Daimler Trucks North America

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Daimler Trucks North America Reviews

Updated December 15, 2014
Updated December 15, 2014
132 Reviews
3.2
132 Reviews
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Daimler Trucks North America Head of Daimler Trucks North America Martin Daum
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work life balance can be tricky at times, but in my department it can be worked through (in 12 reviews)

  • Stable company; pay and benefits are attractive (in 8 reviews)


Cons
  • Despite recent initiative to convert long-time contractors to full-time employees, many positions are still contract jobs (in 4 reviews)

  • Managers can be hit or miss and some are very old school and change adverse (in 6 reviews)

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great Experience as an PVE Engineer

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - PVE Engineer in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - PVE Engineer in Portland, OR

    I have been working at Daimler Trucks North America full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Hands on work environment, flexible schedule, plenty of resources to use when solving tough challenges

    Cons

    Growth within company, transparencies of upper management discisions

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Family oriented organization with work life balance

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Daimler Trucks North America full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Family oriented company. values employees with many perks and ad-hoc amenities. Work life balance is highly appreciated. Brings the euro mentality to US productivity

    Cons

    typical large company that structures advancement through bandwidths

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Intern

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Daimler Trucks North America

    Pros

    Big company with lots of opportunity

    Cons

    Lots of red tape to get anything done.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Best place of employment in 40 yrs. of working !!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Painter in Cleveland, OH
    Former Employee - Painter in Cleveland, OH

    I worked at Daimler Trucks North America full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Very rewarding ,easy to get along with supervisors , they recognized the skills of my trade . Very thankful to have worked there !

    Cons

    The amount of employees that didn't realize how good they have it .

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Excellent experience for interns

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Daimler Trucks North America as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    - Nice pay to interns
    - Bunch of opportunities to have a big picture of the industry
    - People are kind
    - It's Portland

    Cons

    -Not too many openings as far as I know

  7.  

    no one does it better

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Gmgr in Dunmore, PA
    Current Employee - Gmgr in Dunmore, PA

    I have been working at Daimler Trucks North America (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    the best in the industry

    Cons

    you can't do any better

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep on trucking

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    I am proud to work at Freightliner.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assembly Line Worker in Mount Holly, NC
    Current Employee - Assembly Line Worker in Mount Holly, NC

    I have been working at Daimler Trucks North America full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    benefits,pay and I actualy have fun.

    Cons

    early overtime is realy early. the

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Screen the new hires better.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    An underrated gem in the Pacific Northwest

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - Manager in Portland, OR

    I have been working at Daimler Trucks North America full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    - Great, visionary senior management
    - Excellent pay and benefits package
    - Employee lease program for Mercedes-Benz cars at unbelievably great conditions
    - Strong efforts to improve culture and attractiveness - and it's working
    - it's Portland, Oregon

    Cons

    - Owned by Daimler AG - if you hate Germans and Matrix organizations, then this one is not for you
    - Takes corporate social responsibilty too serious - low performers last and last and last

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work that started in the last years

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Great company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Secretary in Fort Mill, SC
    Current Employee - Secretary in Fort Mill, SC

    I have been working at Daimler Trucks North America full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Very employee driven. Offers all types of benefits that other companies don't offer

    Cons

    Some perceptions that corporate is better than plants

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More transparency especially on the AP side

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    "Where Great People Do Great Things"

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Daimler Trucks North America

    Pros

    An innovative, dynamic company where the only person who can hold you back is yourself. The people are dedicated to a great brands, Freightliner and Western Star, and the company enjoys the #1 market share in North America for it's class. Manufacturing is world class and lean administration is cultural not a buzz word. Excellent, smart people who know their product and love their company.

    Cons

    Foreign Parent is always a challenge!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep communicating at all levels.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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