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Emerson Reviews

Updated October 19, 2017
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  • Work/life balance of management seems tedious, but everybody is having a good time (in 43 reviews)

  • Very few women or minorities in upper management (in 34 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Finance Manager / Controller"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Controller in Oklahoma City, OK
    Current Employee - Controller in Oklahoma City, OK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Emerson full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Executives have a keen understanding of their markets, effectively communicating their vision and strategy to the business units. Outstanding leadership from the VP and GM level. They challenge and inspire their teams.

    Cons

    There are no Cons working at Emerson.

    Emerson Response

    Aug 4, 2017 – Global Talent Acquistion Team

    Hello, and thanks for sharing your feedback! We work hard to help our executives and all managers understand the importance of effective communication in the workplace, and our goal is to do all that... More


  2. "We just got bought up"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Emerson full-time

    Pros

    I was working for Pentair and Emerson just bought us recently, the transition is similar across the industries . Management team visited our plant and they do leave a good impression on how to move forward in our particular industries that we serve.

    Cons

    Not sure yet, They just finished with the transition, I would expect to see how the business run within a year or two

    Advice to Management

    none yet

  3. "Product Planner"

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    Current Employee - Product Planner in Sidney, OH
    Current Employee - Product Planner in Sidney, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Emerson full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    High visibility
    Work directly with executive management
    You can define what you want to work on
    High impact projects

    Cons

    Too stressful
    Conservative company culture
    No diversity
    Some favoritism depending growth rather than merit

    Advice to Management

    Think about modern workplaces and add diversity


  4. "Program Director"

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

    I have been working at Emerson full-time

    Pros

    Flexible, stable employer with many opportunities

    Cons

    Very conservative environment and some business units are slow to adopt to market changes

    Advice to Management

    Consider everyone for opportunities and not just degree'd engineers. Those with advanced education and proven success with ample experience can help succeed.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "An okay internship experience."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    You gain experience working in a big company and dealing with bureaucracy.

    Cons

    My intern project wasn't that well thought out, and it gave me little opportunity to interact with other employees at Emerson.


  6. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - CE
    Current Employee - CE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Guaranteed 40 hours a week plus overtime.

    Cons

    Low pay wage compared to Industry


  7. "Emerson reviesw"

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    Former Employee - PSG in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - PSG in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very innovative company with great products

    Cons

    Employees opinions are not considered

    Advice to Management

    Listen to you employees. they have great ideas

    Emerson Response

    Oct 13, 2017 – Global Talent Acquistion Team

    Hello, thank you for leaving your valuable feedback. We like to stay innovative in all aspects of business, and would like to hear your ideas and suggestions for improving management. Please reach... More

  8. "Manager"

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

    I have been working at Emerson full-time

    Pros

    Opportunity for promotion and education

    Cons

    Global commitments are 24/7 365

    Advice to Management

    Understand when employees/managers are putting in more than 60 hours per week that asking for more is offensive.


  9. "Worker"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    You can get a pay check

    Cons

    Never really know what you might get

    Advice to Management

    Being trustworthy goes a long way with staff ....


  10. "Oil Lab assistant"

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

    I worked at Emerson full-time

    Pros

    Relaxed, productive, and friendly work environment.

    Cons

    Had lay offs and slow temp to hire transitions.


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