Ford Motor Company Reviews

Updated July 7, 2015
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Ford Motor Company President & CEO Mark Fields
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Pros
  • a lot of flexibility in the field (they like to call it "work-life balance") (in 87 reviews)

  • The pay and benefits are competitive (in 22 reviews)

Cons
  • Make just a small effort to provide work-life balance (in 24 reviews)

  • You've got to be willing to work long hours at a hard job (in 38 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (10)

    Flexible, employee-oriented culture, with opportunities to move/advance

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Control Engineer GSR 7 in Dearborn, MI
    Current Employee - Control Engineer GSR 7 in Dearborn, MI

    I have been working at Ford Motor Company full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Pay and benefits are very competitive.
    Management is flexible to different working arrangements (flexible scheduling, telecommuting).
    One can see their work in action is real products.

    Cons

    One must be prepared to drop everything to resolve assembly plant issues.
    Working in a global team requires extra care and attention to details and timing.


  2. Sales

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newnan, GA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newnan, GA

    I have been working at Ford Motor Company full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great job easy people to work for

    Cons

    long hours around 65hr a week


  3. Helpful (1)

    Engineer

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Ford Motor Company

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great opportunities and benefits. Working on future products.

    Cons

    Lot of bureaucracy and processes.


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  5. Manager

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    Current Employee - Vehicle Remarketing Area Manager in Pearland, TX
    Current Employee - Vehicle Remarketing Area Manager in Pearland, TX

    I have been working at Ford Motor Company (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great American company cares about employees. Best new car remarketing company in the US.

    Cons

    Benefits are not as good as they used to be.


  6. powertrain calibration engineer

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Ford Motor Company

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Flexibility; Not stuck at a desk

    Cons

    A lot of domestic travel


  7. Helpful (1)

    Writer/Corporate Advertising-Sales Promotion 1976-1979

    Former Employee - See Resume Attached in Dearborn, MI
    Former Employee - See Resume Attached in Dearborn, MI

    I worked at Ford Motor Company

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Professionalism and mobility within a group

    Cons

    Did not experience any at the time.

    Advice to Management

    Continued professionalism in the workplace.


  8. emissions compliance engineer

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Ford Motor Company full-time

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

    Pros

    good pay,health insurance, matching 401K, profit sharing,

    Cons

    bureaucratic red tape to get anything done , promotions difficult to obtain and performance is not awarded in appropriate ways, lots of office politics

    Advice to Management

    retain expeirenced people, too many are being forced out the door to make room for new grad hires, working for less pay and much poorer benefits package


  9. Final Area

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Louisville, KY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Louisville, KY

    I have been working at Ford Motor Company full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great benefits. Friendly coworkers. Great pay.

    Cons

    Long hours. Occasional mandatory weekend shifts.


  10. Ford Motor

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    Former Employee - Manager in Canton, MI
    Former Employee - Manager in Canton, MI

    I worked at Ford Motor Company (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    a lot of learning opportunities and very goo organuzational culture

    Cons

    not so easy to move up the career ladder


  11. Ford Motor Company

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Process Engineer in Dearborn, MI
    Current Employee - Senior Process Engineer in Dearborn, MI

    I have been working at Ford Motor Company (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent place to work, world wide company very quality oriented processes. good environment. very good values.

    Cons

    long hours at work, no work life balance,



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