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Updated 20 February 2018
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  • less work/life balance, less career opportunities (in 75 reviews)

  • Potential for long hours not compensated (in 118 reviews)

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  1. "Excellent Company for Automotive Engineering with over 100 years of history"

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    Current Employee - Vehicle Engineering
    Current Employee - Vehicle Engineering
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    All procedures and technology is available to build and sell almost any type of vehicles

    Cons

    Very conservative and a bit shortsighted strategy making. Hope Hackett will change this.


  2. "Program Manager"

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    Current Employee - Program/Project Manager in Melbourne
    Current Employee - Program/Project Manager in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Diverse, Challenging and Dynamic Environment

    Cons

    Excessive Hours, Travel, Work life balance stressed

    Advice to Management

    ASIA Pacific running lean on Headcount


  3. "Program Office"

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    Current Employee - Program Analyst in Melbourne
    Current Employee - Program Analyst in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent place to work till retirement

    Cons

    No issues currently business is doing good.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing great work


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  5. "Material Planning & Logistics - Asia Pacific"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Convenient work place location (within city)
    Convenient work timings
    Saturday off

    Cons

    Excessive bureaucracy prevents from work getting done.
    Promotion decisions seem arbitrary and political.

    Advice to Management

    A lot of advise on the above have been sent with no use.


  6. "Best Automobile company to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Ford Motor Company full-time

    Pros

    1. Work Culture.
    2. One step at a time.
    3. No pressure.

    Cons

    1. Should work on creating efficiency within the Organization.
    2. More like a Govt. Job.


  7. "Culture"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Ford Motor Company full-time

    Pros

    Excellent culture and working atmosphere

    Cons

    Optimum career growth and salary package

    Advice to Management

    Employee career interest need to discussed in regular interval


  8. "Great company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ford Motor Company full-time

    Pros

    Interesting work
    Fair remuneration
    Respectful colleagues, good environment

    Cons

    Long hours, part of working in a salaried position at Ford is the expectation that you will work extra hours. But pay is fair and regular pay increases.


  9. "Finance analyst"

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    Former Employee - Finance Analyst, Commercial Manager, Business Analyst in Melbourne
    Former Employee - Finance Analyst, Commercial Manager, Business Analyst in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ford Motor Company full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    work life balance
    good challenge
    good culture

    Cons

    na- it was a good environment

    Advice to Management

    na- my managers were well versed


  10. "Kaizen facilitator"

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    Former Employee - Continuous Improvement Managet in Brisbane
    Former Employee - Continuous Improvement Managet in Brisbane
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ford Motor Company full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Access to senior management waste walks and associated strategy. Involvement with world class Lean methodology

    Cons

    Low pay and significant responsibility

    Advice to Management

    Reward appropriately


  11. "Do you want to work at Ford Australia"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Melbourne
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Melbourne
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Ford Motor Company full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    willing to give young people a chance to try different roles. Good for first job as a stepping stone.

    Cons

    Since Toyota, Holden closed, Ford is the only choice for poor Australian Automotive Engineers. You take whatever they offer.

    Advice to Management

    This is adice for the senior management LL4+ , as Melbourne is the APA design centre however comparing local hire in China and India, people hired in Australia locally need to be treated better that will stopping good people go to American.


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