Dover Corporation Reviews

Updated Jul 23, 2020

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Dover Corporation President and Chief Executive Officer Richard J. Tobin (no image)
Richard J. Tobin
27 Ratings
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  • "Gives speeches about work life balance but keeps tab on how long one works versus productivity(in 12 reviews)

  • "Absolutely no work/life balance or flex schedules(in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Great company"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Reviewer in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Dover Corporation part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Excellent company to work for

    Cons

    Technical kinks, but constantly being improved

  2. "Decent enough job"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Machine Operator 

    I have been working at Dover Corporation full-time

    Pros

    Work alot of overtime and paid holidays

    Cons

    Pay and mandatory 7 days during peak year


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Good Local team mixed with bad corporate leadership"

    2.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Supply Chain Leader in Grand Terrace, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Dover Corporation full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Local team willingness to learn and adapt to many priorities.

    Cons

    Dover Corp initiatives are not lead by professionals who understand the plant level drivers to improve business culture and results. All show, no support.

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  4. "Great place to work!!"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Dover Corporation full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Culture- love the people and environment

    Cons

    N/A- I din not have any cons

  5. "Solid company with good financials"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Resources Leader in Cincinnati, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Dover Corporation full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Solid company with autonomy to run your business.

    Cons

    Lots of change and improved communication is needed.

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  6. "Old style Management in HQ - Needs to change"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Category Specialist in Downers Grove, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Dover Corporation full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Some good people, good pay and benefits

    Cons

    Some of the senior management does not know what they are doing, dragging down key initiatives, playing politics and getting nothing done other than driving away talent!

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  7. "Good people, high turnover, disjointed business model"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - IT Leadership in Downers Grove, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Dover Corporation full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Some really smart, loyal, down to earth people. Great businesses

    Cons

    Executive leadership unclear on what kind of business it wants to be (holding company or centralized).

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  8. Helpful (3)

    "Fools on Parade"

    2.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - IT Senior Director in Downers Grove, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Dover Corporation full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    They make money in spite of themselves.

    Cons

    Backstabbing, incompetence, inexperience, know-it-all attitudes, POLITICS!

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  9. "Good company"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Credit Card/Lockbox Specialist in Sylmar, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Dover Corporation full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Family like environment. Co workers got along for the most part.

    Cons

    No room for growth within.

  10. "Good place to work"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Senior Database Administrator 

    I have been working at Dover Corporation full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits and friendly atmosphere

    Cons

    I can't think of any

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