Gamesa Reviews

Updated July 14, 2014
Updated July 14, 2014
14 Reviews

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14 Reviews
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  1.  

    good to work for

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    Former Employee - O and M  in  Altoona, PA
    Former Employee - O and M in Altoona, PA

    I worked at Gamesa full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    great pay n benifits great company

    Cons

    alot travel and alot away from family

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good for entry level seekers

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    Current Employee - Project Engineer  in  Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Project Engineer in Philadelphia, PA

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

    Pros

    Good Benefits. Most of it covered by employer

    Cons

    Salaries are ususally low. Several years without salary increasse.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    People leave the company because they don't advance ont heir careers.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Good experience.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Philadelphia, PA

    I worked at Gamesa full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good for hires our of college. Good advancement opportunity. Good comeraderie.

    Cons

    Industry is very cyclical, impacted by start-stop government regulations.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More emphasis on sales and marketing.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
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  5.  

    Going out of Business

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    Former Employee - Manager  in  Fairless Hills, PA
    Former Employee - Manager in Fairless Hills, PA

    I worked at Gamesa full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Gamesa used to have a very attractive medical insurance program but due to the though economical situation and downsizing of the company, now they are just average.

    Cons

    Underpaid Employees
    Lack of SOP, job description. communication, Promotion,
    Uncertainty about future operations since they have shut down all the 3 manufacturing plants in the last 4 years.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Create, follow and respect a policy of respect to the employee and their background experience.. Since this is a Spanish Company you have to start evaluationg for a potential replacement all the manager and supervisor position based on skills and resultsand not in nationalities

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6.  

    Gamesa is not a great place to work in US

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Philadelphia, PA

    I worked at Gamesa

    Pros

    It is a job in a tough economy
    The management is understanding of work life balance
    Benefits are very good

    Cons

    Sr. Management is quick to terminate US employees
    Performance management is very poor
    There is a lack of communication within the company as a whole

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The top layer in the US should be replaced

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  7.  

    Growing With Gamesa

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    Current Employee - Financial Analyst  in  Langhorne, PA
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Langhorne, PA

    I have been working at Gamesa

    Pros

    Somewhat more job security than most places in a recession.

    Cons

    Communication within the company is not very good.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to your more competent employees (20%) and reward them for doing 80% of the work.

    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Gamesa innovation and technology

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    Current Employee - Materials Engineer  in  Pamplona (Spain)
    Current Employee - Materials Engineer in Pamplona (Spain)

    I have been working at Gamesa full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good to contact with several engineering fields in one position

    Cons

    Industry in recession and reducing budgets

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    very good work atmosphere and all are cooperative and professional people

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    Current Employee - Legal Manager  in  Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Legal Manager in Pune (India)

    I have been working at Gamesa full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    independent function and can take decisions fast

    Cons

    project site is away from home, otherwise very good

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    to maintain the same professional atmosphere and freedom of working independently

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Great potential if organization is right

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    Former Employee - Project Manager  in  Pamplona (Spain)
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Pamplona (Spain)

    I worked at Gamesa full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Shareholders understand the need of technology investment

    Cons

    Executive organization is too vertical

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need of transversal coordination and stop the managers power fights

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Gamesa wind turbine pvt ltd

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Gamesa wind turbine pvt ltd

    Cons

    not good company at all

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Gamesa wind turbine pvt ltd

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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