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General Dynamics Reviews

Updated November 24, 2017
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  • upper management are blood thirsty to say the least (in 15 reviews)

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

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  1. "Great company and innovative culture"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at General Dynamics full-time

    Pros

    Innovative, Transformation. Good company for engineers.

    Cons

    Benefit could be better. Some of the perks could be better.


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Career development"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bloomington, MN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bloomington, MN
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Every other Friday off. The people are generally friendly and the atmosphere is overall good. The facility is somewhat up to date and there is investment in employee health.

    Cons

    Some middle management needs to be removed. Old thought processes interfere with streamlining procedures. Things are harder than they need to be.

    Advice to Management

    Work on career development for long term employees

  3. "Buyer"

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I worked at General Dynamics as a contractor

    Pros

    Independent work environment with American style office

    Cons

    Not very for it understanding of personal needs


  4. "Defense Contractor"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Las Cruces, NM
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Las Cruces, NM
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Company to work for.

    Cons

    Top down management communication was less than stellar.

    Advice to Management

    Move to a two-way communication model between employees and management.


  5. "ok"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at General Dynamics full-time

    Pros

    2 week time reporting is great.

    Cons

    Little info. sharing, getting better, but bad.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Manager"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at General Dynamics full-time

    Pros

    Stable work will continue to come in

    Cons

    Short staffed, no parking , no office space


  7. "Machinist"

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    Current Employee - CNC Machinist in Scranton, PA
    Current Employee - CNC Machinist in Scranton, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at General Dynamics full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Working to enhance the American soldiers.

    Cons

    Planning on new jobs to accomplish delivery schedules is terrible.

    Advice to Management

    Increase pay for new hires to hire the best machinist in the area.

  8. "CSR"

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

    I worked at General Dynamics full-time

    Pros

    Great pay, Great rewards and excellent benefits.

    Cons

    The overall stress intake. Lack of help

    Advice to Management

    HELP MORE


  9. "Eh"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at General Dynamics full-time

    Pros

    Steady, reliable work. Company paid insurance for employee.

    Cons

    Managers talks alot about promoting you and it never happens. Raises taken away for no reason.

    Advice to Management

    Quit playing high school popularity games and stop holding grudges towards experienced, qualified employees.


  10. "Finance/Accounting Analyst"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Pittsfield, MA
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Pittsfield, MA

    I worked at General Dynamics as an intern

    Pros

    Competitive pay and friendly environment

    Cons

    Middle aged to older labor force


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