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very good experience in a leader industry company

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  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at PACCAR full-time (More than 8 years)

Recommends
Recommends

Pros

Training, compensation, stability, industry knowledge and exposure opportunities

Cons

specific training needed for certain posistions,

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  1. Great Company to Learn

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Production Manager in Mexicali (Mexico)
    Current Employee - Production Manager in Mexicali (Mexico)

    I have been working at PACCAR full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Growing Industry, Good Team Environment, Stability

    Cons

    Automotive Industry is sensitive to Market fluctuations


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    Shareholder returns on the backs of the employees

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    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer
    Current Employee - Engineer

    I have been working at PACCAR full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Consistent positive earnings and shareholder returns (401K match is in Paccar Stock)

    Cons

    Kenworth Division employees forced to take 2 weeks of their vacation with less than 1 week notice in 4th quarter this year (and in 2009). If not enough vacation time, then required time off without pay. With $1.7 BILLION in cash reserves. CEO Mark Piggot gets $266 MILLION from this season's special dividend. The employees? Disrupted family schedules, forced vacation that many managers cannot really "take off".... and reduced pay at holiday season if no vacation available.

    Advice to Management

    Stop sacrificing your employees' good will to serve the shareholder. Remember the employees are shareholders too.


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