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Spirit AeroSystems Reviews

Updated January 12, 2018
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  • Upper management is absolutely terrible (in 20 reviews)

  • No work life balance, easily replaceable (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Great Job"

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

    I worked at Spirit AeroSystems full-time

    Pros

    Good pay, great benefits, good career advancement

    Cons

    Lots of ot, upper management


  2. "Good people, uper management not so."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Spirit AeroSystems full-time

    Pros

    Good people, most are knowledgeable easy to work with

    Cons

    upper management seems to worry about money only, long term value creation is not their priority anymore, next quarter and bonus is what they strive for

  3. "Composite Technician"

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    Former Employee - Composite Technician in Kinston, NC
    Former Employee - Composite Technician in Kinston, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Spirit AeroSystems (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Pay and benefits with a lot of overtime if needed

    Cons

    Not so good hours in the beginning

    Advice to Management

    More lenient to people with families as far as shifts


  4. "Composite Technician"

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    Former Employee - Composite Technician in Kinston, NC
    Former Employee - Composite Technician in Kinston, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Spirit AeroSystems full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    It's a very nice and safe environment to work. You can learn any job your heart desire or learn to operate any CNC machine. You learn as you work.

    Cons

    It's not a bad place to work. Get to work on time and stay focused on your work. Work family away from family. Treat others like you want to be treated.

    Advice to Management

    Reward you employer's better not just for the good job or works but for the little things. Thank you goes a long way. Use it more.


  5. "new business in town"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Spirit AeroSystems full-time

    Pros

    The training program was very thurough

    Cons

    Pay was no on par with other locations


  6. "Accounting"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Spirit AeroSystems full-time

    Pros

    Competitive pay and good benefits

    Cons

    Good old boy network, limited promotion availabilty


  7. "Best machine shop I ever worked in."

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    Former Employee - Machinist in McAlester, OK
    Former Employee - Machinist in McAlester, OK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Spirit AeroSystems full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    I made better money. Had better benefits.

    Cons

    You are just a number. Management isn't very responsive to suggestions.

    Advice to Management

    Know the union contract, company policy and don't give up. The upper management is quick to not back first line managers but they shouldn't give up so easy.

  8. "m 1 assembly mechanic"

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    Former Employee - M1 ASSEMBLY MECHANIC in Wichita, KS
    Former Employee - M1 ASSEMBLY MECHANIC in Wichita, KS
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Spirit AeroSystems full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    good pay ,excellent benefits

    Cons

    To much micro management. Go by their rules and protocol and you can loose your job especially if you upset management

    Advice to Management

    ACTUALLY CARE FOR YOUR EMPLOYEES AS AN ACTUAL HUMAN BEING AND NOT JUST ANOTHER NUMBER.


  9. "Good people had management"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great Pay, benefits and top of the line equipment to work with. Job security and good future with Aviation, good resume builder,

    Cons

    Too many inexperienced managers, stretching qualified employees to thin just to get work done. Needs management restructuring.

    Advice to Management

    Allow employees to do their work, to buddy buddy trying to advance their careers.


  10. "N/a"

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

    I worked at Spirit AeroSystems full-time

    Pros

    there are lots of great things out here

    Cons

    work a lot over weekends, not enough people

    Advice to Management

    hire help and improve morale


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