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Ford Motor Company Reviews

Updated Dec 12, 2019

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3.9
77%
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67%
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Ford Motor Company President and CEO Jim Hackett
Jim Hackett
686 Ratings
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  • "Hard rigorous work long hours not for the faint of heart(in 156 reviews)

  • "Work-life balance can be a challenge if you are assigned a hot project(in 99 reviews)

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  1. "Great employer"

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    Current Employee - Supervisor in Bridgend, Wales
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Ford Motor Company full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Excellent remuneration package at all levels

    Cons

    Factory closure imminent after 40 years

    Ford Motor Company2019-12-05
  2. "Flexible Working"

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    Current Employee - Test Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Ford Motor Company full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Flex Time Excellent work life balance

    Cons

    Two tier salary structure, lower salaries for new starters

    Advice to Management

    Abolish the two tier salary structure

    Ford Motor Company2019-12-11
  3. "Good pay, archaic culture"

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    Current Employee - Business Advisor [HR] in Basildon, South East England, England

    I have been working at Ford Motor Company full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Strong base salary and in some departments, lots of flexibility in terms of work life balance

    Cons

    Limited progression opportunities and a poor culture based on rewarding longevity over ability

    Ford Motor Company2019-12-11
  4. "Controls Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Controls Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ford Motor Company full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good Salary Good bonus package Good career progression opportunities

    Cons

    Long hours Management communication with employers inefficient

    Ford Motor Company2019-12-09
  5. "Great company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Southend-on-Sea, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ford Motor Company full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Interesting and challenging jobs, wonderful pay and benefits, great travel opportunities, diverse workforce

    Cons

    Sometimes slow to make corporate change

    Advice to Management

    Keep recruiting new talent

    Ford Motor Company2019-12-02
  6. "Stable"

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    Current Employee - Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Ford Motor Company full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Stable job. Good work life balance.

    Cons

    Limited opportunity for advancement. Non transparent internal interview process.

    Ford Motor Company2019-12-08
  7. "Great Pay - Red Tape"

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    Former Employee - Systems in Brentwood, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Ford Motor Company full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great pay, Wellbeing, discounts on cars, discounted Costa Coffee, Dell Laptops, multiple screens

    Cons

    Boring. The job can easily become monotonous.

    Ford Motor Company2019-11-21
  8. "Decent opportunity"

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    Current Employee - Good Opportunity But Very Traditional in Stratford, London, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Ford Motor Company full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Very chilled place to work

    Cons

    No career progression Lots of red tape Very old workforce

    Advice to Management

    Lots of managers waiting for pensions , hindering the company

    Ford Motor Company2019-12-02
  9. "Ford tech"

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    Current Employee - Ford Technician 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Ford Motor Company full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good work Good hours Good oay

    Cons

    Communication needs to be improved

    Ford Motor Company2019-11-06
  10. "Great Company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England

    I worked at Ford Motor Company full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great working atmosphere Flat hierarchies Clear career progression and mentoring

    Cons

    Non-transparent decision-making processes from US mgmt

    Ford Motor Company2019-10-29
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