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8.2 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 11 ratings in 2017)
"A strong and capable company on a global stage."
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...

"Kingspan has a graduate programme that hires young specialists straight from university...."

"The culture within Kingspan is fantastic both within the office and outside of it...."

"The Dublin canteen is not very good."

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

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

"All graduates are given a personal laptop, phone, pension scheme and the opportunity..."

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

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

"Most managers' doors will always be open and they are happy for you to come in and..."

"I'm very satisfied with this."

"Kingspan gives opportunities to employees and it's easy to get promoted if you do..."

"The work is very fast paced and projects are turned around very quickly so you have..."

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

"The locations of most offices and manufacturing sites are not central."

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

"A strong and capable company on a global stage."

"Some of the work that the graduates were doing in their testimonials really demonstrated..."

"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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