Dana Corporation
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www.dana.com Maumee, OH 5000+ Employees

Dana Corporation Reviews

Updated Apr 8, 2014

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Dana Corporation President and CEO Roger J. Wood

Roger J. Wood

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43% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Pros:
  • "Managment and employees were good people, Good benifits and pay"
    in 6 reviews
  • "Great People Great pay Loved it"
    in 3 reviews
Cons:
  • "Disconnected upper management who have little interest in product development or what is actually occurring on the ground level"
    in 5 reviews
  • "Also poor work life balance compared to the rest of the industry"
    in 3 reviews
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Dana

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Dana Corporation for more than 5 years

ProsNice people if you like problem solving this is the place for you

ConsOld systems
Management changes to much
Of you like a brown nose this is the place for you

Advice to Senior ManagementPick a direction

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

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Not the company it used to be

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Fort Wayne, IN

I worked at Dana Corporation full-time for more than 10 years

ProsStill a player in automotive and industrial markets

ConsThey used to really believe that "People are our most important asset". That concept died long ago. Really a shame.

Advice to Senior ManagementStart listening to the people in manufacturing, not the bean counters and GM wanabees.

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

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Great Place to Work

Program Manager (Former Employee)
Maumee, OH

I worked at Dana Corporation full-time for more than 10 years

ProsVery talented and professional employees.

ConsCorporate Politics sometimes slows progress

Advice to Senior ManagementRemember the employees ARE the greatest asset

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

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A good career start for me, fresh out of undergrad!

Human Resources Generalist (Current Employee)
Brentwood, TN

I have been working at Dana Corporation full-time for more than 3 years

ProsI had an awesome supervisor who was really supportive and did everything she could to cultivate me for a prosperous career in HR.

I also received many travel opportunities while I worked for the company and even had the opportunity to travel internationally.

ConsOne of the reasons I chose to leave when I did was because American cars were becoming less popular which led to the closing of a lot of Dana offices across the nation. I liked where I worked but I knew things did not look good for my office. Within a year of my leaving, the office I worked in was bought out by another company and subsequently closed.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Huge upper management turnover and constant reorganizing

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Maumee, OH

I worked at Dana Corporation full-time

ProsIntense environment where you can learn how to be effective in an environment of constant chaos

ConsDisconnected upper management who have little interest in product development or what is actually occurring on the ground level. Management lives in an ivory tower.

Advice to Senior ManagementGet rid of the big ego management types and the extremely high level of politics

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 organization

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Dana Corporation for more than 10 years

ProsA very people oriented organization

ConsSuffered from economic downturn which lead to bankruptcy and then emergence

– I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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The good and the bad

Engineering Co-Op (Current Employee)
Maumee, OH

I have been working at Dana Corporation full-time for more than a year

ProsGood pay, friendly coworkers, leading products, something new daily

ConsManagements thoughts, things get done like they always have instead of new ways

Advice to Senior ManagementListen to people under you, they have to deal with the decisions made.

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

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Good salary & benefits but volatile environment

Senior Finance Analyst (Current Employee)
Detroit, MI

I have been working at Dana Corporation full-time for more than a year

ProsFlexible work arrangements, flat organization, competitive salary/benefits, excellent talent pool, strategic focus on adding shareholder value, excellent facilities, health and wellness program.

ConsMultiple internal databases, organizational identity constantly in flux, periodic random reduction in headcounts, cyclical industry, broad job responsibilities, poor HR processes.

Advice to Senior ManagementPick an organizational model and stick with it for a while and renew your focus on personal development and regular performance counseling/feedback.

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 Place to Work

Press Operator (Current Employee)
Paris, TN

I have been working at Dana Corporation full-time for more than a year

ProsPay
Friendly Environment
Air Conditioning
Jobs not physically demanding

ConsOvertime
Presses are hot
repetitive
Hours
Drafting for overtime

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great people, until they were purged and the workplace ruined by a bad manager.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Detroit, MI

I have been working at Dana Corporation full-time for more than 5 years

Pros- Health benefits cover chiropractor and allergy injections.
- 401k matching
- No excessive corporate procedures, signed in triplicate not needed.

Cons- Corporate executives do not provide leadership
- Managers and local leadership do not provide leadership
- Accountants are promoted to management despite being human-being-handicapped.
- Dishonest and unfair treatment of employees.
- Engineering is disregarded.

Advice to Senior ManagementThis ship is sinking.
Executive team are vampires.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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