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Volkswagen Group of America Reviews

Updated December 2, 2018
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Volkswagen Group of America President and CEO Hinrich J. Woebcken
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Pros
  • "I also have found that this is a work environment that provides its employees a good work life balance" (in 22 reviews)

  • "Good benefits in terms of work flexibility" (in 30 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work life/balance is non existent" (in 21 reviews)

  • "long hours, have to work night shift due to senority, hard on the body and exhausting work" (in 10 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (3)

    "I love working at the electronics research lab for VW group of America"

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    Current Employee - Intern - Hourly in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Intern - Hourly in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Volkswagen Group of America full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Awesome work environment. Cool fun projects and the chance to with for the largest Automotive manufacture in the world. The Erl had about 200 or so employees and had the feel of a small tech company with tht resources of VW.

    Cons

    Sometimes it's a pain to have to communicate with Germany to get information on the cars or have to translate German text when I don't speak German


  2. "Intern"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great learning experiences, enjoyable to work at

    Cons

    none to speak of, I encourage this company

  3. "Former Emp"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Volkswagen Group of America full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great management team, they are friendly and informative.

    Cons

    Pay could be better, I disliked the work schedule


  4. "Good compensation"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Company compensates employees pretty well for warehouse work.

    Cons

    Terrible management is acceptable as long as you follow orders. High deductible insurance.


  5. "Production team leader"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Volkswagen Group of America full-time

    Pros

    Great job, lots of overtime

    Cons

    Overtime is sometimes excessive but not always

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  6. "Looking for job after I ETS from the Army."

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    Current Employee - Us Army E-4 in Fort Riley, KS
    Current Employee - Us Army E-4 in Fort Riley, KS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Volkswagen Group of America full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Gain knowledge to make some pretty nice vw's.

    Cons

    Army doesnt teach us exactly everything but i have civilian experience and plan on getting a certification in diesel mechanics


  7. "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Volkswagen Group of America full-time

    Pros

    Volunteering and Company Social Responsiblity is very active; number of companies to work for within the group.

    Cons

    Smaller organization yet still a bit bureaucratic in how projects get done.; limited leadership career development paths

  8. "Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good benefits in terms of work flexibility

    Cons

    Management is Not easily approachable


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Administrative Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Volkswagen Group of America full-time

    Pros

    Created my own appointments with little supervision

    Cons

    Contract ended shorter then expected

    Advice to Management

    Be realistic with project timelines


  10. Helpful (1)

    "it was just a job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Volkswagen Group of America full-time

    Pros

    the pay was pretty decent

    Cons

    was a very toxic environment