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Northrop Grumman Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated 19 Jun 2019

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Northrop Grumman CEO Kathy Warden
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45 Ratings
Pros
  • "Working the 9/80 schedule is wonderful, because you have 3 day weekends every other week(in 338 reviews)

  • "Great benefits and work-life balance(in 319 reviews)

Cons
  • "Also, upper management never seems to have much interest in the lower folk(in 121 reviews)

  • "large company not always easy to move up(in 95 reviews)

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  1. "Could've been better, could've been worse"

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    Former Employee - Placement Student in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Northrop Grumman full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good work life balance, good sense of community amongst the company, enjoyed the socials. A lot of opportunities to better myself professionally

    Cons

    Didn't really get along with my team, always felt like an outsider

    Advice to Management

    Ensure all employees have regular meetings with their line managers, to help boost employee satisfaction and identify any issues early

    Northrop Grumman2019-04-27
  2. "Great Place to Work"

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    Former Employee - Associate Electrical Engineer in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Northrop Grumman full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great atmosphere, great people, willing to train you up, they give realistic goals, nice work/life balance.

    Cons

    I have no cons for this company.

    Northrop Grumman2019-05-13
  3. Helpful (1)

    "NA"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good management, good work/life balance

    Cons

    I can called twice for bereavement counselling. They never called back.

    Northrop Grumman2019-05-06
  4. Helpful (1)

    "Business Management Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Northrop Grumman full-time

    Pros

    -In General good company -Good work/life balance -Generally good people

    Cons

    -Only can get promoted based on years of experience not skill -As a business person not much opportunity as for it is an engineering company -Classified work environment is not fun

    Northrop Grumman2019-05-09
  5. Helpful (1)

    "Material Handler"

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    Current Employee - Material Handler 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Northrop Grumman full-time

    Pros

    Great work life balance, great benefits

    Cons

    No place to move up unless you have an engineering degree

    Advice to Management

    Hire within instead from outside

    Northrop Grumman2019-04-06
  6. Helpful (4)

    "Over Worked Under Paid"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irving, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    In most departments you are able to have at least one work from home day once a week

    Cons

    Overworked underpaid, little work life balance, medical benefits suck

    Advice to Management

    Employees being overworked with no help causes health issues

    Northrop Grumman2019-04-09
  7. "Systems Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Colorado Springs, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    9/80 or flex schedule helps with commuting. Great benefits and work-life balance. The managers at this location express a vested interest in their employee's happiness.

    Cons

    None I can think of at this time.

    Northrop Grumman2019-03-25
  8. Helpful (1)

    "Current employee"

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    Current Employee - Senior Human Resources Business Partner in Redondo Beach, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Northrop Grumman full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Plenty of room for growth. Internal mobility is encouraged.

    Cons

    Tons of processes and red tape to get things done. Work life balance can be difficult for some on high profile programs.

    Advice to Management

    Don’t lose focus on caring for your employees when challenges to deliver to the customer arise.

    Northrop Grumman2019-03-07
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefit , great people to work with.

    Cons

    Work life balance and political sometimes.

    Northrop Grumman2019-03-06
  10. "Good Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Northrop Grumman full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great Work Life Balance Good Benefits Not a stressful high paced environment

    Cons

    Not a lot of room to grow. Hard to be motivated Promotion is based on years at the company rather than merit based

    Northrop Grumman2019-03-07
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