Current CEO: Larry Flynn
Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics. Currently, Gulfstream is under the leadership of President Larry Flynn. The company was founded in 1958 when military airplane designer, Grumman Aircraft Engineering, designed a plane that was specifically built for comfortable business travel. Headquartered in Savannah, GA, Gulfstream operates facilities throughout the United States. It also has locations in Belgium, England and Mexico. Gulfstream Aerospace designs, builds and maintains aircraft that are favored by corporate executives and heads-of-state.
Gulfstream aircrafts are also used for military training, reconnaissance and medical evacuation. Prospective employees interested in working at Gulfstream Aerospace should know that the company has a reputation for outstanding product reliability and innovative designs. The company has twice been the recipient of the aviation industry''s prestigious Collier Award. Gulfstream also believes in delivering superior customer service and support along with its products. Because of its excellent reputation, Gulfstream expects a superior work ethic and a commitment to quality from its employees. Gulfstream careers are highly sought after by people in the fields of avionics, engineering, computer science and mechanics. The company also employs people in other areas, including human resources, sales, graphic design and accounting.
From interns to senior management, employees will find their place in the very diverse Gulfstream culture. Gulfstream recognizes the advantages of a blended workforce and hires both new graduates and seasoned professionals. Gulfstream also sponsors interns from both high school and college, and the company participates in a variety of career training programs. College students are encouraged to apply for one of the company’s co-operative education programs, where they can rotate between the classroom and on-the-job training. Gulfstream is also committed to diversity in the workplace, and its employees come from a vast range of ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
Gulfstream benefits include a generous comprehensive medical, dental and life insurance plan. Employees are also eligible for performance-based incentives in addition to their regular salary. Employees may also receive bonuses if they are nominated by a co-worker for doing exceptional work. Some workers enjoy a flexible schedule as well as company-subsidized childcare. Gulfstream employees also receive discounts to a variety of places, including participating movie theaters and restaurants. Additionally, Gulfstream awards annual scholarships to the college-bound children of its employees. Recognizing the need for balance in life, Gulfstream Aerospace treats employees to an annual family picnic at various off-site locations.