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Goodrich Reviews

Updated January 6, 2017
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Goodrich Chairman, President, and CEO Marshall O. Larsen
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Pros
  • Good benefits and 401k matching (in 19 reviews)

  • People philosophy works if people practice it (in 14 reviews)

Cons
  • Allow employees to offer feedback to upper management (in 4 reviews)

  • Too many "lean events" that took too much time away from too many people; many issues could have been solved with a phone call (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Defense & Aerospace Logistics Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Barrington, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Barrington, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent Benefits, Salary, Peers, Upper management very supportive

    Cons

    Plant Closure terrible loss for employees, customer base and community

    Advice to Management

    Punish the responsible individuals, not entire departments


  2. "IT manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Watertown, CT
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Watertown, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goodrich (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    It was a fun place to work

    Cons

    This sometimes took awhile to work through the channels

    Advice to Management

    work to speed up processes for approval


  3. "Tooling Design Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Tool Design Engineer in Fort Worth, TX
    Current Employee - Tool Design Engineer in Fort Worth, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Goodrich full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Self employed, formerly Goodrich Aerospace "Tooling Design Engineer". My resume will describe my qualifications such as a "Tooling Design Engineer", "Tooling and Die Machinist", and "Foundry Owner".

    Cons

    I Would like to work with a company on a contract basis so I can devote my time to the production and processes that I have accomplished through my years.

    Advice to Management

    Being I am the management, I am always looking for more knowledge in the manufacturing field because that is what I really like doing.


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  5. "Great place to work, focused on operational excellence"

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    Former Employee - Principal in Charlotte, NC
    Former Employee - Principal in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Very good people, great "people philosophy" culture. Earnestly committed to doing the right thing. They practiced policy deployment, a very solid operating practicum.

    Cons

    Too many "lean events" that took too much time away from too many people; many issues could have been solved with a phone call.


  6. "Great Company"

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

    Pros

    Great work schedule and easy work. Left because plant shut down. 30 percent discount on Michelin tires

    Cons

    Offer more advancement opportunities. Offer more training to employees. Allow employees to offer feedback to upper management.

    Advice to Management

    Continue doing what your doing. Fantastic job. If the plant was still open I would still be working there.


  7. "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Charlotte, NC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Everything good people good place to work great customer service outstanding customer service delivery and outstanding leaders

    Cons

    All good sometimes too much independence at site but sites were accountable

    Advice to Management

    Sad ending to a Great Company


  8. "Good Aerostructures"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Goodrich (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Best place I've ever worked.

    Cons

    None. The acquisition was a successful yet a tough period.


  9. "I am a mechanical maintenance mechanic that is assigned to troubleshoot and repair production machinery."

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    Current Employee - Mechanical Maintenance Mechanic in Tuscaloosa, AL
    Current Employee - Mechanical Maintenance Mechanic in Tuscaloosa, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Goodrich full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Work varies from hydraulic, pneumatic, and mechanical components.

    Cons

    I do not have any negative feeling for this job.

    Advice to Management

    I appreciate the opportunity given to me for the past 20 years. My family and my goals have been achieved.


  10. "Good employer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    I enjoyed working at Goodrich. Employees at Goodrich are passionate about their work. The location in the south metro is easily accessible.

    Cons

    Goodrich was acquired and merged with Hamilton Sundstrand to form UTC Aerospace Systems in 2012. This resulted in a much larger company.


  11. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    High ethical standards and emphasis on employee culture.

    Cons

    Highly demanding but still offers a good work-life balance.



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