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

"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..."

"I know the company offers moving expenses and all expenses incurred during business..."

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

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

"Managers are very accessible and make very good mentors. I have a monthly review..."

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

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

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

"The best thing about working for Kingspan is the culture within the company. There..."

"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."

"The size of the company, its year-on-year growth and the opportunities to work and..."

"I was part of the graduate programme, which was good training in terms of soft skills...."

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

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