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Takata Reviews

Updated May 20, 2019

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Takata CEO Shigehisa Takada
Shigehisa Takada
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Pros
  • "There are a lot of great people there that really strive to achieve the vision of the late Juridico Takada(in 5 reviews)

  • "Good place to learn best practices in the automotive electronics industry(in 5 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Exceptional Senior Management Support"

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    Current Employee - Director in Auburn Hills, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Takata allows employees the flexibility to accomplish their work and balance their personal lives. Takata always listens to their employees and accomodates them as best they can.

    Cons

    Workload is always heavy and continuous. Optimize staffing and sharing of resources to ensure customer deliverables are met.

    Advice to Management

    Select key employees within the organziation to replace and backfil executive management turnover.

    Takata2013-09-11

    Takata Response

    June 18, 2018Sr. HR Manager

    Thank you for your review, and your long-term dedication to the Company. We also appreciate the suggestions, and will take them under advisement!

  2. "Work authorisation"

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    Current Employee - Product Engineer 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Takata full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    just a usual tier 1 automotive company

    Cons

    Impossible to get green card sponsorship for Engineers from other countries

    Takata2019-04-01

    Takata Response

    May 13, 2019Sr. HR Manager

    Sorry to hear your comments. The Company does sponsor for Legal Permanent Residency, but the process is quite involved as the immigration laws are constantly changing. Please feel free to speak with your location HR Manager for more information on existing Company policies.

  3. "Takata Review"

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    Current Employee - Control Engineering Tech in Moses Lake, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible schedule to accomdate school schedule. Awesome co workers

    Cons

    Work weekends and random call in.

    Advice to Management

    Keep employees more involoved with managment decicion making.

    Takata2019-02-09
  4. "Quality Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Takata full-time

    Pros

    They do allow you to do felx time. Good benefit program.

    Cons

    no room for advancement in some groups. need to let you move to different groups in the company instead of training a new person.

    Advice to Management

    Quit always letting the plants think they are correct. Listen to the employees who work with the customers and know what is going on.

    Takata2018-10-15
  5. "Questionable Practices"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Moses Lake, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Takata full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Friendly Coworkers You are not micromanaged Work was quite interesting

    Cons

    Long hours Sketchy practices Weak managers Low pay and no bonuses

    Takata2018-08-22
  6. "Production Planner"

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    Former Employee - Production Planner in San Antonio, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Takata full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good work environment, excellent benefits, excellent team work.

    Cons

    Some after hours work.

    Advice to Management

    Motivate team members who are working overtime to keep up our customer demand.

    Takata2018-06-19
  7. "Product Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Product Specialist in Auburn Hills, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Takata full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Relaxed atmosphere, good pay, flexible schedule. I met lots of good people there. Products were very good quality other than the obvious flawed one.

    Cons

    Pretty unorganized. Bad reputation does not help with individual credibility.

    Takata2018-04-18
  8. "Many Changes"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Takata full-time

    Pros

    A lot of solid coworkers

    Cons

    Squires by another company, many layoffs

    Takata2018-04-29
  9. "Good place"

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    Former Employee - Engineer in Charlotte, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Takata full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    People were friendly to work with

    Cons

    Corporate seemed to frighten everyone .

    Takata2018-04-23
  10. "Warehouse worker"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends

    I have been working at Takata

    Pros

    Great pay for the type of work.

    Cons

    It can be like a high school at times.

    Takata2018-02-06
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