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Survitec provides specialist survival technology for maritime, defence, energy and aerospace industries.

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Based on responses from 12 employees at Survitec.

Pay

    Good
  • Most people are paid a living wage

    Do Survitec pay a living wage?

    Most people are paid a living wage.

    How we know this

    70% of people say they are paid at or above the Real Living Wage for where they live.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between June 2020 and April 2022.

    Why this matters

    Everyone should be paid enough to live on.

    The Real Living Wage is a voluntary rate employers can sign up to that is based on the real cost of living. It is currently £9.90 per hour, and £11.05 per hour in London.

    Find out more in our explainer about the Real Living Wage.

  • Good
  • Most people get sick pay

    Do Survitec pay sick pay?

    Yes. Most people get proper sick pay.

    How we know this

    73% of people say they would get paid if they were sick but scheduled to work.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between June 2020 and April 2022.

    Why this matters

    Everyone gets sick sometimes. You should be able to take time off without worrying.

    At a good job you should still get paid if you’re scheduled to work but can’t due to sickness. Your contract should say how many sick days you can take each year.

    This is more than the legal minimum, which says you should only get paid if you are unwell for 4 full days. See Citizens Advice for more details.

  • Okay
  • Only some people get paid breaks

    Do workers at Survitec get paid breaks?

    Sometimes. Only some people get paid breaks.

    How we know this

    50% of people say they don’t get paid breaks.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between June 2020 and April 2022.

    Why this matters

    A good job should have paid breaks.

    You should be paid for all your time at work, whether you’re on a break or not.

Hours and flexibility

    Good
  • Easy to book holiday

    How easy is it to book a holiday at Survitec?

    Most people find it easy to book holiday.

    How we know this

    83% of people report it’s easy to book holidays.

    Based on data from 12 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between June 2020 and April 2022.

    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.

  • Good
  • Most people find it easy to take sick leave

    How easy is it to take sick leave at Survitec?

    Most people find it easy to take sick leave.

    How we know this

    73% of people report that it’s easy to take time off if they are sick.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between June 2020 and April 2022.

Workplace

    Good
  • Most people recommend their team

    Do people at Survitec recommend working with their team?

    Most people recommend working with their team.

    How we know this

    75% of people report that they would recommend working with their immediate team to a friend.

    Based on data from 12 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between June 2020 and April 2022.

    Why this matters

    A good job means enjoying the place where you work.

    The people you work with every day really matter. They can be the difference between a terrible day and a great one.

    If you’d recommend your team to a friend, this shows that something’s going right.

  • Okay
  • Only some people get enough training

    Do people get enough training when they start at Survitec?

    Some people did’t get enough training when they started.

    How we know this

    50% of people report they didn’t get enough training when they started working here.

    Based on data from 12 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between June 2020 and April 2022.

    Why this matters

    A good job should give you good training when you start, not just drop you in at the deep end.

    This means that you’ll be happier and more productive from day one and shows that your employer values you.

    It’s also very important if your job involves anything that could be dangerous. Good training from the outset keeps you and your team safe.

  • Okay
  • Some people are stressed

    Is it stressful to work at Survitec?

    Some people feel stressed here.

    How we know this

    42% of people say they often feel stressed at work.

    Based on data from 12 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between June 2020 and April 2022.

    Why this matters

    Work isn’t always easy, but if you’re frequently feel stressed, that’s not good.

    Your employer should support you with enough people and resources to get your job done without feeling overwhelmed.

  • Okay
  • Only some people get proper breaks

    Do people at Survitec get proper breaks?

    Some people don’t get proper breaks.

    How we know this

    36% of people report that they don’t get to take proper breaks.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between June 2020 and April 2022.

    Why this matters

    When you take a break it should be a proper rest. It should last the full duration and you shouldn’t get pulled off it.

  • Okay
  • Only some people feel well informed by head office

    Do workers feel well informed about how Survitec is doing?

    Only some people feel well informed about how the company is doing.

    How we know this

    40% of people feel that they aren’t kept well informed about how the company is doing as a whole.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between June 2020 and April 2022.

    Why this matters

    At a good job, there should be a supportive relationship between the people working on the frontline serving customers and the people who own the company or work in head office.

    You should be kept informed about how the company is doing as a whole, both in good times and when things get tough for the business.

  • Bad
  • Head office doesn’t understand what’s happening

    Do people think Survitec head office understands what's happening where they work?

    Most people think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work.

    How we know this

    90% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners don’t have a good understanding of what’s really happening where they work.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between June 2020 and April 2022.

    Why this matters

    At a good job, the role of head office should be to support the people on the frontline serving customers.

    To do that properly, the company’s owners or head office need to have a good understanding of what’s really happening on the frontline. This is especially important when a company owns multiple locations.

How Survitec ranks

Survitec ranks joint 49th to work for out of engineering firms.

  1. 45= Mercedes-Benz
    7.1
  2. 49= Survitec
    7.0
  3. 49= Bosch
    7.0

Rankings are based on Breakroom ratings for employers with 5 or more quiz responses, accurate as of 5 July 2022.

Survitec job reviews

  • Best thing

    The people I work with

    Worst thing

    Wage and management attitude

    7.5

    Survitec Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    Laid back working environment

    Worst thing

    Uncertainty about the future of my role

    9.6

    Survitec Employee, July 2021

Handy to know

How are people paid?

75%
by the hour
25%
an annual salary

Based on 12 Survitec employees