. "3/5"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at GKN full-time

    Pros

    Friendly people, interesting work enviornment

    Cons

    management may be difficult to reach

    GKN2020-02-06
  6. "Fast paced, young group"

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    Current Employee - Controls and Vehicle Development Engineer in Auburn Hills, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at GKN full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good work environment, opportunities to move to other groups after few years

    Cons

    Tight budgets after company buy-out, bonuses near 2% for the past 3 years

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    GKN2020-01-21
  7. "Don’t work here"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at GKN full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Employees are good people hard working for the money they get.

    Cons

    Don’t treat employees well. Horrible benefits

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    GKN2020-02-19
  8. "Gkn"

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    Former Employee - Assembler 

    I worked at GKN full-time

    Pros

    Pay differential was good for night shift

    Cons

    Advancement opportunity low and confusing pay system

    GKN2020-01-10
  9. "Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Company IS Too Small to List This in Auburn Hills, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at GKN full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Flexible and friendly work environment.

    Cons

    Management is not well organized and need more individual willing to mentor to improve individual skills.

    GKN2020-01-12
  10. "Solid work environment"

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    Former Employee - Quality Technician 

    I worked at GKN full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Large company with many options for growth

    Cons

    Overall lack of communication among management

    GKN2019-11-13

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