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GKN

Q&A With GKN Employees

GKN employees answer questions about what life is like behind the scenes at their company, including queries about culture, leadership, professional development, and compensation.

How employees describe working at GKN

Growing fast in the aerospace world

Posted 12 days ago

Administration manufacturing and operations mgt

Completely disorganized series or reorganizations with ever-changing leadership. Margin is the only priority

disorganised no where for agency workers to park unless you want to pay over £40 per month to park a mile away from sit

Overall pretty good just need better communication and follow through

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Q&A With GKN Employees

Asked to all employees at GKN

  • Depends on your job function and which program you work on. If you say you need to leave or you cannot support you are asked to find someone to replace you, but they will understand your need for a balance

  • 90% work 10% life

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  • Top Employee Response

    future profit to current revenue; always have to push to replace which is a false stress b/c exec mgmt took profit as current.

  • Managers do not engage with staff on continuous basis. Meetings are often scheduled, rescheduled ultimately cancelled.

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  • cost of benefits

  • Compensated properly, but because poor executive management and amount of work I have mostly performed the work of at least 2 other people.

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  • Terrible, terrible move to bring a group from lost business as "directors" of new geographic locations.

  • Coaching/mentoring, leading staff to the next higher level.

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Asked to all employees at GKN

  • Site specific vacation policies. In Amityville, a non-union employee earns on a sliding scale, the top is 20 vacation days after 15 years.

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  • Being able to Work through complex problems

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  • Communication

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  • Top Employee Response

    We can plan well but the PM's and exec management listen about as well as a brick wall. This will sink the company.

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  • Top Employee Response

    great values and sense of community

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  • Top Employee Response

    proper plan that works and actually is implemented. stop taking future revenue as current profit.

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Aggregated Employee Answer on Comparably

  • GKN employees rate their overall benefits a D+ and most of them think the perks are Terrible. 58% of GKN employees say they are satisfied with their benefits. The majority of employees also get 15-20 days of paid vacation, and most of the employees believe the cash value of their benefits is less than $500/mo.

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Aggregated Employee Answer on Comparably

  • 25% of the same employees also feel like GKN is invested in their career growth. On average, majority of employees do not have a mentor to help them navigate their career at GKN.

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Aggregated Employee Answer on Comparably

  • GKN employees rate their manager a D- or 53/100 and the majority do not believe their manager truly cares about them as a person. Most of the employees (80%) also feels pretty comfortable providing negative feedback directly to their boss.

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Aggregated Employee Answer on Comparably

  • GKN employees rates their pay and overall compensation a D+ or 56/100. 48% of employees believe they are paid fairly and 67% of employees get raises every year.

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