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8.2 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 11 ratings in 2017)
"A human-orientated company that allows people to develop."
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
 

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"I found Kingspan's application process to be one of the best that I went through...."

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"The dress code is very relaxed. Trousers and a casual shirt or polo is standard."

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"Kingspan really cares about diversity."

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"As the company is growing so quickly, some elements of HR can be stretched."

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

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

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