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3.9 26 reviews


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Sauer-Danfoss President, CEO, and Director Sven Ruder

Sven Ruder

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71% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Poor Management from mid level up. Too much ego and not enough substanence. Very unprofessional

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Sauer-Danfoss

ProsFair pay, good benefits, and very good at work/life balance.

ConsVery little experience for Managers and if you are unlucky enough to have to report to an inexperienced Manager, it's a nightmare. Senior Management doesn't understand numbers so you have to continually present to them. I guess they hope they'll change. Another co-worker commented that Sauer Danfoss is the place to go when you want to retire because you won't have to make decisions and no one will ensure you do your job. Problems are hidden or handled (mostly poorly) by lower level Managers because they don't want to look bad. It's definitely a "don't tell Dad" environment.

Advice to Senior ManagementGet your Supervisors the training they need. Stop allowing sub-standard work and expect your people, at all levels, to follow through. Put more emphasis on ensuring you have the right people in the right positions.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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