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About GILO INDUSTRIES GROUP

Established in 2012, Gilo Industries are an aerospace manufacturing company that supplies rotary engines for UAV aircrafts, as well as niche activity equipment, to a global client base.

Gilo Industries is made up of six individual companies: Rotron Power, Parajet, Mako Boardsports, Gilo Applied Tech, Gilo Research and Crighton Racing.

The ambition of the company, based in Dorset, is to conceive and create unrivalled innovative technology solutions, and provide excellent service and the most rewarding customer experience in the aerospace industry.

Driving the business is Gilo’s set of core values, which include: we’re a team; be positive: have integrity; don't be afraid to fail; share a passion; create inspired, innovative solutions; learn and grow; and make a difference.

The company is led by founder Gilo Cardozo and Chief Executive Officer Jim Edmonson, who aim to change how their employees perceive going to work every day.


What is it like to work for GILO INDUSTRIES GROUP

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
Staff are regularly offered the chance to take part in group activities such as fitness boot camps and yoga classes which are held at lunchtime and available to all employees for free.
My Team
My Team
Teams have an annual company BBQ, complete with a summer olympics games. Gilo also offer employees the chance to try their hand at paramotoring, which often leads to employees participating in the company’s fly-to-work scheme.
My Company
My Company
Gilo believes in making individuals leaders. Rather than micro-managing employees, the company asks staff what the problem is, what the ideal goal or solution is, and how to get there. They are then trusted to solve problems using their own initiative.

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Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Gym
    Gym

    companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    1

  • Earning £35,000+:

    14%

  • Average Age:

    27

  • Staff Turnover:

    4%

  • Staff:

    64

  • Male : Female:

    80% / 20%

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