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Daimler Trucks North America Manager Reviews

Updated Apr 22, 2019

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Daimler Trucks North America CEO Roger Nielsen
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3 Ratings
  1. "Great company- significant culture change for the better!"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Portland, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Daimler Trucks North America full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Benefits, career growth opportunities, culture changes improving

    Cons

    Company Processes can limit progress, diversity in executive leadership is limited.

    Advice to Management

    Empathy is important- employees do not have same life style or standard of living as executives- remember that when making decisions that impact employees.

    Daimler Trucks North America2019-04-22
  2. Helpful (4)

    "Company wide generational-based culture change officially begun in 2017 to favor millennials and obfuscate tenured emps."

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    Current Employee - IT Senior Project Manager in Portland, OR
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Daimler Trucks North America full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Flexibility, Defined Contribution Plan, Multi-location.

    Cons

    Have observed instances of political hostility, overt discrimination, retaliation, protection for management bad behavior, no protection for whistleblowers. Not a meritocracy. HR and Legal depts say they are aware but are unable to disclose *any* details of actions ... remedial, corrective, punitive, or otherwise.

    Daimler Trucks North America2019-02-16
  3. "Great work environment and benefits"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Daimler Trucks North America full-time

    Pros

    Benefits, company culture, work life balance

    Cons

    The pay isn't that great

    Daimler Trucks North America2018-12-31
  4. Helpful (2)

    "Strong Employee vs. Contractor bias"

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    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in Portland, OR
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Daimler Trucks North America for less than a year

    Pros

    Quality development teams and administrative personnel

    Cons

    Project meetings occurred where PM specifically excluded due to not being an employee

    Advice to Management

    Invite project managers to project meetings

    Daimler Trucks North America2018-12-06
  5. "Purchasing Manager"

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      Current Employee - Purchasing Manager in Monterrey, Nuevo León
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Daimler Trucks North America full-time for more than 5 years

      Pros

      Lot of projects, networking, always looking for the excellence

      Cons

      Not so good development paths

      Daimler Trucks North America2018-08-21
    • "Good company to retire at, sub-par salaries, terrible to contractors"

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      Current Employee - IT Project Manager in Portland, OR
      Doesn't Recommend
      Positive Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

      I have been working at Daimler Trucks North America for more than 3 years

      Pros

      Nice new office, discounted employee leased mercedes benz, relaxed work environment, good vacation and 401k

      Cons

      Contractors are second hand citizens, salaries are atrocious, very slow promotional opportunities, stale work environment, not receptive to innovation or change.

      Daimler Trucks North America2017-04-26
    • "Stable company"

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      Former Employee - Manager in Cleveland, NC
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I worked at Daimler Trucks North America full-time for more than 3 years

      Pros

      Great pay and benefits plus Mercedes Benz lease program.

      Cons

      High stress, long hours, weekends and antiquated facilities.

      Advice to Management

      Improve equipment so it's not a battle every day just to get the job done. Stop the open air meetings where managers and supervisors get chewed out on a microphone within ear shot of hourly employees.

      Daimler Trucks North America2017-04-25
    • Helpful (2)

      "Good Company with Many Politics"

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      Former Employee - Manager in Portland, OR
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Daimler Trucks North America full-time for more than 8 years

      Pros

      Successful, Innovative, Proactive when under Good Manager. Good Benefits, Nice Facility and Environment.

      Cons

      Significant Politics in some areas. Especially those tied to Parent Company Leadership.

      Daimler Trucks North America2017-02-11
    • "Daimler Trucking"

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      Former Employee - Senior Technical Project Manager in Huntersville, NC
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook

      I worked at Daimler Trucks North America for less than a year

      Pros

      As soon as I come up with one

      Cons

      Lack of investments in infrastructure, dis-jointed priorities, West Coast vs East coast, lack of plan and managed budgets

      Daimler Trucks North America2016-10-28
    • "Diversity Building a Brighter Future..."

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      Former Employee - Project Manager in Beaverton, OR
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Daimler Trucks North America for less than a year

      Pros

      Nice place, great people, potential advanced technology deployment....

      Cons

      Short term contracts limit contract scope involvement

      Daimler Trucks North America2016-01-04
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