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"Predictable work environment that favors a work/personal life balance"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Thermal Component Engineer in Orlando, FL
Former Employee - Thermal Component Engineer in Orlando, FL

Pros

Benefits, stability, predictable work day, and travel

Cons

Predictable work day, cubicle farm environment, and cumbersome corporate structure

Advice to Management

None, management seemed capable and compassionate about workers

Other Employee Reviews for Siemens

  1. "Charting a course for the future"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Philadelphia, MS
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Philadelphia, MS
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    There is significant growth potential, providing you can navigate your way through the intricacies of such a large, complex company.

    Cons

    Overall direction & leadership hampered by trying to merge the different methods of healthcare delivery that exists between the EU and US. Product development gets bogged down trying to create feature function that can only work in a limited market area; valuable time & resources are wasted before someone ultimately states the obvious and then focus & direction are again shifted.

    Advice to Management

    Trying to be THE global leader in healthcare IT is worthy goal but one that cannot be attained until you accept the fact that healthcare is always local.


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Too much management, even for a large company."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Software Engineer in Malvern, PA
    Current Employee - Staff Software Engineer in Malvern, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great benefits that start on day one: lots of options for medical that are mostly reimbursed. Great 401(k) matching although the vesting period is long (5 years). Most managers support flexible start times and working from home when illness or weather strike. There are a lot of opportunities to learn using technical classes offered on-site or online and managers will help you get into these classes. A lot of employees have been there for 10+ years, so there's a lot of older pre-Siemens experience around. Siemens is involved in the local community so there are plenty of options to give back locally.

    Cons

    There is way too much management and process at Siemens Medical, which is typical of most large companies. Management tends to get in the way of people doing actual work and instead layer process and procedure on employees instead of trusting their best judgment. People tend to be pigeon-holed into very specific roles and know nothing about what goes on outside of their silo. Management tends to be ADD, focusing on something new frequently at the demise of everything else. Management also tends to not be consistent, you'll get a different story on the same subject from a variety of managers.

    Like most larger companies, their performance review process, while fair, constrains those who truly excel and gives pitiful raises while dangling promotions in front of you that are always 'just a year away'.

    Advice to Management

    Lay off half the managers and trim the dead wood left over from summers layoffs amongst the technical staff. There's way too much bloat and process in the company.

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