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8.2 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 11 ratings in 2017)
"Ambitious, challenging and exciting."
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...

"You have to be open to everything. You can't be sure what role you will be offered..."

"The hierarchy within the office is flat. Regardless of who you are talking to, you..."

"The Dublin canteen is not very good."

"As I'm based in our Eastern Europe division, Kingspan is incredibly flexible with..."

"It's a more than fair salary."

"As Kingspan sponsors a number of sports teams, we have the option to get tickets...."

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

"Every project involves a green initiative and Kingspan is a very environmentally..."

"A lot of support is given to you by your local management team and other people across..."

"There is no discrimination within the company. However, a lot of the senior management..."

"If a graduate is willing to put in the effort and show initiative then the career..."

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

"You get to take responsibility and own your projects from day one. There are opportunities..."

"Many of the factories are located in remote areas. This can result in socialising..."

"We currently have factories in Europe, North America, Australia, South America and..."

"Fast paced, always growing and lots of career opportunities."

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

"The graduate programme had five modules aimed at both my personal and professional..."

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

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