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Rockwell Automation Project Manager Reviews

Updated October 18, 2016
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  • Work-life balance could be improved (in 19 reviews)

  • Not very Diverse, Slow to change (in 13 reviews)

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  1. "Engineering Project Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineering Project Manager in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Engineering Project Manager in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Allows to learn/grow on every aspect of the business, from product development to customer service.

    Cons

    processes not alike on similar divisions

    Advice to Management

    Compensations and benefits needs to adjust to market


  2. "Solid Company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Milwaukee, WI
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Milwaukee, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Rockwell Automation has a solid reputation in the industry for its ethics and values. It is well respected amongst its customers.

    Cons

    Being a large corporate, needed changes internally take a long time to be implemented. Can be frustrating for those who like to see agile approaches.


  3. "Project Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Rockwell Automation full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great work culture, really supportive managers

    Cons

    Little opportunity to move up within the organization


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    "Rockwell"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineering Project Manager in Mequon, WI
    Current Employee - Engineering Project Manager in Mequon, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Rockwell Automation full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Respectful, vibrant culture at Rockwell Automation. Lots of energetic young ppl.

    Cons

    Annual salary raise is minimal and need more diversity in management and leadership team.

    Advice to Management

    Annual salary raise is minimal which means could lose talented employees and need more diversity in management and leadership team.


  6. "Project Manger"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Mequon, WI
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Mequon, WI
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Rockwell Automation full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Big company with visible goals to achive, Many people working there for many years

    Cons

    Management stays away from risk, trying to work with low risk projects,. Cost is hign thta prevents goos sales

    Advice to Management

    Be more aggressive with risk, study risk and metigate not avoid in whole


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Good organization for stable life"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Milwaukee, WI
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Milwaukee, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Well established culture with long history. Good financial status. good life and work balance, good support between employees, regular business information share meeting

    Cons

    somewhat too complicated org structure causing long process of decision making. difficult to find the right source


  8. Helpful (1)

    "Sales Driven Company"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Cleveland, OH
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Cleveland, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Decent compensation for the work required. Focus on PMP certification and training support to obtain it. Management team is easily approachable.

    Cons

    Sales driven company, which is a con for someone interested in engineering. Opportunities for advancement limited without sales experience or willingness to relocate.

    Advice to Management

    Consolidate business systems among the various groups.


  9. "Public company"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Mequon, WI
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Mequon, WI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Rockwell Automation full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Strong companny with big viewon ethics values and set path forward. Management is strong in its understanding of the market

    Cons

    Corporate politics and not always clear message to rank and file


  10. "Great company for settling in"

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    Current Employee - IT Project Manager in Milwaukee, WI
    Current Employee - IT Project Manager in Milwaukee, WI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good work life balance, nice facility

    Cons

    a little bit too conservative, especially for young professionals


  11. Helpful (2)

    "Stone Age Rockwell - Don't Let Common Sense Get in the Way of Growth"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Mequon, WI
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Mequon, WI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Rockwell Automation full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good people, good product., good values.

    Cons

    Archaic, still using many legacy software products, cannot see the forest through the trees, resulting in HUGE inefficiencies.

    Advice to Management

    Keeping looking for how to improve; don't just keep repeating old and bad operational and management mistakes.