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3.7
Average Rating
(based on 8 Kenworth Review Ratings)

Ratings by Category

Company Culture
3.3
Growth Opportunities
3.6
People You Work With
4.0
Person You Work For
3.2
Rewards You Receive
3.9
Support You Get
4.0
Way You Work
4.1
Work Setting
3.5
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Kenworth Employee

"Kenworth is a great place to work. I enjoyed my colleagues and my managers. The organization tries to run lean, and so uncompensated overtime can be required to complete the systems design"

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Kenworth Employee

"Great place and great employees."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

3.7
Kenworth (15)

4.3 Highest Rated in this Industry is GATX (6)
3.2 Lowest Rated in this Industry is Avis Budget Group (49)
3.6 Average of All Companies in this Industry (1,765)
Sales Manager

"Enjoyed and probably would still be employed if given corp promotion."

What do you like about working at Kenworth?

"Structured supportive high-paced exciting place to work. Willing to listen to ideas."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"It took 4 months to get hired on so patience and make sure this is what you want to do."

What don't you like about working at Kenworth?

"Proven track record or being ranked no 1-3 routinely over the course of months and years. Promised promotion and was let down."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"None overall - it was a business decision to keep a strong performer in the department that historically had not done well - but I was ready for advancement."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Sales Representative

"I made good money made lots of friends and had lots of fun"

What do you like about working at Kenworth?

"Always meeting new people and staying in contact with customers and also looking for new ones."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Very good company to work for. I would go back ant time!"

What don't you like about working at Kenworth?

"The lost few months there was a lock of trust that, made me very uncomfortable!"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I know things are much better now! since the person that made every life difficult is gone"

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Diesel Technician

"Ya,I learned a little,most I already knew how to do,it put food on the table"

What do you like about working at Kenworth?

"It was a Job.just over broke in the winter you could take 2-3 off during the week,becuase business was that slow..."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Don't expect much,I was promised all kinds of schools and extra training that I quit a really decent job... No Schools,No extras..."

What don't you like about working at Kenworth?

"No radio in shop,becuase of senior mechanic who had an Ipod stuffed in his ears"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"don't let your shop lead tell employees about all the benifits and training you will get and then don't follow through with it"

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 1 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Executive Assistant to the President
Person You Work For 4.8 / 5 People You Work With 4.8 / 5 Work Setting 3.3 / 5
Support You Get 4.6 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2.6 / 5
Company Culture 3.9 / 5 Way You Work 4.7 / 5
Senior Electrical Design Engineer
Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 2.7 / 5 Work Setting 2.2 / 5
Support You Get 2.1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1.4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 1.6 / 5 Way You Work 1.5 / 5
Engineer Intern
Person You Work For 4.9 / 5 People You Work With 4.8 / 5 Work Setting 4.9 / 5
Support You Get 4.9 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 4.9 / 5 Way You Work 4.9 / 5
Inspector

"I like the review; I think it gives an opportunity to show what you're made of."

What do you like about working at Kenworth?

"I like being able to work independently, not having someone micro manage you all day. Being able to challenge something different each day and accomplish the mission."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Stay sharp."

What don't you like about working at Kenworth?

"Being Laid-off; I mean I love my job as an Inspector or any other position their, but the down side is the lay off factor."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Nothing that needs to stand out, that would dis-credit the unit."

Parts Salesman

"how I really feel."

What do you like about working at Kenworth?

"co workers."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"get what they promise you in writing."

What don't you like about working at Kenworth?

"give a hard days work, without fair pay."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"give staff something to work for. you will get more out of them. make a plan and stick to it."

Diesel Truck Mechanic

"educational"

What do you like about working at Kenworth?

"good learning environment"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"be communicative"

What don't you like about working at Kenworth?

"the health insurance wasn't good enough for covering my chronic condition, it became too enpensive"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"they promised a raise of $2 after the first 60 days, but didn't follow through. I suggest either keeping their word or not making such promises"

Assembler

What do you like about working at Kenworth?

"learning about the trucks"

Senior QA Inspector

What do you like about working at Kenworth?

"The people around me made it easy to come to work. I enjoyed a good team building enviornment with management and co-workers"

What don't you like about working at Kenworth?

"Having some ideas dismissed because I don't have the proper title. Then having the same action carried out as someone else's idea"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Ideas for improvment can come from any level of employment"

Manufacturing Engineer

"The company has shutdown the operations here in washington and laid-off a lot of people."

What do you like about working at Kenworth?

"management and people"

What don't you like about working at Kenworth?

"unpredictability of the trucking business"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"need to be supportive of their employee and honest with business predictions."

Customer Service Representative

"Kenworth was a bad experience with a bad work environment."

Kenworth Reviews FAQs

Is Kenworth a good company to work for?

Kenworth has an overall rating of 3.7 Average Rating out of 5, based on over 8 Kenworth Review Ratings left anonymously by Kenworth employees, which is 5% lower than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. 75% of employees would recommend working at Kenworth.

Does Kenworth pay their employees well?

Kenworth employees earn $46,500 annually on average, or $22 per hour, which is 30% lower than the national salary average of $66,000 per year. 2 Kenworth employees have shared their salaries on CareerBliss. Find Kenworth Salaries by Job Title.

How satisfied are employees working at Kenworth?

75% of employees would recommend working at Kenworth with the overall rating of 3.7 out of 5. Employees also rated Kenworth 3.3 out of 5 for Company Culture, 3.9 for Rewards You Receive, 3.6 for Growth Opportunities and 4.0 for support you get.

What is the highest paying job at Kenworth?

According to our data, the highest paying job at Kenworth is a Senior Sales Manager at $131,000 annually. Browse Kenworth Salaries by Job Profile.

What is the lowest paying job at Kenworth?

According to our data, the lowest paying job at Kenworth is a Receptionist at $20,000 annually. Browse Kenworth Salaries by Job Profile.

What are the pros and cons of working at Kenworth?

According to reviews on CareerBliss, employees commonly rated the pros of working at Kenworth to be Company Culture, Growth Opportunities, People You Work With and Person You Work For, and no cons.

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