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Monarch Aircraft Engineering Reviews

Updated Sep 4, 2019

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5 Ratings
  1. "Engineer training"

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    Former Employee - Training Coordinator in Luton, East of England, England
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Monarch Aircraft Engineering full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Superb apprentice training scheme which saw 140 apprentices pass through the scheme

    Cons

    To many chiefs and not enough Indians

    Advice to Management

    Think more into the future

    Monarch Aircraft Engineering2019-09-04
  2. "Decent"

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    Former Employee - Mechanic 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Monarch Aircraft Engineering full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good group of lads. Good wage.

    Cons

    Higher management needed improving.

    Monarch Aircraft Engineering2019-05-17
  3. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Lea in London, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Monarch Aircraft Engineering full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Strong leadership and management team

    Cons

    Terrible owners, needs more investment

    Advice to Management

    Find new owners quick as

    Monarch Aircraft Engineering2019-02-11
  4. "Sad that it is over."

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    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Bedford, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Monarch Aircraft Engineering full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    The people, and camaraderie, the job

    Cons

    Lack of investment in people and company

    Monarch Aircraft Engineering2019-01-18
  5. "Mechanic"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Monarch Aircraft Engineering full-time

    Pros

    Experience on heavy/ varied checks

    Cons

    Lower pay than competitors in UK

    Monarch Aircraft Engineering2019-01-30
  6. "Nice facility"

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    Former Employee - Aircraft Mechanic in Birmingham, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Monarch Aircraft Engineering full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Nice team, nice new facility

    Cons

    not really prooving, strange promotions

    Advice to Management

    It was a great time, however since the Airline collapsed, everything changed in not a good way.

    Monarch Aircraft Engineering2019-01-14
  7. "We’ve always done it that way"

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    Former Employee - Licensed Aircraft Engineer in Birmingham, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Monarch Aircraft Engineering full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good people and good shift pattern.

    Cons

    Set in the dark ages with outdated and poor equipment.

    Advice to Management

    Irrelevant as the company has ceased trading!

    Monarch Aircraft Engineering2019-01-22
  8. "B1"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Monarch Aircraft Engineering full-time

    Pros

    Good to work for good career progression

    Cons

    Unsure state of the company

    Monarch Aircraft Engineering2017-10-24
  9. "Good company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Monarch Aircraft Engineering full-time

    Pros

    Recent salary increase, travel benefits, good colleagues

    Cons

    Staff retention, workload (just need more staff)

    Advice to Management

    Need to recruit and listen to staff

    Monarch Aircraft Engineering2017-07-17
  10. "Company Improving and listening"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Luton, East of England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Monarch Aircraft Engineering full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Improve salaries, good working environment, Company is winning awards and contratcs, Constantly improving and listening to staff

    Cons

    too much work not enough people

    Advice to Management

    get more staff

    Monarch Aircraft Engineering2017-07-06

    Monarch Aircraft Engineering Response

    July 17, 2017Talent Acquisition Specialist

    Thank you for your feedback. Yes current slaaries have been reviewed in 2017. We are looking at the recruitment process and hopefully this will in turn ensure more staff are to be employed.

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