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Terex Reviews

Updated Jul 30, 2014
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3.5 120 reviews

76% Approve of the CEO

Terex Chairman and CEO Ron DeFeo

Ron DeFeo

(78 ratings)

66% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Terex is a reasonable employer that understands a work/life balance (in 8 reviews)

  • Great people, supportive culture, full of career opportunities (in 8 reviews)


Cons
  • If you come from a different kind of industry you may not be familiar with the ups and downs of heavy construction equipment (in 3 reviews)

  • Company has not done a good job transitioning from a holding company to an operating company (in 4 reviews)

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    A great company to be a part of.

    General Manager (Current Employee) Dubai (United Arab Emirates)

    ProsTerex is a very dynamic company and you are always challenged with new things but also rewarded generically when you preform.
    The company does provide a lot of new opportunities and has the depth to do so.
    The Terex Brand as well as all the other brands that are under Terex flag ship are all Market leaders in what they do and are well known any where you go.

    Conscan be very conservative at times and decisions take time.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great opportunity

    Human Resources Manager (Current Employee)

    ProsI've had an opportunity to grow and develop in accounting, IT, and HR at Terex. I've also had experience with Continuous Improvement through training and activities. The benefits of working with a globally diverse team is great!

    ConsThe business cycle affects Terex a great deal, so it feels like "feast or famine"

    Advice to Senior ManagementContinue to work on making the organization stronger overall

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    A dead end job

    Administration (Former Employee) Redmond, WA (US)

    ProsNice co-workers, decent pay.

    ConsIt is evident that management is under a great deal of stress. They cascade their unrealistic expectations to their subordinates. Old school management style.

    Advice to Senior ManagementLearn from progressive E-Commerce companies

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Pretty good company

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsPretty good company and good co-workers

    ConsHas a street reputation for working emplyees to death

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    Good company, limited opportunities

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsRelaxed company with good people around you.
    Change happens quickly so learning must also happen quickly.
    WIll to invest in employees

    ConsMarket rate pay seems to be an issue;
    limited opportunities to move up in certain areas.

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    A Global Family

    Production Supervisor (Current Employee) Redmond, WA (US)

    ProsTerex is a family oriented company that consistently strives for improvement in safety, quality and servant leadership. Our culture enables us as a company to provide our customers with high quality products around the world. I am proud to be part of the Terex team.

    ConsNeed better choices of food in the cafeteria. Although there are healthy choices for breakfast and lunch, we should look to phase out the foods high in salt and fat.

    Advice to Senior ManagementThorough communication is a necessity in creating a culture in which all team members operate by the same standards.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Best company I have ever worked for!

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Westport, CT (US)

    ProsRelaxed, humanistic atmosphere, great physical working environment. At Terex, you can make your job your own by coming up with new ideas and processes. Good ideas are always welcome and encouraged.

    ConsLean organization, so staffing and budgets are not always available.

    Advice to Senior ManagementMaintain current company culture.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    14 Years A Where You Can Make a Difference

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsAble to add value and make improvements. Friendly co-workers. Products that make an impact on the world.

    ConsAlways a lot of work to do. Keeps you busy.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    A very international Company producing all kinds of machines

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Pros- very interesting products
    - internationality
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    Cons- not much contact to the international sites
    - sometimes very bureaucratic

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    Excellent culture and safe work Environment

    HSE Manager (Current Employee) Hosūr, Tamil Nadu (India)

    Pros1. Safety is first periority
    2. Terex way

    ConsLot of new projects handled past one year

    Advice to Senior Management1.TEREX brand name not familer in india , we need to strengthen the Market , quality to be improved .

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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