Spirit AeroSystems Reviews

Updated Jun 10, 2020

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3.4
66%
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Spirit AeroSystems President and CEO  Tom Gentile (no image)
Tom Gentile
88 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay, good shifts available, plenty of overtime not compulsory and plenty of opportunity’s to work ur way up the ladder(in 50 reviews)

  • "excellent career advancement, good benefits(in 48 reviews)

Cons
  • "To those of us in the trenches it appears that upper management isn't landing new work(in 22 reviews)

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

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  1. "good place to work"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineer 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Spirit AeroSystems full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great benefits and work /life balance

    Cons

    Boeing is the major customer.

  2. "Great place to work!"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Trade Compliance Specialist in Wichita, KS

    I worked at Spirit AeroSystems full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great benefits and pay. Advancement opportunities.

    Cons

    Ups and downs due to the aircraft industry.

  3. "things to like about my job I’m Just ready to make a change in my life and the UK seems to be a perfect fit for me."

    2.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Composite Mechanic in Wichita, KS
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Spirit AeroSystems full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great pay/ Benifits people on the floor or friendly

    Cons

    Bad management Seems like they care more about numbers than quality

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  4. "Great benefits (thanks to the Union Contract), clueless management"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - R&D Engineer in Wichita, KS
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Spirit AeroSystems full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great benefits, super low medical insurance premium

    Cons

    Management changes every year. Difficult to work with. R&D group is not nimble. Bogged down with bureaucracy

  5. "Great place with good benefits"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Engineer 
    Recommends

    I have been working at Spirit AeroSystems full-time

    Pros

    Health care is still top notch in town even though it is on the decline due to the cost rising. I have worked with many awesome people who helped me with a lot of issues.

    Cons

    It is an aviation industry so job influx is unstable. You do not know how the market will be time to time

  6. "Great pay"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Transportation in Wichita, KS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Spirit AeroSystems full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great benefit and pay an health insurance

    Cons

    No free lunches anymore. And the weather

  7. Helpful (1)

    "Overworked, stressed etc"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Wichita, KS
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Spirit AeroSystems full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Benefits, retirement, pto were all good

    Cons

    Overworked and constantly under the gun to get things done

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  8. "Good Job"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Transportation 

    I worked at Spirit AeroSystems part-time

    Pros

    Good pay and compensation here

    Cons

    Nothing that I know of

  9. "Run"

    1.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - First Level Manager in Wichita, KS

    I worked at Spirit AeroSystems full-time

    Pros

    None at the moment with the drop in people flying and the major reduction in production

    Cons

    The salary is not near enough for how much they work you, you may get 3 weekends off a year

  10. "Be thankful and work with integrity"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Quality Assurance in Wichita, KS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Spirit AeroSystems full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good pay, great benefits, room for growth and a good learning experience.

    Cons

    Poor attitude most of the time amongst people. More like a number instead of a person.

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