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Updated February 9, 2018
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Oshkosh Corporation President and Chief Executive Officer Wilson Jones
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Pros
  • People first culture where you feel valued (in 41 reviews)

  • Flexibility as it relates to work/life balance is strong (in 15 reviews)

Cons
  • Work life balance can be a challenge at times (in 11 reviews)

  • Some management hasn't adopted the people first direction which makes it feel conflicted at times (in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Challenging, interesting, focusing more on employees

    Cons

    Initial training could be improved


  2. "My opinion"

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    Current Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Oshkosh Corporation part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I get to work with some amazing people and it was a good experience as my first job.

    Cons

    There were not enough hours and the work was very tedious. It was something I do not see a future in and I want to pursue a career in which will help me grow as an individual with the experiences I gain.

    Advice to Management

    More professionalism with the things they said about other current or former employees .

  3. "Great opportunities, Culture is moving..."

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    • 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 (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good career movement for those that are motivated to do so, good benefits and flexibility.

    Cons

    Extremely complex organization with very different subcultures throughout, this can make it difficult to get ideas into action and feel like things are moving.

    Advice to Management

    Keep the culture and people movement going!


  4. "Product development positive"

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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Oshkosh Corporation as a contractor

    Pros

    Super exciting projects, decent facilities, excellent people

    Cons

    Can be slow at times correcting errors.


  5. "Middle Management"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Oshkosh Corporation full-time

    Pros

    A company that cares about its team members. Fantastic products who keep people safe at work every day.

    Cons

    We need to continue to improve our work practices .. flexibility, business resource groups, diversity efforts. Use of technology.


  6. "Corporate IT Operations"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Oshkosh Corporation full-time

    Pros

    Extremely stable work environment surrounded by consummate professionals. Many employees have military backgrounds which showed in their diligence and professionalism towards their work and their coworkers.

    Cons

    Minimal vacation time as an entry-level technician.

    Advice to Management

    -


  7. "Executive Assistant"

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    • 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 full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    People First Culture with the end customer in mind. You work hard and are rewarded for doing so.

    Cons

    Large corporation can seem like silos of each of the business units and segments.

    Advice to Management

    Continue with the People First initiative to help team members feel appreciated and successful.

  8. "Wonderful company that values it's employees"

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    Current Employee - PrincipalBusiness Analyst in Oshkosh, WI
    Current Employee - PrincipalBusiness Analyst in Oshkosh, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    They have a people first attitude. They are flexible with hours and workspace. The benefits are outstanding

    Cons

    I can't think of any.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  9. "Senior Program Manager"

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    • 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 (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    We make great products in a variety of different markets

    Cons

    Public company which drive shorter term decisions


  10. "It's a great time to be part of Oshkosh Corporation!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    There is a genuine care for the team members at Oshkosh Corporation and abundant opportunities to contribute to new projects and job assignments. The company is headed in the right direction!

    Cons

    They provide amazing opportunities to develop their talent, but they seem to hire externally often as opposed to promoting internally.


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