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New York Air Brake CEO Michael J. Hawthorne
Michael J. Hawthorne
20 Ratings
Pros
  • "I also highly recommend this company to those seeking employment simply because the corporate values and work environment at NYAB are excellent(in 4 reviews)

  • "Good people to work with, company does a lot of events and activities for employees and frequently participates in charitable give back(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Good Experience"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at New York Air Brake

      Pros

      Highly recommend, small company, but that only made it easier to get to know the people working there. I learned a lot while I was an intern.

      Cons

      I didn't have a bad experience. They treat their employees really well.

      New York Air Brake2016-09-30

      New York Air Brake Response

      October 7, 2016Talent Acquisition Manager

      Thank you, we are happy that you enjoyed your internship and hope you will consider full time opportunties with NYAB or our sister companies Bendix and KBC. Best of luck as you continue your education.

    • "Good Company"

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      Current Employee - Employee in Watertown, NY
      Positive Outlook

      I have been working at New York Air Brake full-time for more than 5 years

      Pros

      Good environment with renovated manufacturing facility, clean and bright. Good people to work with, company does a lot of events and activities for employees and frequently participates in charitable give back

      Cons

      The training could be better

      Advice to Management

      Should be seen on manufacturing floor

      New York Air Brake2019-01-31
    • "Mechanical Engineer"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at New York Air Brake full-time

      Pros

      Interesting work if your a mechanical engineer. Team based projects. Team mates work well together.

      Cons

      Health insurance cost. Individuality in the company. Hard to separate yourself among the others.

      Advice to Management

      Give the right employees what they deserve to retain them and offer more to new talent to attract better potential employees.

      New York Air Brake2018-01-28
    • "Don’t waste your time"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Doesn't Recommend

      I worked at New York Air Brake full-time

      Pros

      Great coworkers, a good company to work for if you are upper management.

      Cons

      They don’t care about you or what you bring to the table. Once they find someone better you are out the door.

      Advice to Management

      Upper management only care about themselves.

      New York Air Brake2018-01-05
    • "Test engineer"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Negative Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at New York Air Brake full-time

      Pros

      Management has taken steps to improve work culture by giving more responsibility and decision making power to employees at the tactical level. Middle managers do not exist in the engineering department.

      Cons

      Compensation, location and freezing winters

      New York Air Brake2017-12-20
    • "Satisfied"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Watertown, NY
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at New York Air Brake full-time for more than 3 years

      Pros

      Great people to work with. Plenty of opportunities to make new connections in a world wide market. World class manufacturing right in Watertown NY

      Cons

      Cyclical market has its slow points.

      Advice to Management

      Keep it simple - continue to work together to achieve a common goal.

      New York Air Brake2017-10-19
    • "A nice introduction to the working world."

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      Current Employee - Engineer in Watertown, NY
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I have been working at New York Air Brake full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Nice group of people to work with. Very close knit group of professionals. Ability to work with a wide group of engineers from around the globe.

      Cons

      Company is going through a continued downturn. Young engineers have been leaving the company for better opportunities elsewhere.

      Advice to Management

      Get compensation levels up. You need to be competitive with engineering firms outside of Watertown.

      New York Air Brake2017-09-25
    • "Assembler"

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      Former Employee - Assembler in China Grove, NC
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at New York Air Brake full-time for more than 5 years

      Pros

      Good pay for the job

      Cons

      Overtime is too much sometimes

      Advice to Management

      Keep it up

      New York Air Brake2017-09-09
    • "Can't get out of their own way"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at New York Air Brake full-time

      Pros

      It's a decent sized company in a small town. Compensation & benefits are competitive for the area.

      Cons

      Management is hit or miss. Limited options for advancement.

      Advice to Management

      Clean house; plenty of oxygen thieves impeding progress.

      New York Air Brake2017-07-20
    • "Engineer"

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      Former Employee - Engineer in Irving, TX
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I worked at New York Air Brake full-time (Less than a year)

      Pros

      Great group of people to work with

      Cons

      Bad management that don't know how to manage a project or personel

      Advice to Management

      Don't be stupid

      New York Air Brake2017-06-25
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