Volkswagen Group of America Reviews

Updated 10 Jan 2021

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Volkswagen Group of America President and CEO, VWGoA Scott Keogh
Scott Keogh
52 Ratings
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  • "No Work-Life balance - Region Managers call and email into the night and all weekend, as well as during your vacation(in 24 reviews)

  • "long hours, have to work night shift due to senority, hard on the body and exhausting work(in 12 reviews)

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  1. "Great employer, interesting work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Staff Engineer in Belmont, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Volkswagen Group of America full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Interesting work, flexible work hours, nice colleagues

    Cons

    Payment / further development could be better

  2. "VOLKSWAGEN GROUP RUS"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Diversity & Inclusion
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - CI/CD Specialist in Moscow
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Volkswagen Group of America full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    One of the most developing companies in the automotive industry

    Cons

    Big company - many procedures


  3. "Manufacturing"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Manufacturing Technician in Chattanooga, TN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Volkswagen Group of America full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Job security in working with others as a team

    Cons

    70 hours a week is a lot to ask but can be achieved

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  4. Helpful (1)

    "Working hard to run in place"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Public Affairs in Herndon, VA

    I have been working at Volkswagen Group of America full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good pay, nice bonus, good people, nice car benefits

    Cons

    Too much direction from the German parent, and a resistance to fully understanding the unique nature of the US market. Too many fire drills and direction changes.

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  5. "Mostly a great place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant General Counsel in Herndon, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Volkswagen Group of America full-time

    Pros

    Amazing co-workers, autonomy, interesting work

    Cons

    Bureaucratic, process heavy, thin staffing

  6. "Great place"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Operation Manager in Herndon, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Volkswagen Group of America full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great colleagues to work with

    Cons

    There are many levels of management and Germany can be difficult to work with

  7. Helpful (1)

    "Material Cost Specialist"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Material Cost Specialist in Chattanooga, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Volkswagen Group of America full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits, reasonable work life balance

    Cons

    Little room for growth, most managers are Germans on temporary assignment

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  8. "Warranty Coordinator"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Service/Warranty Coordinator 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Volkswagen Group of America full-time

    Pros

    Fantastic leadership and all around company culture

    Cons

    Difficult to find direct hire opportunity

  9. "Success is on you!!!"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Production in Chattanooga, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Volkswagen Group of America full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits and matching 401k...

    Cons

    Get ready to walk lol and be fit!!!

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  10. Helpful (3)

    "Limited Upward Mobility"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Graduate Analyst in Herndon, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Volkswagen Group of America full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Opportunities to meet many people and see different parts of the business

    Cons

    Graduate analysts have limited upward mobility at the end of the rotation, compensation is not even close to competitive in DC area

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