GKN Reviews

Updated Jan 19, 2021

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71%
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GKN CEO Peter Dilnot
Peter Dilnot
9 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay and skilled job so keeps your mind busy(in 35 reviews)

  • "Good people, hard work but enjoyable(in 31 reviews)

Cons
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  1. "Good place to work"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Assembly Line Worker 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at GKN full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Hours air conditioning different shifts

    Cons

    A lot of buddy system

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  2. "Good Leadership"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Manufacturing Engineer in Saint Louis, MO

    I have been working at GKN full-time

    Pros

    Culture, Leadership, Mentorship, Flow, Advancement

    Cons

    Organization at times is iffy


  3. "Review"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Production Technician in Tallassee, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    401k Health, dental and vision insurance PTO

    Cons

    Lack of communication with managers Lost some benefits No bonus

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  4. "What to say"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Mechanical Assembler II 

    I worked at GKN full-time

    Pros

    Great coworkers who helped you out when stuck on a job

    Cons

    Dragged out annual review to advance/favoritism

  5. "Ok"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Composite Worker in Tallassee, AL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at GKN full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    You are paid every week.

    Cons

    Management only cares about management. Otherwise, you are just a replaceable body.

  6. "Now it's just a job"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Administrative Assistant in Santa Ana, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Autonomy Ability to move around in the company Take ethics seriously Benefits are offered. Most good except medical and dental

    Cons

    Leadership Call layoffs "right sizing" Not paid based on your duties, will pay you as little as possible giving you work out of your scope

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  7. "Disappointed"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - ERP Analyst - II in Saint Louis, MO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at GKN full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The team is great to work with.

    Cons

    Invest more into your employees/contract workers allow them to grow.

  8. "Prototype Machinist"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Machinist in Auburn Hills, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at GKN full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great work and easy going

    Cons

    Too many corporate rules to keep up with.

  9. "Great company with huge potential"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Aerospace Technician in Cromwell, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at GKN full-time

    Pros

    Gkn is a great company to become a part of despite experience in the industry, wether it’s beginner level or executive they will find ways to groom you towards a very successful career

    Cons

    At times the stress levels and work load may seem completely overbearing

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  10. "Reviews"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Packer in Graham, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Weekly pays , shift differential, good overtime

    Cons

    No days off, unsure schedule

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