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Updated June 27, 2017
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  • Work/Life balance not the greatest with all the pressure (in 103 reviews)

  • Seems to be a disconnect between upper management and the folks actually doing the work (in 88 reviews)

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  1. "good company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Human Resources in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    great salary and great benefits

    Cons

    layoff threats are routine unfortunatly


  2. "Better benefits than most of the aerospace industry, but maybe not much longer..."

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Current Employee - Systems Engineer IV in Springfield, VA
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer IV in Springfield, VA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boeing full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, decent salary, possibility for yearly bonus, interesting work, an actual female CEO (!!), located all over the country, etc.

    Cons

    Not winning any new space contracts, benefits get scaled back a bit every year, have to change jobs to get promoted.

  3. "Great place to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manufacturing Operations Analyst in North Charleston, SC
    Current Employee - Manufacturing Operations Analyst in North Charleston, SC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Working with a diverse group of individuals, the pay is great, and they pay for school. Enjoy the job and people.

    Cons

    Not stable, management changes frequently, hard to move up, threats of layoffs, unqualified managers, management let's their groups make up their own rules, top leadership is ego driven.

    Advice to Management

    Put employees first and they will take care of the business.


  4. "Great Experience"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Huntsville, AL
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Huntsville, AL
    Recommends

    I have been working at Boeing part-time

    Pros

    You work with experienced employees, laid back atmosphere, flexible schedule, the engineers will help you learn and grow.

    Cons

    You won't always have work to do and the transition to becoming a full time employee is hit or miss.


  5. "Software Security"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Information Security Analyst in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Information Security Analyst in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Schedule flexibility, education opportunity, some home based work available (virtual office).

    Cons

    Top down decision making, slow, inefficient processes which discourage innovation. Groups outside of IT Security do not cooperate in accomplishing common goals.

    Advice to Management

    Admit the development process is severely broken and fix it. Fix the top down structure.


  6. "Manufacturing Engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Manufacturing Engineer in Everett, WA
    Current Employee - Manufacturing Engineer in Everett, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place to work with many resources.

    Cons

    Go through a lot cycle time up and down

    Advice to Management

    Give employee opportunity leverage to new position


  7. "Information Technology Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Information Technology Manager in Bellevue, WA
    Former Employee - Information Technology Manager in Bellevue, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits. Good compensation. Great people to work with. Builds great products.

    Cons

    Moving a lot of work out of the region. Focus is on doing more for less. Lots of uncertainty in job security.

  8. "Strategic Analyst Specialist Level 5"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Strategic Analyst Specialist Level V in Renton, WA
    Current Employee - Strategic Analyst Specialist Level V in Renton, WA
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Boeing full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Company hungry for strategies to innovate and capture market share. Excellent opportunity for creative individuals with strong multi-variate analytical skills

    Cons

    Overweight on Strategic Analysts Specialists Level 5. Limited promotion opportunities into management (next level up) due to high competition for increasingly limited management positions.


  9. "Good Company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Structural Analysis Engineer in Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Structural Analysis Engineer in Saint Louis, MO

    I have been working at Boeing (More than a year)

    Pros

    Nice Benefits, Helpful people, interesting work

    Cons

    None. Career development can be a bit low


  10. "Great experience"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - International Finance in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - International Finance in Chicago, IL
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Boeing full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great company culture and amazing manufacturer.

    Cons

    Less and less good managers with strong experience due too many layoff targeting mostly older management.


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