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Siemens Reviews

Updated August 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. "Finance Manager"

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    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.


  2. "Field service"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great benifits, professional dedicated teams,

    Cons

    Depending your area,work life balance can get tough.

    Advice to Management

    Please technical management needs more communication with marketing sales and overall management. Seems technical side left out.

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Siemens Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Austin, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The office is small and quaint.

    Cons

    Legacy product and bad management.


  4. "Production technician"

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    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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    "Big Company Benefits"

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    Former Employee - Technical Manager in Cincinnati, OH
    Former Employee - Technical Manager in Cincinnati, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great Benefits. Growth potential if you're located at a corporate office or willing to relocate.

    Cons

    Heartless. Fired on 13 year anniversary.


  6. "Great benefits but Limited growth opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer

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

    Pros

    Good people to work with. Health care plan and 401 k benefits are great. I believe the pay is on par with industry average.

    Cons

    Sometimes you get pulled into a project in crisis and are expected to meet deadlines. Project planning and proper resource allocation can be much better.

    Advice to Management

    Hold management and staff accountable. Invest and recognize valuable employees more to boost morale and productivity.


  7. "OK"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Siemens full-time

    Pros

    Benefits, work from home, pay

    Cons

    Management team changed recently and it has impacted morale in a negative way

  8. "HR Business Consultant"

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    Former Employee - HumanResources
    Former Employee - HumanResources
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Large corporation - lot of resources available. Lot of opportunity to grow either within current division or movement across divisions. Good benefits.

    Cons

    Large corporation - can often have too many layers that you have to go through to get approvals or resolve issues - lot of red tape.


  9. "Senior Sales Executive"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Siemens full-time

    Pros

    Very good company to work for. Always engaging employees. They work with you to make sure you are in a position that you will succeed so they succeed.

    Cons

    Training and lack of new product knowledge that comes down to the branch. But they try for such a huge company.


  10. "Big Corporate Culture"

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    Former Employee - Senior Energy Engineer in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Senior Energy Engineer in Austin, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Siemens is global company with many business segments ranging from Building Automation Control to Health Care Equipment.

    Cons

    The large corporation culture is very apparent within the organization.

    Advice to Management

    Guidance and a job plan is key to new personnel.


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