ABB Group
3.7 of 5 196 reviews
www.abb.com Zurich, Switzerland 5000+ Employees

ABB Group Reviews

Updated Apr 15, 2014
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3.7 196 reviews

                             

93% Approve of the CEO

ABB Group CEO Joe Hogan

Joe Hogan

(92 ratings)

86% of employees recommend this company to a friend
196 Employee Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Work life balance, no much work preasure, Help u a lot for ur higher education"
    in 13 reviews
  • "nice work environment, great colleagues, lots of experience, good opportunity for graduates as well as for experience workers"
    in 18 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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Software Engineer Intern (Former Employee)
New Berlin, WI

I worked at ABB Group as an intern for less than a year

ProsGreat people and very laied back

Consnone but i was only an intern

Advice to Senior Managementnone. I was left alone unless they needed something or I needed something

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

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Maintained and installed high voltage circuit breakers

Field Service Engineer (Former Employee)
Houston, TX

I worked at ABB Group full-time for more than a year

ProsGood pay, paid vacation, paid salary w/ overtime, paid even when no onsite jobs were available!

ConsProlonged periods away from home, ranging from 4 days to 1 month

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great company with a strong integrity culture and lots of opportunities

Business Development Manager (Current Employee)

I have been working at ABB Group full-time for more than 8 years

ProsABB is a true multinational and multicultural company with a strong integrity culture and a clear focus on technology and generating a profitable business. The company offers many opportunities to work in different businesses and to have a great international experience if one desires to. In general, there is a very healthy and positive company culture that overrides individual personalities.

ConsAs in any big company, some processes are complex, lengthy and frustrating. While some business units are global leaders in their market segment, others lag the competition and often suffer constant reorganizations. However, this just applies to a few specific business units and is not representative of the company as a whole.

Advice to Senior ManagementSome business units (especially in the Power Systems division) have been suffering constant changes in strategy. This adds uncertainty and makes it complicated for the teams to do business.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Positive learning experience

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at ABB Group as an intern

ProsEthical Global company with potential to grow within company.

ConsWorks some people very hard.

Advice to Senior ManagementNone at the moment.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great opportunity for everyone

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at ABB Group

Prosnice work environment, great colleagues, lots of experience, good opportunity for graduates as well as for experience workers

ConsSometimes there is a need to wait for some decisions to be made before you can take some action regarding new tools, not enough place for new employees

Advice to Senior Managementthere should be more cubes for new employees

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Great Engineering company

R&D Engineer (Current Employee)
Cary, NC

I have been working at ABB Group full-time for more than 3 years

ProsLots of opportunities, present in a lot of countries, brings chance to know many different cultures.

ConsToo burocratic. Even though company's policy says managers can't block employees to move o other roles, the practice is that managers do that all the time.

Advice to Senior ManagementLet professionals move around, loose them to other roles inside the company. Today many managers still make employees very unhappy, that end up leaving the company, instead of letting them take another opportunity inside ABB.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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No Training

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at ABB Group full-time

ProsGreat people, good pay and good benefits.

ConsNo training offered. You're expected to just figure it out.

Advice to Senior ManagementOffer some training to new employees.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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I enjoy it

Mechanical Design Engineer (Current Employee)
Mount Pleasant, PA

I have been working at ABB Group full-time for more than 3 years

ProsGood working environment, friendly people, interesting field

ConsNo real career path for engineering...hard to advance in title and pay. Benefits are poor

Advice to Senior ManagementBetter Benefits

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Excellent solutions and people

Sales (Former Employee)

I worked at ABB Group full-time

ProsCompany has excellent solutions and a very intelligent bunch of individuals running the daily business.

ConsNo organization to pull together the overall story of what the company has to offer.

Advice to Senior ManagementAdd organization to provide complete picture.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Field Service Tech (Former Employee)
Crossett, AR

I worked at ABB Group full-time for more than a year

ProsGood Benefits, Above average pay

ConsNo Over time, required to take time off in place of overtime

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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