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General Dynamics Reviews

Updated March 21, 2017
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General Dynamics CEO Phebe N. Novakovic
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  • upper management are blood thirsty to say the least (in 14 reviews)

  • Middle management sequestration in 2013 (in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Employee"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in McLean, VA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in McLean, VA

    I worked at General Dynamics full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good Company to work for.

    Cons

    No cons to mention about the company

    Advice to Management

    recognize good employees to retain them


  2. "A/P Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at General Dynamics full-time

    Pros

    Great Benefits and friendly co-workers

    Cons

    Job security depends on contracts won

    Advice to Management

    Give individuals proper notice at date of interview how safe their job position is


  3. "Senior Materials Planner"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at General Dynamics full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits with an excellent PTO offering

    Cons

    Very limited growth opportunities within certain business units. Much talk about growth with little action.

    Advice to Management

    Allow employees freedom to grow professionally and encourage cross training to allow employees to move within the organization.


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    "Good company to grow and acquire new skills"

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

    I have been working at General Dynamics full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Lot's of opportunities for growth if you know where to look.

    Cons

    No employee development plan or program to further develop top performers. Not sure about the future of current contract due to the current political environment.

    Advice to Management

    Need to development an employee development plan/program to help keep top performers.


  6. "Alright for the chaos"

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    Former Employee - Principal Firmware Engineer in Bloomington, MN
    Former Employee - Principal Firmware Engineer in Bloomington, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at General Dynamics full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Common snack area, flexible area, neat technology

    Cons

    Not sure why, but many co-workers in the bloomington location lack any personality and are used to running their own technological kingdom vs sharing technologies

    Advice to Management

    Hire more people that know how to talk face to face vs. exclusively through instant messaging or email


  7. "Clean"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at General Dynamics full-time

    Pros

    Easy job, nice supervisor

    Cons

    Super Dirty work place yuck


  8. "Great Job"

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

    I have been working at General Dynamics full-time

    Pros

    Receiving bonuses during day with expected high call volumes

    Cons

    Having to follow a precise schedule and keeping your adherence at a 90% or higher


  9. "Excellent"

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

    Pros

    The pros for this company are endless. Awesome culture of integrity and commitment to excellence.

    Cons

    I can't even think of any!


  10. "entry level engineer quantum computing"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at General Dynamics full-time

    Pros

    entry level engineer quantum computing

    Cons

    i don't have any cons


  11. "call center"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    the workforce is a good mix of cultures and ethnicities

    Cons

    breakdown of communication between managers and employees



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