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Good experience

Former Employee - Global Fulfillment Planner in Dearborn, MI
Former Employee - Global Fulfillment Planner in Dearborn, MI

I worked at Ford Motor as a contractor (less than an year)

Pros

Team and manger that I worked with were great.

Cons

Typical big company communication and process issues.

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    Great place to develop skills for a career elsewhere.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Dearborn, MI
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Dearborn, MI

    I have been working at Ford Motor full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great coworkers, opportunity for relocation, can work in a multitude of different positions and have varied experiences. Good company to have on your resume as a Fortune 10 company. Also good experience working with the 6-Sigma methodology

    Cons

    Politics, politics, politics. Since mass layoffs occurred in 2009 and again in 2011, opportunities have declined. We are operating at the same sales/receivable level with 2/3 of the former staff --- longer hours, more responsibility. Why a company that requires workers to work 60 hours a week to complete their job functions thinks they can cut staff by 2/3 and still remain sucessfull is beyond me. If you work hard and are a top performer, don't expect to get promoted --- that goes to the people who know the right managers. Seen plenty of people promoted to the top echelons just based on superficial attitudes and low quality work. This is not my personal complaint, this is discussed every day with coworkers from throughout the company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Know what your employees are doing, look at their accomplishments and work quality. Listen and don't assume you know what is going on in your department.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Not a good place to work

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

    I have been working at Ford Motor as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    Peoduct doing well in market

    Cons

    Focus is on hiring young / recent graduates or cheap labor outsourced from India. No value to heavily experienced lateral job seekers. Organization hierarchy takes decades to cross and reach management level in career.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
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