ALSTOM Reviews

Updated 12 Aug 2020

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3.7
77%
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87%
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ALSTOM CEO Henri Poupart-Lafarge
Henri Poupart-Lafarge
153 Ratings
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  • "heavy workload, not good work life balance(in 20 reviews)

  • "french work culture and may not be suitable if you have worked in an US culture(in 18 reviews)

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  1. "Nice company"

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

    I worked at ALSTOM full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work life balance Opportunities across the globe

    Cons

    High politics Not a high paying company

  2. "None"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Applications Design Engineer in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ALSTOM full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    French company good culture enjoy

    Cons

    Site difficulty training issues hectic


  3. "Lack of Opportunity"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operation Manager in Bangalore
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ALSTOM full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    - Good Health policy, good location

    Cons

    - very flat organization no upward mobility, odd working hours

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  4. Helpful (2)

    "Enriching MNC culture"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - ATC Engineer in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ALSTOM full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    A good work-life balance and loads of learning with flat hierarchy structure. Huge opportunities provided to grow.

    Cons

    Cross functional communication is minimal unless otherwise managed by senior managers.

  5. "Good Exposure"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Engineer Trainee in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    You get early exposure to challenges that help in growth

    Cons

    None found yet. Always be active enough to reach out to managers if you are facing problems or want to switch projects.

  6. "Join only if you get in as a GET / PGET after finishing college"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer in Bangalore
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at ALSTOM full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Exposure to global trends in railway domain

    Cons

    1. Working environment is restrictive. 2. Haphazard working culture with no time spent on correcting methods of working. 3. Deadlines are a joke.

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  7. "Good Company"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at ALSTOM full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Diversified Projects, vast learning Scope

    Cons

    Typical issues in big company - lobbying etc

  8. "Good company with a good product"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Systems Design Engineer in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at ALSTOM full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Stable Company Good Global Exposure Interesting product to work on

    Cons

    Slow growth rate Not many employee benefits

  9. "Management is least bother about employee"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Bangalore
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at ALSTOM full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Lot of opportunities to learn

    Cons

    Micro-management by Senior Management and no liberty to give advice for improvement

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  10. "overall good experience as a fresher"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Validation Engineer in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    we will learn more about the rolling stock market gain good experience

    Cons

    less recognition for works that we do salary increments very low or even no increments

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