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Ultra Electronics Chairman Douglas Caster
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    Used to be a great coompany

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    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager  in  Montreal, QC
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Montreal, QC

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


    Great salary, good working conditions, flexible times, good reputation, good vacations, respectful culture, leading technology, great location, free parking, amazing people.


    Declining business, suffering market, poor strategies, weak marketing, culture of denial, no local control, no clear vision, disconnected strategy from reality, poor decisions, tuff working load after layoffs, unknown future, no trust in upper management.

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    Too late ...

    Doesn't Recommend
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    Disapproves of CEO

Ultra Electronics Interviews

Updated Jul 24, 2014
Updated Jul 24, 2014

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    Anonymous Employee  in  Greenford, England (UK)
    Anonymous Employee in Greenford, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Ultra Electronics in July 2014.

    Interview Details

    I was called by a recruiter for the role and they submitted my CV to a consultancy. I was then interviewed by telephone where the interviewer just went through my CV. I arrived at the site to have a face-to-face interview. I couldn't find a parking space and there were no visitors parking. One of the building contractors said I could use his space and I went into the building. The reception staff were extremely rude about me using his empty space and told me I had to move my car. When I asked where I could park they pointed vaguely. After looking around the estate I could not find a parking space so I phoned up the interviewer and told him that I was canceling.

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Website www.ultra-electronics.com
Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1920
Type Company - Public (ULE)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (CAD) per year
Competitors BAE Systems UK, Thales, SITA

Ultra Electronics Holdings is big into supplying electronic and electric systems to prime contractors and aerospace/defense, security, transportation, and energy customers around the world. Operationally, the company is organized into three divisions: Tactical & Sonar Systems (intelligence, surveillance, communication, and combat equipment for submarines), Information & Power Systems (IT systems for airports and mass transit and sensors and controls for nuclear reactors), and Aircraft & Vehicle Systems (control and power distribution equipment for civil and military... More

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