Siemens Reviews

Updated July 1, 2015
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Pros
  • Good work-life balance with flexi time (in 77 reviews)

  • Stable and relaxed work environment (in 53 reviews)

Cons
  • Upper management tried to prompt younger guys for better control (in 21 reviews)

  • Hard to manage a good work/life balance (in 10 reviews)

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  1. Mechanical Engineer

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Orlando, FL

    I have been working at Siemens full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Siemens has plenty of job security. Siemens is a very credible company that will look excellent on your resume. They also foster a good work environment where everyone is professional and courteous.

    Cons

    The company structure makes it impossible to quickly advance. They don't pay as well as some smaller companies. Company could put more of an emphasis on training employees.

    Advice to Management

    Have your team engage in group activities that promote learning from each other. Find ways to motivate your team to keep older (which most of them are) engineers engaged and motivated. Give your employees commendation and gratitude when they excel at an important task.


  2. Services Manager

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Siemens full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Solid company to work for

    Cons

    Too big and not flexible

    Advice to Management

    See Cons above


  3. Marketing

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Siemens

    Pros

    Lot of growth potential here.

    Cons

    A bit Slow paced at times.


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  5. Helpful (1)

    One year intern

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at Siemens as an intern

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Got to learn a lot about the corporate world.
    Learned about cultures all across the board due to the company being almost everywhere.
    Really understood the roles of the groups.

    Cons

    Limited involvement do to industry regulations


  6. ITLDP

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Siemens

    Pros

    Good pay, flexible hours, open office space

    Cons

    boring work place, no after work life

    Advice to Management

    liven up the office


  7. Great Company, I would recommend

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Siemens

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great company to work for. Flexibility is great w/ supervisors. Friendly atmosphere with driven co-workers and positive reinforcement.

    Cons

    Unrealistic deadlines. Make a decision and implement it. Sometimes takes too long to put actions into place.


  8. HR Specialist

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Iselin, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Iselin, NJ

    I worked at Siemens full-time (More than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Scope for career advancement and changing of path as tenure continues from company to company.

    Cons

    Losing the personal touch to self-service and self-management.


  9. stable company

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    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Siemens full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Stable, good name recognition, good products

    Cons

    More internal process, not customer, driven

    Advice to Management

    Look more for the customer needs to improve their problems versus as large a focus on continually reviewing internal processes


  10. Good company to work for

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Siemens full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Worked for the Healthcare division. Good leadership.

    Cons

    Change and integration management was quick enough to handle all of the different cultures that came through different M&A activities that occurred. This created some challenging times for the organization but they have worked through them.


  11. Helpful (1)

    Material Logistics Specialist

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Material Logistics Specialist in Charlotte, NC
    Current Employee - Material Logistics Specialist in Charlotte, NC

    I have been working at Siemens full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good PTO plan; good salary; challenging work; work with a great team

    Cons

    Restructure about every 2 years; have to job jump to get big raises; Special SAP system can be cumbersome to use. Can be male dominant environment.

    Advice to Management

    Be strong leaders, be examples to staff on how to get along, and make wise management placement decisions. Don't pick your favorite to be a manager; pick the best person to be the manager.



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