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Navistar is great for a short-term job, but not a long-term career

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Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Melrose Park, IL
Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Melrose Park, IL

I worked at Navistar full-time (More than a year)

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Navistar's overall compensation is fair. The company holidays tend to be slightly more generous than others.

Cons

The cyclical nature of the industry Navistar competes in means poor job stability and many layoffs. This makes it hard to work for the company as a "lifer."

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  1. Good company to career with

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

    I worked at Navistar

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Plenty of support just ask

    Cons

    Getting cross disciplines to work together not always easy

    Advice to Management

    Empower workers to feel free to make decisions


  2. Heavily Resistant to Change

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Product Development Engineer, Senior in Lisle, IL
    Former Employee - Product Development Engineer, Senior in Lisle, IL

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Close to Chicago, pleasant workplace environment with nice amenities, lots of young people are starting to work there, as many of the old timers are beginning to retire.

    Cons

    High difficulty accepting changes to the product, even necessary changes that will help the company. Directors are more concerned with maintaining their bonus than doing what is best for the company. Difficulty communicating between departments to facilitate the few changes that ever get approved.

    Advice to Management

    Embrace changes and don't put barriers in the way. Structure bonuses to encourage directors and managers to work to lower costs company-wide and not just within their bubble. (I.E. reduction in Bill of Material costs tend to be offset by rising warranty by going to cheap, but low quality suppliers)


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