Spirit AeroSystems Reviews

Updated May 13, 2021

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3.6
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149 Ratings
Pros
  • "decent pay, good benefits, plenty of work(in 57 reviews)

  • "Good pay and health care benefits(in 57 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Upper management has no idea what's going on at the lower levels(in 23 reviews)

  • "Wichita Kansas not the most enjoyable place to live(in 19 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Amazing opportunity which allows you to grow.

      May 2, 2021 - Product Technical Designer in Wichita, KS
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      Pros

      Paid well, great benefits, good company to grow.

      Cons

      Union that tries to destroy growth.

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    2. 3.0
      Current Employee

      System installer

      May 13, 2021 - Systems Installer in Wichita, KS
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good benefits for health and medical

      Cons

      Lower than average pay and no 401k matching

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Focus on Production not Sustainability

      Apr 30, 2021 - Composite Technician in Wichita, KS
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      Pros

      Best health benefits for any company I have worked for.

      Cons

      Managers are happy to let you feel like you are expendable or your work is never good enough. "Forced" overtime so they can lay you off sooner.

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Spirit

      May 6, 2021 - Material Support Technician in Wichita, KS
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good pay, hours and people

      Cons

      Management is very poorly ran

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good company

      May 5, 2021 - Assembly Mechanic in Wichita, KS
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      Pros

      It was busy when it was normal

      Cons

      Well being laid off is one

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Systems Process Analyst

      Apr 27, 2021 - Systems Process Analyst in Wichita, KS
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      Pros

      It is good pay job

      Cons

      It is okay work and pay

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    7. 2.0
      Former Employee

      Ok

      May 7, 2021 - Director in Wichita, KS
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      Pros

      Pay, Benefits, Peers, Holidays, Vacation

      Cons

      Culture, Union, Leadership, schedule, expectations

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 8 years

      Good company

      Apr 4, 2021 - Production Manager in Wichita, KS
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      Pros

      My employees were amazing overall.

      Cons

      Rate increase planning not properly planned or executed.

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to work

      Mar 20, 2021 - Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great opportunities for development in young engineers

      Cons

      Very big place, have to network, get noticed to move up

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    10. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      The union controls management

      Apr 11, 2021 - Assembly Technician in Kinston, NC
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      Pros

      The pay is ok for the area

      Cons

      The union controls management and union members are allowed to do as they please

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