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Oshkosh Corporation Reviews

Updated February 8, 2017
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Oshkosh Corporation President and Chief Executive Officer Wilson Jones
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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. Featured Review

    "Making a Difference"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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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 full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - CEO Driving a People First Culture
    - Work is Meaningful - Opportunity to Make a Difference
    - Competitive Compensation
    - Room for Professional Growth
    - Strong Benefits
    - Work/Life Balance

    Cons

    - No major cons come to mind

    Advice to Management

    Continue to seek feedback from all of your employees globally. Each and every employee is making an impact and should be heard.


  2. "Corporate Sales"

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

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

    Pros

    Very competitive work environment, at times, work can be very stressful. It is a unique company that makes quality products, but the nature of the business is demanding.

    Cons

    Poor onboarding for new hires.

    Advice to Management

    Management needs to fully believe in the change and set a good example for their subordinates.
    Create welcoming work environment and make an effort to engage with other employees.


  3. "MTM"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Oshkosh Corporation full-time

    Pros

    Challenging environment. Continuous need for improvement

    Cons

    Inconsistent business decisions. A lot of industrial amnesia


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  5. "Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • 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.


  6. "Team coordinator"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent job experience. I was pushed far out of my comfort zone. This job is not for the faint of heart.

    Cons

    Long hours in an intense work environment. The union is very difficult to work with. High pressure to perform.

    Advice to Management

    Work life balance is key to retaining employees. The salaries people I worked with did not truly get paid for their time.


  7. "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


  8. ""People First""

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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.


  9. "Great place to work at"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • 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


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Quality Tech"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • 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


  11. "Decent place to work"

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

    Pros

    Good PTO package, working at promoting people first culture

    Cons

    Not updated, not open to new ideas to help employees grow



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