ABB Group Reviews

Updated August 26, 2014
Updated August 26, 2014
215 Reviews

3.8
215 Reviews
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Ulrich Spiesshofer
2 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • No pressure for work, good work life balance (in 17 reviews)

  • nice work environment, great colleagues, lots of experience, good opportunity for graduates as well as for experience workers (in 19 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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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Good Company for Learning

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager  in  Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at ABB Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Freedom of work. Unlimited opportunity to prove yourself

    Cons

    Salary levels are very low compared to industry standard

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good and lot of internal oppurtunity

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - SCM Analyst  in  Melbourne (Australia)
    Current Employee - SCM Analyst in Melbourne (Australia)

    I have been working at ABB Group as a contractor for more than 3 years

    Pros

    lot of internal opportunity. Lots of internal training

    Cons

    Too much depends on BU nmanagers

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    good learning platform

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Manager Sales  in  Lahore (Pakistan)
    Former Employee - Manager Sales in Lahore (Pakistan)

    I worked at ABB Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    strong brand name, attractive learning opportunities

    Cons

    more loyal to numbers then loyal human resource, less focus on small countries

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    more work needed to be done to retain beneficial human resource, more focus on implementation of ABB global human resource policies similarly as it focuses on its business units, sales team empowerment for better output

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
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  5.  

    Satisfying experience

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Quality Manager  in  Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Quality Manager in Montreal, QC (Canada)

    I have been working at ABB Group for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Nice Company with ressources and chalenges

    Cons

    A lot of pressure put on staff and not enough on union personnel

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Archaic management

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Finance Assistant  in  Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Former Employee - Finance Assistant in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

    I worked at ABB Group as a contractor for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Open to change, some good colleagues and superiors

    Cons

    A lot of politics, still uses out-dated processes

    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Good place to work, a lot of possibilities

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Commissioning Manager/Coordinator, Sub-project Manager  in  Ludvika (Sweden)
    Current Employee - Commissioning Manager/Coordinator, Sub-project Manager in Ludvika (Sweden)

    I have been working at ABB Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    A lot of possibilities career-wise. Some really good managers. Interesting technology. Possibilities for an international career.

    Cons

    not the highest salaries. Really big company, sometimes it's hard to get acceptance for new methods and alternate ways of solving problems.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    make sure the employees are being challenged and pushed to deliver.
    Encourage personal growth
    improve monetary compensation

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Project manager

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager  in  Zürich (Switzerland)
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Zürich (Switzerland)

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

    Pros

    Interesting and demanding job, good careers opportunities

    Cons

    Work-life balance, office politics, conservative company

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Very Good working enviornment

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - IT Engineer  in  Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    Current Employee - IT Engineer in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)

    I have been working at ABB Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good Work Culture and excellent infrastructure

    Cons

    Limited Opportunities for IT, but good in other sectors where ABB's core business is

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  10.  

    Good Employees, Bad management

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer  in  Cairo (Egypt)
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Cairo (Egypt)

    I have been working at ABB Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    You will learn alot but if you want

    Cons

    not good salaries and benifits and compensation

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay attention for talents and for those who want to be good

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  11.  

    Good professional developments

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)

    I worked at ABB Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Strong gossip, relationships speak louder.

    Cons

    is disadvantageous to work in a company where your work is worth much less than mere hearsay.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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