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GSE engineering

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Current Employee - Engineer/Technologist in Florence (Italy)
Current Employee - Engineer/Technologist in Florence (Italy)

I have been working at GE Oil & Gas full-time (More than 5 years)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

- Salary not so bad (compared with Italian average)
- Strong training structures
- Possibility to see all the life cycle of GT and Compressors (from design through manufacturing until service))
- Real possibility to move between different Job positions

Cons

- Exacting workload
- Low money awards for employees
- Low benefits for employees
- Career slow

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    Excellent career opportunities in a solid company hindered by bureucracy and sloppy acquisition assimilation.

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    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Houston, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Houston, TX (US)

    I have been working at GE Oil & Gas full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent career, training, and networking possibilities. GE is a huge and powerful company and as such provides their staff with plenty of resources to complete their jobs. As an employee, you can be confident that your company will still be around tomorrow. Capital expenditures are not a limitation to technology or efficiency advancements.

    Cons

    Being a huge company, it is weighed down by internal barriers to completing day to day tasks. IT support and purchasing apparently benefit from economies of scale but it is very frustrating when it takes days for someone to address a computer problem and days to purchase something that I could drive to the store and have in fifteen minutes. Also, being a company founded on acquisitions, there are many growing pains as companies are combined, assimilated, reorganized, etc.

    Advice to Management

    Continue with the simplification initiatives. This should be your primary goal. Mundane processes absolutely kill productivity and cripple projects. Sometimes it feels like working against the company to complete mundane tasks. Focus on making the daily things like IT and purchasing easier so we can focus on executing projects and improving our products and execution.

  2. Marketing Communications Specialist

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    Current Employee - Marketing Communications Specialist in Oklahoma City, OK (US)
    Current Employee - Marketing Communications Specialist in Oklahoma City, OK (US)

    I have been working at GE Oil & Gas full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great people, exciting company, and a lot of growth in other areas of the company.

    Cons

    A lot of counterproductive meetings

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