Chrysler Reviews

Updated September 17, 2014
Updated September 17, 2014
455 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Decent pay and benefits but eroding over time (in 16 reviews)

  • Great people to work with in Procurement and Supply (in 13 reviews)


Cons
  • Work/Life balance is a challenge as the company continues to expand (in 17 reviews)

  • Long hours and lot of mandatory overtime make for difficult family life (in 19 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Wonderful Experience

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Human Resources Business Partner  in  Auburn Hills, MI
    Current Employee - Human Resources Business Partner in Auburn Hills, MI

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

    Pros

    Empowered to make decisions and contribute.

    Cons

    Starting to move slow again, losing the edge that they had gained.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop the red tape.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Awesome!

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Chrysler

    Pros

    Great coworkers, awesome experience, good work-life balance

    Cons

    some employees work long hours

  3.  

    Supply Chain Management Internship

    Former Employee - Supply Chain Management Intern
    Former Employee - Supply Chain Management Intern

    I worked at Chrysler as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Corporate culture has shifted to a less hierarchical structure and most people are laid back. People have a "work hard, play hard" mindset.

    Cons

    Headquarters are outside of Detroit and you need to drive a ways to get anywhere. If you don't mind the Michigan winters, it's not a bad area.

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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    My experience at Chrysler has been enlightening and very positive.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Product Design Engineer  in  Auburn Hills, MI
    Current Employee - Product Design Engineer in Auburn Hills, MI

    I have been working at Chrysler full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Competitive Salary
    Great working hours
    Plenty of travel opportunities if that's what you want
    They nurture talent and reward hard work and success
    Great environment to work in

    Cons

    Paperwork and Bureaucracy can get in the way of engineering work
    Team work between departs can be lacking at some times

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Good Corporate Internship Experience

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Service Engineer Intern  in  Auburn Hills, MI
    Former Employee - Service Engineer Intern in Auburn Hills, MI

    I worked at Chrysler as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    I made many contacts there. Auburn Hills is a great location to work. Department was well staffed with intelligent people.Great benefits for an intern.

    Cons

    I cannot think of any cons at the moment.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Supplier Quality engineering

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

    I worked at Chrysler

    Pros

    Great company ! and if you have a passion on your work you can get promoted

    Cons

    None! but may be Compensation

  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    We build great dinosaurs

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineer  in  Auburn Hills, MI
    Current Employee - Engineer in Auburn Hills, MI

    I have been working at Chrysler as a contractor for less than a year

    Pros

    Rapid development pace, managers who know what information they need to know to make good decisions, clear understanding of our strengths and weaknesses

    Cons

    15:1 men:women in engineering. If you are single and male you will continue to be single and male. Very poor hours control for salaried employees; I'll stay contract as long as I can because it would be a 40% hourly wage cut to go permanent.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You are sleeping on a volcano. Little electric vehicles will be completely dominant within 15 years and we're not in that business yet.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Great company with unlimited potential

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Chrysler

    Pros

    Diverse career potential and strong future

    Cons

    Stress/extensive hours and extremely competitive

  10.  

    Very clean faced paced environment.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Receptionist  in  Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Receptionist in Detroit, MI

    I have been working at Chrysler part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The balance between the salespeople on who takes the walk-ins first. It's a first come first served basis. Being a front desk receptionist also let's me be in somewhat of control by keeping track of who is taken care of and who isn't, keeps the coffee station stocked and the sitting area clean.

    Cons

    The only challenge that I face with is when the business gets very very busy and sometimes the salespeople just jump in and take whoever when there are a couple of people that have already been waiting. Other than that, it's just the challenge of being calm with the stress of calls, credit card slips, three different receipts, hunting people down in the building, keeping the building clean and free of trash and keeping the coffee area stocked.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    So far, all of my managers have been great. I really don't have any advice to give them.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Good place to lunch your professional career

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Intern  in  Auburn Hills, MI
    Former Employee - Intern in Auburn Hills, MI

    I worked at Chrysler as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Multiple departments and variety of jobs

    Cons

    Huge company so you need to find your own path

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Maintain the culture.

    Recommends

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