Saab Employee Reviews

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Petroleum Spencer Market Sales Clerk (Former Employee) –  Pasadena, TXJune 5, 2018
You have the wrong company here. Nothing to do with the car company. This is SAAB Petroleum, a store company out of Southeast Texas. I was just a store clerk there. It's a convenience store where you get gasoline, both food & drink mostly bad for your health, alcohol, as well as tobacco products. I worked standing most of the day trying to do my job. Handled money, assisted customers, stocked, cleaned, and so on.
Pros
It was a job
Cons
Minimum wage, no raise, no holiday pay, no vacation, and no benefits.
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Cutting Floor (Former Employee) –  Lillington, NCJune 4, 2018
Saab was a good place to work. There was a downsize which cause some of the employees to be a lay off. The company is working at a smaller capacity at this time.
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Very odd
Software Engineer (Former Employee) –  Syracuse, NYMarch 28, 2018
It seems that many developers there do not actually hold a degree related to CS or SE, and instead learned java programming after. This made development very frustrating, as most solutions to problems were hacks that usually caused other bugs down the road. No code quality checks or solid documentation made debugging very, very annoying.
Pros
Good benefits and solid pay, cafeteria in the building
Cons
actual work very depressing and mundane, legacy software upkeep
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Should be considered a job for when you are desperate, but it could be much worse.
Petroleum Sales Clerk (Former Employee) –  Pasadena, TXJanuary 30, 2018
This company, while it offers a job, it's not a decent job, if you care to advance into other fields, and mostly just gives you experience with customer service, minor bookkeeping & clerical work, cleaning, money handling, some food & drink service, and only the barest of technical work. Their facilities are fairly clean, but equipment is either worn out or past its due. Machines required to work the register, and make transactions are somewhat faulty, and the pumps themselves can be very faulty at times. The carwash, vacuums, and air pump are old, worn out, and suffer from public abuse.
As a company, it's run as cheaply as possible to garner profit, often neglecting things that need repair, and as the company has its employees sign agreement contracts stating no holiday pay, no paid vacations, no paid sick days, etcetera... and the fact that almost no employees get raises, and even store managers only get paid a couple dollars more than the low staff, they save money.
I don't suggest working for them, unless you're desperate for work. They don't tend to hire decent workers on average, many of whom are either corrupt, immature, or otherwise unreliable, and with the stresses, including dealing with disgruntled or angry customers, drama, and the low pay without actual benefits, the turn over rate is relatively high.
The store management itself isn't too bad, and they often try hard at their jobs, but the company management/ owners have various issues that are suspect, but as a lowly worker there you may find yourself rather ignorant and relying on rumors of things to come
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It does run itself a bit laid back at times, and management isn't always looking over your shoulder, except for the store cameras, which are needed.
The stores often are either understaffed or skeleton crewed, as well.
Note: this is from my perspective, and while much of it is obviously valid, I don't have all the information needed to place a full report upon the company as a whole, so I may be somewhat biased, ignorant, & or have misunderstood certain things, which I apologize for.
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Worked in Trollhattan Sweden, beautiful place & beautiful people.
International Contract Design Engineer (Former Employee) –  Trollhättans kommunNovember 26, 2017
This was the best experience of my life, I worked with individulas from all over the world, and we shared techniques and advice on many different topics. And I was in the Body-in-White group, so the work was fantastic - I looked forward to going into work each and every day.
Pros
There were birthday cakes in the break room every other day almost, different cultural parties, excellent mentoring program, etc...
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Great relaxed place
QC Inspector (Former Employee) –  Lillington, NCOctober 16, 2017
Great management and associates.Its pace is relaxed clean neat and organized pay was okay for the work performed. i would recommend this facility to anyone that wants set hours and pay
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High techinical level and open culture for new ideas.
Systems Engineer (Current Employee) –  Linköpings kommunSeptember 30, 2017
Big company with possibility to advance. good salary and stock savings program is available. The company is located in many different cities in the country (Sweden).
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Very productive
sewing machine operator (Former Employee) –  North CarolinaJuly 4, 2017
Working for Saab Barracuda was a good place to work. A typical day was setting up sewing machine to sew nets for the military..(Government Job). And just knowing I was working for the government made me well pleased.
Pros
Good work environment
Cons
N/a
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Productive and Growing
Employee (Current Employee) –  East Syracuse, NYDecember 1, 2016
SAAB Defense and Security (SDAS) has been growing for over Three years now and compared to three years ago this company has made some big strides. Great Benefits, Good Pay, Flexible work schedule and much more. SDAS offers plenty of opportunities to improve your education not only by allowing you to attend college while you work but also allow you to flex your work schedule around your school life, in addition to allowing you to adjust your schedule around your family needs. Working at SDAS from almost the beginning, has really shown me what people with influences from surrounding companies can accomplish, I am proud to say that I work for SAAB Defense and Security! You will to if you get the opportunity to work for this great company.
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Free Education, Flexible Hours, Family Friendly, Good Compensation, Welcoming Atmoshere
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Gold Coast
Assistant Service Manager Gold Coast Cadillac (Former Employee) –  Oakhurst, NJMay 12, 2016
Saab went out of business they were only one car line that was offered. We also serviced Cadillac and Hummer. Gold coast was a excellent place to work
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Boring
Employee (Former Employee) –  East Syracuse, NYJanuary 20, 2016
Reptiles and scorpions. More like a family than an LLC. Accolades and adulation for a few and the red headed stepchild treatment for others. Most of the interesting technical work is done in Sweden. East Syracuse is just a shipping address for SAAB. There is a lot of time off especially for those working at home. Great pay and good benefits. Nice place to visit, would not want to work at SDAS again.
Pros
Work at home. A lot of time off.
Cons
Boring
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productive and Comfortable
Executive Admin (Former Employee) –  CairoAugust 16, 2015
Accuracy and Accuracy and you have to be Creative and go with the Roles - it's main objective
i was worked directly with the CEO and founder , he was recorded in a multinational organizations such as who's who and google scholar
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Be safe bingo
Sewing Machine Mechanic/ Maintenance (Former Employee) –  Lillington, NCJanuary 13, 2015
Clock in on the computer. talk to the co-workers about what we are doing to. learning a new job. Supervisor and Management have us to cross train each other, The job is easy every day. Doing something new.
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Excellent place to work and learn about the latest in air traffic management.
Senior Staff Software Engineer (Current Employee) –  Campbell, CANovember 10, 2014
Saab Sensis, Advanced Development is run by engineers. All are knowledgeable and driven to advance research in air traffic management and to improve safety and efficiency in the systems used to direct aircraft. The main goal is to delight the customer by delivering solutions that are of the highest quality.
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Organization at WIlberforce University
Membership and PR Chair (Current Employee) –  wilberforce, OHJune 2, 2014
creating new ideals while holding a leadership role working to build success in the school and fellowship with the community
Pros
mentor to younger members
Cons
not everyone wanted to be a hard worker
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Good platform to show yourself
Student Representative (Former Employee) –  West Lafayette, INMarch 4, 2014
Good place to know people and let people to know you. Good opportunity to change ideas with colleagues and smart people
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Great place to work, productive
Sewing machine operator (Former Employee) –  Lillington, NCSeptember 3, 2013
You are to produce a good piece ever time. No rework. People respect you. Its a good place to work.
Pros
Don't have to pay for insurance
Cons
get layoff alot
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Productive
Marketing Intern (Former Employee) –  Troy, MISeptember 3, 2013
I managed all social media platforms for the company and saw great results.
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laid off for being friends with coworker
Service Technician (Former Employee) –  bensalem July 9, 2013
no work = no money

don't be fooled by parties and dinners no one there is your friend
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Switchboard Operator
Switchboard Operator (Former Employee) –  Dallas, TXAugust 14, 2012
Switchboard operator for two different dealerships, two service bays, and body shop.
Pros
friendly environment
Cons
room for growth
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