SMA Solar Technology Reviews

Updated April 7, 2015
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  1. Good experience with a great work environment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Marketing in Milan (Italy)
    Current Employee - Marketing in Milan (Italy)

    I have been working at SMA Solar Technology full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    You learn a lot by working with a lot of professionals in your specific area of competence.

    Cons

    The company has grown to much in a short term of time.

  2. No HR proper Management

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at SMA Solar Technology full-time (more than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Good technical skills training
    Opportunity to leran and pratice different languages

    Cons

    No control of subsidiaries management

    Advice to Management

    Not all that is published is true. Some local directors act as dictators

  3. Close to be the best place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Milan (Italy)
    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Milan (Italy)

    I have been working at SMA Solar Technology

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Leader in PV inverter and energy management market

    Cons

    Too much need to wait from HQ for decision making

    Advice to Management

    Improve quality of Service and be customer oriented

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  5. No move up and no clear strategy

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at SMA Solar Technology full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great balance work / social life

    Cons

    No move up and static responsibility and tasks

  6. Very good 360 degree work environment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Service Director in Bangkok (Thailand)
    Current Employee - Service Director in Bangkok (Thailand)

    I have been working at SMA Solar Technology full-time (more than a year)

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

    Pros

    Leader in PV inverter and energy management market

    Cons

    Sometime need to wait from HQ for decision making

    Advice to Management

    Keep high quality of product

  7. als Mitarbeiter in einer Logistikhalle kann ich sagen, daß alles sehr sauber und hell ist. Es läßt sich dort gut arbeite

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fuldabrück (Germany)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fuldabrück (Germany)

    I have been working at SMA Solar Technology (less than a year)

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

    Pros

    für mich ganz klar die Produkte, da mir die EnergieWende sehr am Herzen liegt. Ehrenamtlich bin ich daher Mitglied in einer Energiegenossenschaft.

    Cons

    Schichtarbeit für mich nicht einfach, da meine Frau gegen Brustkrebs kämpft

  8. Statt Löscher im Rumpf abzudichten wird munter alles was Gewicht hat von Bord geworfen

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kassel (Germany)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kassel (Germany)

    I have been working at SMA Solar Technology

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Super Technologien, Klasse Systemtechnik, motivierte Kollegen

    Cons

    Führung durch alle Ebenen eine Katastrophe

    Advice to Management

    Besinnung auf die "alten Werte"

  9. Netter Arbeitgeber, aktuell schwierige Lage

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Entwickler in Kassel (Germany)
    Current Employee - Entwickler in Kassel (Germany)

    I have been working at SMA Solar Technology full-time (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    es herscht eine tolle Kultur
    nette Kollegen in vielen Bereichen
    tolle Produkte

    Cons

    Gehalt, aktuell ohne Zusatzgehälter, ist mau

  10. Ein guter Ort A good place to be

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Unternehmens-Architekt in Kassel (Germany)
    Current Employee - Unternehmens-Architekt in Kassel (Germany)

    I have been working at SMA Solar Technology full-time (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    (Translated from English)

    Pros

    Tolle Kollegen, toller Standort, tolle Atmosphäre...

    Great colleagues, great place, great atmosphere...

    Cons

    Die Aussichten für die Solarbranche und die Tatsache, dass die Firma im Herzen noch sehr klein ist und über wenig Wissen bezüglich Unternehmensarchitektur verfügt.

    Outlook for Solar industry and the fact that it is in heart, still a very small cpompany with little understanding of Enterprise Architecture

    Advice to Management

    Mitarbeiterweiterbildung

    Employee development

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