General Dynamics Land Systems
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www.gdls.com Sterling Heights, MI 5000+ Employees

General Dynamics Land Systems Reviews in Woodbridge, VA

Updated May 1, 2014
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2.9 8 reviews

                             

25% Approve of the CEO

General Dynamics Land Systems President Mark C. Roualet

Mark C. Roualet

(4 ratings)

43% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Land systems provided a great learning experience for the development of team atmospheres in spite of compartmentalized

    Senior Systems Engineer (Current Employee)
    Woodbridge, VA

    ProsWorking environment at the lower levels was enthusiastic and information flowed freely to facilitate completion of job specific tasks.

    ConsManagement often tried to stop the free flow of information across departments due to trust issues at that level. This fostered an "accomplishment in spite of management" mentality.

    Advice to Senior ManagementManagement needed to realize their "kingdoms" could not survive alone, and throwing other departments under the bus only showed the customer an incompetent organization.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Uncordinated chaos

    Logistics Representative (Former Employee)
    Woodbridge, VA

    Prosgot paid but accomplished very little.

    Consnot appreciated and upper managers are idiots

    Advice to Senior Managementget their heads out of their ....

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

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    Very good company to work for.

    Systems Engineer (Former Employee)
    Woodbridge, VA

    ProsYou are able to work with very talented people and able to use all of your abilities.

    ConsYou have to be aware that the jobs are contracts positions.

    Advice to Senior ManagementManagement needs to keep your personnel aware of what is happening in the company.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    General Dynamics is a great place to work

    Senior Buyer (Former Employee)
    Woodbridge, VA

    ProsGeneral Dynamics is a company with great opportunities

    ConsGeneral Dynamics is minimized on their government contracts.

    Advice to Senior ManagementManagement should look at employees which have worked previously for continued employment.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Logistics Support Technician (Former Employee)
    Woodbridge, VA

    ProsIt was work and occasionally exciting when the project worked. The annual golf tourney and Christmas party were usually pretty nice. HR had drop-dead gorgeous women, which made it hard to concentrate on the conversation.

    ConsJob promotions were announced, only after a candidate had already been selected. No chance of moving up the chain, only a lateral move - no pay raise - more responsibility for the same amount of pay and stature.

    Advice to Senior ManagementGet management that can run a business. The upper management was only interested in keeping their jobs by sacrificing others that actually did the work!

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

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    GDLS = godless (but cash is king)

    Section Manager (Former Employee)
    Woodbridge, VA

    ProsCorporate benefits package is strong; salaries are competitive; 9/80 work schedule provides flexibility

    ConsOstensible commitment to ethics and work-life balance, but beneath the surface there is no genuine regard for people as anything other than expendable. Communications are less than candid. Reductions in force are heartless executions.

    Advice to Senior ManagementTell people the truth, especially if you plan to lay them off eventually.

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

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    Zero communication

    Engineering Manager (Current Employee)
    Woodbridge, VA

    ProsGood pay, good benefits, flex time

    ConsZero communication, even less planning for the future

    Advice to Senior ManagementCommunicate

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    My experience at GD has given me a new respect for smaller organizations.

    Systems Engineer (Current Employee)
    Woodbridge, VA

    ProsThe benefits package is incredible and the 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off. The project was cutting edge and allowed me to enhance my skills.

    ConsManagement, Management, Management, Management, Management,

    Advice to Senior ManagementListen to the people that are doing the day-to-day work and communicate that information throughout the company.

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