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Enjoyed the internship

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Former Intern - Product Strategy in London, England (UK)
Former Intern - Product Strategy in London, England (UK)

I worked at Ford Motor Company (UK) as an intern (less than a year)

Recommends
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Good corporate culture, good global exposure, job security and the highest salary for engineers

Cons

Business is slow in Europe; consultant you work with constantly worry about being fired.

Advice to Management

Morale is key

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    Useful experience but definately not somewhere I'd want to stay for long

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    Former Contractor - Project Engineer in Basildon, East of England, England (UK)
    Former Contractor - Project Engineer in Basildon, East of England, England (UK)

    I worked at Ford Motor Company (UK) as a contractor (more than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Being an car OEM there is a lot you can get experience of such as working on programmes for different markets, working with a lot of people from different countries as well as the various technical areas (planning, R&D, development, production, costs, volumes, etc.)

    Cons

    A lot of meetings which accomplish little. Some people seem to have excessive work loads, others very little. Many managers seem to be in the position for reasons other than ability.

    Worst of all, there a lot of people who have been there a long time, perhaps envious of the degree-level younger staff and generally disillusioned with their own lives and careers, who are a pain to work with. A lot of younger employees then seem to either fall into a similar attitude or get frustrated and leave.

  2. Ford - Component Engineer

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    Current Contractor - Component Engineer in Basildon, East of England, England (UK)
    Current Contractor - Component Engineer in Basildon, East of England, England (UK)

    I have been working at Ford Motor Company (UK) as a contractor (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good salary for engineer in UK

    Cons

    Poor quality, overworked, understaffed in the UK.

    Advice to Management

    Train your staff and employ enough people it doesnt cost you back in warrenty.

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