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Welcome to 10 years ago....

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Grand Rapids, MI
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Grand Rapids, MI

I have been working at GE Aviation full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

GE is a fairly stable company. It's not immune to downturns, but it is mostly stable. Additionally, since there are so many different businesses within GE, and so many different sites, its fairly easy to move around. Salary pay is alright, and they still do pay for some overtime (up to 55 hours, the first 5 over 40 is unpaid).

Cons

- Continual re-organization of each division.
- Program management continually promises things to customers before even checking if engineering has the bandwidth to do the additional work.
- All training is management focused. There is very little technical training.
- Their IT department is one of the most disorganized and inefficient organizations I've ever seen.
- Most of the tools are old, not well suited for modern development practices like Agile, Continuous Integration, etc.
- Heath benefits are not great.
- Your skillset will get stale, there isn't much room for adding in new technologies (web, mobile, etc.)

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Understand that Aviation is an engineering company. Engineers

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

426 Other Employee Reviews for GE Aviation (View Most Recent)

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  1.  

    Got an offer, lower than expected

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Edison Engineering Development Program in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - Edison Engineering Development Program in Cincinnati, OH

    I have been working at GE Aviation full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Job security, big employer, lots of career opportunity

    Cons

    Cincinnati can be quite boring

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Higher salary could attract more young engineers

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Balanced company with more career opportunity than just salary

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Cincinnati, OH

    I have been working at GE Aviation full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Complex business, People empowerment, Career Opportunity

    Cons

    Not so good salary and benefits

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to do more to improve the workplace to have a little fun with work

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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