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Really good expirence, would go back

Manufacture Engineer (Former Employee) Forest, MS (US)

ProsJob security, you can tranfer to many other location and they paid for grad school. they also have a really good six sigma program which looks great on your resume. the big name company helped with interviewing for other jobs. most of the young engineers started there and moved on to other positions or other plants within the company for higher salaries and positions.

Consnot too many downsides, probably it's a larger company so you don't get to meet the higher ups. Also for them to pay for grad school you have to get a degree in something that directly relates to you field which limits you to what you can go to school with. with it being a large com

Advice to Senior Managementgroup and meet with all the engineers more often for all the different areas to trade ideas.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Middle of the pack defense contractor

    Manager (Current Employee) Fairfax, VA (US)

    I have been working at Raytheon

    Pros: It pays well. Position is relatively stable. You get to work some interesting, cutting edge technology some of the time. For me… Cons: Benefits are bad. Work environment is bad. Employee morale is really bad. Most of the employees are dissatisfied by the work environment.… Advice to Senior Management: Take care of the employees more. Try to improve… More

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    Raytheon is a great place to start an engineering career or to work if you need flexible hours.

    Systems Engineer (Current Employee) Woburn, MA (US)

    I have been working at Raytheon

    Pros: Its a strong engineering company. The starting salaries are very competitive. Having a 9/80 work schedule is a great benefit as well. … Cons: Even though your job is secure within Raytheon, its not within your project, so if you project runs out of funding you won't lose your… Advice to Senior Management: We need to pay for MBA's for engineers, our top young talent is leaving because of this. Also, invest more in… More

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