Siemens USA Reviews

Updated April 19, 2015
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Siemens USA President and CEO Siemens Corporation Eric A. Spiegel
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Pros
  • They offer flexibility and a good work environment (in 5 reviews)

  • Career opportunities, highly regarded company, smart individuals (in 3 reviews)

Cons
  • It is a very large company - with that come the normal 'cons' of any large organization (in 3 reviews)

  • Some businesses are driven out of Germany which makes some decision hard to understand (in 4 reviews)

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  1. Technical Marketing Leadership Development Program

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Siemens USA full-time

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Great environment. Good compensation. Intelligent coworkers. Impactful and responsible business.

    Cons

    Constant restructuring. Slow to change due to size. Bureaucratic.

    Advice to Management

    Pick a structure

  2. Good company for college graduate

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Siemens USA

    Pros

    A lots of things to learn from

    Cons

    Too much layers of managemenrs

  3. Responsible for marketing planning and execution of Automation & controls products in the U.S. Market

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    Current Employee - Product Marketing Manager
    Current Employee - Product Marketing Manager

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Global, great employees, high level of autonomy

    Cons

    Company culture is risk adverse and slow to make changes

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  5. Management is very out of touch. Managers are just puppets for their superiors.

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    Former Employee - Intercompany Treasury Accounting/Finance H Q
    Former Employee - Intercompany Treasury Accounting/Finance H Q

    I worked at Siemens USA

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

    Pros

    Good Compensation, and reasonable benefits

    Cons

    Facilities and Life Balance, not so good.

    Advice to Management

    Give the needs of your staff some attention.

  6. Challenging work, relaxed environment

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    Former Employee - Control Engineer in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Control Engineer in Philadelphia, PA

    I worked at Siemens USA

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

    Pros

    Flexible hours, comfortable work space, good company culture

    Cons

    little direction from management. Slow approval process.

  7. Good Company

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    Current Employee - Engineer in Phila, PA
    Current Employee - Engineer in Phila, PA

    I have been working at Siemens USA full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    - Good Company
    - Good Benefits
    - Flexible work schedule
    - Plenty of local and Global opportunities within the company
    - Good 401 K plan 100% match up to 6%

    Cons

    - Company is like an ocean. Even after years working, you can not figure out different divisions and businesses.
    - Lack of synergies between different business units
    - Very few opportunities to grow up at same location
    - Only way to move up is by relocating to different location

    Advice to Management

    - Reduce bureaucracy
    - Promote cross-BU collaboration

  8. Great Benefits, bureaucratic mess

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    Former Employee - Sales in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Sales in Houston, TX

    I worked at Siemens USA full-time (More than 10 years)

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

    Pros

    Great benefits
    Pay is at least on par for industry standards
    Good name recognition

    Cons

    bureaucratic mess
    too much internal focus
    horrible service reputation

    Advice to Management

    focus on your customers

  9. Administrative Support

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    Current Employee - Administrative Support in Bartlesville, OK
    Current Employee - Administrative Support in Bartlesville, OK

    I have been working at Siemens USA

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

    Pros

    The Co-workers and the company values your work.

    Cons

    Temps stay temps too long.

  10. Good Company

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    Former Employee - Hardware Intern in Hoffman Estates, IL
    Former Employee - Hardware Intern in Hoffman Estates, IL

    I worked at Siemens USA

    Pros

    Allowed to work through the full life-cycle process. Trained on safety in the beginning. Let you work on an independent project. Great people to work with.

    Cons

    Was bored at times. Did not have many projects to do. Also seemed very hard to go from intern to working in the company.

  11. Good company, but highly dependent on supervisor

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Siemens USA

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

    Pros

    Standardized processes and good development opportunities if you are mobile and willing to move around. Good compensation for the industry.

    Cons

    Limited entrepreneurship and development highly dependent on your supervisor and overall state of business. Some businesses are driven out of Germany which makes some decision hard to understand.

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