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GE Engineer Reviews

Updated March 28, 2017
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Pros
  • Work life balance & Employee friendly organization (in 332 reviews)

  • Also, they provide great work environment in the Global Operations shared service center (in 240 reviews)

Cons
  • Could work on emphasizing work-life balance more by encouraging use of vacation time (in 271 reviews)

  • Other than long hours, I don't have too many (in 145 reviews)

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  1. "Good"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Culture , benefits, unlimited vacations, and people

    Cons

    Not up to date with the latest software culture


  2. "Nice to work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Infrastructure Engineer in Fairfield, CT
    Former Contractor - Infrastructure Engineer in Fairfield, CT

    I worked at GE as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good Team to learn skills

    Cons

    Small cubes in office
    No cafeteria


  3. "Field service engineer"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Field Service Engineer in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Field Service Engineer in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    benefits and salary and the privelege to work in an environment alongside professionals

    Cons

    They are selling my division

    Advice to Management

    Keep the people that make this company successful.


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  5. "Process Engineer Co-op"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Process Engineer in Mattoon, IL
    Former Employee - Process Engineer in Mattoon, IL

    I worked at GE full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Big company with access to industry standards

    Cons

    Big divides between upper management and workers

    Advice to Management

    more communication


  6. "Field Engineer"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Field Engineer
    Current Employee - Field Engineer
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Independent Work Life.
    Car Provided
    Good Benefits

    Cons

    Too independent, not a lot of manager exposure. Alot of people do this for years.

    Advice to Management

    Communicate with the engineers and assist in helping promotions.


  7. "Amazing Place to work"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Design Engineer
    Former Employee - Design Engineer
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at GE (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Challenges , Innovative, great leanings, need to be passionate, opportunity to work with best leaders in Industries, competitive salary, diverse culture, flexibility to work

    Cons

    need to be technical, hardworking and be ready to take challenges and extra effort


  8. "Repair Design Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Repair Design Engineer in Greenville, SC
    Current Contractor - Repair Design Engineer in Greenville, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at GE as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good working team and culture, conducive working environment,

    Cons

    low work stability for contractors


  9. "Advanced Manufacturing Engineer"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Advanced Manufacturing Engineer in Greenville, SC
    Current Employee - Advanced Manufacturing Engineer in Greenville, SC

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

    Pros

    Flexibility in vacation
    Diverse projects to work on

    Cons

    Bureaucratic, decisions take a while to implement


  10. "Lead Engineer"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lead Engineer in Windsor, CT
    Current Employee - Lead Engineer in Windsor, CT

    Pros

    Dynamic and fast pace company (organization changes to adjust with company target)
    Customer oriented

    Cons

    Slow worker may not fit here.


  11. "Window to the world"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Software Engineer
    Current Employee - Staff Software Engineer
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Amazing people, places and projects.

    Cons

    Susceptible to layers of management's agendas, ultra high pressure at random times, very difficult to balance with a family