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8.2 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 11 ratings in 2017)
"Fast paced, always growing and lots of career opportunities."
Pros: 
  • Graduates are given a high degree of flexibility with their working hours.
  • Members of management are regularly available and helpful.
  • Varied and high-level work is given to employees from an early stage.
  • While there is a hierarchical structure, it feels as though everybody is listened to as equals.
Cons: 
  • Some manufacturing sites can be located out of the way, leading to reduced social opportunities.
  • The company is growing so quickly that aspects of HR can feel stretched.
  • If travelling is required, it may mean time away from home.
  • The early training is considered to be good, but could be more structured.
Culture
8.4 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
6.8 / 10
 
Hours
8.4 / 10
 
Salary
7.2 / 10
 
 
Diversity
7.5 / 10
 
 
Training
7.2 / 10
 

What insiders say about...

"Spend time on the application form and make sure that it's a good reflection of you...."

"The culture is pretty relaxed and there are no barriers between different levels..."

"It's a good space that's clean and bright. The office location could be more desirable..."

"The standard day starts at 8.00 am and ends at 4.45 pm with two breaks throughout...."

"I am very happy with the salary I am paid as a graduate."

"Getting to travel around the world (with moving expenses if it is a relocation)."

"Are you willing to travel? How would your friends describe you? I was also asked..."

"The company has an excellent sustainability initiative and is regularly updating..."

"Managers tend to travel quite a bit throughout the business but are always only an..."

"Kingspan really cares about diversity."

"There is a clear opportunity for me to be promoted. In order to achieve this promotion..."

"I would have preferred to receive more engineering work when I started but I am now..."

"You get given independence and freedom to work how you like."

"There's occasionally a lack of structure so it can be difficult to keep a set ro..."

"The company was founded by two brothers making trailers behind their family pub."

"A human-orientated company that allows people to develop."

"I heard that, if you work hard, you can accelerate quickly and get a lot of experience..."

"I had an induction week when I started at Kingspan. It's good but I think there is..."

"Some more guidance when you start would be helpful."

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