Crane Aerospace & Electronics
2.5 of 5 65 reviews
www.craneae.com Lynnwood, WA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Redmond, WA (US)

I have been working at Crane Aerospace & Electronics full-time for 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 Senior ManagementGet 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.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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HAVE you ever tried changing old habits? Quite hard isn't it?

Employee (Current Employee)
Redmond, WA (US)

I have been working at Crane Aerospace & Electronics full-time for more than 8 years


Pros: Lots of nice people. Interesting products. Opportunities to solve technical problems and work with customers. 9/80 work schedule. Education reimbursement and conferences. Highly ethical company.… Cons: Most of the mean and cranky people have decided to leave to leave the company and it is nice not having to hear them constantly… Advice to Senior Management: The future is looking bright. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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Great learning experience

Software Engineer II (Current Employee)
Lynnwood, WA (US)

I have been working at Crane Aerospace & Electronics full-time for more than 5 years


Pros: Feature ownership creates learning opportunities Managers are supportive of salaried employees Cons: Corporate shows no interest in retention Conservative staffing leads to frequent periods of… Advice to Senior Management: Invest in employees to reduce the cycle of bright young employees leaving and only those near retirement staying on. There… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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