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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 team culture is very good. I have worked with the company for two years and we..."

"It's a good space that's clean and bright. The office location could be more desirable..."

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

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

"Getting to travel around the world (with moving expenses if it is a relocation)."

"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..."

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

"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..."

"You get given independence and freedom to work how you like."

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

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

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

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

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

"More socialising during office hours and maybe the occasional team bonding trip."

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