Daimler Trucks North America

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Daimler Trucks North America Head of Daimler Trucks North America Martin Daum
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    Good place making changes to be an "Employer of Choice"

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    Current Employee - Engineer  in  Portland, OR
    Current Employee - Engineer in Portland, OR

    I have been working at Daimler Trucks North America full-time for more than a year


    They are definitely making changes to make things a better workplace. They have great benefits, salaried employees get 4 weeks vacation to start plus the 13 paid holidays (it includes a week off at Christmas). There is always something going on and they do have interesting projects to work on. People are friendly and easy to work with and willing to help you out or show you what to do.


    There is still a bit of the "old" Freightliner mentality left over. Which is don't bother me with your problems, I'm only concerned with mine. Usually employees know about things before management announces it to everyone, which can be a bit frustrating sometimes.

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    They are trying to open up communication but they still need to do a better job sometimes.

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Daimler Trucks North America Interviews

Updated Jul 8, 2014
Updated Jul 8, 2014

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    Anonymous Employee  in  Portland, OR
    Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Daimler Trucks North America in June 2014.

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    Applied online. Got a call for an interview the next week and a response within a week. The interview was casual and every answer to my questions exceeded what I thought I was going to learn. Security guy was easy to talk to and helped settle the nerves a bit. Noticed that Daimler cares about its employees.

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Daimler Trucks North America Awards & Accolades

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2011 CEO of the Year Across All Industries, Portland Business Journal, 2011

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Website www.daimler-trucksnorthamerica.com
Headquarters Portland, OR
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Navistar, PACCAR, Volvo

What moves you? For Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA), it's a rhetorical question. The subsidiary of German automaker Daimler AG is North America's #1 heavy-duty truck maker for long hauls. In addition to the familiar Freightliner brand, DTNA makes commercial vehicles under the Western Star nameplate, and manufactures school buses under the Thomas Built brand. Operations include Freightliner Custom Chassis, which makes chassis for motor homes, delivery vans, and buses, and Detroit Diesel, a builder of medium- and heavy-duty diesel engines and components. DTNA offers... More

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