Rockwell Collins Reviews

Updated 9 Jul 2020

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3.6
70%
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Rockwell Collins President and CEO Kelly Ortberg
Kelly Ortberg
590 Ratings
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  1. "A very good employer that looks after its employees"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Technical in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Rockwell Collins full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Large employer International locations solid markets with prospects to grow Services a growing market of commercial and military aircraft

    Cons

    Makes financial decisions on business ventures and closes operations that don't continue to perform. Can have a USA view of the world in the way it operates

  2. Helpful (1)

    "Employment review"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Rockwell Collins full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great people and culture at working level Social Competent at low complexity production type activities

    Cons

    Lacking leadership direction Jobs for the boys. Cronyism Not listening to the customer Inflexible to innovate. SLT do not handle criticism well

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  3. "Systems Engineer"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Rockwell Collins full-time

    Pros

    Salary and benefits compared to similar companies

    Cons

    Lack of support to career development

  4. "Great place to work"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Rockwell Collins full-time

    Pros

    Good atmosphere Great team and leanings

    Cons

    Lack of work life balance Lack of benefits

  5. "Company work culture"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Rockwell Collins full-time

    Pros

    Good working environment, flexible timings.

    Cons

    Less infrastructure, No transportation and No laptops for engineers, senior and Tech lead

  6. "Ethical company but slow pace."

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior FP&A Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Rockwell Collins full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great legacy products. Great employee benefits like private health and business class travel. Good work life balance.

    Cons

    Management sucks. Big boys elite club. Not considered big in their game. Volatile business growth. Unrecognizable brand name in Australia.

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  7. "Nice place to work"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Tustin, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Rockwell Collins full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Fun projects and lots of opportunities to learn.

    Cons

    Large aviation companies are slow to move.

  8. "Change is the only constant"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Cedar Rapids, IA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Rockwell Collins full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Very smart colleagues, challenging work, cordial environment.

    Cons

    Watch your back, a lot of flux in the organization recently has created insecurity and lack of trust between middle management and individual contributors.

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  9. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Insulator in Verona, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Rockwell Collins part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great coworkers make the itchy job fun. Management is just as great

    Cons

    It’s a dirty job but that’s expected

  10. "Rockwell Collins"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Irvine, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Rockwell Collins full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Knowledgeable and respected in the airline industry

    Cons

    Somewhat weak in other than avionics

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