Autoliv Reviews

Updated 30 September 2014
Updated 30 September 2014
66 Reviews
4.0
66 Reviews
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Autoliv President, CEO, and Director Jan Carlson
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29 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • The work environment was very collaborative (in 5 reviews)

  • nice people, good benefits, and competitive pay (in 4 reviews)


Cons
  • Upper management and HR seem to be a little to "equal" oppertunity (in 4 reviews)

  • This plant closed in 2009 due to difficult times in automotive due to recession (in 3 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Very enjoyable

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Systems Analyst/Programmer  in  Melbourne
    Former Employee - Systems Analyst/Programmer in Melbourne

    I worked at Autoliv full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Very good company to work with many opportunities to learn new thing, career development etc...

    Cons

    Nothing to complaint about except the company closed and moved production to a low cost country.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make it even better.

    Recommends
  2.  

    Good place to work with

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Embedded Software Engineer  in  Southfield, MI (US)
    Current Employee - Embedded Software Engineer in Southfield, MI (US)

    I have been working at Autoliv full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Management is down to earth, considerate of employee's work/life balance. Work schedule is flexible compare to many other electronics companies in this area

    Cons

    Health benefit is not great

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Define the job responsibility of each position clearly, so when there is something come up it's clear where to ask for help.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Good experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Intern  in  Southfield, MI (US)
    Former Employee - Intern in Southfield, MI (US)

    I worked at Autoliv as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    The work environment was very collaborative. Great mentors to work with and learn on the job. Multiple divisions that Autoliv works on, gives the employee exposure to many fields.

    Cons

    As an intern sometimes work was too less. However, this was probably only the result of some circumstances with the division I was working with and would not file as a con in general.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Good Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Autoliv full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Stable hours. Managers do a good job

    Cons

    The pay could be better

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Procurement intern performing a buyer role and related responsibilities

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Autoliv

    Pros

    Phenomenal work environment, great personal development and mentoring, good visibility with upper management as well as suppliers.

    Cons

    Need to be a self starter

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    It is an extraordinary experience to work in such a strong and big company

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Autoliv full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The people who work here are very smart, they will help you and try to learn you, the best of there knowledge. The company cares a lott about their customers and their employes

    Cons

    I didn't had the possibility to travel and discover the world wide sites. Also I don't like the fact that they don't pay youre overtime

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More detailed evaluation of the employees needs and better distribution of the employees based on their development

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    SW Engineering Internship Experience

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Technical Customer Manager  in  Lowell, MA (US)
    Former Employee - Technical Customer Manager in Lowell, MA (US)

    I worked at Autoliv as an intern

    Pros

    - Gain experience with embedded systems
    - Respectful environment
    - Engineers are willing to help you out

    Cons

    - Internship was slow to start; they get you materials after you arrive, and don't prepare them beforehand
    - Sometimes projects seem to lack direction
    - Sometimes assigned with busywork- not ideal for an engineering internship
    - Some work did not require an engineering degree to handle

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take time to organize what you want from your interns, prepare objectives and tools required beforehand

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Fantastic Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Engineer  in  Auburn Hills, MI (US)
    Current Employee - Project Engineer in Auburn Hills, MI (US)

    I have been working at Autoliv full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Very good company to work for. Semi-flexible hours, knowledgeable employees willing to help new hires, and very focused on employee retention and happiness.

    Cons

    I can not think of any cons

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Application Engineer-Good Experience

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Applications Engineer  in  Auburn Hills, MI (US)
    Former Employee - Applications Engineer in Auburn Hills, MI (US)

    I worked at Autoliv full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    -Competent organization that gives people the tools to succeed.
    -Fast Paced
    -Many, many, many opportunities for travel.
    -Good global collaboration between engineering offices and manufacturing plants.
    -Opportunities for advancement
    -Good benefits
    -For the most part, the people are professional and easy to work with.

    Cons

    -Challenges your work/life balance. Meetings w/ manufacturing plants & global collaborators sometimes pushes you past normal business hours. (Especially if you are supporting transplant OEMs).

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep doing what you're doing to stay ahead of the pack.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Very Educational

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineering Coop  in  Lowell, MA (US)
    Current Employee - Engineering Coop in Lowell, MA (US)

    I have been working at Autoliv as an intern for more than a year

    Pros

    Perfect application of knowledge acquired in school, nice people, professional work environment, large corporation atmospthere

    Cons

    Far from Boston, slightly far from down town Lowell as well, sometimes construction and repairs in the building are too noisy

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Possibly moving the facility closer to Boston

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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