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Textron Reviews

Updated October 18, 2018
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Textron Chairman, President and CEO Scott C. Donnelly
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Pros
  • "Very laid back, good work life balance" (in 21 reviews)

  • "Good Work environment and learning experience" (in 14 reviews)

Cons
  • "Lack of work/life balance - culture of long hours if you want to rise through the ranks" (in 8 reviews)

  • "Lots of layoffs around all the business units" (in 12 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Austin, TX

    I worked at Textron full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great atmosphere, great management. I enjoyed my time here

    Cons

    They closed the office.


  2. "Ok"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Textron full-time

    Pros

    Fast paced manufacturing environment, good cross-functional work.

    Cons

    No structure to day to day or internship

  3. "Production electrician"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Textron full-time

    Pros

    Super laid back, cheap benefits.

    Cons

    Pay isn't high enough


  4. "Mediocre large company"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Augusta, GA
    Current Employee - Manager in Augusta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Textron (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Health and 401k benefits are good

    Cons

    No loyalty to employees and will cycle people out with no questions or though

    Advice to Management

    Talent retention


  5. "Job Life"

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

    I have been working at Textron full-time

    Pros

    Awesome place to work and people here are awesome

    Cons

    amount of time at work compared to the time at home

    Advice to Management

    more work time blanace


  6. "Below Average Pay"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Textron full-time

    Pros

    Explore the country.
    Come into the company with a cohort and mentor.

    Cons

    Below average pay for finance LDPs


  7. "Great opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Human Resources Generalist
    Current Employee - Human Resources Generalist
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I have enjoyed my time with Textron due to the career advancement opportunities and leadership support.

    Cons

    Due to the nature of the business, there are some unrelastic deadlines and ups and downs to the business

  8. "Tool Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Engineer in Wichita, KS
    Former Employee - Engineer in Wichita, KS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Easy job, really relaxed atmosphere.

    Cons

    No real cons besides location.


  9. "Leadership Development Program"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Textron (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great way to kick off a career if you make the most of it.

    Cons

    Forces you to move across the country to not the most desirable locations


  10. "Company review"

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    Current Employee - Technician in Memphis, TN
    Current Employee - Technician in Memphis, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Textron full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Awesome company to work for.

    Cons

    There are no cons associated with this company.

    Advice to Management

    Mission accomplished. Keep up the good work.


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