Johnson Controls
3.3 of 5 536 reviews
www.johnsoncontrols.com Milwaukee, WI 5000+ Employees

Johnson Controls Reviews

Updated Apr 14, 2014
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3.3 536 reviews

                             

85% Approve of the CEO

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Alex A. Molinaroli

(68 ratings)

62% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Good work-life balance (not true for all projects, depends on position also)"
    in 15 reviews
  • "great people, good communication from management, focus on quality"
    in 25 reviews
Cons:
  • "Work-life balance is good if you are not traveling much"
    in 18 reviews
  • "It is a very large company and people are more "resources" than individuals"
    in 15 reviews
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Fantastic breeding ground for talented professionals

Sales Manager (Current Employee)
Melbourne

I have been working at Johnson Controls full-time for more than 8 years

ProsReputation of consistently delivering on customer expectations. Often hear from customers that JCI are great to deal with.

ConsAustralia business is very conservative and traditionally have taken very little risk in emerging markets, pefer instead to follow trends as opposed to being the market leaders they are well positioned to be. Do not leverage extensive global expertise very well. Geographical structure creates challenges to service large national and multinational customers.

Advice to Senior ManagementBusiness revamp to better suit customer changing needs by adding value and providing solutions to their business challenges. Products focus and transactional mentality needs to change to reposition JCI in the marketplace as a service and solutions provider

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Very satisfied

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Johnson Controls full-time

ProsGood work/life balance. Virtual employee. Working from home office.

ConsSlow to implement changes to organization

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Over all a good company to work for

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Johnson Controls

ProsTo many to count or explain.

Conswork life to personal life can be tricky at times

Advice to Senior ManagementBe more involved with your lower level supervisors.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Manager New Technology (Current Employee)
Milwaukee, WI (US)

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

ProsWorking with a skilled team to develop customer solutions. Company gives flexible work hours.

ConsNot a lot of training presented. Need to constantly network to get to solutions.

Advice to Senior ManagementProvide more training. Work on collecting company wide data into common locations for multiple groups to use

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great company to work for!

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Johnson Controls full-time for more than 5 years

ProsThey place high value on their employees and customers. Wish I could get back to working for Johnson Controls.

ConsLarge corporation that sometimes forgets the "small" people.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Johnson Controls

ProsGreat place for professional growth

ConsCompensation needs improvement to retain talent

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Great place to work

Software Project Leader (Current Employee)
Sofia (Bulgaria)

I have been working at Johnson Controls full-time for more than 8 years

ProsThe people are open and professional. There is a very good work-life balance. The salary is OK for this country and is always on time. Diversity is respected and people are always ready to help so the common goal can be achieved.

ConsAfter 5-6 years in the company you are either promoted to position you want to develop to or you have no more chance to grow.

Advice to Senior ManagementConsider making the working time more flexible and to allow work from home.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Johnson Controls

ProsGreat place to work.
Job is very secure. People respect each other.

ConsVery laid back attitude.
Compensation is not competitive. Presence in India very small. Not challenging work.

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I enjoyed working for Johnson Controls because it was a safe place that valued it's employees opinions.

Facilities Coordinator (Former Employee)
Southfield, MI (US)

I worked at Johnson Controls full-time for more than 5 years

ProsI was part of a team that initiated improvements within Johnson Controls. I was compensated accordingly, and the management treated non-management staff with respect. Johnson Controls provided safe equipment or reimbursed us for the safety equipment we purchased. They made me fell like a valued employee.

ConsIn such a large corporation, you don't get face to face time with people. This can make it more difficult to have good working relationships.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good work.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Strong Company with numerous opportunities for movement/advancement

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Johnson Controls full-time for more than 10 years

ProsCompany in high regards across all industries

ConsNarrow focus on numerous business teams. Difficult to change mindset to newer technology delivery

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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