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Pratt & Whitney Reviews

Updated October 11, 2018
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  • "Work life balance is talked up, but routinely doing 50-60 hours a week is all but required to meet objectives for mid to senior level employees" (in 26 reviews)

  • "Cost of living here isn't that much lower" (in 15 reviews)

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  1. "Repair Design Engineer"

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

    I have been working at Pratt & Whitney full-time

    Pros

    Great work life balance. Interesting projects.

    Cons

    Computer and software issues are common.


  2. "Vice President"

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

    I have been working at Pratt & Whitney full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work for!

    Cons

    This company is amazing and there are no cons.

  3. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Pratt & Whitney full-time

    Pros

    Great opportunities to learn between different roles in each group

    Cons

    Location, outdated and frustrating IT experience


  4. "Disorganized and slow, but good stable employment."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    The pay and benefits are good. Jobs are very secure.

    Cons

    To describe it in the style of Yogi Berra, no one gets anything done, they're all too busy.

    Advice to Management

    There's too many people working in their processes, and not enough people working on their processes. The mindset needs to change from how things are done to how could things be done better.


  5. "Quality Engineering Summer Intern reveiw"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Pratt & Whitney full-time

    Pros

    Good pay
    Worked with International Suppliers
    Visited international Suppliers
    Great team of diverse people that wanted everyone to grow and succeed

    Cons

    A lot of dead time between projects


  6. "Great and Improving"

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    Current Employee - Mechanical Design Engineer in East Hartford, CT
    Current Employee - Mechanical Design Engineer in East Hartford, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Pratt & Whitney full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Benefits, potential to grow, Work-life balance

    Cons

    Module Hierarchy, Bureaucracy, Standard Work Documentation

    Advice to Management

    Keep the current culture change movement alive and keep empowering employees.


  7. "Intern"

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

    Pros

    -I was able to work on some really cool projects

    Cons

    -Other interns did not always have the same experience

  8. "Engineering Internship review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    everyone is nice, pays well

    Cons

    very siloed company, some of my projects didnt seem real


  9. "Administrative Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Jupiter, FL
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Jupiter, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Pratt & Whitney full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The people, the vacation and paid holidays, the pay

    Cons

    Health Insurance not the best

    Advice to Management

    Consider bringing back something similar to what you provided previously via healthcare.


  10. "Challenging and rewarding"

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    Former Employee - Procurement Manager in East Hartford, CT
    Former Employee - Procurement Manager in East Hartford, CT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Pratt & Whitney full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Opportunities, benefits, salary, locations people

    Cons

    Work life balance does not exist

    Advice to Management

    Take the time to listen to your employees


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