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8.2 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 11 ratings in 2017)
"Considerate, supportive and interested in helping employees to succeed."
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 hierarchy within the office is flat. Regardless of who you are talking to, you..."

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

"My office allows you to start and finish at whatever times you want to, but this..."

"It is enough for living in the Czech Republic, but I think that our wage should increase..."

"We have a good pension scheme."

"I was asked about the projects I had worked on during my internship and what I had..."

"This is excellent. Kingspan has a target of being net zero by 2020 and is on track..."

"You are linked with a mentor from a different division when you join the company...."

"Kingspan really cares about diversity."

"You can move up the ladder within a reasonable time period in the company."

"In my previous role I was responsible for solar PV commercial rooftop installations...."

"We get to work as part of a global company so travelling is part of most roles."

"The structures of some of the departments can make it difficult to know who to approach..."

"The CEO of Kingspan owns one of the first Tesla super cars to enter Ireland. This..."

"Ambitious, focused and flexible."

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

"Kingspan has provided its graduates with an excellent training programme. The company..."

"I would like the company to put more focus into robotics and artificial intelligence..."

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