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About Kohler Engines

  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Staff Engineer in Kohler, WI
Current Employee - Staff Engineer in Kohler, WI

I have been working at Kohler full-time (More than 10 years)

Pros

Friendly co-workers. Family oriented company culture. There are annual summer picnic, Christmas Party for kids. Engines has annual golf outing. Managers are supportive for training. Stable. A lot of people worked here for over 30 years.

Cons

Engines is very disorganized. Too many programs at the same time. Lack of resources to do everything right. Lack of good planning. Poor processes. People are set up for failure. The performance review process is a joke. Pay is ok if the company is doing ok. They take percentage of your pay as bonus. The bonus can be 0 or 250% depending on the year. For me, the average has not reached 100% yet. No R&D, more and more focus on cost reductions. Lack of plan for future technology advancement. The culture is very difficult to change. They want you to push from the bottom.

Advice to Management

Put some good process in place so people can do their best.

Other Employee Reviews for Kohler

  1. Helpful (1)

    Awesome working culture, very nice people, lots to learn

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Quality Engineer in Kohler, WI
    Current Employee - Quality Engineer in Kohler, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kohler full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    People are very knowledgeable & experienced and help a lot. Learning & Growth is exceptional. Operators are highly experienced with 30+ years of experience each.

    Cons

    Salary is lower than most other competitors. Very vertical structure till you reach management positions and then very horizontal which makes going up the ladder a very long process

    Advice to Management

    Need to pay more competitively to keep engineers at Kohler


  2. Helpful (2)

    Kohler Company review

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Kohler, WI
    Former Employee - Manager in Kohler, WI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Kohler full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Top 1-2 in industries Global company Current technology

    Cons

    Poor middle management Low pay compared to similar jobs nearby cities (Green Bay, Milwaukee)

    Advice to Management

    Share more information about overall business results for the company


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