Siemens Reviews

Updated March 25, 2015
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  1. Type of Business

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Siemens

    Pros

    The company respects Employees time and value their effort

    Cons

    Dependency on one customer bites regularly

  2. Siemens Energy not family friendly

    Former Employee - Project Manager in Alpharetta, GA
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Alpharetta, GA

    I worked at Siemens full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    friendly co workers and hard working staff, best group of people I've ever worked with except mgt is very hands off and taught to not care about people at all

    Cons

    not family friendly, mgt hold grudges if you need to be off for sick kids or family, won't support working from home so must use vacation when sick or taking care of a sick child when you could work from home and not contaminate the whole office

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    don't micromanage and share the weath

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3. UX Designer Intern in Siemens Corporate Research

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Siemens

    Pros

    Nice people, cutting edge research and the opportunities to get onboard in a variety of projects in fields like healthcare, industry and productivity softwares. Softball team is a plus!

    Cons

    Really there isn't any noticeable cons for this job. To be very picky, maybe some of the projects are so big that can last for years, and being an intern means you cannot be involved in every stage.

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  5. I worked with Siemens for 6 years

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Siemens full-time

    Pros

    Good work life balance and Great place to work

    Cons

    bad politics in some departments

    Recommends
  6. Biochemist

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Siemens

    Pros

    Good company with good benefit, opportunity to move up

    Cons

    you have to work hard to be promoted

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    help younger employee

  7. Siemens Internship Program

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    Current Intern - Intern in Iselin, NJ
    Current Intern - Intern in Iselin, NJ

    I have been working at Siemens as an intern

    Pros

    Flexible and supportive of my career goals

    Cons

    Not enough opportunities to move up in the company

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. There were good times and bad times

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Siemens full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    There were a lot of very friendly people in my team. We communicated well and made the best out of what we had. I enjoyed my job for the most part and it provided a good learning experience. But that only lasted a short time.

    Cons

    It is all about the bottom line. Do more work for the same or less money. There is a lot of waste which resulted in cutbacks and major outsourcing. It made completing day to day tasks extremely diffcult due to not only time differences between the US and India but the communication barriers and breakdowns. Management wanted more output of work so most people were doing the work of 3 or 4 people.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Start caring about people and the business will improve. When you remove inefficiencies and allow people to work autonomsly toward the same goal (bettering the company) - the quality of work will increase as well as employee morale. And when employees are happy, they stay longer. Training, health benefits, time lost due to sickness, lack of motivation which leads to lack of quality all cost MUCH more money than doing it right.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9. Fantastic work life balance, okay pay.

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - Intern in Knoxville, TN
    Former Intern - Intern in Knoxville, TN

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

    Pros

    Could basically set my own hours as an intern, provided I still worked 40 hours. This may be division specific, as my manager was awesome.

    Cons

    Pay was slightly below what other's generally pay for interns.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    As with every large company, you have to expect a large amount of red tape. I would only say that their needs to be more set guidelines as far as what our division was expected to do, and what lies outside our prerogative.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. overall very positive.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in Alpharetta, GA
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in Alpharetta, GA

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

    Pros

    Very large stable company with a chance to learn alot

    Cons

    Very large company with not alot of personal and professional growth. Slaries are average and raised are very small, even if you exceed performance goals.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Better career progression and guidance for managers

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. Loved the co-workers, but the engineers were horrible.

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    Former Employee - Drive Technician in Alpharetta, GA
    Former Employee - Drive Technician in Alpharetta, GA

    I worked at Siemens full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    The Co-workers were great and the benefits were good.

    Cons

    The pay was horrible for a Drive Technician. Engineers were located at a different location, so we could not always communicate when things didn't fit or work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay the people better and give them engineers that are there locally.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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