Toyota Boshoku

  www.toyota-boshoku.co.jp
Work in HR? Unlock Free Profile

Toyota Boshoku Reviews

Updated August 20, 2014
Updated August 20, 2014
35 Reviews

2.4
35 Reviews
Rating Trends

Recommend to a friend
Approve of CEO
Toyota Boshoku President Shuhei Toyoda
Shuhei Toyoda
20 Ratings

Employee Reviews

Sort: Popular Rating Date
  1.  

    Good Place to Work

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

    Pros

    Good Benefits, Good People, Jobs are pretty easy

    Cons

    Pay, Senior Management does not know what they are doing

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    This is a Japanese Company, quit trying to be a American Company and quit trying to run this place like JCI or Magna

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    So far so good

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

    Pros

    It is a small company so you get to know most of the people.
    Friendly Environment.
    No/minimal Overtime.
    Stress Free.

    Cons

    Decisions making process long but then this can be the case anywhere !
    Benefit package is O.K but not great.

    Pretty small gym: if you want to consider that as a con.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    The smartest and most talented walk straight out those doors.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Salaried Exempt  in  Lawrenceville, IL
    Former Employee - Salaried Exempt in Lawrenceville, IL

    Pros

    Having Toyota in the name will help you to eventually transition into an actual Toyota Production System based company that actually values people and compensates fairly.

    Cons

    The treatment of team members and office staff is terrible. The top American Leadership at the Lawrenceville Illinois facility is severely underqualified and is constantly undermining anyone who dares to step up and challenge the poor current conditions. Also, for salaried exempt; anything less than a twelve hour day is considered an anomaly.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    See the definition of "insanity."

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  4. We want your feedback – Are these company reviews helpful to you?  Yes | No
  5.  

    Revolving door

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Team Member  in  Princeton, IN
    Current Employee - Team Member in Princeton, IN

    Pros

    Benefits are OK, but not great. Starting pay not terrible but most places a little better.

    Cons

    No reason to keep working there.person who has been there 3 years makes as much as someone who has been there ten or fifteen. Six or Seven days a week mostly 12 hr days. Most new employees are felons on work release. Hire people off the street with no skills or education to be middle management. No bonus structure. Management doesn't care about you or your family.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen,See what is going on. Try to help

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6.  

    Process Engineer

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

    Pros

    Toyota is in the name

    Cons

    Poor Management
    Plant runs over capacity
    Too Many Hours
    Not Enough People
    Team Members Have Bad Attitude

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Work Life Balance
    Hire More People

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7.  

    Failure by Design

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Group Leader  in  Princeton, IN
    Current Employee - Group Leader in Princeton, IN

    Pros

    Good Insurance and nothing else.

    Cons

    Senior Management positions are a revolving door. In 2 years we've had 4 different plant managers, 4 different Ops managers, and 7 different HR managers. Its a caustic culture where they use people up physically, mentally and emotionally and then disgard them like trash. They refuse to invest in continuous improvement, preventative maint, or training. They have the "Toyota" name, but don't understand or embrace the Toyota Production System or Toyota Way concerning employee satisfaction.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Long hours

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Maintenance Tech  in  Lawrenceville, IL
    Current Employee - Maintenance Tech in Lawrenceville, IL

    Pros

    You make good money working long unnecessary hours.

    Cons

    No free time to spend said money.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    High stress, fair pay

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

    Pros

    Fair pay, good benefits, plenty of overtime.

    Cons

    Office politics leads to lack of inter-departmental support. The simplest tasks often are lost in bureaucracy.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Meetings are a means to come together to find solutions, not a means to demean those under you. I'm looking at you Mark Boren...

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    If you just want a job with no opportunity to advance, this is the place to be.

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

    Pros

    With Toyota money behind them, they won't go out of business

    Cons

    Senior Management has no clue how to run a business profitably. Sales prices are set in Japan and are not based on actual costs here.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Retire.

    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Terrible place to work

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

    Pros

    I have learned to ask how OT is compensated, during an interview! I am still searching for something positive besides a PLE (personal learning experience).

    Cons

    NO RESPECT FOR PEOPLE! Very long hours due to very poor management from corporate level filtering into each plant. ATS / Toyota Boshoku (Automotive Technology Systems) is the worst of them all. If you are an Exempt Team Member (Group Leader & above) plan on living at your work place. I have worked at ATS for a year & have averaged 70hrs a week since I started, which equals NO family / personal life.

    IF YOU ARE AN ASSISTANT MANAGER OR ABOVE, YOU DO NOT GET COMPENSATED FOR ANY OT HOURS WORKED - NOTHING! THIS IS A MULTI-BILLION $ COMPANY THAT STEALS FROM YOUR LIFE.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire people who know how to treat people with respect!

    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

Worked for Toyota Boshoku? Contribute to the Community!

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.