General Dynamics Reviews | Glassdoor

General Dynamics Reviews

To filter reviews, or .

Found 477 reviews

3.2
StarStarStarStarStar
Rating TrendsRating Trends
63%
Recommend to a Friend
73%
Approve of CEO
General Dynamics CEO Phebe N. Novakovic
Phebe N. Novakovic
116 Ratings
Pros
Cons
  • "Upper management is still very conservative and not as open to adapting to current trends(in 18 reviews)

  • "Some middle management needs to be removed(in 10 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. Featured Review
    Helpful (6)

    "HIGHLY RECOMMENDED"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Overall
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Arizona in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at General Dynamics full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    General Dynamics is a great place to work the environment is welcoming and the managers are friendly. They hire like crazy!

    Cons

    You move up too fast! It is a nice place to work at only bad thing is over time is limited

    Advice to Management

    Management is nice and friendly. More communication with the team's, more in person interactions to make the place a little bit more lively.

  2. "great"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Overall
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at General Dynamics full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    great work great people and sorts

    Cons

    non not really great all-round

  3. "Job security"

    StarStarStarStarStar
      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at General Dynamics full-time

      Pros

      Opportunity for growth within the company

      Cons

      Inability to adapt to change and poor management

    • "Process Engineer"

      StarStarStarStarStar
      • Overall
      • Culture & Values
      • Career Opportunities
      • Compensation and Benefits
      • Senior Management
      Former Employee - Engineer in Scottsdale, AZ
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at General Dynamics full-time for more than 20 years

      Pros

      Solid company, competitive compensation/benefits

      Cons

      Defense contracting can be a volatile business

    • "Working At GD"

      StarStarStarStarStar
      • Overall
      • Culture & Values
      • Career Opportunities
      • Compensation and Benefits
      • Senior Management
      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kilgore, TX
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at General Dynamics full-time for more than 20 years

      Pros

      People are friendly and it is a clean enviorment

      Cons

      Very hard to advance in the company

    • "Great company to work for"

      StarStarStarStarStar
      • Overall
      • Culture & Values
      • Compensation and Benefits
      • Senior Management
      Former Employee - Production Planner in Miami, FL
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I worked at General Dynamics full-time for more than 6 years

      Pros

      Great benefits and advancement opportunities with all the divisions

      Cons

      very bureaucratic management structure

    • "systems technician II"

      StarStarStarStarStar
      • Overall
      • Culture & Values
      • Career Opportunities
      • Compensation and Benefits
      • Senior Management
      Current Employee - Systems Technician II in Crane, IN
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I have been working at General Dynamics full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      low stress, work life balance. I was promoted in 7 months. lots of time to study for certificates

      Cons

      can be slow and non-challenging.

      Advice to Management

      be more transparent

    • Helpful (2)

      "General Dynamics Review"

      StarStarStarStarStar
      • Overall
      • Culture & Values
      • Career Opportunities
      • Compensation and Benefits
      • Senior Management
      Former Employee - On Boarding Coordinator in Rensselaer, NY
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at General Dynamics full-time for more than 6 years

      Pros

      Great, friendly people to work with..... Good Benefits

      Cons

      Poor communication between between departments

      Advice to Management

      If you are going to eliminate positions, you should give advance warning, so staff can start to look elsewhere for employment. 4 days is hardly notice.....

    • "Home maker"

      StarStarStarStarStar
      • Overall
      • Culture & Values
      • Career Opportunities
      • Compensation and Benefits
      • Senior Management
      Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Panama City, FL
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I worked at General Dynamics full-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      They let you work as many hours as you wanted.

      Cons

      The training course is not effient and neither are the trainers.

      Advice to Management

      Know what your doing before you try to train somebody else.

    • "Good solid job"

      StarStarStarStarStar
      • Overall
      • Culture & Values
      • Compensation and Benefits
      • Senior Management
      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Scottsdale, AZ
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at General Dynamics full-time

      Pros

      Flexible work schedule, great people, working with the military you feel like you're contributing to something very important

      Cons

      Not many - large company with specific contracts so sometimes a department loses the contract and you're not sure if you're still going to have a job

    Found 477 reviews