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Siemens Reviews

Updated April 22, 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. "Project Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Project Manager in Wendell, NC
    Former Intern - Project Manager in Wendell, NC

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

    Pros

    It is a good company.

    Cons

    Lack of corporate citizenship and team spirit.


  2. "Research Intern"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Research Intern in Princeton, NJ
    Former Intern - Research Intern in Princeton, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Not too much workload.
    Plenty time to read papers.

    Cons

    Few full time people could catch up with the state-of-art technologies.


  3. "engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineer in Tarrytown, NY
    Former Employee - Engineer in Tarrytown, NY
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Siemens full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Decent compensation and benefits. 401K, health, etc. Mostly comfortable office environments.

    Cons

    Too much bureaucracy, too much paperwork, too much 'hot air'Less BS, listen

    Advice to Management

    Less BS, listen to people who actually know and do the job.
    Pretty useless, management wouldn't listen


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  5. "Reasonable place to work with some management issues. Company was formally Cerberus Pyrotronics. Last worked there 2000."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Service Sales Representative in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Service Sales Representative in Dallas, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good salary and commission package

    Cons

    Management was not always open and honest with the employees

    Advice to Management

    Need to be more consistent in how employees are managed and evaluated


  6. "Consultant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in Cypress, CA
    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in Cypress, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Siemens full-time

    Pros

    Flexible Work Schedule and good benefits

    Cons

    Extra Work after hours not accounted for

    Advice to Management

    Bettter salary for employees


  7. "2 year employee in Heathcare"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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 a year)

    Pros

    great benefits, great resources, great products

    Cons

    poor on boarding, poor training, no mentoring

    Advice to Management

    provide better new hire managment


  8. "An incredible mess!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Field Service Technician in Indianapolis, IN
    Former Employee - Field Service Technician in Indianapolis, IN
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Siemens full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Nice equipment, Pay was OK. High profile position where you could see the results of your success. Co workers for the most part were a great bunch!

    Cons

    Upper management in our division didn't have a clue what the challenges of our job was and given the way they treated us they didn't much care to learn

    Advice to Management

    Doesn't matter much now, we lost the contract and the entire division pretty much shutdown.


  9. "Principal Architect"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Principal Architect Consulting Manager in Norwalk, CT
    Former Contractor - Principal Architect Consulting Manager in Norwalk, CT
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Siemens as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Enterprise customers and interesting projects
    Excellent in Power Cooling of data centers, buildings IT and IOT potential
    Depth of organization and capabilities to add value to
    Strength in Europe, Engineering excellence

    Cons

    Less mature in US market
    Consulting group divested to Atos


  10. "Management lacks leadership"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Buyer in Charlotte, NC
    Current Employee - Buyer in Charlotte, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits and good PTO

    Cons

    Management has no leadership
    Employees are disengaged


  11. "Senior Project Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Saint Louis, MO
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Big company, large product offerings

    Cons

    Germany HQ, not flexible for roles



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