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ABB Reviews

Updated February 21, 2015
Updated February 21, 2015
201 Reviews
3.0
201 Reviews
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Ulrich Spiesshofer
201 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • No pressure for work, good work life balance (in 18 reviews)

  • nice work environment, great colleagues, lots of experience, good opportunity for graduates as well as for experience workers (in 20 reviews)


Cons
  • As in any big company, some processes are complex, lengthy and frustrating (in 5 reviews)

  • Work-life balance, office politics, conservative company (in 3 reviews)

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    its a job

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Systems Tester in Kings Mountain, NC
    Current Employee - Systems Tester in Kings Mountain, NC

    I have been working at ABB full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    i have a job good pay and good hours.

    Cons

    most people will not do there jobs.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    do your job make people do there jobs.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Responsible for deployment and execution of global supply chain corporate strategy programs related to, OTD, Operational

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at ABB full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great training, many applications available

    Cons

    Too many initiatives at the same time

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Develop people skills - employees don't know how to work in a collaborative environment

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Not the Friendliest or more supportive company to work for

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in Lake Mary, FL
    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in Lake Mary, FL

    I worked at ABB

    Pros

    You get a paycheck and benefits which are ok.

    Cons

    Management is ineffective and often unsuited for the groups they manage. Most management treats employees in a condescending manner, and disrespectful to women, minorities, and the handicap.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5. 2 people found this helpful  

    Good People to work with, but issues with Upper Management (not connected to issues)

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ABB

    Pros

    Enjoy the work and the people.

    Cons

    Upper management doesnt recognize and deal with real issues. Functional groups disconnected and not coordinated.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to your employees!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. 3 people found this helpful  

    Overall positive.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous
    Current Employee - Anonymous

    I have been working at ABB full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    No layoffs policy.
    Average compensation
    Focused on team work

    Cons

    Less investment on technology.
    Lacks organized training for new hire
    Slow decision making process
    High expectations, added responsibility with little to no recognition or compensation

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Recognize your talent in order to retain.
    Hire mid level managers that know the business, can take responsibility and make decisions.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Great oprotunitys for learning and professional development.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Manager
    Current Employee - Account Manager

    I have been working at ABB full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits and comperable salaries. A good environment for growth and learning.

    Cons

    Mobility and high travel required for career advancemet after a certain level. Work responsabilites vary greatly from one division to another.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Redundancy and deputies needed to allow for time off without many interruptions for work related tasks on days off and preventing production delays.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  8.  

    Decent

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Automation Engineer in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Automation Engineer in Houston, TX

    I have been working at ABB full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    They treat me well. There is a lot of flexibility

    Cons

    Salary is in the low range.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Should listen to what people want so they stop quitting (including the managers)

  9. 2 people found this helpful  

    Good place to work

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ABB

    Pros

    good benefits good salary decent job satisfaction

    Cons

    constant leadership changes, numerous office moves, high reliance on temp workforce

  10.  

    A good opportunity

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ABB full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    I'm currently working at ABB.
    I have learned lots of things about design. Employees are very helpful.

    Cons

    Getting promotion is difficult. Average salaries

  11.  

    Review of ABB Robotics, Auburn Hills,Michigan.

    Former Contractor - Senior Field Service Engineer in Auburn Hills, MI
    Former Contractor - Senior Field Service Engineer in Auburn Hills, MI

    I worked at ABB as a contractor

    Pros

    job freedom
    personal growth
    Good Benefits
    Good Compensation

    Cons

    WAY TOO MUCH TRAVEL. Close to 100%

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