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Cummins Reviews

Updated August 16, 2017
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  • The work-life balance can often tip to the work side more (in 71 reviews)

  • Small town, nearest airport is about an hour away (in 71 reviews)

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  1. "Awesome Experience!"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Rapid Serve Engineer in Columbus, IN
    Current Employee - Rapid Serve Engineer in Columbus, IN
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cummins full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great Work Culture...nice experience to work

    Cons

    Nothing as such...everything is good

    Advice to Management

    More training


  2. "Very proud to be part of the Cummins family"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Columbus, IN
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Columbus, IN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cummins full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Strong ethics and treat to others policy.
    The company offers opportunities to be in different roles, hence improving your business acumen.
    The company in general is very flexible.

    Cons

    HQs are in Columbus IN, virtually nothing interesting to do there and does not have operations in big cities.

  3. "Few companies as good as CMI, value driven organzation that will reward and develop people who really "get it""

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Strategy Manager in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Strategy Manager in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cummins full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great work life balance, career development opportunities including travel and mentoring
    Company lives by its values, respects people and community
    Excellent leadership (VP and up)

    Cons

    Slow to develop product, far too conservative on spending
    Below industry average for pay

    Advice to Management

    Office culture needs to improve, need a more fun/dynamic workplace. Need to do better at hiring the right people and letting low performers and those who are less committed to CMI to move on.


  4. "Working at Cummins Bridgeway"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in New Hudson, MI
    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in New Hudson, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cummins full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great professional atmosphere without being too stuffy or impersonal. Employees are very supportive and eager to help each other learn. I gained much experience in a wide array of sectors of the business. Upper management encourages employees to gain certifications and further education.

    Cons

    A bit of an 'hourly' vs. 'salary' bridge to gap


  5. "Wonderfully rewarding and exciting"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Columbus, IN
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Columbus, IN
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cummins full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great culture, diverse environment, commitment to personal development.
    The HQ city is small and quaint
    Ability to move within the company

    Cons

    Very conservative about it's outlook, job cuts way before any real threat


  6. "Great place to work"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Data Management Leader in Columbus, IN
    Current Employee - Data Management Leader in Columbus, IN
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cummins full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great culture. Great career opportunities. Good focus on people and adequate amount of resources available for employees. Open communication and access to senior leadership. Good sense of teamwork.

    Cons

    HR is very hard to deal with and very inefficient. Innovation is very slow, sometimes processes get in the way of innovation.


  7. "Great place to work"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Validation Engineer in Columbus, IN
    Current Employee - Product Validation Engineer in Columbus, IN
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great work culture and diversity. Allows for moving within the company to move and grow your career

    Cons

    Located in a small town. Needs to have offices in bigger cities

  8. "Great place to work."

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cummins (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Challenging
    Reward hard work
    Great management
    Good opportunity for rapid advancement

    Cons

    work life balance challenging at times
    large company - sometimes a lot of inertia


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Engineering"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manufacturing Engineer
    Former Employee - Manufacturing Engineer
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cummins full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Cross functional work teams, they care about their employees, they care about the customers, focus on lean manufacturing & six sigma cost reduction

    Cons

    Politics, lack of new hire training, limited ability to work from home/low vacation days

    Advice to Management

    Need to have more interest in providing career guidance and mentors


  10. "Amazing company"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Well paid; good culture; upward mobility

    Cons

    Location; everything else is great about company.


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