Raytheon
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www.raytheon.com Waltham, MA 5000+ Employees

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Excellent place to start

Mechanical Engineer I (Current Employee)
Tucson, AZ (US)

I have been working at Raytheon

Pros-Compensation
-Benefits package
-Work/life balance
-Cool factor of some of the work
-Opportunity to move within the company
-Nice people

Cons-Older people
-Bureaucratic structure
-Long life cycle of projects
-Old school managers
-Compartmentalized structure
-Work pace varies from time to time

Advice to Senior ManagementManagement seems to be divided into two camps. There are the old school guys and the guys that understand what young employees are looking for.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Not as it seems from the outside looking in

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
McKinney, TX (US)

I worked at Raytheon


Pros: I was rpoud of the work we did - protecting hte warfighter. … Cons: The top executive is unprofessional, holds grudges and is vindictive. The rest… Advice to Senior Management: This advice is to the CEO - look at the "leadership" styles… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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Micromanagement and metrics rule

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Raytheon


Pros: Fairly liberal in accomodating needs, good pay, flexible schedule, opportunities for growth, stable work, multiple… Cons: Matrix organization results in multiple bosses all wanting highlights, financial status, plans, metrics, and presentations. In fact the reporting and financial control process… Advice to Senior Management: Get a handle on middle management. There are too many and they make work for the rest of the team. Too many procedures,… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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