Raytheon - Good company, good senior management, good people, dumb middle management | Glassdoor
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Helpful (3)

"Good company, good senior management, good people, dumb middle management"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Senior Principal Systems Engineer in Dallas, TX
Current Employee - Senior Principal Systems Engineer in Dallas, TX
Approves of CEO

Pros

Good for work-life balance
internal culture of respect for individuals
proactive treatment of minorities and women
good benefits, competitive pay

Cons

Too big to manage as "one-company",
mid-level management values short-term gain over common sense and long term growth
Riged expensive processes that inhibit innovation, creativity and common sense
Clueless corporate marketing

Advice to Management

Selectively eliminate layers of middle management and empower employees
Hire mid-level managers from the commercial sector (vs defense & aerospace)
Value soft skills more - especially ability to build and motivate effecctive teams
Recognize engineers are not interchangable in a job category

Other Employee Reviews for Raytheon

  1. Helpful (2)

    "Great Company! Disrespectful management makes it a bad place to work!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in El Segundo, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in El Segundo, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Leading technologies and Top Pay

    Cons

    management and operational philosophies are old school. If you have had experience at a progressive company it will be extremly hard to asimilate here.

    Advice to Management

    Learn and practice Trust & Respect


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Good place if you are looking to stay at the same job for a long time"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tucson, AZ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tucson, AZ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great work live environment. The work is very interesting if you get in the right position.

    Cons

    Promotion is very hard to come by and annual raises are small.

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