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Terex Reviews

Updated 8 August 2014
Updated 8 August 2014
128 Reviews

3.7
128 Reviews
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Terex Chairman and CEO Ron DeFeo
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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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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    A great experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Human Resources  in  Düsseldorf (Germany)
    Former Employee - Human Resources in Düsseldorf (Germany)

    I worked at Terex full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Inspiring leaders at the very top, successful products, market- and customer-oriented culture, highly skilled and highly motivated workforce, good long-term growth perspectives for people, HR tools designed in U.S. headquarter are best-in-class.
    I have been working for Terex because my previous company was acquired by Terex, and I am happy to say that this journey has been a most worthwhile experience !

    Cons

    Nothing specific to tell here

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep investing in the company's human capital which is what makes the difference. It does matter whether or not good people are being retained.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Terex Response

    Jun 24, 2014Admin

    First and foremost, Terex would like to thank you for your feedback. We are glad Terex has made a positive impact on your work experience. We value your opinion and the difference in people’s ... More

  2.  

    Mechanic

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Mechanic  in  Stockton, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Mechanic in Stockton, CA (US)

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

    Pros

    Lots of work lined up.

    Cons

    Need to be mechanically inclined.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat employees like an asset. Not a number.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    Great Company if you don't work at the wrong facility...

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

    I worked at Terex

    Pros

    Many good people working for the Company.

    Cons

    They don't treat the people very well at the Grand Rapids, MN facility I am familiar with.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Start to do more than provide lip service to the idea that "people are your most valuable asset".

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Terex Response

    Jun 17, 2014Admin

    My name is Natasha Valani and I work in the Human Resources department at Terex Corporation. On behalf of Terex, I would like to apologize for your negative experience at our Grand Rapids facility ... More

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  5.  

    Great local manufacturer

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

    I have been working at Terex

    Pros

    Great mobility between functions/businesses, strong desire to improve across the organization. Small company feel. Customer focus.

    Cons

    While there is a small company feel, we have challenges of a large company. Systems, quality, and silo departments are some challenge areas.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great People, No opportunity for growth

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Human Resources Professional  in  Westport, CT (US)
    Former Employee - Human Resources Professional in Westport, CT (US)

    I worked at Terex full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The people at Terex are great, made a lot of friends and build strong networking relationships. Lots of smart people. Summer hours and casual Fridays were a plus!

    Cons

    Pay is not competitive with the market, lots of politics, and no space for growth.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Believe in your people and treat them right or they will leave. Allow for more growth and development and less politics.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Never thought I would be with a company for more than 5 years, but here I am, 6 years going on 7. B

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

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

    Pros

    Great people, supportive culture, full of career opportunities. You can truly make a difference.

    Cons

    Pay is a little behind the market.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Some middle management need to develop their leadership/technical competencies.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    It is a traditional company

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

    I have been working at Terex

    Pros

    flexible hours, decent pay, friendly coworkers

    Cons

    turn over rate is high in some department

  9.  

    Great Company

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

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

    Pros

    Ethical Company that respects team members

    Cons

    Need more opportunities for advancement.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to your team members. There are some great people with excellent ideas working in the trenches.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    A great company to be a part of.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - General Manager  in  Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Current Employee - General Manager in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)

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

    Pros

    Terex 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.

    Cons

    can be very conservative at times and decisions take time.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  11.  

    Great opportunity

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager
    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager

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

    Pros

    I'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!

    Cons

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

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to work on making the organization stronger overall

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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