Siemens Reviews

Updated 27 October, 2014
Updated 27 October, 2014
825 Reviews
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825 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Healthy respect for work life balance, good benefits, excellent place to learn (in 74 reviews)

  • The work environment is also very nice and inviting (in 52 reviews)


Cons
  • Upper management tried to prompt younger guys for better control (in 20 reviews)

  • Hard to manage a good work/life balance (in 10 reviews)

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  1.  

    Excellent intership

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Technology Marketing Specialist in Oakville, ON
    Former Employee - Technology Marketing Specialist in Oakville, ON

    I worked at Siemens as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Incredible work environment, friendly and helpful people all around the company, interesting job, and a lot of room for improvement.
    Very nice infrastructure, with cafeteria, clean and bright environment, open concept.
    No defined offices or seats, anybody can seat wherever they want.

    Cons

    Work can get a bit monotonous. It is always the same thing everyday

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't be afraid to use interns for more complicated tasks. Sometimes I felt I was bored with the job I was put to do.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Good company with a strong corporate culture

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Engineer
    Former Employee - Engineer

    I worked at Siemens full-time

    Pros

    Good company in general, good team, i.e. if you are in a technical department, opportunities to go on conferences, but not always.

    Cons

    Promotions happen quite low, salaries are competitive, but not very high.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More team-building events would unite a collective much better.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    it is okay to work for the company.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Siemens

    Pros

    work is stable there. people are nice.

    Cons

    you have little chance to be promted.

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  5.  

    A worthy learning experience as a trainee engineee

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer
    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer

    I have been working at Siemens full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Alot to learn, Really helpful and encouraging collegues and environment

    Cons

    Salary package not so great compared to other firms of similar stature

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    A great place to experience the global network of innovation

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Director in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Senior Director in Toronto, ON

    I worked at Siemens

    Pros

    A very innovative company with a great brand and many very bright people. An excellent learning environment that is global in nature. If you want to get a truely global experience this is the place. You also will get in depth knowlege of sectors including Industry, Energy or Medical. The products are truely world leading. The opportunity for someone early in their career to be trained and groomed are exceptional.

    Cons

    Matrix structure causes it to be slow moving and its never clear who is leading the charge.
    Often people spend more time reporting internally the same information over and over in different formats to the various stakeholders. It is inefficient and at the end of the day, the leadership is lacking.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Embrace and live the new vertically focused structure. Give full power to the sector leads.

    Recommends
  7.  

    Seems like a promising start

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at Siemens full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Good mentorship and ample amount of oppurtunities

    Cons

    Not found any, everything is just fine

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    intern

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Siemens

    Pros

    good work-life balance, flexible schedule, talented people

    Cons

    average paid and no onsite cafe

  9.  

    Type of Business

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Siemens

    Pros

    The company respects Employees time and value their effort

    Cons

    Dependency on one customer bites regularly

  10.  

    UX Designer Intern in Siemens Corporate Research

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Siemens

    Pros

    Nice people, cutting edge research and the opportunities to get onboard in a variety of projects in fields like healthcare, industry and productivity softwares. Softball team is a plus!

    Cons

    Really there isn't any noticeable cons for this job. To be very picky, maybe some of the projects are so big that can last for years, and being an intern means you cannot be involved in every stage.

  11.  

    Biochemist

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Siemens

    Pros

    Good company with good benefit, opportunity to move up

    Cons

    you have to work hard to be promoted

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    help younger employee

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