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Emerson Reviews

Updated July 21, 2017
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  • Work/life balance of management seems tedious, but everybody is having a good time (in 41 reviews)

  • Very few women or minorities in upper management (in 33 reviews)

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  1. "Instrument Builder 2"

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    Current Employee - Instrument Builder II in Chanhassen, MN
    Current Employee - Instrument Builder II in Chanhassen, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great People, great environment to work in

    Cons

    Hourly/Salray wages are not as competitve as other manufacturing companies


  2. "Overall very good"

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    Current Employee - Supply Chain Analyst in Sidney, OH
    Current Employee - Supply Chain Analyst in Sidney, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people. The work is enjoyable. The people really care about the company. Very data driven company which lowers politics

    Cons

    Location is not ideal. Annual pay raises are typically under 3%. For some people it can be very slow to progress in the company.

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Vice President"

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    Current Employee - Vice President
    Current Employee - Vice President
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Solid company. Ethical. Good work-life balance.

    Cons

    Management process is old and cumbersome. There is seemingly no thought given as to whether the management process is actually effective or drives above average performance.

    Advice to Management

    Time for a leadership change at the top.


  4. "Stable company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Seeks to be very stable by focus on delivering high value to customers. Very financially focused.

    Cons

    in transition due to technology and market forces. Makes for opportunities as well.


  5. "Great company to work for!"

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    Former Employee - Office Assistant in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Office Assistant in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Emerson full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    They care about employees, pay is good, can move up in the company.

    Cons

    They are very strict about punctuality.

    Emerson Response

    Jul 11, 2017 – Global Talent Acquistion Team

    Greetings, and thank you for your comments! It is very important to us that every employee feels valued and has the opportunities they need to succeed. Should you wish to further discuss feedback... More


  6. "Emerson Review"

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

    I worked at Emerson full-time

    Pros

    This was a good place to work.

    Cons

    There were very little cons.


  7. "Review"

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    Current Employee - Inside Sales Representative in Irvine, CA
    Current Employee - Inside Sales Representative in Irvine, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Culture, product quality, large company, growth opportunity

    Cons

    poor lead times sometimes, bad communication with factory

  8. "Contract"

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I worked at Emerson as a contractor

    Pros

    Good people, steady work during employment

    Cons

    Contract ended abruptly without notice


  9. "decent"

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    Former Contractor - Instrument Builder in Shakopee, MN
    Former Contractor - Instrument Builder in Shakopee, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Emerson as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Extremely clean, organized, and efficient work environment.

    Cons

    It will take you forever to become hired on as a fulltime employee and even longer to move up in rank or position.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work!"

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    Former Employee - Technical Support Representative in Irvine, CA
    Former Employee - Technical Support Representative in Irvine, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Emerson full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very fun office (potlucks, events outside of work). Very supportive team. Traveling to other Emerson offices.

    Cons

    Low pay and low time off.

    Emerson Response

    Jun 9, 2017 – Global Talent Acquistion Team

    Greetings, and thank you for your comments! It is very important to us that everyone is able to build relationships with their colleagues, and we’re glad to hear you were able to do so. Should you... More


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