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Updated April 26, 2017
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  • Work/Life balance is touted but never followed (in 49 reviews)

  • Senior management could be more helpful (in 46 reviews)

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  1. "Engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Engineer in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great team, smart people, good work life balance.

    Cons

    Company moves too slow.

    Advice to Management

    Reduce amount of middle management.


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    "Sales Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Cleveland, OH
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Cleveland, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, good salary, good work life balance

    Cons

    clueless executive management team, long tenured entitled employees that HR will not let you do anything with

    Advice to Management

    Clean house from all the former iterations of the company, stop accpeting mediocrity and strive for excellence


  3. "Product Marketing Specialist"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good ethics. Supportive environment in general.

    Cons

    Slow moving. Hierarchy; slow promotional movement.


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  5. "Business Development Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Challenging and stimulating environment. Lots of flexibility for those who are self motivated.

    Cons

    Overburdened with process and managers.

    Advice to Management

    Empower your team. The team is overburdened with process and approvals.


  6. "Siemens Review"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Finance Manager/Controller in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Finance Manager/Controller in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good opportunities worldwide and long term career plan

    Cons

    Bureaucracy, company should be more dynamic.

    Advice to Management

    Be more dynamic


  7. "Data Scientist"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Data Scientist in Princeton, NJ
    Former Employee - Data Scientist in Princeton, NJ
    Recommends

    I worked at Siemens (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Nice location, good environment, balance team.

    Cons

    Poor public transportation, few restaurant


  8. "Huge network with opportunities globally"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Proposal Engineer in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Proposal Engineer in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    -Lots of development opportunities
    -Large network

    Cons

    -Change is difficult because of its size
    -Can have the mentality "We've always done it this way"

    Advice to Management

    -Recruit and keep talent
    -Create atmosphere that challenges the norm


  9. "Siemens Internship Review"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Mechanical Engineer Intern in Raleigh, NC
    Former Intern - Mechanical Engineer Intern in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends

    I worked at Siemens as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Gave me interesting work as an intern. They treated me as a normal employee and valued my contribution.

    Cons

    The location wasn't great, and the product I was working on wasn't that interesting to me.


  10. "Working student"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Working Student in Berlin, WI
    Former Employee - Working Student in Berlin, WI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Siemens (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very competitive salary for students

    Cons

    It is all a little stiff


  11. "Siemens North America"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Current Employee - Gas Turbine in Charlotte, NC
    Current Employee - Gas Turbine in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits, and many different fields you can transfer.

    Cons

    Some managers are great others are difficult to deal with, company is management heavy.


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