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Ford Motor Company Reviews

Updated September 19, 2017
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Pros
  • brilliant work life balance; lots of opportunities to grow (in 306 reviews)

  • good pay and benefits laid back (in 60 reviews)

Cons
  • less work/life balance, less career opportunities (in 69 reviews)

  • long hours and dealing with the union (in 105 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Ford Motor Company is a Great Place to Work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dearborn, MI
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dearborn, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ford Motor Company full-time (More than 10 years)

    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.


  2. "Design Release Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    It is a very good place to work and has strong engineering team

    Cons

    i don't see any cons

  3. "Good Place to Work"

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

    I have been working at Ford Motor Company full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Everyone is helpful and knowledgeable

    Cons

    Big Org. and has some bureaucracy.


  4. "Data Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ford Motor Company full-time

    Pros

    Good work life balance. Good benefits. Nice work from home options.

    Cons

    They should be a little more generous with vacation time.

    Ford Motor Company Response

    Sep 19, 2017 – Supervisor, Employer Branding

    Thanks for providing this feedback. Ford supports work/life flexibility, as you have seen first hand. We believe that employees that have more flexibility regarding when and where work gets done... More


  5. "Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Ford Motor Company full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Supports Work life balance and telecommuting, but is contingent based on your supervisor/manager.

    Cons

    Lack of Women and minorities are promoted in executive positions . Women are paid less then men in similar positions.


  6. "Great job"

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    Current Employee - Senior Data Scientist in Dearborn, MI
    Current Employee - Senior Data Scientist in Dearborn, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good compensation ; moderate working load; very nice community; lots of chance to try different vehicles; great life work balance

    Cons

    Low promotion speed slow decision making; old office and bad cafe; job function is not defined very well; job market is not so good if current job is lost


  7. "Great Company, Good Management"

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    Current Employee - Logistics Analyst in Dearborn, MI
    Current Employee - Logistics Analyst in Dearborn, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Ford Motor Company full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Treats employees well
    Good managers
    Good work/life balance

    Cons

    Absolutely disgraceful facilities
    Plants seem to be understaffed and clearly have trouble attracting/retaining talented individuals
    Company is not growing so very few opportunities to advance

  8. "Great and stable place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Exciting Products, career opportunities, development, training, multi-country company, flexibility, payment, benefits, integrity, respect, diversity, proud, challenging but motivating most of the time.

    Cons

    Nothing I can highlight. Sometimes cooperation among different departments could be better to reach the common goal, but I believe this is normal in every company.

    Advice to Management

    More innovation to compete in the market.


  9. "Finance Manager"

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    Former Contractor - Auditor/F&I Manager/New and Used An Car Manager/Top Sales Representative in Baltimore, MD
    Former Contractor - Auditor/F&I Manager/New and Used An Car Manager/Top Sales Representative in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ford Motor Company as a contractor (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    I am familiar with Ford products.

    Cons

    The best training for our teams.

    Advice to Management

    To achieve success and get team up to speed to produce positive results.
    "Attitude Is Everything"


  10. "Great"

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    Former Contractor - IT Project Manager in Wichita, KS
    Former Contractor - IT Project Manager in Wichita, KS
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Ford Motor Company as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great working environment and really smart people who are passionate about their jobs. I can't say enough good things about this company.

    Cons

    There really were not any cons about working for ford motor company. It was a great experience and I would highly recommend working for them.


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