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Working At Ford Motor Company

Culture is the sum of the backgrounds and experiences of our entire team. It includes all of the beliefs we hold and the practices and the actions we undertake each and every day to drive business results. We are continuously striving to enhance our culture as we work to make Ford Motor Company the world’s most trusted company, delivering smart vehicles for a smart world.

How employees describe working at Ford Motor Company

Ford has changed A LOT in the past 10 years and has become a better place to work

Review from IT Dept · Posted 25 days ago

Poor communication confusing informationTired of delays

Ford has been a great company to work for.

Review from Design Dept

durability, trustworthy and excellent product

Customer service! They say the customer is always right. U should listen.

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What it's like to work at Ford Motor Company

  • Ford Motor Company employees generally work 9.6 hrs a day
  • Employees at Ford Motor Company report the work pace is comfortably fast
  • On a typical day, employees at Ford Motor Company have 2 meetings
  • 79% of Ford Motor Company employees look forward to interacting with their team every day
  • Ford Motor Company employees most often take 20-30 paid vacation and sick days each year
  • 61% of Ford Motor Company employees report they are happy with their work life balance
  • Ford Motor Company employees typically get valuable feedback on how to improve at work Every Week
  • 69% of Ford Motor Company employees call their work environment positive

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Asked to all employees at Ford Motor Company

  • Dress nice just like you would for any and all interviews.

  • Business casual

  • If for management, dress clothes, for production, I wore Jean's and nice shirt

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  • Great benefits and great pay

  • Employees value the benefits including vehicle purchase discounts.

  • As good one can in today’s world.

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  • Top Employee Response

    Ford Motor Company takes HR issues very seriously and handles them, in my personal experience, fairly and respectfully.

  • By the books and very professionally

  • Very badly

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Asked to all employees at Ford Motor Company

  • The test took all day

  • Structured interviews typically 20min duration contained within assessment center process.

  • A few hours

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  • I took a few weeks and I met with the hiring manager

  • Upper management, a couple weeks

  • I had a panel of three interviewers; it took three weeks or so to hear back

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Asked to all employees at Ford Motor Company

  • 4 - 10 hr days

  • Quite flexible, start/end of day can vary at personal discression. Delivery is everything, can mean working unsocial hours if required.

  • Depends on your supervisor/management

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Asked to all employees at Ford Motor Company

  • No work from home

  • Tools are provided but depends on position. Feasiable.

  • It depends on the type of work being done, your supervisor, and the location. Office buildings with meetings mostly occurring online, through WebEx, allow for more latitude as far as working from home. I know of several employees that work about 2 days in the office and three days from home with no loss of productivity.

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Asked to all employees at Ford Motor Company

  • More diverse in employees in the different levels of positions

  • Apply true systems thinking, have a real Road to Rig to Math strategy and implement nimbly. Current approach is all or nothing - need to phase in significant process changes, adopt then standardize then eliminate old business as usual approach.

  • Allow salaried positions to be filled by non-degreed people with comparable real-life experiences.

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  • Top Employee Response

    There is tremendous diversity at Ford Motor Company, more so than any other company for which I've worked.

  • good diversity of gender, not so great diversity with race/ethnicity.

  • Very proud of Ford's diversity. Lunch today I could see people from across the world either visiting or based here, harmoniously integrated. Very open, people's values are respected.

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Asked to all employees at Ford Motor Company

  • Fair at best

  • You seen the press?

  • Currently, very good.

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  • Very positive and generally supportive and helpful. When retiring people always say it's their coworkers that they most value.

  • Respectful

  • Friendly, helpful, and competent.

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Asked to all employees at Ford Motor Company

  • Health, vision, dental and profit sharing.

  • Medical, dental, optical

  • Health, optical, dental, and life insurance. Also, 401K matching, profit sharing, and stock availability.

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Asked to all employees at Ford Motor Company

  • Top Employee Response

    I know that I had a drug test when hired in 2004, I'm unaware of the background check process if it exists.

  • Yes intensively

  • Yes

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Asked to all employees at Ford Motor Company

  • Research the position, have relevant experience to offer, demonstrate ability to go the extra mile, really want the job.

  • Be honest with yourself; ask out-of-the-box questions

  • Come prepared, be punctual, be professional. Have real-life examples to expand on your skills as stated in your resume. If you don't know an answer, say "I don't know." rather than bluster your way through; it's a legitimate, and honest answer.

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Asked to all employees at Ford Motor Company

  • A lot more intense and thorough

  • Interviewers are more personable

  • Much more difficult. The level of detail required for complete answers was much more than I'd ever had in an interview prior.

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Asked to all employees at Ford Motor Company

  • I think I did good on my interview I didn't really have any difficult questions

  • No difficult questions

  • If you were a manager and had a conflict with an employee, how would you handle it.

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Asked to all employees at Ford Motor Company

  • SUVs

  • IT is the fastest growing segment of Ford at the moment. The only difficulty I can see is trying to keep up with what consumers want in a vehicle.

  • data mining is growing fastest. difficulty growing core business as the market is stagnant. need to focus on emerging tech (which is happening at Ford.)

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Asked to all employees at Ford Motor Company

  • Discount for buying Ford vehicles.

  • Discounts with vendors like Dell and Verizon, deals on movie and amusement park tickets, and generous profit sharing.

  • Restricted Stock Units for higher level employees, two community service days.

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Asked to all employees at Ford Motor Company

  • Open plan

  • Generally offices for upper management and cubicles, or work groups, for everyone else with conference rooms and small-group gathering areas available to all.

  • multiple buildings, each has a different layout. some have cubes and offices, some are completely open with tiny desks for mobile employees.

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Asked to all employees at Ford Motor Company

  • Enter with a splash and push.

  • That I could have joined earlier than I did.

  • That promotions would be slow.

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Asked to all employees at Ford Motor Company

  • We have a coffee bar, is that what you mean?

  • Happy but productive.

  • corporatey. not fun like Google or Apple.

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Asked to all employees at Ford Motor Company

  • Competency is paramount.

  • On quality of work and production

  • by committee or one or two really strong managers at the level to where I am. Above my level, you need strong support by several above you.

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Asked to all employees at Ford Motor Company

  • The interaction I have

  • Being able to do work I love.

  • the people who work here. we have an incredibly talented pool of people and I am constantly reminded of that when I have to interact with the general public.

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Asked to all employees at Ford Motor Company

  • Once per year. Management pay part rest you fund.

  • I've not had a team outing.

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Asked to all employees at Ford Motor Company

  • Ford offer paid undergraduate and apprentice opportunities. Numbers are limited as operation is a busy environment.

  • I have no experience with the internship program.

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43% of Ford Motor Company employees would encourage their friends to become coworkers, whereas 24% are neutral and 33% would not recommend working at Ford Motor Company to their friends.

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