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Updated Apr 6, 2014

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3.8 30 reviews

83% Approve of the CEO

Sauer-Danfoss President, CEO, and Director Sven Ruder

Sven Ruder

(12 ratings)

67% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Dysfunctional Foreigners

    Sales Engineer (Former Employee)

    ProsCompensation is 20% over the market.

    ConsThey employ Americans for < 10 years.

    Advice to Senior ManagementChange your citizenship if you want long term employment.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good beginnings, bad endings

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGood opportunities to learn and grow - Lean, Six-Sigma, ...
    Travel to other countries
    Leadership roles and interface with Sr. Management
    Direct contact with customers

    ConsSalaried employees expected to work a lot of hours overtime with little to no compensation.
    Not a good a family oriented mindset (company comes first).
    The Sauer-Danfoss way or the highway. The company is more is important than the person.
    Not transparent

    Advice to Senior ManagementYour employees are the most important asset of a company.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Enjoyed the people but not so much upper level management

    Produciton (Current Employee) Ames, IA

    ProsPeople are great to be around

    ConsManagement doesn't act quickly when an issue comes up.

    Advice to Senior ManagementCommunicate with floor better.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    good company with great potential

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Ames, IA

    Pros1. very dedicated people on production floor
    2. capable engineering team
    3. the company finally solved Germany-Denmark share owner problem

    Cons1. the company says a lot of "right" things, but doesn't always walk the talk
    2. some managers have no trust in other people
    3. too international for its own good

    Advice to Senior ManagementStop talking BS since nobody is a fool. Focus on the good product in the right market, which is the only thing to guarantee jobs. Don't waste time and money just to look good.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Reasonable Place and People

    Info Tech Administrative (Current Employee)

    ProsMature workforce
    Generally helpful and friendly colleagues; experienced little backstabbing
    Opportunity to work internationally
    Training opportunities and tuition reimbursement if so interested

    ConsSomewhat political depending upon your area and department
    Limited upward mobility to higher levels of management
    Average compensation and benefits

    Advice to Senior ManagementNA

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    it's just OK

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosthe opportunity to work with great people
    have a flexible schedule
    opportunities to work in many parts of the business

    Conspeter principle in full effect
    not all managers good leaders

    Advice to Senior Managementtake a hard look at who your leaders are

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