LKQ Reviews

Updated 8 Jul 2020

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3.3
58%
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60%
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LKQ President and CEO Dominick P. Zarcone (no image)
Dominick P. Zarcone
65 Ratings
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  • "At the end of the day you're nothing but a means to an end for upper management pockets to be lined(in 29 reviews)

  • "Low pay , micromanged, everything else(in 15 reviews)

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  1. "Euro car parts group"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - C E O, UK & ROI 

    I have been working at LKQ full-time

    Pros

    Dynamic, values based, customer centric, look after your team

    Cons

    If you don’t want to do the right thing by your customers or team, look elsewhere

  2. "Data Science, python AI ML"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Data Scientist 

    I have been working at LKQ full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Rewarding culture with big ambitions

    Cons

    Work can sometimes be slow

  3. "Brilliant business"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at LKQ full-time

    Pros

    Steady work, good work life balance, friendly staff, great working conditions

    Cons

    Can be monotonous - depends what you are looking for

  4. "Mixed"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at LKQ full-time

    Pros

    Strong market position so plenty of opportunity Great colleagues so work was fun

    Cons

    Benefits aren't great compared to others

  5. "Neutral experience"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at LKQ full-time

    Pros

    very good people canteen and travel opportunity

    Cons

    no career progression no clear direction

  6. "Delivery driver"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Driver in Newton-le-Willows, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at LKQ for less than a year

    Pros

    Simple enough job - 'not rocket science'.

    Cons

    Too many chiefs and low morale

  7. "One rule for one"

    1.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at LKQ full-time

    Pros

    Office staff lovely most warehouse employees nice

    Cons

    Manager rather look at recipes and smoke. Driver team leader rude and uses company van for personal use. Costco for hotdog on a Friday

  8. "Great Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director of Purchasing in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at LKQ full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Honesty in dealing with employees

    Cons

    To me there were no Cons

  9. "Good Company"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Tax Analyst 

    I have been working at LKQ full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good company to work for with with room to grow.

    Cons

    Environment is quiet and boring. Sink or swim mentality.

  10. Helpful (2)

    "LKQ"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Warehouse Manager Supervisor 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at LKQ full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Automotive industry knowledge is good.

    Cons

    Hours, Management and Job opportunity growth lacking.

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