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Siemens Reviews

Updated July 20, 2017
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  • Work-life balance depends on the project & BU you are associated with (in 67 reviews)

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

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

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    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


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Good if you are German"

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    Former Employee - IT Manager in Alpharetta, GA
    Former Employee - IT Manager in Alpharetta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Solid company, average benefits, average pay

    Cons

    Actively outsourcing back office/IT work, American employees take the brunt of layoffs, tough to move to senior management if you are not a German citizen

    Advice to Management

    Make more effective use of your US skills base

  3. "Consultant"

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    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


  4. "Project Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Management Specialist in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Project Management Specialist in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company to work for overall
    Provides plenty opportunities for professional development
    Opportunities to transfer to other divisions
    Great work life balance!!!

    Cons

    -Very process heavy
    -Salaries are not competitive
    -At times complacent management attitude towards obvious issues

    Advice to Management

    Listen and act on issues, don't ignore them


  5. "Great Company - Slow to change"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, competitive pay, I have a great manager which allows me to succeed.

    Cons

    Old culture that is slow with keeping up with the rest of the business world. They are consistently 10 years behind on the latest trends and technology.

    Advice to Management

    Accept that the world is changing and it is time to catch up. Concepts like working at home and every other Friday off are starting to become standard practices but have not been considered in Siemens Energy.


  6. "2 year employee in Heathcare"

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    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


  7. "Great Company"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Former Employee - Credit and Collections Analyst II in Buffalo Grove, IL
    Former Employee - Credit and Collections Analyst II in Buffalo Grove, IL

    I worked at Siemens (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great people on all levels

    Cons

    Long Drive up 400 in Atlanta GA

  8. "An incredible mess!"

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    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"

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    • 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"

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    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


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