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GE Engineering Reviews

Updated May 22, 2017
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  1. "Mech Engineer"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Houston, TX

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

    Pros

    It is a great place to work.

    Cons

    It could pay more money.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Good experience but last year or so somewhat chaotic."

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Design Engineer in Greenville, SC
    Current Employee - Senior Design Engineer in Greenville, SC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits.
    Work and life balance.
    Diversity of workforce
    Enjoyable work environment with coworkers.
    Time off.
    Volunteer organizations are very active in the community.

    Cons

    Chaotic work priorities.
    Reorganization occurs way too often to know who you work for and what is real number 1 priority.
    All are not number 1.

    Advice to Management

    None


  3. "Good Company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - EID Engineering in Newark, DE
    Current Employee - EID Engineering in Newark, DE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Globally Aligned and Cultural Diversity

    Cons

    Pay is not all that Good

    Advice to Management

    Increase Pay


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  5. "Staff Network Operations Engineer"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Network Engineer in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Staff Network Engineer in Detroit, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    unlimited time off with manager approval. very supportive when it comes to family issues or employee health issues

    Cons

    difficult to get more opportunities and promotions unless you come through the training program. Given the impression that promotion is both unattainable and makes you and easy target when layoffs occur.

    Advice to Management

    promote from within and don't discourage promotions


  6. "New employee"

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    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineering in Windsor, CT
    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineering in Windsor, CT

    Pros

    This location has good benefits available and fun people to work with. The environment can get tense sometimes but everyone means well.

    Cons

    The procedures and operating model that is implemented is sometimes half cooked and the procedures are sometimes unclear and change without notice.


  7. ""Lead Advance Engineer""

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lead Advance Engineer in McAllen, TX
    Current Employee - Lead Advance Engineer in McAllen, TX
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at GE (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great Engineering, Cutting Edge Technology, and Fantastic Team Members.

    Cons

    Unbalance workforce, Limited Resources and no opportunities for growth.

    Advice to Management

    Lead by example, engage more with the people, and promote within to mitigate turnover.


  8. "engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Engineer in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good people
    Great place to learn

    Cons

    Little to no career growth

    Advice to Management

    Help people advance and grow in areas they are interested in


  9. "Great job, micro managed at times"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Field Service Engineer in Milwaukee, WI
    Current Employee - Field Service Engineer in Milwaukee, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Endless opportunities, good pay and benefits.

    Cons

    Large company, can get frustrating finding your way though


  10. "Lead Control Engineer"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lead Control Engineer in Monroe, WA
    Current Employee - Lead Control Engineer in Monroe, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Big company, many sub-companys and many opportunity

    Cons

    Too big to manage well


  11. "Software Quality Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Ramon, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Ramon, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Latest Technology Stack, Good work life balance. Location is pretty good with walking trail in the backside

    Cons

    Poor Management, heavy politics involved. If you are good with your manager you are king, otherwise you are at extreme risk of getting laid off.