Penske
3.0 of 5 66 reviews
www.penske.com Bloomfield Hills, MI 5000+ Employees

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Updated Jun 30, 2014

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Penske Chairman and CEO Roger S. Penske

Roger S. Penske

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53% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Pros:
  • "Decent pay for an entry level position"
    in 3 reviews
  • "It is a fast paced business and some are not able to keep up"
    in 3 reviews
Cons:
  • "Upper management overly concerned with non value added Dubious Risk Management statistics"
    in 7 reviews
  • "Ineffective computer systems shared by multiple dealerships causing lack of productivity"
    in 3 reviews
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    Material Coordinator (Former Employee)
    Wayne, MI

    ProsPositive work environment, great work schedule, great commute from my home and allowed me the opportunity to have a good work/life balance.

    ConsDid not pay much, there was not great opportunity for growth, it was a desk job that got boring at times. Seemed like time would drag.

    Advice to Senior ManagementIncrease pay

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

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    No culture

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Pros.Decent pay
    .Opportunity to advance
    .Good management

    Cons.No work-life balance
    .Zero culture or attempt at a positive working environment
    .Employees will be asked to move around to fill in for those who quit (high turnover for those who haven't been there for 10 plus years)

    Advice to Senior ManagementNone

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Great Company

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsVery Challeging fast paced. Good company to learn ground up from.

    ConsVery Challeging fast paced. Too much emphasis on foolish statistics, little room to focus on business matters. Upper management overly concerned with non value added Dubious Risk Management statistics. Many Many examples where the admin tail wags the dog.

    Advice to Senior ManagementMajor on subjects worthy of attention. Focus on the customer

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    I enjoy my job

    Driver (Current Employee)
    New Orleans, LA

    ProsGreat work schedule and work ethics

    ConsSome employes are difficult to get along with, but in the long run it is not who you are working with. I think a person work ethic is what matters.

    Advice to Senior ManagementWould like to see a little bit better in pay.

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

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    Management dumb as a box of hammers,cowards and lie

    Diesel Mechanic (Former Employee)
    Buffalo, NY

    Prosdecent pay,training available if you can get management to schedule you in

    ConsDumb managers lie and are clueless,All they care about is how things look on paper,lie,paper pm's,dont fix the problem,cover it up !! If Rodger Penske knew what was happening in Buffalo/Rochester he would have a heart attack!!--They cover up problems and make things look good on the computer to fool upper management

    Advice to Senior ManagementStop lying to the customers and employees, You guys think you know whats going on you don't know crap,you just lie your way through and it makes you look stupid

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

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    Deceiving

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsDecent benefits, good corporate strategy

    ConsCrappy work hours, poor management, impossible work standards

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    Ok Company only care about making numbers

    Driver (Former Employee)
    Sacramento, CA

    ProsNothing to really say about Penske

    ConsNo raises Management could care less about you. You are simply a number and easily replacable

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

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    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Batavia, IL

    Prospromote from within good work culture

    Consmiddle management under qualified no management skill

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

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    Penske is a growing company looking for dedicated people.

    Senior Operations Manager (Former Employee)

    ProsThe money is good, Their is ample training but you need the time to take advantage of it.

    ConsNeed to be available 24/7 average 70 hours weekly. Political

    Advice to Senior ManagementUpper management needs to understand what is going on under them. If you are in a growth spurt you need to hire additional management not stretch them past their limits.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Good entry level positions. Not much room to grow.

    Rental Representative (Former Employee)
    San Antonio, TX

    ProsDecent pay for an entry level position.

    ConsNo real room for growth.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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