Visteon

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Visteon Reviews in Detroit, MI

Updated October 16, 2014
Updated October 16, 2014
120 Reviews
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120 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • good place to work good work life balance (in 7 reviews)

  • Very good work environment, Management is really great (I like Mr (in 7 reviews)


Cons
  • Work life balance is also something that is not maintained well (in 5 reviews)

  • Continual reminders from upper management that NA employees don't matter (in 6 reviews)

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  1.  

    visteon treats people good

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Detroit, MI

    I have been working at Visteon full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Just few months back joined in this company, it looks good.

    Cons

    Just few months back joined in this company, it looks good.

  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    All about the stock price

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager in Plymouth, MI
    Current Employee - Manager in Plymouth, MI

    I have been working at Visteon full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Nice people, competitive salary and bonus

    Cons

    Don't care about their employees. They talk about innovation but still act like they are still in bankruptcy

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3. 3 people found this helpful  

    Glad I'm gone

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Product Development Engineer in Van Buren Township, MI
    Former Employee - Product Development Engineer in Van Buren Township, MI

    I worked at Visteon full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good people who want to make a difference. Opportunity to have a voice in what you do.

    Cons

    Continual reorganizations. Continual reminders from upper management that NA employees don't matter. Problems happen elsewhere globally and NA employees pay the price (such as salary taking a forced 1 week temporary layoff with half pay...but your work still has to get done). No training, few opportunities for growth.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    It's your NA employees who keep bailing you out. Start treating them with respect instead of a "cost" to be gotten rid of.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5. 2 people found this helpful  

    Very irresponsible management and non transparent company

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    Former Employee - Principal Engineer in Detroit, MI
    Former Employee - Principal Engineer in Detroit, MI

    I worked at Visteon full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    I don't see any pros working with Visteon.
    Advice to others not to join

    Cons

    Very poor about any decision making
    Constant fear of lay off
    No transparency on what is going on overall business direction
    Cost cutting at buying meal or coffee level

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Bring some transparency and set some clear vision for employee

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6.  

    Very nice place to work people listen and try to support one another

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Van Buren Township, MI
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Van Buren Township, MI

    I worked at Visteon full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    You are treated like an adult here you are allowed to "think" on your own. Your opinion is valued here you are not just a number you are part of the whole process.

    Cons

    The only thing I could add here is getting management's attention to notice your accomplishments only because they are busy as well as you are but once you get an appointment with them it usually works out.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make more time for your support staff.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Visteon finally seems to have a direction and a chance to be successful.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate Director in Van Buren Township, MI
    Current Employee - Associate Director in Van Buren Township, MI

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

    Pros

    Visteon finally has a business strategy and sense of direction that was lacking for most of its history since being spun-off by Ford in 2000. Management desires to succeed and treats people well, and in addition the worksite is quite nice with reasonable work spaces, a good cafeteria and a fitness center on the campus.

    Cons

    Years of staff reductions and very little hiring has resulted in relatively high workloads and stress, and in a rather narrow workforce demographic - most people are between the age of 40 and 55 (although there has been a small amount of hiring younger people recently).

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Former engineer

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    Former Employee - Engineer in Van Buren Township, MI
    Former Employee - Engineer in Van Buren Township, MI

    I worked at Visteon full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Generally fair with salary and bonus.

    Cons

    Constant cost cutting and job cutting.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to work harder at employee moral

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  9. 2 people found this helpful  

    Constant layoffs from 2001 through bankruptcy in 2009. Lost job along with thousands of other workers.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Designer in Van Buren Township, MI
    Former Employee - Designer in Van Buren Township, MI

    I worked at Visteon full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Liked working for multinational company. Very diverse. Given much responsibility without manager interference.

    Cons

    Constant layoffs. Upper management received millions while the workers with many years were released.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Appreciate workers.

    Doesn't Recommend
  10. 2 people found this helpful  

    Chaotic with auto industry ups and downs.

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Detroit, MI

    I have been working at Visteon full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good location for my commute. Very hard working peers and immediate management.

    Cons

    The chaos of auto industry, bankruptcy (brought on to some degree by bad corporate/product strategy and by super-sized exec bonuses) have meant lean times for non-execs at the company. ized exec bonuses) have meant lean times for non-execs at the company. The new CEO decision to decentralize is driving up costs and causing serious organizational disruption. The stock is at its highest and morale is low (even lower than during bankruptcy). The staff reductions and self-induced chaos (from decentralization) is pushing many to their limits and pushing many to leave. There is no work-life balance.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Decentralization might sound like good market analyst fodder, but in 2-3 years when the CEO has cashed out and moved on, the company will be shattered (along with the people). Outsourcing of IT during a time when you are decentralizing, buying/integrating a new unit and separating other units is an out$ourcing vendor's dream come true.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11.  

    Company seems to be on the rise since I left.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Product Design Engineer in Van Buren Township, MI
    Former Employee - Product Design Engineer in Van Buren Township, MI

    I worked at Visteon full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    I worked at Visteon for many years, and the company never really had a growth plan that worked during my tenure. Now, post-bankruptcy, the company is doing quite well, and they seem to have geared to their strengths.

    Cons

    Employees were left guessing many times what was really going on within the organization. Personal growth opportunities were not always very apparent on an individual level.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue the nimble approach and providing great customer service to gain more customers. Treat suppliers with respect and as true partners.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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