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Alstom Power Reviews

Updated March 22, 2017
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  • Work life balance not concidered at all within the company (in 4 reviews)

  • Career Development was limited and less exposure for internal change thru HR (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Responsibilities included management of Project Team to include Engineering,Financial, Manufacturing, Quality and sched"

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    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in Chattanooga, TN
    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in Chattanooga, TN
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Alstom Power full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Intense, Customer face to face environment, opportunity to interface with every aspect of the company business

    Cons

    Sometimes over burdened with responsibilities, travel can be viewed as an opportunity or an issue.

    Advice to Management

    Stay focused on individuals


  2. "Workplace"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Alstom Power full-time

    Pros

    Great people, good office environment, super pay & benefits.

    Cons

    Demand for product line greatly diminished by contraction of coal burning power plants.

    Advice to Management

    Keep looking to expand products & markets.


  3. "Human Resources Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Diverse; great benefits; a lot of great employees

    Cons

    Slow way of doing things; senior management approval needed for everything

    Advice to Management

    Give employees autonomy to do their jobs if they're qualified


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  5. "Good People, complicated business and leader structure - complex relationship between Swiss, French, and US"

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    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Windsor, CT
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Windsor, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Alstom Power full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Technically challenging - if you are an engineer, this is a great environment
    Pays well, good benefits
    Good work environment
    Good career opportunities - many people will be retiring

    Cons

    Sold to GE in late 2015 - so really not the same company (maybe that is not all bad)
    Ethics / legal problems at the top of the company in France
    Struggles to make money due to complexity of operating model rooted in Europe


  6. "Administrative"

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Windsor, CT
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Windsor, CT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Alstom Power (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great people to work with.

    Cons

    Insurance cost increased each year


  7. "Buyer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Windsor, CT
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Windsor, CT

    I worked at Alstom Power full-time

    Pros

    Good people to work with, immediate management very good

    Cons

    too much micro management over the layers. Did not feel that I was trusted to do my job


  8. "Honest Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Midlothian, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Midlothian, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Alstom Power full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits, flexibility

    Cons

    Poor management, cash poor, low diversity


  9. "Alstom Power"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cartersville, VA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cartersville, VA

    I worked at Alstom Power (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits, lots of great people.

    Cons

    Management is very weak and inconsistent with applying company policies.


  10. "Project Sales Director"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Alstom Power full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good open atmosphere and Right compensation policies of the Company

    Cons

    Career Development was limited and less exposure for internal change thru HR


  11. "ALstom Power Environmentsl"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Knoxville, TN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Knoxville, TN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Fair Employer before buyout by GE.

    Cons

    Cyclic nature of market place and customer base

    Advice to Management

    None



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