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Ford Motor Reviews

Updated Jul 29, 2014
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3.6 803 reviews

89% Approve of the CEO

Ford Motor President & CEO Mark Fields

Mark Fields

(9 ratings)

73% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • a lot of flexibility in the field (they like to call it "work-life balance") (in 73 reviews)

  • The pay and benefits are competitive (in 18 reviews)


Cons
  • Sometimes women are given a hard time when they take maternity leave, or try to utilize the work-life balance policy (in 20 reviews)

  • You've got to be willing to work long hours at a hard job (in 33 reviews)

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    Good and very demanding job

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsIt's a good place to work, good pay, good way of treating emplloyees, good place to learn

    ConsAutomotive industry is risky, has a lot of ups and downs, it could be a stressfull job, very demanding and the schedules and timing are very tight

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    Good people, too much red tape!

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGood place to "park it"

    ConsNot so good for contractors...

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

     

    Good company to work for.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsLove the innovation they are putting in their vehicles now

    ConsToo much blue tape in all process

    Advice to Senior ManagementGet rid of blue tape , support small suppliers

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    It was really good. Lots of work but it was good.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsThe culture is quite diverse and filled with friendly people.

    ConsLots of work for the amount of pay that one gets.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great Company to work for

    Production Supervisor (Current Employee) Windsor, ON

    ProsCompetitive salaries, an excellent leadership team, and flexibility to achieve a great work life balance.

    ConsA difficult work environment in the manufacturing plant, with a very strong union which often leads to unpleasant confrontations.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    awesome

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    Prosthe best company to work for

    Conscan be difficult in plant closure

    Advice to Senior Managementkeep it up doing awesome

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

     

    Skilled Trade at the Ford Motor Company

    Skilled Trade (Former Employee) Windsor, ON

    ProsThey are like a family there, everyone says hi in the morning and have a good night when you leave at the end of the day.

    ConsI did have to spend some time in the foundry, which was the dirtiest place at Ford.

    Advice to Senior ManagementListen to the people on the floor, they have good ideas that can help the company. I know that a lot of management want to protect their jobs but they can add some positive input.

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    Alan Mulally's mindset has not filtered down to the shop floor.

    Process Coach-Maintenance (Former Employee) Oakville, ON

    ProsThe new CEO is a non automotive guy and that's a positive. Hopefully he can break the mold and the mindset that infects the automotive industry.

    ConsThe old guard are still set in their ways. I guess they never received Mulally's memo about changing the way they operate on the floor.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Ford Motor Company of Canada Review

    Finance Analyst (Current Employee) Oakville, ON

    ProsWell structured business procedures and highly experienced management team. Overall a very buttoned-down organization with great IT group and facilities. Location in Oakville, ON is also a plus.

    ConsDecision making power lies in the US, all support services are out-sourced to the US or india. Skeleton workforce is maintained to keep business running in Canada. As a result few employees are excited about their work and work-life balance is a constant difficulty.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Saint John, NB

    ProsCo-workers were the best part of the job. They made the job tolerable. Benefit of being able to perform maintenance on your own vehicle.

    ConsThere's a lack of respect from the management staff towards the employees who are responsible for hard work that makes the company money. Unfair pay for having to purchase your own, expensive, equipment.

    Advice to Senior ManagementShow more respect to your employees and help them grow instead of putting them down.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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