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Updated July 20, 2017
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  • Work life balance culture should be consistent throughout the company (in 82 reviews)

  • long hours and can sometimes be stressful (in 72 reviews)

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  1. "I liked it!"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assembly Line Worker in Lockport, NY
    Former Employee - Assembly Line Worker in Lockport, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    great pay, great people, and did i mention great pay?

    Cons

    Too much overtime, union sucks

    Advice to Management

    keep up the good work.


  2. "rev"

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    Current Contractor - Data Analyst in Warren, MI
    Current Contractor - Data Analyst in Warren, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at General Motors as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Larger company with many different avenues

    Cons

    If you arent you arent treat as well

  3. "GM engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pontiac, MI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pontiac, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pay is good. If you want to get promoted you have to play the game. Good vacation policy. Good holidays.

    Cons

    If you want to get promoted don't expect to get it from just hard work. Learn to play the friends and family game.

    Advice to Management

    Stop picking people out for promotion 6 months after they show up. People should have to perform at.thwir assignments not just put in their time before moving on.


  4. "Assembly line worker."

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    Current Employee - Assembly Line Worker in Wentzville, MO
    Current Employee - Assembly Line Worker in Wentzville, MO

    Pros

    Good benefits. Good union. Hours and overtime available. People working there are good to work with. Consistent hours and laid back dress code.

    Cons

    As a temp you are at the managements mercy on jobs and how much you work. As a temp not always treated the best. Respect as a whole from management to each other and employees isn't great. Some managers do a great job being respectful some not so much.

    Advice to Management

    Treat people with more respect as a whole


  5. "Lead Engineer"

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    Current Contractor - Lead Engineer in Nashville, TN
    Current Contractor - Lead Engineer in Nashville, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at General Motors as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great Learning experience, good culture

    Cons

    Job s nature on contract and short term


  6. "Maint. Team Leader/ Machinist Technician"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Leader Maint in Town of Tonawanda, NY
    Current Employee - Team Leader Maint in Town of Tonawanda, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    the versatility of responsibilities that I am to hold up.
    the People are driven on safety

    Cons

    Working in Maintenance as a Team Leader with skilled trades too few to complete the task.

    Advice to Management

    Bring in more effective working experience maintenance personnel.


  7. "Learn"

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    Current Employee - Team Leader in Hamtramck, MI
    Current Employee - Team Leader in Hamtramck, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at General Motors full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Pay and benifits.pays their workers well if you have been a long time worker. Plant is safety conscious, cares about overall welfare

    Cons

    Poorly managed. Management is terribly remained to handle real life situations that occur with employees. Most become cynical and begin to resent their jobs.

    Advice to Management

    Gain people skills

  8. "Senior Manufacturing Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Senior Manufacturing Engineer in Warren, MI
    Former Employee - Senior Manufacturing Engineer in Warren, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very good process's and procedures. My managers gave me the freedom to do as required and full support when required.

    Cons

    Large political and bureaucratical company.


  9. "Connected Telematics Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Connected Telematic Engineer in Warren, MI
    Current Employee - Connected Telematic Engineer in Warren, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at General Motors full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    good benefits, good working environment, lots of cars to drive

    Cons

    sometimes difficult to communicate within a big organization

    Advice to Management

    career development


  10. "Working at General Motors"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Designer II (UGNX) in Warren, MI
    Current Employee - Senior Designer II (UGNX) in Warren, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    GM has recently provided good bonuses, exceeding 20% of salary. Also encourages and pays for patent applications.

    Cons

    Relies too heavily on supplier design work, requiring in house staff to fix supplier work.

    Advice to Management

    Let your employees show you how to be more efficient, then reward them.


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