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General Dynamics Reviews

Updated December 12, 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. Featured Review

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    "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. "Great company to work for!"

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    Current Employee - Information Security Analyst in San Antonio, TX
    Current Employee - Information Security Analyst in San Antonio, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at General Dynamics full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    A lot of potential for movement within the company.

    Cons

    Upper management is still very conservative and not as open to adapting to current trends.

    Advice to Management

    Adapt to current trends. Increase BYOD, and teleworking.

  3. "General Dynamics overview"

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    Current Employee - Abrams Mechanic in Killeen, TX
    Current Employee - Abrams Mechanic in Killeen, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at General Dynamics full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    A good place to work if you're a veteran of the military or like to travel.

    Cons

    Not a place to work if you're real close knit with family and don't like to be gone at months on end.

    Advice to Management

    No advice at all to give.


  4. "Great Place to grow"

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    Current Employee - Dual Train Tier I Customer Service Representative in Chester, VA
    Current Employee - Dual Train Tier I Customer Service Representative in Chester, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    They provide free health insurance for employees there is sick pay, approved time off as well as earned time off 401k and much room to advance

    Cons

    There isn't allot of time between calls


  5. "Aircraft Mechanic"

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

    I worked at General Dynamics full-time

    Pros

    Co-workers became more like family.

    Cons

    Operations at certain times were slow.


  6. "Senior Advanced Hadware Engineer / Scientist I"

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

    I worked at General Dynamics full-time

    Pros

    The Santa Clara Location has great projects and really good people / culture.

    Cons

    The GD corporate culture is taking over, making things more stringent.


  7. "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.

  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


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