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Takata Reviews

Updated July 14, 2017
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Pros
  • If nothing else, it's a great place to work for a year to understand how a business should *not* be run (in 5 reviews)

  • There are a lot of great people there that really strive to achieve the vision of the late Juridico Takada (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • The employees working the assembly line across the board don't get to have a normal family/work life balance creating a huge drop in moral (in 4 reviews)

  • Huge corporate bureaucracy and high turnover (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "arbeit bei takata"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Takata full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    gute bezahlung , familiäre beziehungen,

    Cons

    nicht viele weiterentwicklungsmöglichkeiten intern, oo

    Advice to Management

    mehr Fachpersonal ausbilden


  2. "Sr. Systems developer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Takata full-time

    Pros

    we have a very good job

    Cons

    I do not have any

  3. "Lead inventory clerk"

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    Current Employee - Forklift Operator in Del Rio, TX
    Current Employee - Forklift Operator in Del Rio, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Takata full-time

    Pros

    Overtime rate at time and a half . Working 58 hours a week...!!!

    Cons

    No structure, no structure

    Advice to Management

    Put foot down harder , employees getting away with crazy hours doing nothing...


  4. "Test engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Takata full-time

    Pros

    Some people are very nice

    Cons

    A few are very bad.

    Advice to Management

    Train Managers be professional and be American way.


  5. Helpful (2)

    "worked at Takata for 28 years"

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    Current Employee - Management in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Management in Detroit, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    could be in a department that appreciates the work you do

    Cons

    Management has their favorites, possibly pay women lower wages and they over look some hard working employees

    Takata Response

    Apr 11, 2017 – Sr. HR Manager

    I'm sorry you feel this way. While I don't know what "Management in Detroit" position you occupy (Takata does not have a facility in Detroit), I can assure you that we follow all applicable laws... More


  6. "Takata Problems"

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

    I worked at Takata full-time

    Pros

    Easy job with lots of overtime.

    Cons

    The company is currently undergoing unsettling restructuring. Talks of layoffs and the facility being shut down have caused most people to not receive other benefits, or full-time employment.

    Takata Response

    May 15, 2017 – Sr. HR Manager

    Thank you for the review. I am unaware of any employees not receiving "other benefits" merely due to restructuring discussions. Obviously, no company can control rumors, but I can assure you that... More


  7. "Sales"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Takata full-time

    Pros

    Good people for the most part

    Cons

    Being a tier one automotive suppplier

  8. "Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Friendly personnel. Majority of the employees have worked there for several year. Have a low turnover rate.

    Cons

    Not many cons that I am aware of. Management seems to work well with plant employees.


  9. "Good place to work in S. Florida"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Takata (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits. HR is very responsive. Supervisor is a good manager.

    Cons

    Lack of communication on potential sale of the company.

    Advice to Management

    Be more transparent with employees.


  10. "Great work envrionment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Takata full-time

    Pros

    Great people to work with

    Cons

    Not enough vacation time for someone with a family


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