Lockheed Martin Reviews

Updated June 5, 2015
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Lockheed Martin President & COO Marillyn Hewson
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Pros
  • The work-life balance was great (in 222 reviews)

  • Work life balance; Good Benefits; 9/80 work weeks; Pension (although this has been eliminated for new employees) (in 96 reviews)

Cons
  • Work life balance is non existent (in 50 reviews)

  • For a large company you would expect industry setting standards for benefits (in 70 reviews)

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  1. Lockheed Martin Corp, Houston Texas

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    Former Employee - Systems Engineer in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Systems Engineer in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Lockheed Martin (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good environment for college grads. Mentor program, Lean Six Sigma experience, Good learning experience.

    Cons

    Terrible environment for experienced professionals. No opportunities for carrier growth, No professional development. very little advancement due to top heavy management status.


  2. No Loyalty

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    Former Employee - Operations Engineer in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Operations Engineer in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Lockheed Martin full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Interesting work, changing environment daily

    Cons

    Lack of good management and leadership

    Advice to Management

    None


  3. Lockheed does a Disservice to Employees and Provides Little Career Growth

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    Former Employee - Systems Integration & Test Engineer in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Systems Integration & Test Engineer in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Lockheed Martin full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good benefits Work Life Balance - the pace is slow but this allows you to not be overworked. 9/80 schedules are nice Good location across from NASA

    Cons

    Put new employees fresh out of college in Houston while direct managers were based in Denver. Little contact between new members and rest of team. Led to great inefficiencies. Slow pace

    Advice to Management

    Care about what you're doing


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  5. Management needs more training

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lead Design Engineer in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Lead Design Engineer in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Provides a good name for the resume

    Cons

    -Management tries to fit employees into a bell curve when it comes to annual merits -All overtime is not paid. -No incentives for employees to work hard and get the job done -benefits are expensive and stink

    Advice to Management

    -listen to your lower level employees so they dont leave the company


  6. Easy Job, but you won't get very far very quickly.

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    Current Employee - Embedded Software Engineer in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Embedded Software Engineer in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    good vacation, benefits, flexibility -

    Cons

    You can't really get anywhere!

    Advice to Management

    Pay attention to the young employees!


  7. Good first-job.

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Systems Engineer in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Systems Engineer in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    A sense of job security.

    Cons

    Lockheed Martin is a large bureaucracy.

    Advice to Management

    Open Communication



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