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ZF TRW Reviews

Updated July 15, 2017
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  1. "Software Engineering Intern"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at ZF TRW as an intern

    Pros

    Pleasant work environment, very nice and supportive employees.

    Cons

    The work was mostly documentation, data organization in Excel. Not really conducive to growth of software skills.


  2. "Project Manager"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in Livonia, MI
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Livonia, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The work was interesting while I was there.

    Cons

    There was not much opportunity for growth.

    Advice to Management

    Find creative ways to help coach young project managers to help become more valuable assets.

  3. "Boring but good people"

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    Current Employee - Technical Specialist in Livonia, MI
    Current Employee - Technical Specialist in Livonia, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Lots of knowledgeable people who are willing to help.
    A large variety of work to do.
    Decent facilities and location.

    Cons

    Management is a club, if your are not a kiss-up, you do not get in.
    Permanent in-fighting
    Not enough people.
    Limited advancement opportunities.

    Advice to Management

    Appreciate your employees
    Make a decision about anything


  4. "Not a bad place"

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    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Livonia, MI
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Livonia, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at ZF TRW (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flex time
    Vacation time is respected
    Dress code is relaxed (jeans okay)
    Employer respects doctor visits and personal time off

    Cons

    Little opportunity for advancement
    Salary is not competitive
    Health Insurance is a disgrace
    Employees work in one position for too many years

    Advice to Management

    Benchmark pay and amount of vacation days with competing companies. Make an effort to keep your employees before they decide to leave.


  5. "Decent place. Not great. Not terrible"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    Decent pay, four shift options (Monday through Thursday 10 hour days or Friday through Saturday 12 hour day), clean for a factory job,

    Cons

    Lots of drama, training is not great, lack of communication about changes from management, strict attendance policy, weekend shift can be inconvenient


  6. "Senior Principal Product Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Senior Principal Product Engineer in Washington, MI
    Current Employee - Senior Principal Product Engineer in Washington, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at ZF TRW (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Diverse company with a large protfolio

    Cons

    Too many internal red tapes, no sense of urgency

    Advice to Management

    Remove red tapes


  7. "Quality manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ZF TRW full-time

    Pros

    A lot of Great people work there.

    Cons

    Do not offer good pay raises.

  8. "ZF TRW Review"

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    Current Employee - Quality Analyst in Canton, MI
    Current Employee - Quality Analyst in Canton, MI

    I have been working at ZF TRW (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great people on a personal level

    Cons

    disconnect of information with plant support

    Advice to Management

    improve communications and info gathering from plant


  9. "Systems Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at ZF TRW full-time

    Pros

    Job growth, travel, technical responsibility, global environment

    Cons

    High workload, Knowledge vacuum in some areas due to stress


  10. "Good place can be stressful"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great products, exciting opportunities, great learning experience

    Cons

    Work life balance can be bad

    Advice to Management

    Take care of your employees, don't over work them


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