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Great company to work for

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Former Employee - Project Manager
Former Employee - Project Manager

I worked at Emerson full-time

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Great people. Interesting and fun work.

Cons

Nothing that I can think of...

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  1. Awesome Flow lab to test products and a very good office environment

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    Former Intern - Test and Evaluation Engineer Coop in McKinney, TX
    Former Intern - Test and Evaluation Engineer Coop in McKinney, TX

    I worked at Emerson as an intern (Less than a year)

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

    Pros

    Flextime: Emerson doesn't follow the standard 9-5 schedule. Instead it's work when you want to, just get your tasks done and be at any required meetings. Somedays I go in at 7am, somedays 9am, it's up to me and how late I want to stay to get my hours in.
    Independence: I'm given a task or project to do and it's up to me to figure out how to do it. I don't have someone breathing down my neck or holding my hand all the way. They trust their people to get the work done in a timely manner and with the quality they expect.
    Activities: I really enjoy the fitness center they have here at the office. Since the flextime allows longer or shorter lunches depending on what you want, it gives time to use the facilities during lunch. I usually play basketball with coworkers 2-3 times a week. They have a full gym, outdoor full court, indoor full court, racquetball court, and a full locker room with showers. Lets you meet a lot of people from other positions or departments and is a lot of fun .
    Projects: As a coop I had fears of getting stuck doing pointless office tasks for superiors. Luckily that isn't the case here. I get assigned large and important projects to work on that affect million dolar decisions. It puts a little pressure on your work , but it also makes your experience better learning what it's actually like to be a full engineer. No getting coffee for someone or being stuck scanning documents all day.
    Hands On: Getting to work on products in the lab is an awesome experience that you don't get from many coops. You get to run giant low lines with high pressure air. You get to work with amazing technologies and learn how to run experiments in the professional world. I spend about 75% of the time working on stuff in the lab and about 25% at my desk doing data analysis or reports.

    Cons

    Working as a coop can get a bit stressful. You have a lot of deadlines to meet and you might not always meet them all. You have to rely on yourself for planning your work and schedule, they assign a task and its up to you. The testing personnel are all swamped and it requires you teach your self how to do a lot of the things required on your own in the lab. Also don't expect a bunch of hurrahs when you finish something, there is definitely a lack of recognition on a lot of things. You may think you've done an amazing job, but they might just think that's what's expected. You don't get a lot of feedback, just your own knowledge of doing it well.

    As a coop you are very much so on the bottom of the totem pole. You get some projects or tasks the regular full times don't want to do. It's not too bad though as its all a learning experience anyways, most are still important and just have to be done. Your opinions sometimes will be completely ignored on projects, it's just part of how long you've been there and still have much to learn. Coops are only there for a max of 6months, people get annoyed with a new set of coops do the same mistakes over and over again, causing them to sometimes not trust valid opinions or input. Again it's understandable and as a coop you definitely always have more to learn.

    Advice to Management

    Give recognition on projects or tasks well done. A simple "good job" means a lot and makes people want to keep working hard to receive more praise.

  2. sales engineer

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Emerson

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    good company
    good oportunities
    training available (technical, management)

    Cons

    my sales office wasn't performing well

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