Gulfstream Aerospace Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at Gulfstream Aerospace

650 Furlough

650 will be furloughed 2 weeks in July. Parts are coming in earlier to get ahead before then. Possible RIF within the organization and will be on a 12 day rate by May. Few people will be moved around to other areas

Engineering should be safe

Truth be told there’s no way they will let anyone else go in engineering. It is short staffed and rehiring already. Whoever made these choices for the rift must have been an outside agency that did not fully understand the structure. I agree... —  read more 

Voluntary RIF/buyout coming at GAC Savannah

Well folks Gd needs money GAC has over spent on AAP program. A voluntary RIF will be announced by Burns in the all hands mtg in end of January The RIF will be effective in February

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Atw rumors?

Anyone hear the rumors about the main hangar at atw going away? Makes sense with paint shop gone and other backshops moving away.

Dropped wing panel in Y

The eyes dropped a wing panel in Y Management pressure to get the job done Typical at gulfstream. Anyone know more about this?

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Advice Needed

I’ve recently started a contract position with the opportunity for eventual full-time employment. My previous contract consisted of short-term assignments with weeks or months of no work at all, and this new position has minimum quotas for daily... —  read more 

Belcan Job Fair - November 12th

Belcan is having a job fair in Savannah on Tuesday, Nov. 12th from 9:00a - 6:30p at the Hilton (80 Clyde E. Martin Drive).

Furlough to come

There is speculation that a furlough will come Nov 28th through Jan 5th. Has anyone heard the same?


Anyone knows anything about an upcoming furlough?

G700 roll out farce

Its disgraceful that gulfstream can do a roll out ceremony for their new airplane when they have laid off most of the key design engineers on that program. Bad timing very distasteful. If only all was known. The engines failed the stress test... —  read more 

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Things will not be the same

There's no going back for Gulfstream after the latest layoffs. So many good people gone, so many wrong people still here. How do they expect us to continue like this?

Post RIF

Gukfstream has major hurdles to jump to get back to profitability Supplier issues are causing delays. The Production engineering dept is way over staffed too many managers and group heads. The RIF did not address this Freebie are you listening... —  read more 

Do we really need a union?

You built this brand and now corporate greed is going to sell you out to the lowest bidder. Now is the time to stand up and demand what you have worked so hard to build. General Dynamics is on a mission to destroy the Gulfstream brand at your... —  read more 

Gulfstream Brand name

Gulfstream has only 1 thing better than any other airframe maker and that is brand name! The testing of that brand name will come in the future as the current downsizing that the company is going thru will severely damage the companies reputation. ... —  read more 

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OKG safe?

Oklahoma Gulfstream in Tulsa hasn't seen anything yet.

So embarrassed......

There was a time that I would defend the Gulfstream name as I would my family name. Now I don’t want my name associated with this product. At 59 it is hard to execute an exit strategy. Until then, I will uphold the principles that foundated this... —  read more 

More gloom and doom to come at Gulfstream

Well don’t get too comfortable, due to the worsening sales, tariff problems and engine supply issue on AAP there will be a furlough in November then possibly another RIF early in 2020.


How likely is this furlough I keep hearing about.

Good Ole Boy System has Caught Up

Left a while ago due to all the toxicity and bullying at GA. This lead to all the top heavy promotions and unqualified engineers with TSI TSII badges that can't even figure out simple math. Lots of long time managers and experts were already ready to... —  read more 

Get rid of those on top instead

I was laid off in the RIF Dec 2015. 1100 ppl. They were way over budget for R&D cost for the new aircraft, NORDAM acquisition, G600 engine issues. Bad management is still in place. Lay them off instead. Many friends were laid off today. good thing... —  read more 

I really don't feel like going in today...

It might be better to find out I was laid off on the phone or email at home than in person at the office... Or not... I don't even know myself anymore... I just want this to be done once and for all...

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