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The 14 Best Mechanical or Industrial Engineering Companies to Work For As Rated by the Women Who Work There (July 2020)

Looking for a new job in mechanical or industrial engineering? Check our list of the most female-friendly employers in the industry, as rated by the women who work there.

InHerSight's list of the best mechanical or industrial engineering companies for women is based on millions of anonymous employer ratings and reviews from working women. Mechanical or Industrial Engineering companies on this list have been rated by 10 or more participants as of July 1, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 14 best mechanical or industrial engineering companies to work for

1. 3M

3.3 stars

3M is a mechanical or industrial engineering company headquartered in the Alexandria, MN area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (3.9 stars) and paid time off (3.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for 3M:

"3M is a great company that makes a strong effort to support women, promote diversity and inclusion, and to establish a strong code of conduct. There retention rates are quite hi..."

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2. Stratasys

3.1 stars

Stratasys is a mechanical or industrial engineering company headquartered in the Eden Prairie, MN area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for flexible work hours (4.1 stars) and paid time off (3.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Stratasys:

"Stratasys (Nasdaq: SSYS), headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Rehovot, Israel, is a leading global provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions. The comp..."

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3. Element Materials Technology

3.0 stars

Element Materials Technology is a mechanical or industrial engineering company headquartered in the City of London, United Kingdom area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for flexible work hours (3.7 stars) and paid time off (3.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Element Materials Technology :

"The culture within Element is very much focused on building up the company together and working as different cogs in the machine. There is opportunity to manage your own work..."

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4. Bosch

2.9 stars

Bosch is a mechanical or industrial engineering company headquartered in the Farmington Hills, MI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.5 stars) and salary satisfaction (3.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Bosch:

"Great place to work for men. Not a horrible place to work for women."

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5. Pentair

2.7 stars

Pentair is a mechanical or industrial engineering company headquartered in the London area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.7 stars) and the people you work with (3.2 stars).

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6. Johnson Controls

2.6 stars

Johnson Controls is a mechanical or industrial engineering company headquartered in the Milwaukee, WI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.5 stars) and the people you work with (3.0 stars).

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7. Grundfos

2.6 stars

Grundfos is a mechanical or industrial engineering company headquartered in the Bjerringbro, Denmark area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (3.8 stars) and paid time off (3.6 stars).

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8. Emerson Process Management

2.6 stars

Emerson Process Management is a mechanical or industrial engineering company that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.4 stars) and wellness initiatives (3.3 stars).

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9. Parker Hannifin

2.6 stars

Parker Hannifin is a mechanical or industrial engineering company headquartered in the Cleveland, OH area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (3.5 stars) and paid time off (3.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Parker Hannifin:

"I like working with manufacturing and Parker has a great handle on the performance and management of the company. Cautious and complex, not always cutting edge, but when they pu..."

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10. Arconic

2.5 stars

Arconic is a mechanical or industrial engineering company that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for salary satisfaction (3.1 stars) and the people you work with (3.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Arconic:

"Arconic could use improvement on gaining more female employees (it's very male dominant). However, once a female is hired in the company there are many advancement opportunities..."

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11. The Timken Company

2.5 stars

The Timken Company is a mechanical or industrial engineering company headquartered in the North Canton, OH area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (3.5 stars) and paid time off (3.3 stars).

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12. thyssenkrupp Elevator

2.3 stars

thyssenkrupp Elevator is a mechanical or industrial engineering company headquartered in the Alpharetta, GA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.7 stars) and the people you work with (2.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for thyssenkrupp Elevator:

"I love the company I work for. I never have an opportunity to be bored, there is something new daily in our line of work and when the learning slows down there is someone else y..."

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13. Emerson

2.3 stars

Emerson is a mechanical or industrial engineering company headquartered in the St. Louis, MO area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (3.0 stars) and paid time off (3.0 stars).

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14. Big Ass Fans

2.2 stars

Big Ass Fans is a mechanical or industrial engineering company headquartered in the Lexington, KY area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for social activities and environment (4.1 stars) and paid time off (3.3 stars).

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Companies with ratings and reviews from at least 10 current or former US-based employees are eligible for this list. Company ratings accurate as of July 1, 2020.

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