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DENSO America Reviews

Updated September 12, 2017
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Pros
  • Competitive pay and benefits, clear direction from management, well-communicated values, lots of training opportunities (in 13 reviews)

  • DENSO has good benefits and flexible work time (in 22 reviews)

Cons
  • Work / Life balance difficult if your a field employee (in 22 reviews)

  • Management is short sighted, long hours, heavy dependence on Japan for innovation (in 14 reviews)

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  1. "People seem to be very helpful, when you need them."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Very good and competitive pay. Very good benefits also. I dont know what else to say to make the word minimum.

    Cons

    Sometimes the overtime, can take a toll on your family members.


  2. "Engineering Intern"

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    Former Employee - Engineering Intern in Battle Creek, MI
    Former Employee - Engineering Intern in Battle Creek, MI

    I worked at DENSO America (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay, good hours, decent management

    Cons

    Not much to do, and lots of wasted time.

    Advice to Management

    Give your interns things to do, or don't have them at all (which is what it seems like they've done)

  3. "Associate"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Battle Creek, MI
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Battle Creek, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at DENSO America full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good pay and good benefits,

    Cons

    Stressful and lots of overtime


  4. "Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Big name in auto industry

    Cons

    Management is short sighted, long hours, heavy dependence on Japan for innovation.


  5. "Accounting"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Lexington-Fayette, KY
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Lexington-Fayette, KY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at DENSO America full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Benefits, stable environment, they don't downsize, pretty good place to work for overall. Long term employment with no concerns of restructuring.

    Cons

    No flex time, strict rules on clean environment example is no trash cans at your desk, strictly title driven management


  6. "Manager, Product Management & Marketing"

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    Current Employee - Product Management Manager in Long Beach, CA
    Current Employee - Product Management Manager in Long Beach, CA

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

    Pros

    Stability, quality commitment, credibility, experience building, corporate culture, consensus driven decision making

    Cons

    Limited career growth, compensation, slow decision making


  7. "Production Control Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Production Control Specialist in Maryville, TN
    Current Employee - Production Control Specialist in Maryville, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Going through a period of great growth

    Cons

    With that growth, underestimated the challenges associated with growth/change

    Advice to Management

    Listen to employee suggestions to improve the processes that impact them on a daily basis

  8. "DENSO Manufacturing"

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    Current Employee - Production Engineer in Athens, TN
    Current Employee - Production Engineer in Athens, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    -Job Security
    -Great People and Work Environment
    -Opportunities for advancement

    Cons

    - Training and experience for personnel is lacking at our facility


  9. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at DENSO America full-time

    Pros

    Benefits, promotes from within company, off for 2 weeks in December and a week during July

    Cons

    Heat in the summer


  10. "Former employee giving own personal opinion"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at DENSO America full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    They have good health insurance

    Cons

    Long hours, and no bonus

    Advice to Management

    Listen to employees


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