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General Motors Reviews in Pontiac, MI

Updated Apr 11, 2014
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3.2 29 reviews

                             

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General Motors CEO Mary Barra

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Design Release Engineer (Current Employee)
Pontiac, MI

I have been working at General Motors full-time for more than 5 years

ProsThere have been many opportunities to move positions. The salary has been good. There have been good bonuses.

ConsManagement, in my experience is not always willing to discuss self improvement in a meaningful way.

Advice to Senior ManagementTake career development more seriously.

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

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Some plants are better than others

Assembly Line Worker (Current Employee)
Pontiac, MI

I have been working at General Motors full-time for more than 3 years

ProsVacation, benefits, hours, if your skilled trade or have some type of skilled job the pay is great

ConsStarting off the pay is very bad for production workers not what you would expect from such a large company. My plant is very old and dirty I fear for my health every day I walk into the place.

Advice to Senior ManagementLearn how to communicate with your employees, most people in supervisor positions at my plant are not smart and don't use common sense.

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

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Excellent pay, benefits, worklife balance

Laborer (Current Employee)
Pontiac, MI

I have been working at General Motors full-time for more than 10 years

ProsSupport system for mentoring each step of advancement

ConsNo cons, no cons, no cons

Advice to Senior ManagementGet to know your lowest paid on up

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

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GM A great company to work for

Senior SQE Casting (Current Employee)
Pontiac, MI

I have been working at General Motors full-time for more than 10 years

ProsI am paid fairly, treated with respect and consideration of my personal life. The new GM is more focused and determined, possibly because we were able to get a glimpse at the grave. I recently attended an auto show and as I strolled through it, I was very proud of the products that GM has to offer. The fleet of Cadillacs are awesome and the new Impala is gorgeous.

ConsI do not have any negative comments.

Advice to Senior ManagementContinue to emphasize on quality and people. It is paying off and will continue to do so.

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

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Great place to work!!!

Mechanical Engineer (Current Employee)
Pontiac, MI

I have been working at General Motors full-time for more than 10 years

ProsStill great benefits compared to competition.

ConsLimited career development opportunities within corporation.

Advice to Senior ManagementNeed improvet HR structure.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Internship at GM Powertrain at Pontiac, Michigan

Project Engineer (Former Employee)
Pontiac, MI

I worked at General Motors as an intern for less than a year

Prosgood working atmosphere and facilities

Conssafety issue around working area

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GM is back on the rise, and I am proud to be on board.

Manufacturing Engineer (Current Employee)
Pontiac, MI

I have been working at General Motors full-time for less than a year

ProsLarge company that offers a wide array of career opportunities. Excellent benefits, compensation and vacation package. Employees are extremely knowledgable and intelligent. A lot of the engineers that work here are truly elite.

ConsSlow to change, there is a genuine belief that "change is bad." While very knowledgable and productive, the workforce is on the older side. With most employees in their 40's and 50's, it makes it difficult for young professionals to network for the future.

Advice to Senior ManagementOpen up the office, make the workplace more lively and exciting.

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

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Financiially rewarding with advancement opportunity, but has become very fast paced

Validation Engineer (Former Employee)
Pontiac, MI

I worked at General Motors full-time for more than 10 years

ProsFinanciially rewarding with advancement opportunity

ConsVery fast paced and demands more than forty-hours a week to handle the work load

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

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Great company

Software Development Engineer (Current Employee)
Pontiac, MI

I have been working at General Motors full-time for more than 10 years

ProsChallenging work and lots of interesting people to work with. Exciting product line for employees and public to get excited about.

ConsNeed more opportunity for advancement

Advice to Senior Managementmaking career growth a priority.

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

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Worst job of my life

Supervisor (Former Employee)
Pontiac, MI

I worked at General Motors full-time for more than 3 years

ProsA lot of overtime so you make good money but quality of life is terrible

ConsWay too many to list. Favoritism, hostile work environment, management by intimidation toward the hourly and especially the salary workforce.

Advice to Senior ManagementShape up or you will only have desperate people working for you, which means low quality workers

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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