Terex Reviews

Updated April 14, 2015
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  1. Helpful (1)

    Terrible management not in tune with the market

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

    I worked at Terex full-time (more than a year)

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

    Pros

    Great benefits and local staff

    Cons

    Management does not listen to the field org

  2. Helpful (1)

    Sr. Quality Assurance Engineer

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

    I worked at Terex

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Good opportunity for growth, employee encouragement, good visibility with Senior Management, diverse assignments/platforms (depending on the manager of course), Excellent Lean implementation programs across the product lines. A good amount of work flexibility allowed.

    Cons

    work/life balance a but limited, long work hours and extended hours, poor cafe service

  3. Helpful (1)

    Was a great company to work for - Not now.

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

    I have been working at Terex full-time (more than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    HR in the past truly supported the team members. Management gave opportunities to grow to those willing to accept them.

    Cons

    Now politics and backstabbing are the rule of the day. When new ideas are presented the cost is measured against headcount reduction to pay for them. Management sets goals beyond any employees ability to ensure no bonus is paid making their financial reporting better. Manager threatens, never praises, and criticizes - very unlike what Terex describes as Servant Leadership.

    Advice to Management

    Fix the management problems before the team members marketplace fix them for Terex.

    Terex Response

    Jan 19, 2015Admin

    On behalf of Terex, I would like to thank you for taking the time to share your experience. Here at Terex we are all demonstrators and leaders of the Terex Way Values. Servant Leadership is one ... More

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  5. Helpful (1)

    Great environment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Supply Chain Engineer in Rock Hill, SC
    Current Employee - Supply Chain Engineer in Rock Hill, SC

    I have been working at Terex full-time (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great work force, great teams, very open to ideas, want to come to work eveyday. All the managers treat their employees as a valuable memebr

    Cons

    Salary off industy average, red tape to complete projects, At current facility can be very difficult to progess because of size. There are many oportunities avainable but relacatoion is required

    Terex Response

    Dec 17, 2014Admin

    Thank you for sharing your comments on the Terex Glassdoor page. We are glad to hear that you are enjoying your current role and culture with Terex Corporation. Our Team Members are guided by the ... More

  6. Helpful (2)

    AWP Perspective

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineer in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Engineer in Redmond, WA

    I have been working at Terex full-time (less than a year)

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

    Pros

    Work life balance 4/10's and everyone is pretty much held to that even salary. You work on occasion every other Friday. So you might work 45 hours on average a week.

    Cons

    Everyone works in silos, therefore a lot of working against each other.

    Poor communication

    A company which makes decisions on the production floor not on data but just what people think. Very reactive and not proactive.

    We just had 500 people laid off in the AWP division and people are really concerned. There are major layoffs around every 5-8 years. Management says no more that they know of but they cannot tell everyone that there will be more to come, it would make an even more stressed out environment.

    Terex Response

    Dec 17, 2014Admin

    Thank you for sharing your comments on the Terex Glassdoor page. Your opinion of Terex is important to us and we will share your comments with the Redmond, WA leadership team, so they can look into ... More

  7. Current Internship

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Intern - Intern - Hourly in Westport, CT
    Current Intern - Intern - Hourly in Westport, CT

    I have been working at Terex as an intern (less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    I am gaining valuable professional experience with great people. Specially their culture is great. A lot to learn from...

    Cons

    Lack of constructive feedback

    Terex Response

    Dec 3, 2014Admin

    On behalf of Terex, we are glad to hear from you on Glassdoor. Constructive feedback is an important part of anyone’s development process. Some managers may not be comfortable giving feedback ... More

  8. Learned a lot, promoted annually, Got sideways with HR and forced out of company.

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manufacturing Engineer III in Moses Lake, WA
    Current Employee - Manufacturing Engineer III in Moses Lake, WA

    I have been working at Terex full-time (more than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    Coworkers are the best. Pay is pretty good. Work is varied and fast paced. Benefits are average to industry. Opportunities to make a difference.

    Cons

    Poor work life balance.
    Engineers required to work a rotating graveyard 6 weeks a year.
    Sporadic plant meetings and announcements things that are not true. Leadership is mostly posturing to be noticed by the Redmond leadership.
    Production worked overtime for the first half of the year, then massive layoffs when the stock dropped after 2nd quarter results were announced (2014)

    Advice to Management

    While the stock price is important, without the people who build units, the people whose ideas make Genie a brand to be desired, you have nothing. Try focusing on morale and watch the stock price climb as a result.

    Terex Response

    Dec 19, 2014Admin

    On behalf of Terex, I would like to thank you for taking the time to share your experience. It’s good to know that you find your work fulfilling, you enjoy working with your fellow team members and ... More

  9. manufacturing engineer

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manufacturing Engineer in Rock Hill, SC
    Current Employee - Manufacturing Engineer in Rock Hill, SC

    I have been working at Terex full-time (more than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent low cost benefits, great work life balance, most of the team members are are really good people!

    Cons

    The management lacks in common sense and logic most of the time. Probably driven from the top for the typical big company bureaucracy and legal reasons......

    Advice to Management

    Reverse the above comment if possible. STOP leading and managing all the time via the TEREX managers text book. Lead from your mind, heart and experience..... You don't always have to be sheep.

  10. Helpful (3)

    Many opportunities for growth and development, but bureaucracy and poor support will hold you back.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manufacturing Engineer I in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Manufacturing Engineer I in Redmond, WA

    I have been working at Terex 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

    Most co-workers are hard working and ready to help you solve issues. Great opportunity to gain experience in lean manufacturing. Benefits are very good, including 401k, stock options, profit sharing, two week personal time, and Passport discount card. The quality of training can vary greatly depending on what department you go into.

    Cons

    Management is knowledgeable, but disconnected from work force and unresponsive. Support structure is poor and bureaucracy can be a great hinderance. There is a revolving door of managers, so you will constantly be dealing with a new boss with different standards.

    Advice to Management

    Someone needs to stick around long enough to understand their work force.

    Terex Response

    Oct 16, 2014Admin

    Thank you for sharing your comments on the Terex Glassdoor page. We are glad to hear that you are pleased with the Terex benefits plan. Regarding our managers, we have recently rolled out a new ... More

  11. great people to work with

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Returns Clerk in Southaven, MS
    Former Employee - Returns Clerk in Southaven, MS

    I worked at Terex full-time (more than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    great location great pay and nice people

    Cons

    none have no problem with company

    Advice to Management

    management was great at this company

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