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Updated July 21, 2017
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  • Work-life balance depends on the project & BU you are associated with (in 69 reviews)

  • Upper management needs to be refreshed (in 68 reviews)

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  1. "Siemens OK to work for."

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Field Service Engineer in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Field Service Engineer in Houston, TX

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

    Pros

    Feels like upper management really listens to feedback.

    Cons

    Lower than market average for starting salary.


  2. "Siemens Southaven"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Coordinator in Southhaven, MS
    Current Employee - Coordinator in Southhaven, MS
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Decent benefits and a long standing company.

    Cons

    Sometimes there can be an abundance of overtime at the Southaven location.

  3. "Siemens"

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    Former Employee - Group Leader in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Group Leader in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Siemens full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Well structured, deep training and professional people

    Cons

    Tricky for creativity to break through

    Advice to Management

    See above


  4. "Systems Specialist II for Siemens Building Technologies"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Specialist II in Harrisburg, PA
    Current Employee - Systems Specialist II in Harrisburg, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, decent pay, plenty of company training, and great vehicle package.

    Cons

    Slow HR reactions and occasionally OT pay is delayed.

    Advice to Management

    Put more value into the people actually executing the work in the field.


  5. Helpful (2)

    "Planing Engineer"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Planning Engineer in Elgin, IL
    Current Employee - Planning Engineer in Elgin, IL
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Benefits, challenge, people, work-life balance, PTO

    Cons

    Inflexibility, bureaucracy, and advancement opportunities


  6. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Clinical Laboratory Scientist in Wilmington, DE
    Former Employee - Clinical Laboratory Scientist in Wilmington, DE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    It is a great place for learning and the way they train you helps you enhance your skills. They provide great opportunities and let you be innovative in the work too.

    Cons

    Workload sometimes is too much to handle within a short time frame and upper management may be tough at times.

    Advice to Management

    Try to be a little flexible when it comes to schedules and accepting new methodologies.


  7. "Finance Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Finance Manager in Arlington, TX
    Former Employee - Finance Manager in Arlington, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Opportunity for advancement, locally and globally, for good talent.

    Cons

    Because Siemens is a multinational conglomerate, bureaucracy can occasionally cause simple tasks to become a major undertaking.

    Advice to Management

    Look outside your inner circle for good talent. Some who aren't the best choice for positions are promoted.

  8. "Technical Project Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Associate Consultant in Norcross, GA
    Former Contractor - Associate Consultant in Norcross, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Siemens as a contractor (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good working environment, technically challenging project.

    Cons

    Lots of bureaucracy, Large company can be inflexible and slow or respond.


  9. "Good but not great employer"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Milford, OH
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Milford, OH

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

    Pros

    Good team to work with. Flexibility to do your job without micro-management.

    Cons

    Not much opportunity for growth. Limited training, expected to learn by doing.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to and train employees!


  10. "Production technician"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Production Operator in Knoxville, TN
    Current Employee - Production Operator in Knoxville, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Siemens full-time

    Pros

    Positive workforce.
    Supervision: leader>boss
    Good benefits.
    The floor leadership is exceptional.

    Cons

    Career Progression. Other than this, a good place to work.


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