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Ford Motor Reviews

Updated Jul 23, 2014
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3.6 801 reviews

88% Approve of the CEO

Ford Motor President & CEO Mark Fields

Mark Fields

(8 ratings)

73% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • a lot of flexibility in the field (they like to call it "work-life balance")(in 73 reviews)

  • The pay and benefits are competitive(in 18 reviews)


Cons
  • Sometimes women are given a hard time when they take maternity leave, or try to utilize the work-life balance policy(in 20 reviews)

  • You've got to be willing to work long hours at a hard job(in 33 reviews)

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    auto industry woes

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosgood people that want to do the right thing, for the most part

    Consoutdated systems, processes, very political, difficult to get the job done as you have so many pre-reviews before actually sharing anything with leadership, outdated model of assessing and developing talent

    Advice to Senior Managementmost into the 21st century and update systems, process, and employee development programs

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Great Senior Leadership...Poor First Line Leadership

    IT Project Manager (Former Employee) Dearborn, MI

    ProsSenior Leadership is some of the best there is.

    ConsFirst line leaders seems to have a collective chip on their shoulder. Interaction at the first level is all across the board. The last one I worked with had the management skills of the Queen of Hearts from Alice in Wonderland. Sadly her manager didn't have a clue how she treated people.

    Advice to Senior ManagementMake sure all employees are treated with respect and dignity, by all managers.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Warehouse Worker (Former Employee) Memphis, TN

    ProsGreat pay, free schooling and dependant scholorships.

    ConsToo many lay offs more interested in quantity than quality.

    Advice to Senior Managementbetter planing

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Assembly line work

    Assembly Line Worker (Current Employee) Chicago, IL

    ProsProfit sharing bonus is good -

    ConsWorkers are treated extremely poorly

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    No Advancement for Contract Employee

    Program Management Analyst (Current Employee) Allen Park, MI

    ProsAs a contract employee you can work in defferent departments

    ConsAs a contract employee unless you have a Ford Manager pushing for you to become a full time employee, you are overlooked and underappreciated

    Advice to Senior ManagementYou have great agency and contract workers who out performe Ford employees, there should be opportunites for them to advance in Ford or to be converted.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Ford Van Dyke

    Supervisor (Former Employee) Sterling Heights, MI

    ProsMade a lot of money. A lot of overtime at this plant. Learned a lot while working there.

    ConsLast assignment was plagued with equipment safety issues which management did not want spend money on to resolve. I told them someone was going to get hurt, which they did. I was made the fall guy and fired.

    Advice to Senior ManagementWalk the talk. Safety is supposed to be everyone's first priority all the time, not just when it doesn't cost too much to ensure.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

     

    Very good company to retire from.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsVery Diverse, zero tolerance sexual harassment. great pay and excellent benefits.

    ConsNot for the lazy. Hard work but great pay.

    Advice to Senior ManagementFMS works...listen to your employees.

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    Great

    Sales Zone Manager (Current Employee) Irvine, CA

    ProsFriendly coworkers, fun and competitive culture.

    Conslong hours during some weeks

    Advice to Senior Managementmore open office environment

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

     

    engine assembly

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat pay, great company. Losing job

    ConsClosing plant. No chance of transferring.

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    Great work environment

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat people, great cars, great pay.

    ConsDearborn isn't the greatest city to work in

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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