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Ford Otosan Reviews

Updated December 13, 2017
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Pros
  • Only place in Turkey that does actual automotive R&D (in 7 reviews)

  • Good place to start your career (in 3 reviews)

Cons
  • Low salary and long working hours (in 16 reviews)

  • low salary for experienced professionals (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Suitable for a Beginner"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Produ
    Former Employee - Produ

    I worked at Ford Otosan full-time

    Pros

    Good professional-social life balance, interaction with high technology suppliers, satisfactory salary for starting the career

    Cons

    No competition, limited opportunities for career, slow decision mechanism of upper management

    Advice to Management

    Act more rapidly, create more chances for engineers, be more inspirational


  2. "Very good for Entry Level Careers"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Istanbul (Turkey)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Istanbul (Turkey)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    New Vehicle and Powertrain Projects

    Cons

    Long Hours, Strict Work Hours Policy

  3. "Ford Otosan"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Global and reliable company, a good start company for beginner professionals

    Cons

    limited career options, limited salary, limited pay rise, no flexible working hours, no payment for overshift

    Advice to Management

    increase the salaries, invest on people, flexible working hours


  4. "Ford Otosan"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - PD in Istanbul (Turkey)
    Current Employee - PD in Istanbul (Turkey)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Ford Otosan full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good friendship. Global company. Lots of travel. Modern people and working atmosphere.

    Cons

    No flexible working hours. Limited salary. Hardwork.

    Advice to Management

    Increase the salary. Start flexible working hours.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Great School"

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    Current Employee - Supervisor in Sancaktepe, Istanbul (Turkey)
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Sancaktepe, Istanbul (Turkey)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Ford Otosan full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    - Great projects to improve engineering skills
    - Service and lunch included
    - Techical and soft skills trainings

    Cons

    - Too much work and project
    - Less Salary
    - No payment for extra shift
    - 45 hours per week
    - Aggresive management


  6. "Product Development Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    A school for new graduated

    Cons

    Salaries are low and carier opportunities are low


  7. "Company Overview"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Product Development Engineer in Sancaktepe, Istanbul (Turkey)
    Former Employee - Product Development Engineer in Sancaktepe, Istanbul (Turkey)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Ford Otosan full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Reliable, work guaranteed, Training,

    Cons

    Difficult to have a good career,

    Advice to Management

    I may advise them to examine world's product development companies and implement some standard approaches for managing employees.

  8. "Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Development Engineer in Istanbul (Turkey)
    Current Employee - Product Development Engineer in Istanbul (Turkey)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Job satisfaction is making me happy in here and also that is the most important reason to work here. G

    Cons

    Working hours are too much. 8am to 6pm too much. Have to be decrease for employee happiness and also salary seems low

    Advice to Management

    Decrease internal competition between colleagues


  9. "Career Oportunities"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Leadership assessment center, Trainings,

    Cons

    Hard to Promote, High, turnover rate, not employee oriented.

    Advice to Management

    Improvement in employee oriented approach


  10. "Only good for unexperienced employees"

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    Former Employee - Program Management Engineer in Gölcük, Kocaeli (Turkey)
    Former Employee - Program Management Engineer in Gölcük, Kocaeli (Turkey)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work mates are usually good.

    Cons

    It is a good start but will not be satisfactory as you get more experienced. Salary is good for beginning but do not increase much over the years. Working hours are long and there is no payment for overtime. Career opportunities are poor.

    Advice to Management

    old fashioned, oppressive management style does not work any more. Flexible working conditions definitely required.


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