GE Aviation Reviews

Updated 1 Jul 2020

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GE Aviation President and CEO David L. Joyce
David L. Joyce
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  • "your work can seem trivial in such a large company(in 34 reviews)

  • "Long hours, you get vacation time but you normally have to work while you're on vacation(in 27 reviews)

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  1. "A long term place of employment"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Services Contract Manager in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at GE Aviation full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Ownership, responsibility and accountability - you are supported and have access into coaching/ mentoring and guidance. But the emphasis is on you to own this, reach out and manage your career (definitely a good thing !)

    Cons

    Work/ Life balance is promoted strongly - but the reality is still a case where this can be a struggle.

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  2. "Great company to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manufacturing in Cheltenham, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at GE Aviation full-time

    Pros

    Always loyal with their employees.

    Cons

    Little bit behind, technology wise.

  3. "Warts & all"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Aircraft Engineer in Cardiff, Wales
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at GE Aviation full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    World class company in their fiels

    Cons

    Bad management Across all departments, especially the MD

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  4. "Okay"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - EHS Intern in Cheltenham, England
    Recommends

    I worked at GE Aviation full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    lots of new developments and teams to work in

    Cons

    they treat interns like cheap labour rather than giving them opportunities to develop

  5. "Commercial Operations Management"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Commercial Operations in Cheltenham, England

    I worked at GE Aviation full-time

    Pros

    Benefits, flexible hours, friendly working environment

    Cons

    Hierarchical, little individual responsibility, departmentalized

  6. "Great Workplace"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Southampton, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at GE Aviation full-time

    Pros

    A great place to work

    Cons

    The commute could take hours

  7. "Great OTE"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Aeronautical Engineer in Cardiff, Wales
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at GE Aviation full-time

    Pros

    Strong basic , good shift pay and amazing OTE except in the event of a global crisis of course. Reasonably understanding of family life etc

    Cons

    Usual big corporation struggles and red tape nothing bad enough to out weigh the pros.

  8. "Great internship at GE"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manufacturing Intern in Cardiff, Wales
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at GE Aviation full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great leadership and professional development. Lots of training opportunities available

    Cons

    Nothing that stood out during my year at the company

  9. "The people made it"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Contract Manager in Cheltenham, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at GE Aviation full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Immediate managers and colleagues were often great people, you felt as if you were part of one big family. Good benefits and salary.

    Cons

    Beauracratic and hard anything approved or changed. Everything had to go through the US for approval, made for very disconnected decision making.

  10. "Solid technology and solution oriented company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at GE Aviation full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Engaging peers with diverse and global experiences Excellent opportunities for changing jobs

    Cons

    Large corporations can drive waste in process or be perceived impersonal

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