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Ford Motor Company Overview

Dearborn, MI
10000+ employees
1903
Company - Public (F)
Manufacturing
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Company is a global company based in Dearborn, Michigan. The company designs, manufactures, markets and services a full line of Ford cars, trucks, SUVs, electrified vehicles and Lincoln luxury vehicles, provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company and is ... Read more

Mission: One team. One plan. One goal. One Ford.


Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2015 (#35), 2011 (#42)

Highest Rated CEOs: 2014 (#2)

Company Updates

  • Ford will donate a total of $300,000 to support STEAM initiatives at HBCU’s across the country. From now through Oct. 27, students and alumni are encouraged to “Rep Your HBCU” by voting to help their favorite school win one of four prizes.

    Ford Launches Drive2Greatness Program to Support STEAM Initiatives at Historically Black Colleges and Universities

    Ford's longtime commitment to Historically Black Colleges and Universities continues with its national Ford HBCU Drive2Greatness program and contest that will donate a total of $300,000 to go toward STEAM initiatives Program kicked off with a $10,000 donation to Florida A&M University tied to Ford's sponsorship of the 2017 Tom Joyner Family Reunion on Labor Day weekend Now through Oct.

  • Ford Motor Company and its dealers are providing special assistance for Hurricane Irma victims, including first responders, existing customers, and those needing to replace lost or damaged vehicles.

    Ford Extends Hurricane Relief Programs to Victims of Irma

    Ford Motor Company employees and dealers are working to help victims of Hurricane Irma rebuild their lives Ford Motor Company Fund will match employee and dealer contributions to the American Red Cross - up to $150,000 - to aid Hurricane Irma disaster relief efforts; this raises potential assistance from Ford

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Ford Motor Company – Why Work For Us?


Home to Innovation

Ford is a place where skilled and motivated teams create inspired products that actually make a better world. If that sounds extraordinary to you, then you may have just reached the end of your career search.

By choice, Ford is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce.

Join the Ford team today, and discover the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader.

Why Work at Ford?

Our leaders at Ford recognize their responsibility to create a company culture that not only attracts top talent from around the world but also provides a working environment where our current employees remain engaged and motivated. 

At Ford employees are enocuraged to develop their skills and capabilities through on-the-job experiences, mentoring, coaching, project work and training. And as a global company, Ford offers learning opportunities and experiences that span multiple contries and cultures.

To learn more about career opportunities, visit http://careers.ford.com

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Go Further with Ford

At Ford, you’re not just making quality automobiles; you’re building a future that’s as strong and attainable as our products.

Experienced Professionals

We are dedicated to providing continuous improvements to everyone associated with our business – our employees, customers and communities. 

And no matter which career path you choose, you and your team will go further each day to deliver great products, build a strong business and contribute to a better world.

To learn more about the skill teams where you will be able to make difference, visit http://corporate.ford.com/careers/departments.html.

Students and Recent Grads

Interns: The summer internship program provides students with hands-on, career-specific experience through full-time work during summer break (from early-May through the end of August). Students are engaged in networking and educational activities throughout their internship to gain exposure to senior level management and to learn more about Ford, our values and career opportunities.

Most Summer Interns will have just completed their junior year of an undergraduate program or one academic year of a Master's program and are expecting to graduate the following year. Generally, candidates are selected for having top academic standing, as well as exceptional leadership, communication and self-motivation skills.

Ford College Graduates: A great way to go further with Ford is to join the company through the Ford College Graduate (FCG) program. Most departments offer these programs, which provide recent college graduates a variety of rotational job assignments during their first few years with Ford Motor Company.

Through the rotational assignments, the programs’ objective is to strengthen the FCG's business acumen and technical skills through rapid exposure to varied business activities. Upon completion of the program, the FCG “graduates” and is placed within his or her home department to continue building a career at Ford.

To learn more about career opportunities, visit http://careers.ford.com

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Throughout the history of Ford Motor Company, inclusion has been as much a part of the company's success as the great products our diverse employee base has created.

Ford is a leader in diversity & inclusion, and both remain key Ford business strategies. You’ll find diversity at every level of the company, from the boardroom to the design studio, from the plant floors to the engineering centers. Ford’s senior executive leadership team fully endorses this model and takes great pride in celebrating our workforce that reflects the society in which we live and work. Our diversity makes us a better company, a stronger company, by bringing in fresh ideas, perspectives, experiences and life responsibilities, and by fostering a truly collaborative workplace.

When we say that Ford is a leader in diversity, this isn't just our opinion. We have received numerous awards in recent years from publications and organizations recognizing the value the company places on building a diverse and inclusive culture. Read more about external recognition of Ford’s diversity achievements.

To learn more about Ford's history of diversity, click here.

Employee Resource Groups

Ford has demonstrated commitment to both diversity and inclusion by endorsing and leveraging the power of employee resource groups (ERGs). ERG’s are organizations of employees who share similar characteristics or life experiences, and desire to use those similarities to create cross-functional workplace connections, provide professional development and advance business imperatives. For more than two decades, our ERGs have provided support, outreach and development to all employees. Ford's current ERG's inlcude:

  • Ford-Employees African-Ancestry Network (FAAN)
  • Ford Chinese Association (FCA)
  • Ford Employees Dealing with disAbilities (FEDA)
  • Ford Hispanic Network (FHN)
  • Ford Parenting Network (FPN)
  • Ford Veterans Network Group (VET NG)
  • Middle Eastern Community @ Ford Motor Company (MEC@Ford)
  • Professional Women's Network (PWN)
  • Ford Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual or Transgender Employees (GLOBE)
  • Ford Asian Indian Association (FAIA)
  • Ford Interfaith Network (FIN)

To learn more about Ford's employee resource groups, click here.


Veterans and reserve forces are some of Ford Motor Company’s strongest employees. Learn more about the men and women who have served their country and also found great careers at Ford.

Ford's Proud History of Inlcusion

Ford Motor Company has a proud history of supporting the military, dating as far back as 1919, when Henry Ford began to hire disabled veterans returning from World War I. This philosophy of inclusion made the company one of the first to hire people with disabilities, adapting the work environment to their specific needs. Henry Ford also honored these veterans by organizing a caravan of 50 Model Ts to take them to a convention in San Francisco.

During World War II, Ford Motor Company shut down civilian vehicle production to dedicate all of its resources to Allied war efforts. After the war, Henry Ford’s grandson, Henry Ford II, made a practice of integrating returning veterans into the workplace, which is still a vital priority at Ford.

Today, Ford Motor Company continues to support our military, taking special care of those troops whom we employ. Here, veterans have the opportunity to bring their unique skills to such varied automotive industry sectors as information technology, product development, marketing and more.

It’s our privilege to invite veterans to develop their career aspirations to Ford, where we foster an inclusive culture - free of barriers - and all employees are included, respected and appreciated.

Learn more about the new ideas driving the people, technologies, and communities that are important to Ford.

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Driving Innovation in Silicon Valley

An advanced team of Ford researchers is using the disruptive thinking of Silicon Valley to explore the future of mobility. Read more here.

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Battery Research Powers Up

Global Research and development initiative to accelerate light, durable EV battery technology. Click here for more.

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Medicine in Motion

Using a specially equipped Ford Endeavor, Ford and its partners are reimagining rural healthcare one village at a time. Learn more here

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    Pros

    Diverse, Educational, Developmental, Forward Thinking, Great Communications across the Enterprise,Good Salary and Benefits, Work Life Balance.
    The Company is moving in the right direction, at the right time, for automotive manufacturing in the United States and globally. Great people to work with, engaging and a friendly culture

    Cons

    Size can negatively impact quick successes, can be a cyclical business

    Advice to Management

    Be sure to have the right people in the right leadership roles to ensure employee satisfaction and engagement.

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Ford Motor Company Photos

Ford Motor Company photo of: Work spaces that foster collaboration and spark innovation.
Ford Motor Company photo of: The all-new, more-than-700,000-square-foot Design Center will be the focal point of the campus and include new studios and an outdoor design courtyard.
Ford Motor Company photo of: The Ford Research and Engineering Center Campus is being transformed into a contemporary, innovative work environment to accommodate 24,000 employees in 4.5 million sq. ft. of upgraded work space.
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Ford Motor Company photo of: Ford's newest office is in Palo Alto.
Ford Motor Company photo of: Ford's newest office is in Palo Alto.
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Ford Motor Company Interviews

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    Online web assessment, which is a pre-interview process, pretty easy math and reading question. Make sure to do it as soon as possible, it may close faster than the time they given.

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Ford Motor Company Awards & Accolades

  • World's Most Ethical Companies, Ethisphere® Institute, 2017
  • 100% on Corporate Equality Index - Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC), 2017
  • The JUST 100: America's Best Corporate Citizens, Just Capital and Forbes Magazine, 2016
  • World's Most Attractive Employers - Engineering, Universum, 2016
  • America's Best Employers, Forbes, 2016
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