Federal-Mogul Reviews | Glassdoor

Federal-Mogul Reviews

Updated February 12, 2017
147 reviews

Filter

Filter

Current Employees

2.9
Star Star Star Star Star
Rating Trends Rating Trends
Recommend to a friend
Approve of CEO
Federal-Mogul Co-CEOs & Chairmen Rainer Jueckstock & Daniel A. Ninivaggi
Rainer Jueckstock & Daniel A. Ninivaggi
60 Ratings

147 Employee Reviews

Sort: Popular Rating Date

Pros
  • Work environment, vacation, hours, benefits (in 19 reviews)

  • Good people on the shop floor and in the offices (in 14 reviews)

Cons
  • Lot of work and no work life balance (in 11 reviews)

  • Shifting priorities due to upper management incompetence (in 13 reviews)

More Pros and Cons

  1. "Awesome job for college student"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - MArketing CoOp in Southfield, MI
    Current Employee - MArketing CoOp in Southfield, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Federal-Mogul full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great learning experience low stress level

    Cons

    Sometimes the work is not very mentally stimulating.


  2. "Operation Scheduler"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Federal-Mogul full-time

    Pros

    Challenging, fast past, hands on with customers

    Cons

    Cut in over time, to many changes in plant manager


  3. "Machine Operator"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Machine Operator in Manitowoc, WI
    Current Employee - Machine Operator in Manitowoc, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Federal-Mogul full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The company offers a lot of great benefits.

    Cons

    The lack of employee accountability has resulted in way too much mandatory overtime.

    Advice to Management

    There needs to be more employee accountability.


  4. Is this helpful? The community relies on everyone sharing – Add Anonymous Review


  5. "Keep it going"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in York, PA
    Current Employee - Manager in York, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Federal-Mogul full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Work environment, vacation, hours, benefits

    Cons

    Sometimes there can be a lack of communication from management.


  6. "Maintenance"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Federal-Mogul full-time

    Pros

    Good place to work. Good atmosphere.

    Cons

    Lots of hours. Poor organization in areas of management.


  7. "Bilingual Service Coordinator"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Bilingual Service Coordinator in Maryland Heights, MO
    Current Employee - Bilingual Service Coordinator in Maryland Heights, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Federal-Mogul full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very easy job answering phone and emails from customers who are 95% of the time very easy to work with. I have my BS Degree so I was able to negotiate my salary way above what they wanted to pay me at first. Most co-workers are very friendly, but there are also those that like to try to micromanage others even when not in the same department. 2 15 minute paid breaks an a non paid 30 minute lunch. When starting you get 10 days paid vacation as well as 56 hours of sick leave a year. This goes up after you've been with the company for 5,10,15 years etc.
    Flexible work hours, unless you get the late shift which is from 10:30 am to 7 pm which is still not too bad.

    Cons

    Sitting behind a desk all day waiting for the phone to ring. No overtime offered, except for Christmas time when they close down the last week of the year and offer overtime for those who volunteer to work that week. Very little opportunity for advancement. People have been here 30+years and are still in the same position as when they started working. Yearly raises are a joke. 5-10 cents even if you score highly on performance reviews and meet all the quality standards that the company sets. Can become boring very fast and employees are constantly waiting for other opportunities to arise elsewhere and there is very high turnover.

    Advice to Management

    Management is terrible and do not listen to employee concerns or suggestions.


  8. "Great Company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - MSR Trainee in Cambridge, OH
    Current Employee - MSR Trainee in Cambridge, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Federal-Mogul full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    A lot of opportunity for advancement
    Overtime

    Cons

    Forced Overtime
    Mandatory 6 day weeks

    Advice to Management

    keep up the good work


  9. "Good company, good people, outdated practices/policies"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Southfield, MI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Southfield, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Federal-Mogul full-time

    Pros

    Salary - the pay is fair, even good, in my opinion.

    Work/Life Balance - hours are reasonable and I rarely find myself having to stay late.

    Management - I have worked with some excellent managers so far.

    Cons

    Vacation time - new hires are given a standard two weeks and expected to grind out 5 years before receiving additional days. This simply does not sit well with millennials and I believe this is reflected in the composition of the workforce.

    Culture - there is little sense of belonging. Individuals show up, put in their time, and go home. No extracurriculars, happy hour with the team, etc. I admit this is not important to everyone, but I would like to be more invested in an environment in which I spend ~8 hours per day.

    Advice to Management

    Create a more engaging culture which will in turn attract young talent.

    Consider offering better vacation packages or the occasional work-from-home day, which are often disproportionately valuable when comparing two companies, yet cost the company little.


  10. "Treated like a child/slave"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cambridge, OH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cambridge, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Federal-Mogul full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    They give you a pay check.... That's really it.

    Cons

    Work 6 days a week, 12 hours a day and nearly impossible to get a day off, as they only let 1-2 off at a time.

    Advice to Management

    Stop attacking people and start attacking issues. More strict rules and the same inplementation of poor management and scheduling will only breed more turmoil. Non-existent training plans or quality, even though there are quality controllers and engineers present. We pay a Union and they do absolutely nothing to fight for a better future or present. This cimplant works on an ultimatum system and has absolutely no incentive, this is an utterly disgusting way to treat their employees and will never increase production or positive contribution. Ears shut, mouths open.


  11. "Systems Analyst"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Salaries are reasonable, and most managers have good flexibility.

    Cons

    Management has eliminated all benefit options (you only have one choice)

    Advice to Management

    Improve Benefit Options



Showing 147 of 289 reviews
Reset Filters