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Rockwell Collins Reviews

Updated December 13, 2017
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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Solid Company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Rockwell Collins (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great employees to work with, many great leaders.

    Cons

    Difficult to advance in career. Some leaders are very biased and only promote based off buddy system.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "A lot of good people, and many opportunities."

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

    I have been working at Rockwell Collins full-time

    Pros

    Talented work force. Making positive HR changes.

    Cons

    Sometimes prone to be slow moving because of company size. Concerned about purchase by UTC.

  3. "Can't Complain"

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

    I have been working at Rockwell Collins full-time

    Pros

    Very flexible with work schedule, holiday schedule is friendly, work is relatively laid back.

    Cons

    Too much politicking going on. Resistant to pay employees who perform well because of HR policy.

    Advice to Management

    Kelly is awesome, keep up the good work. Managers in general need to be technical. Hopefully you don't loose your job with UTC buyout.


  4. "Operations program manager"

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

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

    Pros

    Numerous career opportunities exist in various paths for advancement

    Cons

    Balance issues around work life


  5. Helpful (2)

    "Great company to work for."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Principal Systems Engineer in Tustin, CA
    Former Employee - Principal Systems Engineer in Tustin, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Rockwell Collins (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Strong technology focus. Well recognized in industry.
    Customer oriented. Good mix of international business
    Good balance between civil and government business

    Cons

    Demanding customers can put some strain on home life.
    Aerospace is a cyclical business.
    Best opportunities for advancement are in Cedar Rapids.

    Advice to Management

    Good luck with acquisition by UTX


  6. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Rockwell Collins full-time

    Pros

    Nice place to work at

    Cons

    Health plans are not that good.


  7. "Not a bad place to work"

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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I have been working at Rockwell Collins as a contractor

    Pros

    Good pay and excellent benefits

    Cons

    Some management was clueless to problems in the field

    Advice to Management

    Keep close tabs on country managers

  8. "Good company, low COL area"

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    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Cedar Rapids, IA
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Cedar Rapids, IA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Rockwell Collins full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    High pay, good benefits, good culture

    Cons

    Different areas of company have wildly different expectations for work/life and work ethic.


  9. "Systems Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Cedar Rapids, IA
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Cedar Rapids, IA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fairly stable, values knowledge, interesting work

    Cons

    Challenging to get funding for projects that don't have an immediate payback.

    Advice to Management

    Try to think longer term.


  10. "Good company to work for."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Rockwell Collins full-time

    Pros

    Good atmosphere and working culture. Fair benefits and great holiday schedule.

    Cons

    Engineering can be slowed by processes.


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