Ford Motor Company (UK) Reviews

Updated 10 Nov 2019

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4.1
83%
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Ford Motor Company (UK) Chairman and Managing Director Roelant de Waard (no image)
Roelant de Waard
38 Ratings
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  1. "Excellent Company"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Supervisor in Dagenham, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ford Motor Company (UK) full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Very extensive opportunities for advancement , excellent training ground for most people.

    Cons

    Shrinking employment base in the uk

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    Ford Motor Company (UK)2019-08-07
  2. "Great Company to work work but career opportunities largely depend on your department"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - PTME ENGINEER in Basildon, South East England, England
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    -Most departments support development moves to other departments - and there is a lot to choose from -Great work/life balance and culture -Competitive compensation

    Cons

    -VERY limited career progression opportunities in Manufacturing department, other department seem better at this. -No real incentives for going the extra mile.

    Ford Motor Company (UK)2019-11-10
  3. "Global Automotive Company With Potential"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Internationally recognised company Colleagues are generally friendly If you focus on work and networking, there are a lot of opportunities for personal/professional development both in the UK and globally.

    Cons

    The size of the company means you can feel like a tiny cog in a large machine Ford is experiencing a time of immense change as they work to adapt to the changing mobility market and other market influences in Britain

    Ford Motor Company (UK)2019-08-08
  4. "Best automotive company in the UK"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Body Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Salary, benefits, perks,company car, pension scheme

    Cons

    None. everything is absolutely perfect

    Ford Motor Company (UK)2019-06-10
  5. "Great company to work for, fun, work life balance good."

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Lead Calibration Engineer in Billericay, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work is interesting/challenging, fellow employees are great, very flexible with work life balance.

    Cons

    Medium term career prospects don’t look good, with the current down turn in vehicle sales.

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    Ford Motor Company (UK)2019-04-11
  6. "Good employer -"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Ford Motor Company (UK) full-time

    Pros

    Good people to work with. Work life balance is good.

    Cons

    Bureaucratic, just like any other organisation this size. Slow moving and the most of the technical work is now in the US.

    Ford Motor Company (UK)2019-03-26
  7. "Legal"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brentwood, England

    I have been working at Ford Motor Company (UK) full-time

    Pros

    Good HR teams, some very smart individuals and good products.

    Cons

    Hierarchical, bureaucratic, backwards, slow to change, no autonomy from the US who often don’t understand the European markets or laws! The offices are outdated, everything breaks down and there is a perpetual spending freeze.

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    Ford Motor Company (UK)2019-02-11
  8. "One of the best"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Cyber Security Analyst in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Ford Motor Company (UK) for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Absolutely loved this place. A place where employees are respected.

    Cons

    May be salary was on the lower end, but the work life balance offset this

    Ford Motor Company (UK)2019-01-19
  9. "Great Employer"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brentwood, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Ford Motor Company (UK) full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great work life balance. Compensation better than the industry average

    Cons

    Too much process oriented. Things move very slow

    Ford Motor Company (UK)2019-01-15
  10. "Sr. Engineer"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brentwood, England

    I have been working at Ford Motor Company (UK) full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good to share with any friend

    Cons

    Growth opportunities are slow at this time

    Ford Motor Company (UK)2018-12-21
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