Trimble Navigation
3.3 of 5 99 reviews
www.trimble.com Sunnyvale, CA 5000+ Employees

Trimble Navigation Reviews

Updated Apr 5, 2014
Trimble Navigation – Huber Heights – “Engineering Cubicles”

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3.3 99 reviews

                             

78% Approve of the CEO

Trimble Navigation President, CEO, and Director Steven W. Berglund

Steven W. Berglund

(67 ratings)

65% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Overall a great company to work for.

Worldwide Support Specialist (Former Employee)
Denver, CO

I worked at Trimble Navigation full-time for more than a year

ProsThe atmosphere was very relaxed but with high expectations for accomplishing your work. The managers and directors always treated people with respect. When expected to work longer hours, management always was very thankful and made sure to return favors in the future.

ConsI acknowledge that it was during a rough time (2008), but I had expectations to move up quickly. I have the expectation that a business will make the bold decisions necessary to keep growing, even during tough times.

Advice to Senior ManagementBe open to new ideas and challenges, even from the people at the bottom.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good company

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Westminster, CO

I worked at Trimble Navigation full-time for less than a year

ProsInteresting work in a large environment.

ConsUpper management lack of direction

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Good Technical Experience

Software Engineer Intern (Former Employee)
Sunnyvale, CA

I worked at Trimble Navigation as an intern for less than a year

ProsFlexible hours, Good attitude and work culture.

ConsNo Cons. Need to grasp Skills as much as u can in a shorter time.

Advice to Senior ManagementSocial Activity to Employee Please !

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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So far so good....

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Sunnyvale, CA

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

ProsEmployees are pleasant and you can definitely have a work-life balance working here.

ConsIt's an older company that doesn't have the "perks" of the younger companies, but it's a very stable company.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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My very first summer internship

Graduate Intern (Current Employee)
Sunnyvale, CA

I have been working at Trimble Navigation as an intern for less than a year

ProsTeam I worked with was really good.

ConsNo canteen. Missing fun part.

Advice to Senior ManagementPlease setup a cafeteria.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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A good place to work

Regional Sales Manager (Current Employee)
Denver, CO

I have been working at Trimble Navigation full-time for more than 3 years

ProsA good balance of work and life, good product, nice colleagues; dynamic and robust.

ConsLack of motivation, sometimes it looks like a large multinational company, sometimes it looks like a startup by judging from its behavior.

Advice to Senior ManagementImprove working environment

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Unique market competitive advantage

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Trimble Navigation full-time for more than a year

ProsGood work life balance. Good management. Many opportunities because the company kept acquiring new business.

ConsManaged by silos, so you may feel lacking of support from other business units. The culture is not collaborative enough.

Advice to Senior ManagementOne trimble!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Interesting company

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Trimble Navigation full-time

ProsCareer Opportunities, advanced technology space, entrepreneurial environment

ConsTough to figure out organizational structure, compensation

– I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Technically challenging and satisfying work.

Hardware Engineer (Current Employee)
Sunnyvale, CA

I have been working at Trimble Navigation full-time for more than 3 years

ProsGood location, interesting work. Plenty of opportunity for state-of-the-art product development.

ConsWeak technical career path. Weak retirement benefit.

Advice to Senior ManagementBetter 401k matching

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Silicon Valley employer with good technically challenging work

Senior Engineer (Current Employee)
Sunnyvale, CA

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

ProsGood people, technically challenging. Location is convenient to all Silicon Valley. Growing company, good future business outlook. Diversified market, several aspects are recession proof.

ConsPoor retirement benefits. Minimal 401k matching. Engineers tend to get forced into management career path. Technical career growth is limited.

Advice to Senior ManagementMake incentives for employees to stay long term (many years)

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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