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Robert Bosch Tool Corporation Reviews

Updated June 16, 2017
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  • Poor work-life balance, too may processes make doing simple tasks difficult (in 3 reviews)

  • Management blames their sales force vs upper management admitting they were wrong (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Purchasing"

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    Former Employee - Purchasing Manager in Mount Prospect, IL
    Former Employee - Purchasing Manager in Mount Prospect, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Robert Bosch Tool Corporation full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great people, flexible schedule, superior company.

    Cons

    Nothing worth mentioning as cons.


  2. "I been with the Company almost 16 years and the location for me is Convenient."

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    Current Employee - Team Lead in West Memphis, AR
    Current Employee - Team Lead in West Memphis, AR
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Robert Bosch Tool Corporation full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    I Enjoy doing My Job and Very Knowledgeable of what needs to be done to fulfill my daily tasks. I'm comfortable working with anyone and don't mind helping wherever I can. I'm Definitely a People person and Love to learn new things and processes to help do my Job and the Company.

    Cons

    There aren't enough Opportunities to move within the company to make more money. Need more people that's Willing to learn and Want to learn.

    Advice to Management

    Management Needs to Take more time to Learn how each Department operates and the responsibilities of the Supervisor and Team Leads. They need to know the Requirements and what it takes to run each area.

  3. "Product Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mount Prospect, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mount Prospect, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Robert Bosch Tool Corporation full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great Products and Great people to work with.

    Cons

    No Cons, just not enough time to master my new role.


  4. "Contractor"

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Charlotte, NC
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Robert Bosch Tool Corporation as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Overall good work environment, stable company that produces high-quality products.

    Cons

    Since this is a multi-national corporation, be prepared to report results not only at the plant, but also at the North American and Global level.


  5. "Product Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mount Prospect, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mount Prospect, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Robert Bosch Tool Corporation (More than a year)

    Pros

    Innovative in new product development, great management, ability to work abroad

    Cons

    Location (very far from city)

    Advice to Management

    None


  6. Helpful (3)

    "Good for Older People"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mount Prospect, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mount Prospect, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Robert Bosch Tool Corporation full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great company
    Good reputation
    Business is strong
    The culture is getting much better
    Great 401K match

    Cons

    Very full of old people, not many agents of change
    Difficult to climb the ladder
    Lots of smart people get hired but leave after a few years because of the lack of career development - very hierarchical

    Advice to Management

    Develop the young talent and don't let them keep slipping away.


  7. "Summer Associate"

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    Former Intern - Intern in Mount Prospect, IL
    Former Intern - Intern in Mount Prospect, IL

    I worked at Robert Bosch Tool Corporation as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I worked on the IT team as well as with the database team, and really liked the people I got to to work with as well as the relaxed nature of the company.

    Cons

    Much of the work lacked any creativity and while the people were interesting, they seemed very bored with their work.

    Advice to Management

    Use your employees more efficiently! They are very talented and can greatly assist streamlining the company if they had more freedom and more interesting projects.

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Don't joke about nazis"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mount Prospect, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mount Prospect, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Bosch is a fairly stable company. GREAT benefits. Work/life balance was good. Most everyone is very nice, and people look at each other as a family away from home.

    Cons

    Very structured when it comes to advancement. Old world attitude of being in the same position for 3 years for no apparent reason other than it is a rule.

    Advice to Management

    Be more truthful with your employees - they can handle it.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mount Prospect, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mount Prospect, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Robert Bosch Tool Corporation full-time

    Pros

    The company is dedicated to quality and will invest in the right resources to achieve high quality products. The company offers good training opportunities. Good chance to work globally.

    Cons

    Opportunity for promotion is limited. The company is strictly process driven, which sometimes makes it challenging to adapt to unique conditions in other parts of the world.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Good company to start a career."

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    Former Employee - Product Manager in South Florida, FL
    Former Employee - Product Manager in South Florida, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Robert Bosch Tool Corporation full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Large and diversified company with a passion for delivering great service and products. Management is easy to work with and provides all necessary tools and training to be effective.

    Cons

    Advancement is slow. Opportunity for growth within the company is limited. Management fails to motivate.

    Advice to Management

    Marketing is very weak. Develop a new marketing strategy.


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