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Detroit Diesel Reviews

Updated 7 Sep 2019

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3.8
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Detroit Diesel CEO Martin Daum
Martin Daum
26 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great Benefits, awesome work atmosphere(in 8 reviews)

  • "Good pay, flexibility, overall atmosphere(in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • "Rift between the German & American cultural philosophies(in 7 reviews)

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

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  1. "Okay"

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    Current Employee - Director in Redford, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Detroit Diesel full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    The local Teams are great and work good together

    Cons

    Management is unexperienced. If you have connections you got promoted. Promotions are not based on experience or knowledge.

    Detroit Diesel2019-09-07
  2. "Great Place To Work"

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    Current Employee - Project Controller 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Detroit Diesel full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The people are great; like a second family.

    Cons

    The out-dated processes and culture

    Detroit Diesel2019-06-26
  3. "Intern"

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    Current Employee - Intern in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good working environment compared to other OEMs

    Cons

    Not many chances for full time hire

    Detroit Diesel2019-05-13
  4. "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - Production Team Member 

    I worked at Detroit Diesel full-time

    Pros

    Friendly environment to work in

    Cons

    Not many opportunities for growth.

    Detroit Diesel2019-03-14
  5. "A decent place overall to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Detroit Diesel full-time

    Pros

    Lots of vacation time (4 weeks minimum)

    Cons

    Hard to move up/increase your salary once you're in

    Detroit Diesel2019-02-16
  6. "Good Place To Work Overall"

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    Former Employee - Assembly Line Worker in Redford, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The Pay was pretty good, I enjoyed my Co-Workers

    Cons

    Management, Work hours at times

    Detroit Diesel2018-12-30
  7. "Great place t work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Detroit Diesel full-time

    Pros

    Really easy going and I enjoying going to work eveyrday

    Cons

    from what I hear pay is lower than other sectors in the area

    Detroit Diesel2018-10-18
  8. "Global Company with good benefits"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Detroit Diesel full-time

    Pros

    Good vacation policy within Daimler - a global corporation

    Cons

    High work load and mainly old offices

    Detroit Diesel2018-09-26
  9. "CNC Machinist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Detroit Diesel full-time

    Pros

    Easy going people and light work load

    Cons

    No opportunities to grow or advance

    Detroit Diesel2018-09-04
  10. "2 nd shift group leader"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good benefits. Bonus program. Plenty of work.

    Cons

    HOT!! Short of help. Will not listen to employees ideas for improvement.

    Advice to Management

    Hire more full time employees on second shift. Listen to employees ideas.

    Detroit Diesel2018-06-28
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