ABB (United States)

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ABB (United States) Reviews

Updated Jul 6, 2014
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3.5 122 reviews

77% Approve of the CEO

ABB (United States) Region Manager North America ABB Inc. Greg Scheu

Greg Scheu

(22 ratings)

72% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • good work-life balance, good co-workers, good facilities(in 4 reviews)

  • Good personal growth, good working environment(in 6 reviews)


Cons
  • Management team does not understand the connection between performance and compensation(in 4 reviews)

  • Large, slow change,complex organization(in 3 reviews)

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    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    Prosexcellent collaborative atmosphere when working on projects

    Consextreme negative view on lack of formal education

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good Company

    R&D (Current Employee) Pinetops, NC

    ProsNice people, not much deadline pressure, better pay than most

    ConsNone so far that I can think of

    Advice to Senior ManagementNone so far that I can think of

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    It's a large international company.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    Prosgreat atmosphere and opportunities. offered multiple programs for employees. commitment to safety.

    ConsNot willing to change anything pertaining to processes.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKaizen events involving line workers to improve or standardize processes may be beneficial to all the production lines.

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    Management is open to new ideas, processes, and systems to make the company more efficient.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Cary, NC

    ProsThe knowledge you bring is viewed as a positive not as a negative.
    The pay/vacation time is competitive.
    Company realizes change is needed and willing to invest the time/money/training.

    ConsIn certain areas, there are too many systems/processes in place.

    Advice to Senior ManagementContinue to strive to bring in the ABB companies under the ABB umbrella.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great Company to Work For

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Cary, NC

    ProsVery stable industry with a very friendly environment.

    ConsIt can be a little too dynamic - there are many policy changes rolled out in a short period of time, making Standard Operating Procedures difficult to understand.

    Advice to Senior ManagementConsider more practical technology solutions and business operations procedures to make things run as efficiently and effectively as possible.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Engineer

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGood personal growth, good working environment

    Consnothing special here, everything is fine

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Very good, I worked as a Contract site Manager for Substations.

    Site Manager for Substations (Former Employee) Houston, TX

    ProsGood jobs, good Pay, Good Personal to work with.

    Consall jobs are out of town, Hard to work on the Road.

    Advice to Senior ManagementUpper management needs to take with the Field Personal and listen to what the field manager are saying sum times.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    ABB is a good company to work for as they treat their employees with respect.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Bartlesville, OK

    ProsGreat advancement for engineers and chemist, international company, great opportunities to work abroad, their educational assistance is a wonderful benefit

    ConsNo advancement for employees who are not engineers or chemist. Most contract employees who are hired as full time employees are not given a decent salary to begin their career with the company.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Loved the job and the people.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsI was always learning new things.

    ConsBecause it is such a large company, change happened very slowly. Too much inter-departmental politics.

    Advice to Senior ManagementManagement needs to learn the value of a virtual job.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

     

    Wonderful company

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsUsual stuff, good company. Just have to work hard to get ahead

    ConsMgmnt does not always see the talent in employees. Nothing unusual, happens with most companies.

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