Get the inside buzz from graduates at Kingspan

8.2 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 11 ratings in 2017)
"Fast paced, always growing and lots of career opportunities."
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...

"The application process for Kingspan is very long but worth the effort, I recall..."

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

"The office that I am now working in is very basic but has everything that I require...."

"I sometimes have to work late but I can leave early at other times if I need to...."

"There could be a higher salary for the amount of work that is carried out/expect..."

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

"What experiences have you learned from university that can be applied to working..."

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

"Everyone is very accessible and you'll often be working with managers and directors..."

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

"There is a clear opportunity for me to be promoted. In order to achieve this promotion..."

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

"The brand of the company and its national stature among businesses in Ireland and..."

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

"Kingspan originated as a small company engineering agriculture gates and buildings..."

"You work hard but gain great experience and are supported at all levels."

"The investment that was put into my own development."

"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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