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Ford Motor Company Reviews

Updated July 19, 2017
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  • less work/life balance, less career opportunities (in 66 reviews)

  • long hours and dealing with the union (in 103 reviews)

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  1. "Great if you don't want a family life."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Executive Team Leader - Human Resources in Claycomo, MO
    Former Employee - Executive Team Leader - Human Resources in Claycomo, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good benefits and pay checks

    Cons

    no set hours and limited vacation windows.


  2. "Good Company - Easy Job"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - In Vehicle Technology in Dearborn, MI
    Current Employee - In Vehicle Technology in Dearborn, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pretty basic once you get the hang of it. Everyone is nice and friendly. Paid well.

    Cons

    Working from home means sitting in your basement staring at a PC for 8 hours.

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Integrtion Analyst in Dearborn, MI
    Current Employee - Business Integrtion Analyst in Dearborn, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    -Good Pay
    -Culture is positive and proud
    -Benefits
    -holidays (15-16 days/year, including week off at Christmas)

    Cons

    -Business environment is pretty political

    Advice to Management

    Cooperation is key to improving. I know its an old business, but you can't resist change, it needs to be embraced.


  4. "Horrible place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Dearborn, MI
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Dearborn, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    There are none in this company

    Cons

    Micromanages, Hiding of Issues, Questionable Ethics, Nepotism in Company, No Explanation of Objectives

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees feedback. Otherwise you'll be heading back to 2006 era where almost everything was on the line.


  5. "Ford Motor Company"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Dearborn, MI
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Dearborn, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ford Motor Company full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Excellent work life balance. Interesting group of people. Challenging.

    Cons

    Difficult progression path. Canteen isn't great

    Advice to Management

    No comment


  6. "Safety Engineer"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Engineer in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    a amazing work life balance

    Cons

    Can not think of any


  7. "Too Slow"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Colorado Springs, CO
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Colorado Springs, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Sitting next to a window, on site cafeteria.

    Cons

    Micro managing. Uptight. Sitting at a desk all day. Too slow for me.

    Advice to Management

    Let people be themselves, professionally.

  8. "Great place to work."

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Process Engineer in Dearborn, MI
    Current Employee - Senior Process Engineer in Dearborn, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ford Motor Company full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great people that are top performers in their fields.

    Cons

    Constrained by conservatism which slows innovation.

    Advice to Management

    Push harder.


  9. "Product Release Engineer"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dearborn, MI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dearborn, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    They are REAL into work and life balance. Unlike other OEMs they mean it.

    Cons

    Only con I have is that the commute for me is too long. Not really a con.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing its working.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Be prepared to live, eat, and sleep in the plant!"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Process Coach in Wayne, MI
    Current Employee - Process Coach in Wayne, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Ford Motor Company full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    They pay you well. The benefits packet is good as well.

    Cons

    There are several meetings a day. Work-life balance does not exist

    Advice to Management

    Train and teach instead of always barking orders and having punitive measures for correction


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