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GE Transportation Reviews

Updated August 17, 2017
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Pros
  • Fairly flexible with work hours and work/life balance issues, depending on exact manager (in 15 reviews)

  • Flexible work environment that is open minded and willing to become contemporary (in 19 reviews)

Cons
  • Work life balance is not the best with certain roles at GE (in 24 reviews)

  • Often employees work long hours and efforts go unnoticed (in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Painter/assembly"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great place to work like minded peers

    Cons

    The stability is not the best right now.


  2. "Good company, tough atmosphere"

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    Current Employee - Embedded Software Engineer in Fort Worth, TX
    Current Employee - Embedded Software Engineer in Fort Worth, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good trajectory, good exposure. Work for the most part is interesting.

    Cons

    Can be....a lot. Can be pigeon holed in a position if you are not careful.

    Advice to Management

    Keep the company aware of what is going on, can be confusing.

  3. "quantity over employees and quailty"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    decent paying, kinda. great benefits

    Cons

    40 hrs used to garaunteed. constantly required to produce 5 days worth of work in 4 days. night shift is always forced to have a higher output than days. Meet quota at any cost to product quality, employee safety, employee morale, employee paycheck.

    Advice to Management

    replace all supervisors.


  4. "Manufacturing Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at GE Transportation full-time

    Pros

    Nice vacation policy and the people that work there are talented and driven.

    Cons

    Corporate leadership in Chicago is disconnected from the rest of the employees.


  5. "GE Transportation"

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    Current Employee - Senior Staff Project Manager in Melbourne, FL
    Current Employee - Senior Staff Project Manager in Melbourne, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Some of the best co-workers and staff you will ever find.

    Cons

    Risk adverse, slow to change.

    Advice to Management

    Be transparent when possible and keep focus on key mision


  6. "GE Transportation Review"

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    Current Employee - Test Engineer in Fort Worth, TX
    Current Employee - Test Engineer in Fort Worth, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Well organized, respectful and competitive working environment

    Cons

    The business is too sensitive to economic fluctuations.


  7. "GE Transportation Summer Internship Experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    great people, lots of activities outside of work for the interns, you will make great friends
    had meaningful projects that benefited the company

    Cons

    some interns were assigned very little work or trivial tasks.

  8. "Nothing to say..."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at GE Transportation full-time

    Pros

    Great work experience, physical labor.

    Cons

    Cut-throat Company, cannot keep managers.

    Advice to Management

    Upper Management, never bite the hand that feeds you...


  9. "Loved the job, loved the pay"

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    Former Employee - Maintenance in Erie, PA
    Former Employee - Maintenance in Erie, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at GE Transportation full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Union job. Great pay. Good people for the most part

    Cons

    Seems to have a 2 year cycle of layoffs. Always have to worry when the next round of layoffs are coming

    Advice to Management

    Spend as much time on expanding your manufacturing product line as you do looking to cut hourly employees wages!


  10. "Comments"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at GE Transportation full-time

    Pros

    A lot of good knowledgable folks working here. Benefits are fairly good.

    Cons

    Unstable future for the Erie plant, which makes this place unattractive. Politics is present as well, of course.


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