International Truck and Engine

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Updated Jul 24, 2014

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3.1 39 reviews

50% Approve of the CEO

International Truck and Engine CEO Lewis Campbell

Lewis Campbell

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38% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Great Place to Work

    Program Management (Former Employee) Lisle, IL

    ProsCampus quality workplace
    Onsite Gym
    Onsite Basketball, volleyball, golf softball.
    Onsite Cafeteria

    ConsState of company sales. Market Share

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good work.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Misguided Icon of the Truck Industry

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Lisle, IL

    ProsThey make some really nice trucks. They give pretty good lip service to trying to be a great company.

    ConsThey think they are General Motors, but do not have the volume or financial backing to be General Motors.
    They tend to spend a lot of time and resources to develop products that never get to market, doing more homework up front would have let them be in business by actually having products to sell.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

     

    The company culture is diversity, which gives an edge in being in line and most cases ahead of similar businesses.

    Supplier Tooling Compliance Analyst (Current Employee) Lisle, IL

    ProsDiversity, flexibility, health awareness, work-life balance, and growth are some of the best reasons to work for Navistar, Inc.
    The focus on employee matching to focus on business growth is necessary and appreciated.

    ConsThe unknown can be an challenge. Communication has improved within the last few years, however there are issues with rumors that I’ve learned to just say, if it is out of my control why worry.

    Advice to Senior ManagementAdvice to management is to continue to develop your employees, keeping them in the know of industry trends, new developments and how your employees can grow and compete.

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    Poorly managed

    Engineering Manager (Current Employee) Lisle, IL

    ProsEasy commute for most people, full cafeteria, expansive gym facilities. Most people in middle management and below are great to work with.

    ConsVery little to no personal growth offered, no succession planning or mentoring for younger engineers. Employees are leaving on a daily basis, so their retention rate if extremely poor. Culture is still stuck in the 1950's - No women in SLT or on the board of directors.

    Advice to Senior ManagementQuit lying to one another and hiding behind those lies. Directors should not be presenting bogus information to the VP. Learn the meaning of transparency and walk the talk.

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

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    Paycheck and Health Insurance nothing more

    Engineer (Former Employee) Lisle, IL

    ProsPaycheck, Health Insurance, and a cafeteria that listens to its customers.

    ConsYou have no career future. You hire in at a management role or you will never get one. The reason is the company makes it very clear to everyone if you have not been here for 10+ years or your whole life your not allowed into any roles. Management roles are strictly entitled and not earned. The boys from the sandlot enforce these rules and use lesser seniority employees as sacrifices to keep their job. In layoffs good employees got let go in place of poor performers simply because they disagreed with the good old boy management. So if you choose to work at Navistar forget about performance just come to work say yes boss, smile, tell your boss they are great and you will be alright. Don't put to much effort in at Navistar, because its not appreciated. Also, be very very very careful about showing how much smarter you from other industry experience. The typically under educated childish management will see that as a threat to their job and then off with your head. Here is how you play the game here. Take concepts from the slavery days in the USA. Do as your told, say yes master, but never show your true intelligence. Just laugh at the leaders who are fighting the world from changing, and keep looking for a job else where.

    Advice to Senior ManagementBring in more outsiders because the corruption and nepotism in the lower and middle ranks of management points to the demise of Navistar. Your management thinks the world doesn't change and neither should they. Their lack of outside experience in the last decade blinds them from modern benefits of new ways other industries management. This attitude of all my subordinates suck and I am god, especially during layoffs is very unprofessional. Except these people think they are invincible because they have worked at Navistar their whole life and the other good old boys will protect them.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Good benefits but employees are very dispensible

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Lisle, IL

    ProsFantastic World Headquarters bldg -- free fitness center -- great on-site cafeteria -- great amenities (volleyball, basketball, bags, Starbucks). Good pay & benefits

    ConsHiring process took almost 2 months. Constant chaos/change. Still trying to recover from previous Senior Management mistakes. Upper Management doesn't think thru the outcome of their decisions. Constant layoffs and people quitting. There is no loyalty to the employees, you are just a number. Based on what I viewed from other people, work/life balance is severely out of balance. People promoted to management with no training or management background.

    Advice to Senior ManagementTake an interest in your employees! They are your most valuable asset!

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Director

    Director (Former Employee) Lisle, IL

    ProsSenior management had strong character. Many different types of job opportunities. Strong brand with a great history. Customers are loyal

    ConsEngine decision nearly broke the company. Lots of churn on decision making. Many reorganizaitons as the management didn't have a clear approach.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    International Truck and Engine is very professional

    Sourcing Specialist (Former Employee) Lisle, IL

    ProsNavistar shows loyalty to pass generations.

    ConsToo many upper managers, not easily to communicate to VP's.

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

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    Former long time employee

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Lisle, IL

    ProsWas a good place for a long time. Current management is focusing on the short term.

    ConsThe company is going through tough times.

    Advice to Senior ManagementYes, S G & A cuts were needed, but that alone will not make the company profitable. Don't forget about the people.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

     

    Good Company

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsIt is great place to work

    ConsHas experienced some set backs

    Advice to Senior ManagementGive more control for decisions at lower levels

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