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Terex Reviews

Updated February 19, 2019
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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. "Assembler"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Terex full-time

    Pros

    Great pay! Overtime was optional. Peers make work enjoyable.

    Cons

    Lack of management on 2nd shift who cared for the associates and the work.

    Advice to Management

    Hire the right leaders.


  2. "Great benefits, but could incorporate more lean principles"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Terex full-time

    Pros

    401k matches 5 percent. Benefits are good

    Cons

    No space in warehouse. Has yet to be resolved

  3. "Nice place to work"

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    Current Employee - Team Leader/Welder in Oklahoma City, OK
    Current Employee - Team Leader/Welder in Oklahoma City, OK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pay, 4 day work week 10 hours a day, all the overtime you can handle.

    Cons

    Lack of information and communication.

    Advice to Management

    Buddy system.


  4. "Cheap Employer"

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    Current Employee - Manufacturing Engineer in Oklahoma City, OK
    Current Employee - Manufacturing Engineer in Oklahoma City, OK
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Easy work, limited duties, lots of freedom, good work/life balance

    Cons

    Low pay, poor management, don't follow their own business practices

    Advice to Management

    Take control and lead


  5. "Production associate"

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    Current Employee - Production Associate in Oklahoma City, OK
    Current Employee - Production Associate in Oklahoma City, OK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The hours and pay is better than what I left in Texas after 17 yrs.

    Cons

    They are on a point system and seems unfair when sick and get a point for not working

    Advice to Management

    Take into consideration that people work better when not stressed about getting fired for being off when ill.


  6. "Good place to work"

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

    I have been working at Terex full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Ok benefits, competitive pay, company invests in itself

    Cons

    Division among segments, division within segments, lack of structural control

    Advice to Management

    Set expectations and be consistent among leadership


  7. "Territory Sales"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Westport, CT
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Westport, CT

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

    Pros

    Great benefits, people, experience, awesome products

    Cons

    Politics within the organization, traveling

  8. "Materials OKC"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oklahoma City, OK
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oklahoma City, OK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Terex full-time

    Pros

    Great Benefits, best manager I've had in a long time, co-workers, company treats us fairly well, and a safe place to work. I personally enjoy coming to work at Terex, knowing I am at a friendly and happy place.

    Cons

    Supervisor lacks ethics, rude, gives us more work and facilitate the duties of teother departments. Supervisor needs training and stop micromanaging our team.

    Advice to Management

    Train supervisors better, especially the Materials Supervisor T..... W....... Also, make friday's voluntary and not Mandatory. Thank you Management for listening to our concerns and we hope to see improvement.


  9. Helpful (3)

    "Management needs be restructured"

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    Former Employee - Production Associate in Oklahoma City, OK
    Former Employee - Production Associate in Oklahoma City, OK
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Co-Workers are great when you need help
    Pay is decent

    Cons

    Management does not care about employees
    Racism and discrimination is rampant among different lines

    Advice to Management

    Stop being racist, stop holding people behind, give job opportunities to people who actually worked hard and earned it instead of just giving it to people you like.

    Terex Response

    Nov 12, 2018 – Communications Manager

    Thank you for writing and providing your feedback. We take concerns like this very seriously. In a company as large as ours, when matters related to racism or discrimination arise, we adhere to a... More


  10. "Excellent company to work for good benefits room for advancement"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good benefits pay quality of work-life

    Cons

    Susceptible to economic downturns. N