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Former Employee - Project Manager in Detroit, MI
Former Employee - Project Manager in Detroit, MI

I worked at Ford Motor Company full-time

Recommends
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Real good, real fun, a joy

Cons

Real Hard, real not fun, a joy

Advice to Management

Work harder, play harder, a joy

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    Pretty good place to work for an engineer

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    Former Employee - Automotive Engineer in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Automotive Engineer in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Ford Motor Company full-time (more than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Making a great product. Good tools to work with. They have a pretty consistent way of doing business with established rules, patterns and written guidelines. You can take personal pride/ ownership in the product you are building.

    Cons

    You've got to be willing to work long hours at a hard job. Production runs 24x7 and so does it's support. Requires lots of flexibility.

    Advice to Management

    There is no organized long term plan for employees.. no job progression, no special education required for advancement. You have a job, if you get lucky you get another job. Not a great way to think about the long term future of the company.

  2. Retired after 14 years in production

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    Former Employee - Vehicle Assembly Technician, Launch Team Trainer in Louisville, KY
    Former Employee - Vehicle Assembly Technician, Launch Team Trainer in Louisville, KY

    I worked at Ford Motor Company full-time (more than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Ford Motor Company has a good salary structure, excellent health plan, a strong union, a challenging work environment, wonderful retirement benefits, plus opportunities for additional education. The team concept is always promoting quality control in order to produce the highest level of product possible.

    Cons

    Because of the changing work environment, a two-tiered pay structure was implemented a few years ago. Having a significant portion of the work force doing similar jobs for less pay holds the potential for morale problems. In addition, the pressure to produce target numbers can cause management to sometimes make what appear to be unreasonable demands on their employees.

    Advice to Management

    Solicit more input from the line workers. They are the first line of defense for the company to guard against producing an inferior product.

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