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Pros
  • "Compared to most accounting jobs the work/life balance is excellent, and there is no "busy season"" (in 29 reviews)

  • "Great people -- no "prima donnas"" (in 23 reviews)

Cons
  • "Lot of value focus and work life balance" (in 14 reviews)

  • "Upper management says "safety first" but they dont actually care about our safety" (in 10 reviews)

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  1. "Great Job"

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    Current Employee - Production Specialist in Watertown, SD
    Current Employee - Production Specialist in Watertown, SD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good work environment, excellent benefits, Easy to get paid time off, lots of opportunities for growth, community and employee involvement.

    Cons

    There’s a lot of hours to work, mandatory overtime Fridays and be long and drag on.

    Advice to Management

    Make Fridays voluntary instead of mandatory.


  2. Helpful (6)

    "Great if you aren’t a woman"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Production Specialist in Oklahoma City, OK
    Former Employee - Production Specialist in Oklahoma City, OK
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Terex full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay good hours

    Cons

    Women on the shop floor are easily disposed of. Unless you’re in the office or been there for a very long time. If someone in a higher position doesn’t like you for any reason you’re very easy to get rid of.

    Advice to Management

    Just because someone has been a lead for so many years doesn’t mean they’re right. Experienced countless number of sexual discrimination and harassment and no one would even listen to me

    Terex Response

    Feb 16, 2018 – Communications Manager

    Hello and thank you for writing. We’re sorry to hear that you believe you were not treated with proper respect, as this does not fall in line with our Terex Ways Values. We hope that you were able to... More

  3. "Great pay, but you'll be worked to the bone and more"

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    Former Employee - Production Specialist in Redmond, WA
    Former Employee - Production Specialist in Redmond, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Terex full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Pay was great
    Got in from a recommendation from senior management

    Cons

    Had to work off the clock
    Discriminatory/illegal hiring/firing
    Applied for one job, was given completely different position
    Management doesn't listen to employees

    Advice to Management

    Be clear about what job a person is applying for, and don't give them a job they didn't apply for, and then complain if they have performance issues.
    Don't fire employees for federal/state protected classes
    Don't give an employee the job of three employees for a position they did not apply for or have experience in, and expect them to not have issues.
    Don't tell employees to work ahead before their shift to ensure they don't fall behind.

    Terex Response

    Dec 4, 2017 – Communications Manager

    Thank you for writing. We are sorry about your experience. There is no room in the Terex culture for any form of discrimination or other violations of law, and we treat such claims very seriously. In... More


  4. "Production specialist"

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    Former Employee - Production Specialist in West Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Production Specialist in West Seattle, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good paid, some former supervisors and leader were awesome. A lot overtime if your dying for great paycheck . Car pool and van pool don't help at all. They have to try another car if some employees can stay for an hour more overtime . Seems weird . Parking lots always make employees have hard time

    Cons

    Task time kill all of employees. Lot of people pretend to work or try to keep busy. HR have no way to keep track with them. Lot of bad habits still from e-sub. Weaken leadership, one team lead works so hard, deal with lot of problems since a few leaders stay there and good chatting.... if possible, install some cameras to see how well the employees . Verbal Harassments occurs everyday. Not a good place to work even you can meet lot of different cultures there. Keep track to senior employees, stay there for a while to see how good they are. Lazy, cheating, haven't done the jobs from that station. Especially after the last break of the Thur& Fri, because they know they won't be there at the station . Haven't prepared anything or work hard until someone take that station. Very bad idea if supervisor stay there, they all smart to keep busy as more as they pretend to be .

    Advice to Management

    Collin, John, awesome supervisors. Some just left to get better careers out of Genie.


  5. "Production specialist"

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    Former Contractor - Production Specialist in Redmond, WA
    Former Contractor - Production Specialist in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Terex as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The schedule was very good. I worked 4/10, so always had the three days weekend, and the some times you will have 5 days off when holidays that fall on Monday.

    Cons

    You have to work very hard to make it there. They loaded you with a lot of works. They only hire through temp agency, so very little benefits until you get to be direct hire.


  6. Helpful (3)

    "Human Resources is the worst part of the company."

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    Current Employee - Production Specialist in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Production Specialist in Redmond, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Terex (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    A lot of great team members. People can work together and build a superb product when they are allowed to do their jobs. There are some good supervisors who really care.

    Cons

    Constant degrading by human resources managers at the Redmond plants. Human resources roll their eyes at those who don't speak English as a 1st language. A couple will help out but their superiors make noises of disgust and are routinely complaining about how much extra time it takes out of their days to act like a decent human being. Terex Way Values? Not practiced by those women. There is no incentive to do better when we are consistently made out to other departments as incompetent by women who would rather see us fail than do well. There is a lot of favoritism, and even those that do a good job fail if they aren't in that group that human resources prefers.

    Advice to Management

    Get rid or your managers who can't accept the diverse workforce you keep hiring.


  7. Helpful (5)

    "Only stress"

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    Former Employee - Production Specialist in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Production Specialist in Seattle, WA
    Doesn't Recommend

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

    Pros

    Relatively good pay compared to same kind of work in Seattle and east side areas. Decent benefits, if they decide to hire you.

    Cons

    Horrible working conditions, temperature during summer 95-100 degrees, they don't want to invest in new air conditioning system, medieval equipment, overworked (50-60 hours a week). Absolutely no communications with workers, sometimes they let you standing there waiting for parts without telling you anything. FORGET YOUR PRIVATE LIFE, they act like they own you!

    Terex Response

    Aug 4, 2015

    Thanks for offering your thoughts. As a “pay for performance” employer, Terex strives to provide competitive pay and benefits that recognize the contributions of its team members. It’s often the case... More

  8. Helpful (5)

    "Do What Interests Only Them"

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    Current Employee - Production Specialist
    Current Employee - Production Specialist
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - High (ish) base pay for just a high school diploma requirement
    - Job security if you can maintain production / work quality required

    Cons

    -Education benefits only awarded to job-related degrees, making trying to switch careers or advance them EXTREMELY difficult (try breaking into IT from production...)
    - Pay raises are extremely slow and unless you're maxed out, don't match cost of living
    - Employees are asked to work in positions without pay raises / promotions to match for years at a time (I worked 1 year doing software development, then told I wasn't allowed to, without a pay raise or promotion during that time)
    - Communication is horrible between departments and even same-office co-workers.

    Advice to Management

    Help your employees develop their careers. If you don't invest in them, they're not going to invest in helping the company.

    Terex Response

    Aug 18, 2015

    Thank you for sharing your thoughts. We strive to be a high-quality manufacturer that offers competitive pay for performance. Specific questions around compensation are best discussed directly with... More