ALSTOM Reviews

Updated Jan 18, 2021

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3.9
83%
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ALSTOM CEO Henri Poupart-Lafarge
Henri Poupart-Lafarge
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  1. "A great place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Engineer 

    I have been working at ALSTOM full-time

    Pros

    Supportive staff and great benefits.

    Cons

    Cannot think of any cons.

  2. "Big performing company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Installation Supervisor in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ALSTOM full-time

    Pros

    Lots of projects Everybody’s opinion is heard Never out of work

    Cons

    Long decision process Communication is complicated Pressure is intense

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  3. "Belief system and personality are based on contribution and service that strongly embody Alstom’s core standards"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Contract Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ALSTOM full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Alstom sets the highest standards on safety, embodied by a twofold commitment: Win the trust of operators and passengers through reliable, effective solutions; and Prevent occupational risks to offer its employees and contractors the best possible working.

    Cons

    Projects can be very challenging.

  4. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Product Cost Engineer 

    I worked at ALSTOM full-time

    Pros

    A Great place to work

    Cons

    Hectic deadlines to meet and please

  5. COVID-19

    "Great workplace"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Administrator in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ALSTOM full-time

    Pros

    Great workplace, good opportunities, awesome projects a good place to work.

    Cons

    covid, serious deadlines, sometimes you need to take some pressure.

  6. "It was great learning working with the ALSTOM"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Electrical Technician in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ALSTOM full-time

    Pros

    I learn how to deal with challenges on work places.

    Cons

    There was not any cons in this company

  7. "Good"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Installation Manager 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ALSTOM full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good and very nice team to work with

    Cons

    HR system has to be improved

  8. "Great product but"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at ALSTOM full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good benefits. Trains are interesting.

    Cons

    Salary is really low. Must work 50hrs + to stay afloat People treated like numbers - HRs forgot about the HUMAN side Old fashionned company, never organizes anything for employees, you owe them everything and they owe you nothing

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  9. "Perfect company to work for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Interface Manager in Sydney, NS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ALSTOM full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Professional environment and friendly atmosphere

    Cons

    Bureaucrat procedures Not enough opportunities to continue working for the organization

  10. "Growth Potential"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Manager 

    I have been working at ALSTOM full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    very flexible work environment, you can make the job what you want it to be

    Cons

    poor leadership, not alot of direction or consistancy

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