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Review averages

  • 2 employees say

    Excellent (0)
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    Good (0)
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    Satisfactory (0)
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    Subpar (2)
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    1.25
  • 1 applicant says

    Excellent (1)
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    Good (0)
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    Satisfactory (0)
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    5.00

Company summary

Kaman Aerospace is a segment of Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN), with 17 locations worldwide, which was founded in 1945 by aviation pioneer Charles H. Kaman. Headquartered in Bloomfield, Connecticut, Kaman Corporation conducts business in the aerospace and distribution markets

Company info

Who we are

Products, services

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The company produces and/or markets widely used proprietary aircraft bearings and components; super precision, miniature ball bearings; complex metallic and composite aerostructures for commercial, military and general aviation fixed and rotary wing aircraft; aerostructure engineering design analysis and FAA certification services; safe and arm solutions for missile and bomb systems for missile and bomb systems for the U.S. and allied militaries; subcontract helicopter work; production of the K-MAX medium-to-heavy lift helicopter and support for the company's SH-2G Super Seasprite maritime aircraft. More information is available at www.kaman.com/aerospace.

Benefits

Employee Benefits
Kaman Corporation is committed to building a supportive and rewarding work environment. Part of that commitment is providing employees with a comprehensive and competitive benefits program.

The Kaman Benefits Program for most U.S. employees contains a wide range of plans designed to help support employees and their family's health and financial well-being. Employees who work at least 30 hours per week have the opportunity to participate in a wide range of benefits.

  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • Group Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short and Long Term Disability Plans
  • Employee Assistance Plans (EAP)
  • 401k Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Paid Time Off Holidays and Vacation
  • Tuition Reimbursement Plan
  • Free Parking at all work locations

Location

For applicants

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We Are Kaman

What we offer

What is special about working for us?

Experienced Professionals

Kaman embodies the spirit, the drive and the willingness to succeed that has been a part of the company since our founding. There’s a commitment to doing things right, to solving problems and to working as a team that keeps our experienced professionals engaged and enthusiastic throughout their careers here.  

Our employees describe the team environment, flexibility around relocating, and opportunities for professional growth as key reasons to choose – and stay – at Kaman. You’ll get exposure to diverse areas of business and senior leadership, and find many opportunities to demonstrate your potential through developing new methods and innovative processes.


Transitioning Military

Kaman appreciates the skills, values and leadership experience that transitioning members of the military bring. We participate in Hire the Heroes career fairs and actively recruit those with military experience. There’s a growing community of military veterans at Kaman, and transitioning military pursue a wide variety of career paths here.


Students and Grads

There are many career paths at Kaman, but they all begin with us getting to know you and how you want to grow.

Within Kaman Aerospace Group, yearly reviews help you set goals, take advantage of all of our available resources, and mark your progress. Rotation programs in engineering and accounting tracks expose recent graduates to a number of disciplines and to highly visible projects, so you can hone your skillset and sharpen your focus.

At Kaman Industrial Technologies, growth opportunities are available for our entry-level positions with mechanical and mathematical aptitude, as well as strong computer skills. Knowledge of industrial products and either sales or customer service skills is a major part of our employee base, but always with a consultative- and solution-oriented approach to all customers. We offer on-the-job training, webinars and tutorials.



How would we describe the company culture?

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Kaman is a company with more than 5,000 employees around the world. We recognize that our people are our most important assets, and we retain the “roll up your sleeves” entrepreneurial spirit of our founder Charles H. Kaman.

We focus on our core values, emphasizing excellence and efficiency across all operations, relentless commitment to customer service, innovation and prudent financial management throughout the organization. These values, supported by the continued resolve of our dedicated employees, are the foundation on which we build value for our customers and shareholders.

What else should applicants know about us?

Corporate Responsibility

Involvement in the communities in which we operate is a longstanding principle of Kaman. We are strong supporters of education, including meritorious children of our employees, students pursuing engineering degrees, museums with educational programs and various local educational programs across the country. We also support charitable and civic organizations such as arts councils, boy and girl scouts, food pantries, and health organizations. Please visit our In the Community page to learn more.

Reviews for Kaman Aerospace

Reviews - What employees say

1.25 Employees say
5.00 Applicants say
  • 08.Feb 2017
  • Employee

Teamwork

Good on each program, no collaboration across teams.

  • 31.Jan 2017
  • Employee

Company culture

Poor "leadership", particularly on-site.

Support from Management

No direction, conflicting direction and priorities from the exec staff, disparate dash for cash at end of each quarter.

Teamwork

Good at program level, non-existent across programs.

Level of Autonomy

Everything is micro managed in a rear view mirror.

Communication

Frequent meetings but generic, non-relavent data shown, not information.

  • 06.Oct 2016
  • Application
Satisfactory reaction
0.00
Quick reply
5.00
Predictability of the process
0.00
Professionalism of the interview
5.00
Completeness of information
0.00
Pleasant atmosphere
0.00
Respectful treatment
0.00
Satisfactory replies
0.00
Explanation of further steps
0.00
Timely rejection/confirmation
0.00

Review averages

  • 2 employees say

    Excellent (0)
    0%
    Good (0)
    0%
    Satisfactory (0)
    0%
    Subpar (2)
    100%
    1.25
  • 1 applicant says

    Excellent (1)
    100%
    Good (0)
    0%
    Satisfactory (0)
    0%
    Subpar (0)
    0%
    5.00

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