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Dresser-Rand Reviews

Updated January 13, 2017
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Pros
  • work life balance, Pay and perks (in 6 reviews)

  • small company good benefits good work environment (in 10 reviews)

Cons
  • no work life balance, constant juggling (in 8 reviews)

  • Not a lot of explanation on targets or goals set by upper management (in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Good Company!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Dresser-Rand full-time

    Pros

    Work Life Balance
    Good Benefits
    Lots of local and global opportunities

    Cons

    Currently going through a merger, future for current employees is unknown.


  2. "Buyer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Corning, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Corning, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Dresser-Rand (More than a year)

    Pros

    Big company with a small company feel. People are great and with the new Siemens integration there are a lot of opportunities.

    Cons

    With the down turn of oil and gas, the initiatives set by management are extreme. Not a lot of explanation on targets or goals set by upper management.


  3. "Working Environment"

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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Dresser-Rand as a contractor

    Pros

    Most people here are pleasant and great to work with. There is a lot of knowledge and experience here and everyone is willing to share and help out newcomers.

    Cons

    Just like most large companies dealing with upper management is not always a joy.

    Advice to Management

    Look at what and where the true values are. Take care of the people that are making the money for the company.


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  5. "Positive experience, world class leadership"

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    Former Employee - Quality Engineer in Olean, NY
    Former Employee - Quality Engineer in Olean, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Dresser-Rand full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The leadership team had a way of making employees at all levels of the company buy in to building a better product.

    Cons

    The location of the facility was far from most cultural activities. Working in rural America does that.


  6. "Overall good company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

    I worked at Dresser-Rand (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great re-locating policy, good culture

    Cons

    Manufacturing facilities tend to be in remote areas.

    Advice to Management

    Great opportunities, management are good listeners.


  7. "Good Company, Room to improve"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Dresser-Rand full-time

    Pros

    Great company, good benefits, good people

    Cons

    Lacking growth and R&D. Stuck in past.


  8. "About Dresser-rand"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Dresser-Rand (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good exposure and healthy working environment.

    Cons

    More workload and less family life

    Advice to Management

    Look at the bottom people


  9. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Engineer in Olean, NY
    Former Employee - Engineer in Olean, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Dresser-Rand (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Most employees are very helpful.

    Cons

    Working long hours can get old


  10. "Summer Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Kind people, good mentor relationships, access to great trainings

    Cons

    Sometimes did busy work, company recently bought by Siemens causing a lot of lay-offs and changes in structure/ my local office


  11. Helpful (1)

    "Conservative and disciplined company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good people, stable management, conservative and fair to employees

    Cons

    No annual bonus, lack of spending on IT initiatives. Mediocre benefits, significant turnover at lower levels of staff

    Advice to Management

    Simplify bookings process, resources are wasted within company fighting over ownership of bookings.



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