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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
 

What insiders say about...

"You have to be open to everything. You can't be sure what role you will be offered..."

"There is a structure and hierarchy in place but those in high positions treat their..."

"My colleagues and I sit in a production office with our shift leader, which can be..."

"The standard day starts at 8.00 am and ends at 4.45 pm with two breaks throughout...."

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

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

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

"The company has an excellent sustainability initiative and is regularly updating..."

"Managers tend to travel quite a bit throughout the business but are always only an..."

"I'm very satisfied with this."

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

"No two days are the same for me. Kingspan is a great place where you can share ideas..."

"You get great experiences and great responsibility from a very early stage. You get..."

"A lot of travelling may mean time away from family and friends, this isn't a common..."

"The company was founded by two brothers making trailers behind their family pub."

"Fast paced, always growing and lots of career opportunities."

"I heard that, if you work hard, you can accelerate quickly and get a lot of experience..."

"Little training is provided unless it is for a specific software program. On-the-job..."

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

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