Crane Aerospace & Electronics

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Great industry exposure, workload can be brutal, new mgmt appears promising

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redmond, WA (US)
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redmond, WA (US)

I have been working at Crane Aerospace & Electronics full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

-Hard working employees
-9/80 Schedule - every other Friday off
-Small size - Lots of opportunities to get hands dirty in every aspect of the business
Flexible work hours
-Products are literally life changing (Electronics Group)

Cons

- Work load & expectations vary by solution and boss
- Off Friday's can be expected work days depending who you work for
- Lacking development for the increasing young engineer population - Eng 1 v Eng 4 has similar expectations with no official training/on-boarding
- Technology / Equipment is 15-30 years old

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Get on the floor. Understand the highly regulated industry we are in . Spend the money to get back to basics and invest in the entire business. Allow the team to make it ugly without fearing repercussions.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

79 Other Employee Reviews for Crane Aerospace & Electronics (View Most Recent)

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    Change for the better but still plenty of chaos

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Electrical Engineer in Redmond, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Electrical Engineer in Redmond, WA (US)

    I have been working at Crane Aerospace & Electronics full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Every other Friday off. People are nice.

    Cons

    Turnover is incredibly high. 4 Engineering Managers in 2012! Compensation is getting better but the salaries are lower than market. Salaries are determined by corporate and handcuffs the local office.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    There needs to be communication within leadership and set some structure so that there is a system of accountability.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great people, poor compensation

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Process Engineer II in Redmond, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Process Engineer II in Redmond, WA (US)

    I have been working at Crane Aerospace & Electronics full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    -Some very bright people work here and I've learned a lot

    Cons

    -Poor compensation
    -Little opportunity for upward movement

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    -Pay your good employees more

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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