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Trimble Company Culture

Culture Score

This score is derived from employee ratings & reviews
Choice Employer
A+
4.7/5

Awards

Best Company for Diversity 2021 (Large Companies)Best Company for Diversity 2021 (Large Companies)
Best CEO 2021 (Large Companies)Best CEO 2021 (Large Companies)
Best Company Culture 2021 (Large Companies)Best Company Culture 2021 (Large Companies)
Best Company Work-Life Balance 2021 (Large Companies)Best Company Work-Life Balance 2021 (Large Companies)

CEO Score

Top 5%Top 5% of Similar Size Companies on Comparably
Robert G. Painter Trimble's CEO
Robert G. Painter
89 /100

Trimble Mission, Vision & Values

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Mission Statement

Trimble is Transforming the Way the World Works

Vision Statement

Trimble® industrial technology solutions connect the physical and digital worlds to help solve complex industry challenges around the world. Core technologies in positioning, modeling, connectivity and data analytics enable customers to improve productivity, quality, safety and sustainability. From purpose built products to enterprise life-cycle solutions, Trimble software, hardware and services are transforming industries such as agriculture, construction, geospatial and transportation and logistics. Trimble is an industrial technology company. Our solutions are used in over 150 countries around the world. Employees located in more than 40 countries, coupled with a highly capable network of dealers and distribution partners, serve and support our customers.

Values

  • INSPIRE Purpose and Vision
  • ENGAGE in Drawing Out the Best from Each Other
  • ACHIEVE Meaningful Results

Trimble Culture At a Glance

679 employees at Trimble have reviewed Trimble across various culture dimensions, providing their opinions on items ranging from executive ratings to the pace at work. The latest review was 2 days ago.

Overall, the 679 Trimble employees give their leadership a grade of A+, or Top 5% of similar size companies on Comparably. This includes specific ratings of their executive team, CEO, and manager.

Employees at Trimble are pleased with their total compensation at Trimble, which includes a combination of pay, stock and equity, and benefits.

Overall, employees at Trimble are extremely happy with their team. 679 Participants grade the quality of their coworkers an A+. The majority believe the meetings at Trimble are effective, and the majority look forward to interacting with their coworkers.

The majority of employees at Trimble believe the environment at Trimble is positive. Most Participants believe the pace of work at Trimble is comfortably fast. About 60% of the employees at Trimble work 8 hours or less, while 1% of them have an extremely long day - longer than twelve hours.

Overall, the employees at Trimble are extremely happy, based on their aggregated ratings of future outlook, customer perception, and their excitement going to work.

Company Information

Address
935 Stewart Drive
Sunnyvale, CA 94085
United States of America
Website
www.trimble.com
Founded
1978
Social sites

Company Description

Trimble® industrial technology solutions connect the physical and digital worlds to help solve complex industry challenges around the world.

Key Executives

Name & Title
Bio
Robert G. Painter  CEO / President
Robert G. Painter
CEO / President
Mr. Robert G. Painter, also known as Rob, has been the Chief Financial Officer at Trimble Inc. (also know as Trimble Outdoors) since February 1, 2016. Mr. Painter has been Senior Vice President at Trimble Inc. since March 27, 2017. Mr. Painter served as Vice President and General Manager of Buildings at Trimble Navigation Limited since November 17, 2015 until February 1, 2016. He joined Trimble in 2006 leading it's business development and acquisition activities for three years. During that time, he played a substantial role in the creation of Virtual Site Solutions, a joint venture with Caterpillar. Subsequently, he served as General Manager of Trimble's construction services business and then General Manager of Intelligent Construction Tools, Trimble's joint venture with Hilti. In 2015, he was appointed Vice President of Trimble Buildings, a significant component of the Engineering and Construction segment. In this role, he managed worldwide operations for the BIM-centric businesses that span the design-build-operate continuum. Prior to Trimble, he held a variety of management and finance positions at Cenveo, Rapt, Bain & Company, Whole Foods and Kraft. He holds a B.S. in finance from West Virginia University in 1993 and an MBA in Business from Harvard Business School in 1998.
Jaime Nielsen  Chief People Officer
Jaime Nielsen
Chief People Officer
Jaime Nielsen was named Trimble's Chief People Officer in 2020. She has dedicated her 20-plus year career to building connected cultures through global engagement strategies, while focusing on strategic talent management and building diverse, high-performing talent pools. Nielsen joined Trimble in 2016 to lead the people initiatives in the company’s Transportation Sector. Prior to Trimble, Nielsen was the Sr. VP of Human Resources for EVINE Live (now ShopHQ), a publicly-traded broadcast home shopping network, owned and operated by iMedia Brands. In that role Nielsen oversaw the people engagement strategies, organizational development and effectiveness efforts, as well as human resource operations, systems and analytics which included benefits and compensation management. Nielsen began her career with Carlson Companies in 1998 where she spent time in various Human Resources roles throughout multiple divisions of Carlson Companies including Marketing, Travel and Hospitality.
Darryl Matthews  Senior Vice President
Darryl Matthews
Senior Vice President
Mr. Darryl R. Matthews has been Senior Vice President at Trimble Inc. (also know as Trimble Outdoors) since September 1, 2015. Mr. Matthews served as Sector Head at Trimble Inc. since September 1, 2015 until March 27, 2017. Mr. Matthews has over 20 years of experience in crop protection, seeds, nutrition and manufacturing. He served as President and General Manager of the NAFTA Region for Nufarm Americas, Inc. from 2010 to 2015. During his 15 year career at the company, he also served as General Manager of Nufarm Agriculture, Inc. in Canada from 2008 to 2010. He began his career at Dow AgroSciences in Canada where he held management roles in sales and marketing. He also served on the Board of Directors for both CropLife America from 2010 to 2015 and CropLife Canada. He holds an Honors B.Sc. in Agriculture majoring in Horticultural Science and Business from the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada in 1994.
Bryn A. Fosburgh  Senior Vice President
Bryn A. Fosburgh
Senior Vice President
Mr. Bryn A. Fosburgh serves as Senior Vice President at Trimble Inc. Mr. Fosburgh served as Vice President of Heavy, Highway and Building Construction Businesses at Trimble Inc. (also know as Trimble Outdoors). Mr. Fosburgh served as a Vice President of Trimble's Buildings group. He served as a Vice President of Construction Division at Trimble Navigation Limited from 2009 to 2010. Mr. Fosburgh served as a Sector Vice President of Trimble Navigation Ltd. and its Vice President and General Manager of Engineering & Construction Division from January 2005 to 2007. From 2007 to 2009, Mr. Fosburgh served as Vice President for Trimble's Construction and Agriculture Divisions. Mr. Fosburgh served as a Vice President and General Manager, Geomatics and Engineering business area of Trimble Navigation Ltd. from July 2002 to January 2005. From October 1999 to July 2002, he served as Division Vice President of survey and infrastructure of Trimble's Component Technologies business, In 1997, he served as a Director of development for Trimble Navigation's land survey business unit where he oversaw the development of field and office software that enabled the interoperability of Trimble survey products. Mr. Fosburgh joined Trimble's Component Technologies business in 1994 as technical service manager for surveying, mining and construction. Prior to Trimble's Component Technologies business, he served as a Civil Engineer with Transportation where he was responsible for coordinating the planning, data acquisition and data analysis for statewide GPS surveying projects in support of transportation improvement projects. He has also held various engineering, research and operational positions for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Defense Mapping Agency. He has been Director of simuwatt, Inc. since May 25, 2017. Mr. Fosburgh holds a B.S. in Geology from the University of Wisconsin in Green Bay in 1985 and an M.S. in Civil Engineering from Purdue University in 1989.
Leah K. Lambertson  Senior VP of Operations & Chief Information Officer
Leah K. Lambertson
Senior VP of Operations & Chief Information Officer
Leah K. Lambertson serves as the Chief Information Officer at Trimble Navigation Limited. Leah K. Lambertson has been Senior Vice President of Operations at Trimble Navigation Limited since March 27, 2017. Leah K. Lambertson served as vice president of operations until March 27, 2017. Vice President of Operations at Trimble Navigation Limited.
Julie A. Shepard  Corporate Vice President & Chief Accounting Officer
Julie A. Shepard
Corporate Vice President & Chief Accounting Officer
Ms. Julie A. Shepard has been Chief Accounting Officer of Trimble Inc. since May 17, 2007 and has been its Vice President of Finance since December 2006. Ms. Shepard is responsible for Trimble's worldwide finance operations including financial planning, accounting, external reporting and compliance. She has over 20 years of experience in a broad range of finance roles. She served as an Interim Chief Financial Officer of Trimble Navigation Ltd. from June 3, 2013 to January 5, 2014. Ms. Shepard served as the Vice President, Finance of Trimble Navigation Ltd. since December 2006. Ms. Shepard served as Vice President of finance and corporate controller of Quantum Corporation from 2004 to 2006 and Vice President, Finance of Nishan Systems from 2000 to 2003. Ms. Shepard began her career at Price Waterhouse and is a Certified Public Accountant. She holds a BS in Accounting from California State University.
James A. Kirkland  Senior VP, General Counsel & Secretary
James A. Kirkland
Senior VP, General Counsel & Secretary
Mr. James A. Kirkland, also known as Jim, serves as Senior Vice President and Secretary at Trimble Inc. Mr. Kirkland has been General Counsel at Trimble Inc.(also know as Trimble Outdoors) since July 2008 and served as its Assistant Secretary. Mr. Kirkland has a wealth of knowledge of the business and regulatory environments in which Technology efforts operate. Mr. Kirkland served as a Director of Corporate Development, Mergers and Acquisitions of SpinVox Ltd since January 2008. He served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development of SpinVox Ltd. from October 2007 to January 2008. He served as General Counsel and Senior Vice President of Strategic Affairs of MegaPath Group, Inc. (formerly, Covad Communications Group, Inc.) since October 20, 2003, its Executive Vice President of Strategic Development from February 2007 to September 2007 and also served as its Secretary. He served as Senior Vice President of Spectrum Development and General Counsel at Clearwire Corporation. He served as General Counsel and Senior Vice President of Spectrum Development of Clearwire Technologies, Inc. from March 2001 to October 2003. He began his career in 1984 as an associate at Mintz Levin and served as its Partner since 1992. Mr. Kirkland spent 17 years at Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo P.C. in Washington, D.C., where he specialized in communications law and worked with emerging-growth Internet, wireless and telecommunications companies. He served as Chairman of the Economic Development Working Group for Governor Schwarzenegger's California Broadband Task Force. He serves as a Director of California Emerging Technology Fund. Mr. Kirkland holds BA from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. in 1981 and graduated cum laude with law degree/JD from Harvard Law School in Cambridge, MA in 1984.
David Barnes  Chief Financial Officer
David Barnes
Chief Financial Officer
David Barnes serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Trimble.
Cyndee Hoagland  Senior Vice President
Cyndee Hoagland
Senior Vice President
Cyndee Hoagland serves as the Senior Vice President of Trimble.
James Langley  Senior Vice President
James Langley
Senior Vice President
James Langley serves as the Senior Vice President of Trimble.

HR Leaders

Name & Title
Bio
Jaime Nielsen  Chief People Officer
Jaime Nielsen
Chief People Officer
Jaime Nielsen serves as the Chief People Officer of Trimble.
Melissa Uribes  Vice President, Talent, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Melissa Uribes
Vice President, Talent, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Melissa Uribes serves as the Vice President, Talent, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion of Trimble.
Anita Dolliver  Vice President, People eXperience
Anita Dolliver
Vice President, People eXperience
Anita Dolliver serves as the Vice President, People eXperience of Trimble.
Lisa Robinson  Vice President, People eXperience
Lisa Robinson
Vice President, People eXperience
Lisa Robinson serves as the Vice President, People eXperience of Trimble.
Bekki Smith  Vice President, People eXperience
Bekki Smith
Vice President, People eXperience
Bekki Smith serves as the Vice President, People eXperience of Trimble.
Joel Rouhier  Vice President, People eXperience
Joel Rouhier
Vice President, People eXperience
Joel Rouhier serves as the Vice President, People eXperience of Trimble.
Ruthann Nelch  Vice President, People eXperience
Ruthann Nelch
Vice President, People eXperience
Ruthann Nelch serves as the Vice President, People eXperience of Trimble.

Trimble Employee Reviews

Positive Reviews
90%
90%
10%
Constructive Feedback
10%

Positive Reviews from Employees

What is most positive about the culture and environment at your company?

Trimble is a people company. The management team keeps everyone informed about the business. The management team supports the employees. And, the management team really believes in the Trimble Way. Besides, we have parties, food, lots of socializing, and team building exercises.

What makes you most happy at work?

Interesting and challenging projects, flexible work hours, experienced colleagues, ability to learn new technology, techniques and methodologies.

Constructive Feedback from Employees

What does the leadership team need to get better at?

Ensuring all key stakeholders are involved/communicated with.

A Day in the Life
A Day in the Life
Trimble employees generally work 8.8 hrs a day
Work Hours
A Day in the Life
Employees at Trimble report the work pace is comfortably fast
Work Pace
A Day in the Life
On a typical day, employees at Trimble have 2 meetings
Meetings
A Day in the Life
97% of Trimble employees look forward to interacting with their team every day
Coworkers
A Day in the Life
Trimble employees most often take 20-30 paid vacation and sick days each year
Perks & Benefits
A Day in the Life
84% of Trimble employees report they are happy with their work life balance
Work Life Balance
A Day in the Life
Trimble employees typically get valuable feedback on how to improve at work Once a quarter
Feedback
A Day in the Life
96% of Trimble employees call their work environment positive
Environment

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Leadership Score

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85
out of 100
Executive rating?
89
out of 100
CEO rating?
84
out of 100
Manager rating?
Top
5%

Compensation Score

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Paid fairly?
Satisfied with benefits?
Top
5%

Team Score

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Coworker interaction?
84
out of 100
Quality of coworkers?
Top
5%

Environment Score

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7 or less
7%
8
53%
10
35%
12
4%
More than 12
1%
Work hours per day?
Extremely fast
18%
Comfortably fast
57%
Moderate
21%
A bit slow
3%
Bureaucratic
1%
Pace at work?
Positive
96%
Negative
4%
Positive work environment?
Top
5%

Outlook Score

In the Top 5% of similar sized companies on Comparably

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88
out of 100
Future outlook?
Fantastic
23%
Good
65%
Neutral
12%
Bad
0%
Terrible
0%
Customer perception?
Excited going to work?

Trimble H1B Visa

In 2019, Trimble applied for 52 H1B visas. Of the work permits applied for, 83% were approved.

Work Permit Application Outcome

Trimble has a total of 11500 employees

52
Total Applied
  • 83% Granted (43 out of 52)
  • 0% Denied ( out of 52)
  • 0% Withdrawn Application was withdrawn by the employer before approval/rejection ( out of 52)
  • 17% Certified-Withdrawn Application was approved but later withdrawn by employer (9 out of 52)

This data was calculated using publicly sourced data from OFLC Performance Data

Gender Score How positively women rate their overall experience at Trimble

top 5% Gender

Trimble currently ranks in the Top 5% of similarly sized companies on Comparably

Diversity Score How positively minorities rate their overall experience at Trimble

top 5% Diversity

Trimble currently ranks in the Top 5% of similarly sized companies on Comparably

eNPS

Net Promoter Score tracks your employees' overall score to this question: "On a scale from 0-10, how likely are you to recommend working at your company to a friend?"
Top 5%Top 5% of Similar Size Companies on Comparably
51
eNPS Score
61%Promoters
29%Passives
10%Detractors

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Perks & Benefits

Health & Wellness
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Health Insurance
Life Insurance
Gym Membership / Reimbursement
Paid Time Off
PTO / Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Maternity / Paternity Leave
Financial Benefits
401K / Retirement Plan
Performance Bonus
Tuition Reimbursement
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Office Perks
Unique Office Space
Company Social Outings
Work From Home Policy

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