Kohler Reviews

Updated 24 April 2015
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Kohler Chairman and CEO Herbert V. Kohler Jr.
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Pros
  • Good benefits and flexible working time (in 9 reviews)

  • Kohler is a great product and the relationships built are incredible (in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • very little training or advice from upper management (in 11 reviews)

  • Not much analysis goes into decision making in strategic sourcing (in 7 reviews)

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  1. Innovation, Employee benefits and Boosting employee morale is the main objective of Kohler

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous
    Current Employee - Anonymous

    I have been working at Kohler

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Employees are well motivated and very much attached to each other. So, we can have done our work easily. Benefits we get just outstanding.

    Cons

    Higher education facility or executive education facility is not as par.

    Advice to Management

    We can have more focus on young employee's higher education facility

  2. good work culture

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technical Support in Calcutta
    Current Employee - Technical Support in Calcutta

    I have been working at Kohler full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    work culture is good, they provide good package, employee friendly

    Cons

    employee engagement is bad, they evaluate the vertical as per their direct revenue generation

    Advice to Management

    need to improve the employee engagement

  3. i worked as a engineer in kohler india VIT plant. bharuch.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineer in Bharūch
    Current Employee - Engineer in Bharūch

    I have been working at Kohler full-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    salary package is good. Factory is clean. Very good brand name. company policies are very good.

    Cons

    management in India plant is very bad. very high pressure. engineers will not get proper respect from management. company environment culture is very bad. work life balance will be affected.

    Advice to Management

    Please give respect to engineers , allow people to do their work, put a manage from India so they will understand work culture here,

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  5. Helpful (1)

    Nice place to Work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Design Engineer in Pune
    Current Employee - Design Engineer in Pune

    I have been working at Kohler full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    1) Peoples around you are good, cooperative.
    2) Relax work culture (depends upon manager)

    Cons

    1) Not much for learning..
    2) Don't have much facilities for employees.
    3) Scope of work is limited.

  6. Learned a lot of things!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Intern in Aurangābād, Maharashtra
    Former Employee - Intern in Aurangābād, Maharashtra

    I worked at Kohler part-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible environment, friendly people. Down to earth leaders leading the company makes it easy to work out things that are in your an company's favor.

    Cons

    Time constraint and quality work is expected from all the companies but here you have to deliver those thing in very framed way, as company focuses on those things.

  7. Excellent company!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Hrd in New Delhi
    Current Employee - Hrd in New Delhi

    I have been working at Kohler full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Truly global company
    Manage change well
    HR processes

    Cons

    Policy administration
    Slow decision making
    yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes

    Advice to Management

    Speeden the India story

  8. Helpful (2)

    Much more to learning, great/friendly colleagues, very bad HR department

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Quality Engineer in Bharūch
    Former Employee - Quality Engineer in Bharūch

    I worked at Kohler full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Learning, inovative work, responsibility, great friendly colleagues

    Cons

    HR policies, incentives, work culture, politics, HR department

    Advice to Management

    Make more employee friendly HR policies, better incentives & benefits

  9. Other than Salary Its work environment Sucks!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bharūch
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bharūch

    I have been working at Kohler full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Salary on time, upraise and appreciation in time
    Atleast for the first 2 years !!

    Cons

    - Bad work environment
    - Too much work due to miss-management
    - Less involvement of top management and Top management does not give authority of making decisions
    - Managers trying to be local boss in each department.
    - No upgrade in post unless u put resign.
    - Cannot bypass just above boss and inform his seniors that my boss is doing some stupidity !!

    Advice to Management

    Solve all the Cons I know its not easy but let it start
    STOP THROWING PRESSURE ON LOWER LEVEL WORKING PEOPLE

  10. Technical content creation

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sheboygan, WI (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sheboygan, WI (US)

    I have been working at Kohler full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Loyal, privately held, stable company.

    Cons

    Big company with the typical issues that go with large companies.

  11. Business Consultant

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Consultant in Wheeling, IL (US)
    Current Employee - Business Consultant in Wheeling, IL (US)

    I have been working at Kohler (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Talented, experienced group of people.

    Cons

    It's corporate location is far from any large city.

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