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Oshkosh Corporation Reviews

Updated February 3, 2017
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Pros
  • Good pay for engineering interns, variety of work, fun atmosphere (in 13 reviews)

  • Great people to work with at a company that really makes a difference in many lives (in 9 reviews)

Cons
  • Work life balance lacking at times (in 10 reviews)

  • Can work some long hours, work life balance could be a little better (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Oshkosh Corporation full-time

    Pros

    Love the people first culture

    Cons

    Very flat organization, good opportunities to start and then dry up very fast, not much for lateral training.


  2. "oshkosh truck"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior SAN Analyst/ISSO in Oshkosh, WI
    Former Employee - Senior SAN Analyst/ISSO in Oshkosh, WI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Oshkosh Corporation (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    stepping stone for your next carrer

    Cons

    your a number and your value is not recognized

    Advice to Management

    represent the people you manage not yourself


  3. ""People First""

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oshkosh, WI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oshkosh, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Oshkosh Corporation (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    -Flexible work schedule
    -Family focused environment/culture
    -Career advancement opportunities
    -Competitive wage

    Cons

    Nothing significant comes to mind.

    Advice to Management

    Having a gym on site would be a huge boost for our wellness program.


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  5. "Great place to work at"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Logistics Analyst in Oshkosh, WI
    Current Employee - Logistics Analyst in Oshkosh, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Challenging work envioronment, employees first culture,

    Cons

    Not much happening in the surrounding area, small city


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    "Quality Tech"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Quality Tech in Oshkosh, WI
    Former Employee - Quality Tech in Oshkosh, WI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Oshkosh Corporation full-time

    Pros

    Lots of OT @ time and a half Benefits were good until 2013

    Cons

    Poor direction from Managers. Autonomy until you made a D1 decision that wasn't optimal

    Advice to Management

    Communication is a two-way street. There is much to learn from frontline personnel


  7. "Environmental Health & Safety Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Environmental Health & Safety Manager in Middleburg, FL
    Former Employee - Environmental Health & Safety Manager in Middleburg, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Outstanding Company it was an contract position during my three plus years onboard. The pay was above others companies for the same position. Travel was good for me, I really enjoyed working there.

    Cons

    The only down size was that it was a contract position, the benefits was not the same as Oshkosh employees.

    Advice to Management

    Treat your employee's right and their will take care of you and the company. The Safety Manager was an example of an outstanding manager.


  8. "Great place to grow"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Operations Supervisor in Mason City, IA
    Former Employee - Operations Supervisor in Mason City, IA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Oshkosh Corporation full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Always willing to let their employees grow through decision making

    Cons

    Opportunities between segments less than preferred

    Advice to Management

    Investing in leaders will always reap savings in the long run


  9. "Good challengine environment"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Principal Engineer in Hagerstown, MD
    Current Employee - Senior Principal Engineer in Hagerstown, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Oshkosh Corporation full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Free to make decisions within your regime, good overall benefits , good flex time, and good work life balance

    Cons

    Health insurance cost could be better and there could be a better interaction b/n managers and team

    Advice to Management

    Talk to your reports and meet them quite often so motivation is always on the cards.


  10. "This one"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Oshkosh Corporation full-time

    Pros

    Good people to work with

    Cons

    low incentives and poor benifits


  11. "Good place to work"

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

    Pros

    Very fast pace and challenging environment. Great company to work especially if you are entry-level.

    Cons

    Low compensation
    average health insurance coverage

    Advice to Management

    It is very good to be more people first culture environment. Nice work for new CEO!



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