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Ford Motor Company Product Development Engineer Reviews

Updated Jan 16, 2020

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3.8
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Ford Motor Company President and CEO Jim Hackett
Jim Hackett
16 Ratings
  1. "Great Internship"

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    Former Intern - Product Development Engineer in Dearborn, MI

    I worked at Ford Motor Company for less than a year

    Pros

    Work with really bright engineers.

    Cons

    Ford is an old, well-established company, so expect bureaucracy and inhibitions to change

    Ford Motor Company2020-01-17
  2. "Great Company, Great Pay, Great Benefits"

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    Former Employee - Product Development Engineer in Dearborn, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Ford Motor Company full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work with cars, challenging projects, and good work/life balance.

    Cons

    Felt unstable at the time of employment.

    Ford Motor Company2019-10-23
  3. "“One Ford” fading"

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    Current Employee - Product Development Engineer in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Ford Motor Company full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Lots of history but still innovating.

    Cons

    Too conservative about new innovation

    Advice to Management

    Don’t keep reorganizing just because...

    Ford Motor Company2019-10-12
  4. "Family company cares a lot about employees"

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    Current Employee - Product Development Engineer in Dearborn, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ford Motor Company full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Strong work-life balance and friendly coworkers

    Cons

    Sometimes work and approval processes move slowly.

    Advice to Management

    Organization and the ability to work with lots of different personalities is the key to success.

    Ford Motor Company2019-07-29
  5. "Contract work at Ford Motor Company"

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    Current Contractor - Product Development Engineer in Dearborn, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Ford Motor Company for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Steady work (in my department at least)

    Cons

    No bonuses, Not as many paid days off as Ford employees. No access to internal job fair

    Ford Motor Company2019-07-15
  6. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Product Development Engineer 

    I have been working at Ford Motor Company full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great work culture and great work-life balance

    Cons

    None I can think of

    Ford Motor Company2019-04-29
  7. "Great time to be in Auto"

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    Current Employee - Product Development Engineer in Dearborn, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ford Motor Company full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    - Family company with 116 year legacy - Great iconic products like Mustang, F-150, Bronco, GT - Smart people

    Cons

    - Cyclical industry - Disruptive environment - Work load

    Advice to Management

    - Focus on the customers - Treat employees like most valuable asset - Don’t underestimate the competition

    Ford Motor Company2019-04-10
  8. "Motor city greatest company for employment"

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    Current Employee - Product Development Engineer in Dearborn, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Ford Motor Company full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great work environment!! Great culture and work life balance

    Cons

    none great company to work for

    Ford Motor Company2019-03-23
  9. "Great Job and Great benefits"

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    Former Employee - Product Development Engineer in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Ford Motor Company full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    I had a lot of fun worknig here with all the other young people

    Cons

    eh there were not many.

    Ford Motor Company2019-02-06
  10. Helpful (2)

    "Worked as PD Engineer for 5+ years"

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    Product Development Engineer in Dearborn, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Ford Motor Company for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good benefits and pay.

    Cons

    Too much red tape and processes to make changes.

    Advice to Management

    Reduce required processes.

    Ford Motor Company2018-11-16
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