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Siemens Reviews

Updated January 30, 2015
Updated January 30, 2015
1,026 Reviews
3.5
1,026 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Healthy respect for work life balance, good benefits, excellent place to learn (in 77 reviews)

  • The work environment is also very nice and inviting (in 53 reviews)


Cons
  • Upper management tried to prompt younger guys for better control (in 21 reviews)

  • Hard to manage a good work/life balance (in 10 reviews)

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  1.  

    Big company with small company issues

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

    I worked at Siemens

    Pros

    Lots of resources to support operations

    Cons

    Our unit seemed like a small business - we had to deal with every issue as though for the very first time.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Trust your employees to do the right thing. Don't let legal get their hooks into everything.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Safety is the # 1 concern

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - NDE Specialist Level II in Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - NDE Specialist Level II in Pittsburgh, PA

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

    Pros

    I have worked for this company for over 7 years. If I ever had a problem it was addressed

    Cons

    Travel can be very tiresome and very unpredictable.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More transparancy

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    mixed

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

    I worked at Siemens

    Pros

    a lot of oppurtunities within the company

    Cons

    company too big too much hierarchy

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Politics and lousy management

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Split (Croatia)
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Split (Croatia)

    I worked at Siemens

    Pros

    big projects
    traveling
    mainstream technologies if you are in the right department

    Cons

    politics is very important in day to day work

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6.  

    Great people and comfortable working environment

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Siemens

    Pros

    Friendly people, great marketing team, strong team players

    Cons

    Biotech industry can get boring

  7.  

    Very large company

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

    I have been working at Siemens

    Pros

    Good structured compensation. Diversity of positions to gain experience and develop career.

    Cons

    Tends to be a but bureaucratic and political

    Recommends
  8.  

    Ok if you r a politician and technical wrak

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at Siemens

    Pros

    Nice trainings
    Good packages
    Work life balance

    Cons

    No technical growth
    Only inventions are important

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Think about long term relationship with partners

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Internship

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

    I have been working at Siemens

    Pros

    Flexible scheduling while attending classes. Working with me to understand lingo. Give me a wide range of freedom.

    Cons

    Not enough work to stay busy. could go weeks without actually doing anything.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    One of the best companies in the world.

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

    I have been working at Siemens full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Global oriented company, state of the art management culture.

    Cons

    Sometimes to big , dificult to deal with the wide range of businesses

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    We need a quicker response to the challenges of the market & to beat our competitors.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  11.  

    intern

    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Intern in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Former Employee - Intern in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)

    I worked at Siemens as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Great working atmosphere, relax but efficient

    Cons

    Food is not so ideal and location is not convenient

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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