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"Great place to work"

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  • Culture & Values
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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Manager in Milwaukee, WI
Current Employee - Manager in Milwaukee, WI
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Harley-Davidson full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

Solid company with a good profit sharing plan.

Cons

Mgmt loose sight of the little things.

Advice to Management

Listen to your employees.

Other Employee Reviews for Harley-Davidson

  1. "great place to work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Pt1 in York, PA
    Current Employee - Pt1 in York, PA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    people are great ,they take pride in building the the worlds most salt out motorecycle.

    Cons

    there are some management issues shop not balanced , flow of work issues . there are also issues with some of the flex workers not working up to what is needed of them.

    Advice to Management

    rebalance work flow, have a better insight to flex workers performance.


  2. Helpful (7)

    "Leadership by Fear and Inauthenticity."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Milwaukee, WI
    Former Employee - Manager in Milwaukee, WI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Harley-Davidson full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    - Good fitness centers (although little time to use them), free parking.
    - Great brand (it's what keep people there and management being able to tell staff "you should be lucky to work here.")
    - Good benefits (although they decline a little each year)
    - Casual work environment and dress code.

    Cons

    - Leadership "talks" about values, caring about people, and doing what's right for the customer, but - Big corporate profits and big egos. From marketing to engineering and certainly down to the manufacturing and supplier level. Little respect or care for the individual.

    - Lots and lots of corporate politics, and you better smile through 24/7 work days.

    - Lack of accountability within cross-functional teams.

    - Poor HR department, not engaged with nor understand what employee development means. When Operational and Development Teams tried to address in the past, C-level leadership didn't want to hear it, and Director-level just bows down and tosses their staff under the bus in order to stay ahead.

    - Horrible change management and change leadership. If something goes wrong, they just fire those closest to it. People DO NOT matter.

    - Organizational structure does not meet the needs of the business - understaffed and angry teams.

    - General culture is still old-school. If you're not a white male, you best stay in the shadows and learn that "we want to hear your voice" really means "tell leadership what they want to hear." The past three years of "anonymous employee surveys" where Director-level and above bonus compensation requires improved employee satisfaction, has accounted in a suspicious number of people being let go.

    Advice to Management

    - This isn't Detroit.
    - People should matter more than your egos or bonus plans.
    - Take time to walk your talk and hold yourselves accountable.
    - Learn how to effectively communicate.

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