Autoliv Reviews

Updated 8 October, 2014
Updated 8 October, 2014
68 Reviews
4.0
68 Reviews
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Autoliv President, CEO, and Director Jan Carlson
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • The work environment was very collaborative (in 5 reviews)

  • nice people, good benefits, and competitive pay (in 4 reviews)


Cons
  • Upper management and HR seem to be a little to "equal" oppertunity (in 4 reviews)

  • This plant closed in 2009 due to difficult times in automotive due to recession (in 3 reviews)

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  1.  

    Great place to work

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Mechanical Engineering Intern in Markham, ON
    Former Employee - Mechanical Engineering Intern in Markham, ON

    I worked at Autoliv as an intern (more than an year)

    Pros

    nice people, good benefits, and competitive pay

    Cons

    work can get repetitive and by being part of a union you can see that some individuals don't do much work

    Recommends
  2.  

    It's alright.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Autoliv full-time

    Pros

    Colleagues are mostly respectful people.

    Cons

    Sometimes people stick to what they know and are afriad of changes and ideas new to them.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Summer Internship

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Summer Intern
    Former Employee - Summer Intern

    I worked at Autoliv as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    I loved the people that I worked with which made my job enjoyable. They don't have a set intern program compared to other employers, but it's up to you to stay busy and find things to make yourself useful.

    Cons

    The first few works were very slow getting situated with what I was going to be doing. I ended up reporting to about four people. Two of them kept me very busy and two of them were somewhat non-existent. I had to manage my time and stay busy.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Good place to work with

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Embedded Software Engineer in Southfield, MI (US)
    Current Employee - Embedded Software Engineer in Southfield, MI (US)

    I have been working at Autoliv full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Management is down to earth, considerate of employee's work/life balance. Work schedule is flexible compare to many other electronics companies in this area

    Cons

    Health benefit is not great

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Define the job responsibility of each position clearly, so when there is something come up it's clear where to ask for help.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    SW Engineering Internship Experience

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Technical Customer Manager in Lowell, MA (US)
    Former Employee - Technical Customer Manager in Lowell, MA (US)

    I worked at Autoliv as an intern

    Pros

    - Gain experience with embedded systems
    - Respectful environment
    - Engineers are willing to help you out

    Cons

    - Internship was slow to start; they get you materials after you arrive, and don't prepare them beforehand
    - Sometimes projects seem to lack direction
    - Sometimes assigned with busywork- not ideal for an engineering internship
    - Some work did not require an engineering degree to handle

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take time to organize what you want from your interns, prepare objectives and tools required beforehand

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Good experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Intern in Southfield, MI (US)
    Former Employee - Intern in Southfield, MI (US)

    I worked at Autoliv as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    The work environment was very collaborative. Great mentors to work with and learn on the job. Multiple divisions that Autoliv works on, gives the employee exposure to many fields.

    Cons

    As an intern sometimes work was too less. However, this was probably only the result of some circumstances with the division I was working with and would not file as a con in general.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Good Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Autoliv full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Stable hours. Managers do a good job

    Cons

    The pay could be better

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Procurement intern performing a buyer role and related responsibilities

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Autoliv

    Pros

    Phenomenal work environment, great personal development and mentoring, good visibility with upper management as well as suppliers.

    Cons

    Need to be a self starter

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    It is an extraordinary experience to work in such a strong and big company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Autoliv full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    The people who work here are very smart, they will help you and try to learn you, the best of there knowledge. The company cares a lott about their customers and their employes

    Cons

    I didn't had the possibility to travel and discover the world wide sites. Also I don't like the fact that they don't pay youre overtime

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More detailed evaluation of the employees needs and better distribution of the employees based on their development

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Fantastic Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Engineer in Auburn Hills, MI (US)
    Current Employee - Project Engineer in Auburn Hills, MI (US)

    I have been working at Autoliv full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Very good company to work for. Semi-flexible hours, knowledgeable employees willing to help new hires, and very focused on employee retention and happiness.

    Cons

    I can not think of any cons

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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