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ZF TRW Reviews

Updated November 7, 2018
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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Great Experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ZF TRW full-time

    Pros

    It is a good challenge.
    Meaningful work which leads to fulfilling experiences.
    Knowledgeable employees.

    Cons

    Lacks training structure. Not necessarily bad, but you have to hit the ground running.


  2. "Advanced Quality Leader"

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    Former Employee - Product Quality Lead in Washington Township, MI
    Former Employee - Product Quality Lead in Washington Township, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at ZF TRW full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Competitive salary, great benefits. Unlike many other automotive companies TRW Culture fostered retention and growth of Engineering excellence in organization. Excellent relationships with customers. Great work environment that still celebrated - 'take your child days' with zest while I was working there

    Cons

    As is the fact with any profitable automotive company- workload can be a challenge at times

    Advice to Management

    While I was there- I felt TRW had silo'd themselves into only Automotive and only certain products within Automotive. After TRW I went to work with another Auto supplier for a short span in the same area and discovered this company was able to diversify a lot more leading to higher profitability and margins

  3. "Assembly"

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    Former Employee - Assembler in Gray Court, SC
    Former Employee - Assembler in Gray Court, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ZF TRW full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Pay and benefits were good

    Cons

    Communication between management and
    Employees needs to be improved

    Advice to Management

    N/a


  4. "Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good projects to work on.

    Cons

    HR is quite incompetent.


  5. "machine operator"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ZF TRW full-time

    Pros

    good environment to work in

    Cons

    not a good work / life balance


  6. "Don't do it"

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    Former Employee - Machine Operator in Marshall, IL
    Former Employee - Machine Operator in Marshall, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at ZF TRW full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    The paychecks never bounced, and there is a roof

    Cons

    Day to day scheduling of work, don't know if you have the weekend off till the VERY last minute, extremely desperate to find new employees yet continually firing long time employees. Lies,lies,lies

    Advice to Management

    Resign


  7. "Intern"

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

    Pros

    Great place to work

    Cons

    No cons. Do your job sincerely

  8. "line worker"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fenton, MI
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fenton, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    lots of overtime and steady work hours

    Cons

    it gets hot in the summer


  9. "Confidential"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ZF TRW full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Brand name - working for a bigger company opens doors in the future
    Internal opportunities

    Cons

    Horrible work-life balance
    Some managers are completely incompetent
    Some managers promoted too fast and lack basic common sense about managing people or activities
    Management gives false deadlines that make you work 80 hours a week and you find out later manager hasn't done anything with what you provided till two months later


  10. "Secure, comfortable job without opportunity"

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    Former Employee - Product Engineer in Washington Township, MI
    Former Employee - Product Engineer in Washington Township, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at ZF TRW full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Consistent. Comfortable. Provided a good start to my career and gave me plenty of opportunities to learn the automotive industry. Overall positive work atmosphere and pleasant people to work with.

    Cons

    Often tedious work lacking in challenge. No clear career path, regardless of ability.

    Advice to Management

    Identify employees with good potential, and treat them like you want them to stay.


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