Force Protection

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Wonderful product - poor management/leadership skills

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  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ladson, SC
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ladson, SC

I worked at Force Protection full-time (More than 5 years)

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Great benefits and interpersonal employee interaction.

Cons

Two Manangement had leadership - and operated as silos. Also some extreme disfunction in departments because no respect for leadership

Advice to Management

Should have changed some VP's a long time ago.

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  1. Great place to work, great feeling to save lives

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    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Ladson, SC
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Ladson, SC

    I worked at Force Protection full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    You know that you make a difference to troops and their families with life saving vehicles. The pay is very good.

    Cons

    The management did not have a long-term plan for the company. The decline of MRAP sales spelled the death of Force Protection as a stand-alone company and mass layoffs with the takeover by General Dynamics. The new management team from General Dynamics is very cliquish. If you're not in the social loop, you get left behind.

    Advice to Management

    General Dynamics needs to keep what made FPI great but diversify the product base.

  2. High stress place to work

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Accounting in Ladson, SC
    Former Employee - Accounting in Ladson, SC

    I worked at Force Protection

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    The pay is great compared to the area.

    Cons

    Constantly working in crisis mode and decisions my management are not consistent.

    Advice to Management

    Better communication and once a decision is made stick with it and do not change the policy based on who or what level the employee is at.

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