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General Dynamics Reviews

Updated April 4, 2017
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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. Featured Review

    "Employee"

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    • Senior Management
    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. "Manufacturing/Industrial Engineer"

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    Current Contractor - Senior Manufacturing Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Current Contractor - Senior Manufacturing Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at General Dynamics as a contractor (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Assembly/Installation Planning • Staff Training/Development • Machine Detail/Sheet Metal Planner
    Technical Leadership • Vendor Relations • Forecasting • Negotiations • Team Leadership • Strategic Analysis Communications • Mentoring • Project Oversight • Process Streamlining • Operations Improvement

    Cons

    I have no Cons with General Dynamics

    Advice to Management

    Lead predictability manufacturing engineer.


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Customer Service Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Houston, TX

    I worked at General Dynamics (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great company to work for. There's plenty chance's for growth. The benefits are great.

    Cons

    Some of the other CSR was very unprofessional


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  5. "Accounts Payable Clerk"

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    Former Employee - Accounts Payable/Payroll Clerk in Norfolk, VA
    Former Employee - Accounts Payable/Payroll Clerk in Norfolk, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at General Dynamics (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I loved the job it was in my field of education

    Cons

    Lay-offs. Must follow the company to find out when it ends.

    Advice to Management

    Let people know when contracts ending


  6. "General Dynamics Contractor"

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    Former Employee - Projects in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - Projects in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at General Dynamics (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Diverse, friendly and cooperative work environment. Competitive contractor compensation. Great location in the middle the silicon Valley. Healthy food choices in the cafeteria.

    Cons

    Dated facility and some older stark style


  7. "security administrator"

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    Current Employee - Security Administrator in Accokeek, MD
    Current Employee - Security Administrator in Accokeek, MD

    I have been working at General Dynamics (Less than a year)

    Pros

    very good company great benefits

    Cons

    you have to earn your vacation every pay period.


  8. "Welder/Fitter"

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    Former Employee - Welder in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Welder in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    GD is a great company to work i work for. GD building. LNG Sphere Offshore Drilling platforms and Submarines

    Cons

    I don't.recalled. such time we were a big family

    Advice to Management

    GD was well managed back in1976 they respected their employees we were awarded for performance


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Great Place"

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    Current Employee - Senior Software QA Engineer in Scottsdale, AZ
    Current Employee - Senior Software QA Engineer in Scottsdale, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Interesting work, wide range of customers.

    Cons

    Recent downsizing lowered esprit d'corps

    Advice to Management

    Adapt to millenials


  10. "Sr. technical lead"

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    Current Employee - Senior Lead CORBA Embedded Software Engineer in Scottsdale, AZ
    Current Employee - Senior Lead CORBA Embedded Software Engineer in Scottsdale, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    great work ethics. team collaboration is great. code reviews are geared to writing better code. and this company is a great place to work.

    Cons

    there are no cons. like the pros this company is great to work for. they allow remote development to sr software engineers and are lax as long as you can hold your work load. very nice people to work with

    Advice to Management

    no advice to managment. they do a great job. managers are very real life and handle real life situations very professionally. they do a great job at the work they are best at.


  11. "intakes specialist"

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    Former Employee - Intake Specialist in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Intake Specialist in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at General Dynamics (More than a year)

    Pros

    very professional environment. Co-workers were very nice

    Cons

    Not very flexible environment. Management were not very nice

    Advice to Management

    be flexible


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