100 Reasons Our Employees Love Working at Airborne Systems
1Airborne Systems gives me a feeling of providing a capability to our nation. We ensure that our fighting men and women have the best gear possible, allowing them to perform missions without needing to worry about the parachute on their back.
2Because this company treats its people like family and has a great respect for their talents and abilities.
3The interesting and important work we do and the amazing opportunities to work with many different companies in the space industry.
4Airborne Systems has allowed me to combine my life’s greatest passion with my profession, and advance both greatly because of that agreement.
5I get along with my co-workers and I love what I do. Even when faced with challenges, the focus stays on finding innovative solutions.
6Multi-dimensional products and customers. There is nothing boring about what we make or to whom we sell.
7The entire group of people who make up the company CARE.
8They care about the customer and have a genuine concern for customer satisfaction. They care about work ethic.
9Every person I work with at ASNA puts his or her best foot forward.
10People at ASNA speak their minds and are always looking for ways to improve the company.
11People know they can express honest opinions and others listen.
12They care about each other. This organization is intolerant of politics. It is refreshing to see people care about the success of their peers.
13I enjoy the people I work with. They are like family!
14There is always something to laugh about every single day...laughing is good for my soul and my psychological wellbeing.
15I love the people I work with across the company. I work with some awesome, talented, funny, dedicated staff.
16On a day-to-day basis, there is a sense that we are working towards a grand, achievable vision and I proudly see us making strides towards it every day and making it a reality.
17The opportunities for success are endless.
18The flexibility, the hours, the pay, and getting to see and meet many different people.
19We are supporting our warfighters.
20I work for a company with a set of core values, and it has really helped me to build my character.
21I love that everyone says “Good Morning” to each other every day. It is a simple kindness that makes me smile.
22Diversity – Of people, of products, and of what I do everyday.
23Our products save lives.
24How I do my job makes a difference.
25They pay me to jump out of planes!
26We work with colleagues from a variety of cultures and backgrounds.
27We provide lifesaving equipment to soldiers who put their lives on the line for us.
28There is no hierarchical burden; we can speak our mind.
29We are passionate about our products.
30There is never a dull moment /no routine work/every day is different.
31We can wear shorts and be on a drop zone one day, and attending a suit and tie meeting the next day.
32From a parachute system point of view; the Orion (and Apollo) program is our baby.
33We are the number one provider for the US Armed Forces.
34The unique products that we design and build parachutes for: personnel, weapon, aerial target, aircraft, space, even ocean tanker.
35When I was young, my parents and my teachers yelled at me. When I joined the military, the NCO’s yelled at me. When I got married, my wife started yelling at me. I’ve gotten so used to people yelling at me that being here feels like home.
36I love seeing all the SMILES on people’s faces.
37Opportunity- They share information and encourage ASNA employees to learn various different facets of the business.
38My opinion matters and so does everybody else's whatever level they are.
39Moving up with the company is an attainable process as long as you’re doing your job and being a superstar!
40When I leave, I'm always in a better mood than when I came to work.
41I love what I do at Airborne Systems. That's the reason I've been doing it for almost 10 years.
42I love getting to meet people from all over the world.
43I get to travel to new and exciting places and have fun while doing so.
44Airborne Systems supports my growth with training classes in whatever skill I want to further develop.
45Knowing that our products are saving lives and constantly bettering the lives of others.
46Being a part of a company with devoted coworkers makes everyone’s job easier.
47In any situation, we can joke and laugh and then get right back to business.
48My job has given me the ability to jump out of a plane for the very first time!
49When people learn you work for Airborne Systems, they know you work for the best parachute company in the world.
50Being surrounded by great co-workers makes any bad day better!
51My job gives me the opportunity to have a positive impact on people's lives and make a difference every day. I go home and I know I made a real difference.
52ASNA has a great Marketing person that keeps the old guard on their toes.
53We actually have an Apollo era engineer helping us out. (Chuck Lowry)
54We have the best people in the parachute industry working on the coolest projects.
55I'm encouraged to try new things out and be innovative... and if it doesn't work out I'm supported to learn lessons, dust myself off and try again.
56I see people who use our services supported to become the best versions of themselves. It is so rewarding to see this knowing that even if only indirectly, I have had a small part to play in that.
57We are flying to the moon and beyond.
58We get to see our products in action. It is very rewarding to see your hard work literally come to life at our test drops.
59We build the best gear to support Armed Forces all over the world.
60I get to watch rocket launches at work!
61Our products, our atmosphere, and of course, our customers are the best!
62I've built a family with the people I work with. I know I can depend on each and every one of them.
63Airborne Systems is one of the only companies I have found that actually cares about the well-being of its employees.
64We are helping to expand the universe.
65You are recognized and rewarded for hard work at all levels.
66Airborne Systems gave my personality a chance to flourish.
67We work with high-profile customers such as NASA, which is really cool.
68We get to travel the world serving our international clients.
69I love working with a diverse group of people. The potlucks are awesome.
70There are always opportunities to learn a variety of new skills.
71Airborne is a thoughtful company; they often have “goodies” for employees, such as oatmeal, fruit, danishes, etc.
72The secret to enjoying your work at Airborne Systems is contained in one word – ‘EXCELLENCE’. To know how to do something really well is to enjoy it.
73We work in a collaborative environment, a true example of teamwork.
74Friendly office pranks always make the day interesting and more fun.
75I love working at Airborne Systems because everyone is nice and friendly, no matter their position.
76We get hands-on experiences.
77Every day is different, challenging, and exciting. No two days are the same.
78I get to work with a very wide variety of people and learn something different from each.
79I use things that I've learned at Airborne Systems in my everyday life and with others.
80Airborne Systems is not only my career; it is also my learning place.
81The work is extremely interesting.
82Projects span a wide variety of applications and required skills.
83We get the opportunity to work with various personnel with a variety of skills, ages, interests, backgrounds, etc.
84We proudly serve the military.
85We get to test our products by jumping out of airplanes!
86We can have a four-day workweek.
87We work with truly great people.
88Airborne Systems gives me opportunities to grow and contribute to making the best products for our customers.
89I LOVE MY CO-WORKERS.
90Our parachutes fly all over the world.
91I love working here because you get a sense of teamwork and as a team you can accomplish anything.
92Parachute riggers are cool.
93I love seeing all the SMILES on people’s faces.
94We have the freedom of a flexible schedule, which is a plus for parents.
95We get to use and experience our products firsthand.
96For the most part, it’s like a big family.
97We get to work on or close to rockets!
98Airborne Systems is a generous company that understands they are nothing without their employees.
99It is a place where you can be yourself and enjoy what you do.
100We kick butt!