Baker Hughes Reviews

Updated Aug 10, 2020

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3.5
66%
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Baker Hughes Chairman, President and CEO Lorenzo Simonelli
Lorenzo Simonelli
401 Ratings
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  • "Stability has been impacted considering the downturns of the Oil and Gas industry(in 31 reviews)

  • "Work life balance not too balanced here(in 28 reviews)

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  1. "Is a great workplace"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Baker Hughes full-time

    Pros

    I have learned to many things, it is a great place to work, you meet a lot of people.

    Cons

    The company is under reduction in force.

  2. "Provides excellent opportunities for career growth"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Lead, Finance in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Baker Hughes full-time

    Pros

    Great for career development and opportunities

    Cons

    Not a very progressive company


  3. "Baker Hughes"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President Operations in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Baker Hughes full-time

    Pros

    Great pay, pension and benefits

    Cons

    New, trying to find themselves

  4. Helpful (1)

    "Great company in good times"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Field Engineer 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Invest heavily in training and pay their employees very generously.

    Cons

    Layoffs are an inherent part of oilfield services companies and Baker Hughes is no different. Certain product lines are less volatile than others.

  5. "Baker Hughes - Coiled Tubing Research & Engineering"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Metallurgical Engineer in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Baker Hughes full-time

    Pros

    Excellent work environment: collaboration, professionalism Failure analyst- ideal job for my expertise

    Cons

    Group affected by global crisis

  6. "Good"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Winnipeg, MB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Baker Hughes full-time

    Pros

    Nice work culture Good work life balance

    Cons

    Not much issues to mention here

  7. "Over all Good company to work for"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Field Service Technician 
    Recommends

    I worked at Baker Hughes full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good benefit & Good work environment

    Cons

    After the GE take a lot of things changed for the worse

  8. "good"

    4.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Manager 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Baker Hughes full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    great people to work with

    Cons

    management go through people very often

  9. "Great company"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - HSE Lead in St. John's, NL
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Baker Hughes full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Employee development Salary Vacation Stock purchase Pension

    Cons

    constant organizational Change.

  10. "Good company, good technology"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Geoscientist 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Baker Hughes full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good training program and the opportunity to travel everywhere for training if you like flying.

    Cons

    Everyone protects themselves and job. Teamwork????

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