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Oshkosh Corporation Reviews

Updated November 30, 2017
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Pros
  • The People first culture is starting to take roots which has endless possibilities as we move forward (in 38 reviews)

  • Flexibility as it relates to work/life balance is strong (in 14 reviews)

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

  • Can work some long hours, work life balance could be a little better (in 7 reviews)

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

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Overall a good company to work for"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Relaxed environment, good benefits, reasonable expectation, good work/life balance.

    Cons

    Very low chances of getting promoted. I guess it all boils down to 'who' do you know and not 'what' do you know.

    Advice to Management

    I guess hiring from external world is important or may be necessary but please put some efforts in promoting internal people too. It does not do good to employee morale when they see a less experienced external person is hired at a senior position.

  3. "We save lives!!"

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    • 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

    Great culture, wonderful history, saves lives!

    Cons

    Pro or Con: Culture forces you to take charge of your own career; promotions limited to roles you actively pursue

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the People First Culture!

    Oshkosh Corporation Response

    Sep 19, 2017 – Talent Acquisition

    Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback! It is inspiring to read how passionate you are about the great products we make. If you would like to speak further please email us at... More


  4. "Senior Program Manager"

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    • 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 (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    We make great products in a variety of different markets

    Cons

    Public company which drive shorter term decisions


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

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    • 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 (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.


  6. "10 Years at Oshkosh"

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    • 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 (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great growth opportunity if you are a go getter and take your career into your own hands.

    Cons

    Can be slow moving as it is an older company (100 years this year).

    Advice to Management

    Be forward looking and make investment in people and technology.


  7. "Corporate Values, Ethics and Culture make this a great place to work"

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    • 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 full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Leadership is making a refreshing new commitment to the value of self development: supporting our team members, developing learning opportunities, expressing the need to be continuous learners. Benefits like PTO, volunteering, work-life balance and self-managing your workday are becoming topics that are more openly discussed and accommodated wherever possible, and the company is getting creative with applying balance in non-salaried situations as well. It's also worth noting that our products carry huge pride: we build cool things everywhere, are the top or near the top in all of our market shares, and regardless of what segment you work for, you think what you build is the coolest thing out there.

    Cons

    As with any organization dealing with multiple business and business segments, collaboration across lines is a challenge in consistency and connection to corporate strategy. Communication is getting better here, though.

    Advice to Management

    Continue the commitment to leadership, development, simplifying across our segments, and clarifying leader competencies.

  8. "Manager"

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    • 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 full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great leadership team that is moving the company in the right direction.

    Cons

    The main location is Oshkosh, Wi

    Advice to Management

    Keep pushing the people first focus to make sure all managers and supervisors are on board.


  9. "No better company in WI"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Oshkosh, WI
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Oshkosh, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I've seen this company go from building an awesome product with an average culture to building an awesome product with an amazing culture. Wilson, in short time, has led us to become a place of collaboration and care. The flexibility I've been given in my role is unlike anything I've had before.

    Cons

    Some management hasn't adopted the people first direction which makes it feel conflicted at times. With time I think everyone will be in it together.


  10. "Changing For The Better Every Day"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Design Engineer in Oshkosh, WI
    Current Employee - Senior Design Engineer in Oshkosh, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Culture is improving by the day. Working on world changing products. Does it get better?

    Cons

    Not much bad to say. Hoping the rumors of a new corporate headquarters are true as our buildings are outdated.


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