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Overall Boeing is a great place to work - with great products and leaders and a strong vision for the future.

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Current Employee - Procurement Analyst in Arlington, VA
Current Employee - Procurement Analyst in Arlington, VA

I have been working at Boeing

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Great place to work - great products and customers - good suppliers and over all benefits package - opportunities to advance are there if the effort put forth - it may take a little longer in aerospace industry

Cons

some managers theory x - poor job of promoting good leaders - diversity challenge forcing the promoting of non qualified managers - challenge with information system connectivity.

Advice to Management

stick to the Boeing values and leadership attributes - it is the right approach and the right way to lead into the future - i think it would be worthwhile to focus on who is put into leadership positions - I have worked for some really great or soon to be great leaders - but at the same time i have worked with or for some really poor leaders who really have no business being in charge of people - also I would suggest a continued focus on information system connectivity ... it is important that the information system connect to allow less man power ... Finally, I see labor issues negatively affecting the companies performance and ability to compete effectively in the future - labor unions once served a good purpose but they - in my view - have gone way beyond and have gone over the top with their demands on the compnay

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    Boeing from entry level to level 2 engineer experience

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    • Culture & Values
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    Former Employee - Systems Engineer I in Renton, WA
    Former Employee - Systems Engineer I in Renton, WA

    I worked at Boeing

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - Used to pay for education, regardless of what the degree or classes were in
    - Very easy to take time off, and have work life balance
    - Management really wants you to develop your professional interests
    - No 'up and out' policy
    - Great brand name to have going forward
    - Smart people

    Cons

    - Middle aged people there are generally lazy
    - Seniority rewarded over performance
    - Poor feedback performance
    - Not good place for people who want to make quick impact
    - Slow moving
    - Union creates division in company and engenders laziness/averageness

    Advice to Management

    - Remove the number of years required provision for promotions
    - Give young people more responsibility if they deserve it
    - Destroy the unions

  2. Helpful (1)

    BCA - Getting worse, still better than other companies,

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Design Engineer in Renton, WA
    Former Employee - Design Engineer in Renton, WA

    I worked at Boeing

    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Well organized know-how, readily available, great people to work with.

    Cons

    Too much political-correctness, becoming an integrator.

    Advice to Management

    Go back to basics, designing airplanes. Stop outsourcing and giving away knowledge to China, Russia, etc.

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