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Siemens Reviews

Updated June 26, 2017
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  • Work-life balance depends on the project & BU you are associated with (in 66 reviews)

  • Upper management needs to be refreshed (in 67 reviews)

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  1. "Siemens healthcare chemistry division"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Field Service Engineer in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Field Service Engineer in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    some flexibility on schedule, you are able to learn as many modalities as you like, stock options, good vacation time, good insurance, great 401k match, service area

    Cons

    on call, management has no backbone, service area can be too widespread at times, promised 24hour response time on service calls

    Advice to Management

    support your team and promote those who deserve it, if someone is busting their butt and needs support be there fro them.


  2. "Warehouse/Transportation(materials manager)"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    1. Excellent pay 2. Really good benefits

    Cons

    constant restructuring
    3rd party support structures
    centralized support in to many critical functions


  3. "Good Company to Work For"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Solutions Architect in Chippenham, South West England, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Solutions Architect in Chippenham, South West England, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Pay
    Good Atmosphere
    Interesting Projects and work
    Opportunities for Travel and Advancement
    Company appears to put you first and looks after staff

    Cons

    Offices are a bit ropey
    Not as many facilities as other sites (canteen,gym etc)
    Silo mentality in some areas

    Advice to Management

    Please bring our facilities up to scratch. The people are great and work well but we don't feel like we have the same options as other places.


  4. "A great world class public company"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Developer in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Developer in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good salary and benefit. Role is perfectly defined.

    Cons

    Sometimes the rule is not clear.

    Advice to Management

    You should spent more time with your employees.


  5. "Business Partner"

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

    Pros

    Great benefits and the people you work with.

    Cons

    You will not have any autonomy, you will be able to share ideas but they will never implement those ideas.

    Advice to Management

    No room for advancement even if you are identas talent.


  6. "Work life balance but highly political and no learning or innovation in research teams"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Lead Research Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - Lead Research Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work Life Balance
    Settled Life with no challenges or learning

    Cons

    No learning or research. Focusing on consultancy projects and vague projects associated to state of the art machine learning
    Mostly developer background people and architects in the team
    Highly political team managers
    Led by non PhDs
    Unjustified titles like " expert "
    High attrition
    Minute research work done by interns and hence positive reviews by them
    Regular work completely different from interns work

    Advice to Management

    Recruit PhDs for managers and not by irrelevant software or architect experiences


  7. "Gutes Geld"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Werkstudent in Nuremberg (Germany)
    Current Employee - Werkstudent in Nuremberg (Germany)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Gehalt als Werkstudent ist optimal

    Cons

    Kein teambuilding in der Abteilung und am standort

    Advice to Management

    Bessere Einbindung in die Organisation durch Networking-Möglichkeiten


  8. "Good."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Siemens full-time

    Pros

    Lots of entry level positions. Upward mobility to a point. Great way to gain experience. Health insurance not terrible

    Cons

    No frills pay. upward mobility only to a point until education is necessary.


  9. "Good work/life balance"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Frimley, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Frimley, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work/life blance and flexibility. Good working environment and colleagues. Onsite facilities including gym.

    Cons

    Loyalty is not paying off. Internal promotions will not give you much payrise compare to someone who was hired externaly for the same role.
    Everything takes too long to implement or change.

    Advice to Management

    Benchmark salaries externaly. Be more flexible.


  10. "Man wird als Werkstudent sehr geschätzt und die Bezahlung ist überdurchschnittlich"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Munich, Bayern (Germany)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Munich, Bayern (Germany)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Überdurchscnittliche Bezahlung von Werkstudenten
    Flexible Arbeitszeiteinteilung
    Nettes Klima
    Super Kollegen
    Freundlicher Umgang

    Cons

    Teilweise langweilige Aufgaben (hängt hier aber auch von Abteilung ab)


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