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Automotive & Machinery (North America) 2021

The automotive and machinery benchmark contains organizations that manufacture automotive parts and cars as well as the distribution and selling of vehicles. These organizations have large workforces of factory employees.

  • Emerging

    Benchmark status

We consider this an emerging benchmark: it has enough data available for us to use bootstrapping to create a representative sample. As the sample grows in size, some scores may slightly change. Our research has shown that our bootstrapped scores are consistent with our standard benchmarks. Read more about the methodology.

Data provided by Culture Amp

Industry breakdown

  • Automotive

    67%

  • Machinery

    24%

  • Plastics

    5%

  • Mechanical or Industrial Engineering

    5%

Are employees committed to their organizations?

Engaged people are emotionally committed to their organization. These people stay at their organizations longer and are more productive and effective. Successful organizations have more engaged employees.

75% of Automotive and Machinery (North America) employees are engaged

This is in the top 25% compared with the overall average.


The average eNPS score for organizations in this benchmark is 21 and is in the bottom 32% compared with the overall average.

Understanding the engagement questions

Engagement is defined through these five industry-standard questions from Culture Amp’s engagement survey template.

I see myself still working at [Company] in two years' time

74%

7% above global average

I rarely think about looking for a job at another company

64%

5% above global average

[Company] motivates me to go beyond what I would in a similar role elsewhere

73%

2% above global average

I am proud to work for [Company]

84%

3% below global average

I would recommend [Company] as a great place to work

81%

3% below global average

The highest scoring question for Automotive & Machinery North America had 88% of people agreeing that they know how their work contributes to the goals of [company] (-3% compared to overall) while they were generally most positive about Alignment & Involvement.


People in Automotive & Machinery North America were generally least favourable about Collaboration & Communication, and were most negative towards 'When it is clear that someone is not delivering in their role we do something about it' with 16% of people disagreeing (+0% above average).

How long do people stay?

In the short term, 15% of people in this benchmark are thinking of or actually seeking jobs elsewhere (-3% compared to overall) while on a longer time frame, 7% of people see themselves leaving within two years (-3% compared to overall).

The following questions had the biggest impact on whether individuals felt that they were planning to stay at their organization and not actively looking for alternative jobs.

Average Glassdoor ratings

We’ve connected the employee feedback data for each company included in the benchmark with ratings from Glassdoor.com, which is one of the world’s largest job and recruiting sites combined with a growing database of company reviews, CEO approval ratings and more.

Overall Rating

3.2 stars (-0.6)

Culture and Values

3.0 stars (-0.9)

Work Life Balance

3.3 stars (-0.5)

Compensation and Benefits

3.4 stars (-0.2)

Career Opportunities

3.2 stars (-0.3)

Recommend to Friend

49.0% (-22)

CEO Approval

72.0% (-12)

How does Automotive and Machinery (North America) compare?

Organizations in Automotive & Machinery North America tend to be very similar to the global all industries insights, with no significant departures from the average.

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