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GKN Aerospace

9 job reviews

7.1/10
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GKN Aerospace hours and contracts

Do workers at GKN Aerospace worry about hours?

Most people don’t worry about getting enough hours

Good

29% of people report they worry about getting enough hours

Based on 7 employee responses

Why this matters

At a good job, you shouldn’t have to worry about getting enough hours each week.

A good job should guarantee you a minimum number of hours in a contract, if you want it.

This makes it easier to plan your finances, because you know how much you’ll be earning.

How much notice do people get of their shift pattern at GKN Aerospace?

Most people get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working

Good

  • 14% report getting one week notice or less
  • 29% report getting two weeks notice
  • 0% report getting three weeks notice
  • 57% report getting four weeks notice or more

Based on 7 employee responses

Why this matters

At a good job, you get plenty of notice about when you’re working.

This makes it easy for you to plan the rest of life, as well as your finances, because you know how much you’ll be working and when.

Do GKN Aerospace workers get to choose the shifts they work?

People don't get enough choice over which shifts they work

Bad

17% report that their manager gives them enough choice over which shifts they work

Based on 6 employee responses

Why this matters

A good job is flexible around your personal life. This means you get a say in when you prefer to work.

Do GKN Aerospace managers change shifts at short notice?

Managers don’t change people’s shifts at short notice

Excellent

0% of people say their manager changes their shifts at the last minute

Based on 6 employee responses

Do people work the same number they are contracted for at GKN Aerospace?

People work the same number of hours they’re contracted for

Excellent

0% of people report working 8 hours or more than they’re contracted for each week

Based on 6 employee responses

Why this matters

At a good job, you should expect to work about the same number of hours that your contract guarantees you, most of the time.

It’s useful to pick up or drop a few shifts here and there, but if you often work a lot more hours every week than you’re contracted for, a good job should guarantee them.

This means you’re more likely to know when you’ll be working and how much you’ll earn in advance.

Do people at GKN Aerospace get proper breaks?

People get proper breaks

Excellent

83% of people report that they get to take proper breaks

Based on 6 employee responses

What types of job contracts do GKN Aerospace use?

This employer mostly uses full time contracts

  • 100% report having full time contracts (more than 35 hours)

Based on 7 employee responses

How easy is it to book a holiday at GKN Aerospace?

People find it easy to book holidays

Excellent

86% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

Based on 7 employee responses

Why this matters

A good job should let you take time off when you need it, and it shouldn’t be a nightmare to arrange.

How easy is it to take sick leave at GKN Aerospace?

People find it easy to take sick leave

Excellent

83% of people report that it’s easy to take time off if they are sick

Based on 6 employee responses