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Volvo Buses Reviews

Updated 18 Sep 2019

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3.4
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  1. "Good company with new opportunities"

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    Former Employee - Learning Program Manager 
    Recommends

    I worked at Volvo Buses full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Management is open to new ideas

    Cons

    There are no cons as of now.

    Volvo Buses2019-09-18
  2. "Material control"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Volvo Buses full-time

    Pros

    Professional, good work culture, employee benefits

    Cons

    Nothing as such. Limited career opportunities

    Advice to Management

    Nothing

    Volvo Buses2019-08-28
  3. "Excellent company to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Volvo Buses full-time

    Pros

    Work life balance, renumeration, professional attitide

    Cons

    There are no downsides for working with this company

    Volvo Buses2019-08-28
  4. "Working at Volvo Buses"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Gothenburg
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Volvo Buses full-time

    Pros

    Good working conditions and benefits package Able to communicate with people in the complete product development life cyle in one place Lots of scope for career advancement internally within the company Access to training from Volvo Group University Feels like working amongst a family Volvo values, respect for individuals

    Cons

    Too many meetings, need to change the meetings culture

    Volvo Buses2019-08-25
  5. "Atmosphere is good but management is waste"

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    Current Employee - Team Member in Bangalore Rural
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Volvo Buses full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    World class bus manufacturer and it has own ethics and standards

    Cons

    But management very corrupt

    Advice to Management

    Maintain system and process as Bible

    Volvo Buses2019-06-16
  6. "Change is the only constant"

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    Former Employee - Associate General Manager in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Volvo Buses full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    No politics. If you deliver you will be moving up. Sky is not the limit

    Cons

    Too slow in decision making and too orthodox to adapt to changing environment

    Advice to Management

    Dont loose the key talent's to optimise cost

    Volvo Buses2019-02-15
  7. Helpful (1)

    "A company in consolidation phase"

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    Current Employee - Engineer in Banga
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Volvo Buses full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    1. Bangalore location 2. Small company, easy to get noticed 3. Excellent customer support and brand presence 4. Food and transportation

    Cons

    1. No standardized working culture inside manufacturing plant. 2. Huge inefficiencies in plant leading to job security uncertainties 3. Rigid & slow to react to new product needs 4. Archaic mentality among old employees 5. This is not a company for someone to move from 4W/2W OEMs, this company operates more like tier1 or tier2 auto suppliers 6. Extremely basic manufacturing technologies leads to very low... learning growth 7. Strong union & highly inefficient workforce, low on skills too

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    Advice to Management

    New leadership is in the right direction Please speed up on new business vertical which has been recently started Act right on union issues

    Volvo Buses2019-02-13
  8. "I do not recommend"

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Wrocław
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Volvo Buses full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good for new and inexperienced people to start career

    Cons

    A total mess, I would not recommend!

    Advice to Management

    That place needs a complete change in the principals and culture

    Volvo Buses2019-03-06
  9. "Deputy Manager"

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    Former Employee - Transport Manager in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Volvo Buses full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Have good work Life balance

    Cons

    Only manager has right to take decision

    Advice to Management

    Even general employee need to be given liberty to take business decision

    Volvo Buses2018-10-29
  10. "Senior Software Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore

    I worked at Volvo Buses full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good work life balance. Good work.

    Cons

    No as such. Same sort of work.

    Volvo Buses2018-07-22
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