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Johnson Controls Reviews

Updated January 28, 2015
Updated January 28, 2015
765 Reviews
3.2
765 Reviews
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Alex A. Molinaroli
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good work-life balance (not true for all projects, depends on position also) (in 21 reviews)

  • Great company, good benefits, high level experience with high level management (in 36 reviews)


Cons
  • Work/life balance - need a more flexible vacation schedule (in 24 reviews)

  • Management is treating hourly employees like dirt, harassment from upper management (in 18 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Engineering Superintendent

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Johnson Controls full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great work environment and best place to learn and get professional development.

    Cons

    Long hour shifts due to lack of staffing.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get the right amount of personnel to accomplish goals.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2.  

    Big challenge

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    Current Employee - Senior Buyer
    Current Employee - Senior Buyer

    I have been working at Johnson Controls

    Pros

    JCI has good work environment with attention of work life balance.

    Cons

    The challenge is how to make the joint venture work well.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    New to the company

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Johnson Controls

    Pros

    Very well ran and great overall experience. lots of room for advancement.

    Cons

    There are no cons to working here

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Good place to work

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Johnson Controls

    Pros

    Corporate shuttle. Flexible hours. Good people to work with. I loved coming in to do my job. Company was willing to invest in training.

    Cons

    Company sometimes made poor decisions about entering new product areas. Decision to sell off automotive units was didn't end well for those in the sale.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    intern

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Johnson Controls

    Pros

    very good intern program undergrads

    Cons

    there was really no issues at JC

  7.  

    Great company to work for

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - CSA in Birmingham, AL
    Current Employee - CSA in Birmingham, AL

    I have been working at Johnson Controls

    Pros

    Great pay and flexible schedule

    Cons

    Constant change can be challenging

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Good company

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Engineer in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Project Engineer in Detroit, MI

    I have been working at Johnson Controls

    Pros

    Great benefits, good pay, big name company

    Cons

    Lots of changes, may require some traveling

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be easy!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Great company

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Controls Technician in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Controls Technician in New York, NY

    I worked at Johnson Controls

    Pros

    Always send you for training, company is big on Job safety and has monthly safety meetings.

    Cons

    JCI corporate is always telling local branch to write up and termination of employees for safety issues.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Johnson Controls a risk reward proposition

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Johnson Controls

    Pros

    Pay, you can make over 50000 a year as a first year employee.

    Cons

    The particular job I did was hot, dangerous ( I was working with molten lead ) and potentially hazardous to your health ( the lead again).

  11.  

    a lot of changes

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Project Manager in New York, NY

    I have been working at Johnson Controls

    Pros

    Strong company ethics with benefits.

    Cons

    A lot of changes every year or so.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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