Detroit Diesel Reviews

Updated 16 Sep 2020

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3.9
81%
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Detroit Diesel President and CEO, Daimler Trucks North America Martin Daum
Martin Daum
29 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great Benefits, awesome work atmosphere(in 8 reviews)

  • "Good pay, work life balance and benefits(in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • "The upper management is based in Germany, a lot of development is based there also(in 4 reviews)

  • "Hard to move up/increase your salary once you're in(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Good place for manufacturing/factory work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Production Machinist in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Detroit Diesel full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Pay, Benefits, Union, Not Stressful

    Cons

    Management, Union playing favorites, No advancement

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  2. "Great place to learn but not to stay too long"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineer in Detroit, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Detroit Diesel full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great people. Freedom to learn.

    Cons

    Control of the mothership (Germany). Non competitive salaries - working for a big brand is not a reason to stay. Some managers could use coaching/reassignments.

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  3. "I love it here"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Data Analyst in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Detroit Diesel full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Work life balance is amazing! No one lurking over your shoulder. They trust you to do your job

    Cons

    I can’t think of any

  4. "Good work culture"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Detroit Diesel full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good pay, work life balance and benefits

    Cons

    Can get strenuous sometimes, employee cafe can get better

  5. "Good place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Detroit Diesel full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Work/ life balance. Respectable environment

    Cons

    N/a na na na na

  6. "good to work"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Community Program Development Specialist 

    I have been working at Detroit Diesel full-time

    Pros

    mercedes lease program is best

    Cons

    less wages, no growth, politics

  7. "ba analyst"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - BA Analyst in Redford, MI
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Detroit Diesel part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    lot of good knowledgeable people.

    Cons

    they need to promote people who are dedicated.

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  8. "Real open and honest Employeer"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - General Laborer in Hibbing, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Detroit Diesel full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    free coffee & popcorn, breaks are all at the same time same hours worked daily

    Cons

    sometimes you may be asked to work longer hour

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  9. "Intern"

    4.0
     
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Detroit Diesel

    Pros

    Good corporate environment Friendly and engaging work

    Cons

    Cold weather especially in winter

  10. "Good local company"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Market Research Analyst in Canton, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Detroit Diesel full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Big company with quality products

    Cons

    Location in Canton, OH not ideal

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