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The staff was great to work for. We had tool box meetings every day. It was fast paced at times. We worked the hours we got the job done.We had alot of warehouses there and I worked in all Of them.
Alot of overtime worked
Some long hours.
Had a previous role in defence,so was a grounding to receive employment in this large international manufacturer.I would recommend this employer, i would have preferred to have a longer storeman role there
Company has massive capital
Bit stressful as job success is critical due to nature of end product
Best company I have worked for, supportive culture of management which drives sustainability & continuation in a genuine attempt to find solutions and better ways of progressing current practices. (Not just a company with a few 'zero' slogans and dot point cardinal company values to recite)
Fantastic work/life balance & flexibility.
Can get the odd loose nut in management occasionally and a bit soft on underwhelming employees
My experience with BAE Systems was a pleasure. The company's commitment to staff well being, be it physical or emotional is to be commended. Staff morale was always high on the agenda with excellent staff support programs.
BAE Systems offers a great work-life balance and attracts some tremendous talent. If you find yourself in a role that suits you well at a salary you're comfortable with, you'll be well set up. However, mobility through the company and pay increments can come very slowly. If you wind up in a role you're not happy with, it can be difficult to branch outwards. Salary increments for those who are not being directly promoted come slowly and infrequently.
great place to work friendly and good people to work with and plenty of learning opportunities.The opportunity to apply for different jobs internally. A good workplace culture also the management are very helpful with their guidance. the hardest part of job was time management in getting work finished on time but this could be a number of different areas not having there part in the process finished on time. the most enjoyable part of the job was having good people to work alongside of you . I learned a lot of different jobs also which further helped my position 97 a typical day at work was to try and plan your day and what you wanted to achieve that outcome as well as liaise with different areas if they needed any particular jobs completed and the passed onto them. Also it was a good learning place as there would be different situations arise that you had not dealt with so this was a good learning curve as well.
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Negative Future. Negative work culture. Failure to compete with competitors. No Job security. Incompetence in all the local management (Henderson). Governed by the principles of discrimination (favoritism). the Managers favorite (no consideration of merit) will get the job or promotion. Manipulation of data and records to cheat the existing ratings and accreditation of possible audits.
Definitely a great employer. Looks after its employees. Unfortunately this is a company that depends on contracts. Pay is ok but not excellent. This is common for aviation maintenance companies though. (Review based on employment from 8 years ago so possibility that things may have changed)
4 day weeks
Top heavy management Poor planning Unrealistic scheduling Terrible Purchasing and stores support Management Continually state that you must follow the correct process and procedures but when the schedule doesn't permit it they then want you to cut corners to try and achieve the impossible. Lack of material planning which does not provide for the adequate provision of tooling required to complete the job.
Hopefully the current manufacturing manager moves on quickly because with him at the realm it will soon become what has happened to the last two places he has run to the ground
Management are unprofessional
Working at BAE Systems provides engineers and technicians the opportunity to develop their knowledge and skills working on large and complex Defence projects.
A highly supportive and collaborative work environment