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Ford Motor Company Reviews

Updated September 22, 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. "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.


  2. "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

  3. "Ford"

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    Former Employee - Controller in Dearborn, MI
    Former Employee - Controller in Dearborn, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Ford Motor Company full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great Company to work for with flexible work options and employees benefits

    Cons

    Some levels of leadership are focussed on getting their next promotions


  4. "Shipping Warehouse Job"

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    Former Employee - Shipping and Receiving in Kansas City, MO
    Former Employee - Shipping and Receiving in Kansas City, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay, easy to learn, fun environment.

    Cons

    Long hours, last-minute mandatory overtime, 3rd party management.


  5. "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


  6. "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.


  7. "Manufacturing Engineering Supervisor"

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    Current Employee - Manufacturing Engineering Supervisor in Livonia, MI
    Current Employee - Manufacturing Engineering Supervisor in Livonia, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Benefits & pay, opportunity for advancement

    Cons

    Individual management goals vs organizational goals, Politics

  8. "engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ford Motor Company full-time

    Pros

    Flexible work time and good management

    Cons

    lack of cafeteria in all buildings


  9. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Production Assembler in Allen Park, MI
    Former Employee - Production Assembler in Allen Park, MI

    I worked at Ford Motor Company full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I loved building prototype vehicles from a frame until it was a finished product. Great learning experience.

    Cons

    I did not like that i worked at a bid plant there was no way to get hired into the job i was doing and i loved it and was very good at it.


  10. "Pretty good, politics sometimes get in the way"

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    Former Employee - Product Development Intern in Dearborn, MI
    Former Employee - Product Development Intern in Dearborn, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Great people
    - Interesting work

    Cons

    Sometimes the politics of the organization get in the way of pure engineering. It's a large company, after all.

    Advice to Management

    Reduce red tape, incentivize innovation throughout the company.


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