As a GSR, do you feel othered by the supervisory staff and outdated notions of management. Do think they will apply pressure to return to the office when we have already proven we can effectively work from home?
Topics regarding layoffs at Ford
Ford Motor Company is recalling select 2021 Ford F-150 models due to issues related to the two-piece driveshaft. The defect: in affected vehicles, the circlip used to secure the connection between the two driveshaft halves may not have been... — read more
First having to sit through “equity” presentations now forced gatherings to discuss Juneteenth. What is gonna be next? I’m so over it.
I am in exactly the same situation as someone who mentioned that looking for a new job is greatly hindered by the fact that he has not gained much experience. After so many years here, it is only now clear to me that I have wasted most of my time... — read more
Former Ford engineer talks about lack of parsimony in Ford Mach E. He took two of my classes many years ago at Ford https://youtu.be/C1dQtlrI7uU
Can Ford benefit from another employee separation plan such as PRP, VIP, SRD, or involuntary separations? The company has hired thousands of people to cover new initiatives, and one has to think payroll takes a toll. The rumor mill has been quiet... — read more
I realize that the original Henry Ford setup Ford so his heirs could run the company, but come on, Henry III and the other one are nothing special. By now, they only share a small percentage of DNA with the original Henry. What makes them so great?... — read more
My management turned on me when I said I was voluntarily going to leave Ford. It’s like they were angry with me for leaving since they trained me. Anyone have a similar or not so similar experience?
Seems we get a significant recall weekly. Any suggestions on what’s coming next? Replacement chip failure, hot rot issues on parked F-150 issues, risky cost down implementations, etc. Curious Ford prospective customers want to know…..
Wondering what other company gave you a do nothing job.
First of all, I acknowledge I should not bring this topic to this board; glassdoor, payscale, etc are more appropriate but this board gets more engagement and somehow related to layoff...anyway... I've been here for 6 years. One thing I notice the... — read more
Here we go further diluting our F-150 sales. Ranger was such a success (urgh) that we want to go even smaller (and cheaper) in the segment. If Bronco is a GOAT, Maverick is a DOG. More cost, save vehicle build, less profit. Priceless... — read more
There have been a few mentions here of people abusing this privilege if they have it, and I've seen my share of them. Like years ago the guy who took a new Lincoln home to party in, got drunk with his girlfriend and with her driving wrecked the test... — read more
Maverick is a hybrid with CVT transmission. Will it be the same CVT transmission as in the 2021 Escape hybrid? Does anyone know whether that is a belt drive or chain drive CVT? Thanks
Ford Motor Company is recalling select 2021 Ford Super Duty trucks due to issues related to the front-wheel hub extenders. The defect: in affected vehicles, front-wheel hub extenders were not properly tightened by the supplier. The hazards:... — read more
I don’t know if that’s reason enough, but my biggest complaint is my manager. Sometimes I don't even understand how he got that role. Plus, Ford today isn’t even similar to the one I started working at. I’ve been thinking about leaving every day... — read more
Another flagship issue. From Ford Authority: A new class-action Ford F-150 lawsuit, William Kennedy, v. Ford Motor Company, et al, has been filed in the Ontario Canada Superior Court of Justice alleging that Ford’s 5.0L Coyote V8 is defective. The... — read more
After a colleague, with the best of intentions and out of his great passion for the job he was doing and his enthusiasm for working for Ford, made a few remarks about how some things and processes should be improved - they got rid of him very... — read more
If this article is correct then why push battery powered vehicles??? https://www.zerohedge.com/markets/inconvenient-truth-due-li-ions-heavy-carbon-footprint-evs-may-offer-negligible-co2
If you haven’t read Capn Jimmy’s Love Boat, it is worth a read or two. He surely does have Farley’s and Ford’s number. The Ford PR sure has gotten out of hand. They are laying it on so thick that there is a foot of frosting on an inch... — read more
Given the high number of recalls, launch issues, and internal campaigns that you are working on, are you putting your family in Ford products or driving something else?
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2013-2021 Transit Connect vehicles equipped with 2.5L engines. The bushing that attaches the shifter cable to the transmission may degrade or detach. 192,080 units are affected. Read more Ford Motor... — read more
ARE THEY REALLY ANONYMOUS ?
Ok, What are you really doing during your endless Ford virtual meetings? Answers from unofficial team survey laundry Cooking / Eating Walking on treadmill / riding stationary bike Surfing internet Shopping Driving in car Lying... — read more
This is a story about a backseat and lots of money. So sit down and get comfortable because the detail reads like a film script. Ford Motor Co. could face up to $1.3 billion in import penalties on its Ford Transit Connect vans, according to a... — read more
There have been a few bumps in the road for the worldwide launch of the Ford Mustang Mach-E, dating back to last year. European buyers were forced to wait a bit longer than those in the U.S., due to extended shipping times, followed by a stop-sale... — read more
I know that's not the case now but I'm curious if there was ever a time when hard work was rewarded instead of being punished by constantly increasing workload? I've been here for four years and I'm really getting tired of watching all the "yes-men"... — read more
https://jalopnik.com/ford-faces-potential-1-3-billion-fine-for-skirting-chi-1847028810/amp So and there's this.
I wouldn’t put my family in a Ford: Ford Motor Company is recalling select 2021 Ford F-150 models due to steering gears that could be damaged internally. The defect: in affected vehicles, the steering gear could have cracked ball nut... — read more
We need to find a positive spin for this. Any recommendations? From Automobile: Bronco brand customers demand the highest-levels of off-road capability and performance. With off-road competition-proven EcoBoost engines and class-exclusive... — read more
Back in the October of 2019, a Ford sunroof lawsuit was filed after the owner of a 2013 Ford Escape claimed her panoramic sunroof exploded spontaneously while she was driving, spraying down bits of glass on her and her infant daughter. The cause of... — read more
Anyone have experience with working part time (TWA ) there? Was my experience as bad as anyone else’s? I was a top performer in PF engineering for several years until I went part time to try and get pregnant and once I went part time, I was treated... — read more
Suppliers talk, Ford doesn't listen (or care). Widely known that ABF (anybody but Ford) exists for sharing of new technology and Ford Purchasing continues to damage relationships. Results of the 21st annual North American Automotive OEM -... — read more
I turned in my notice last December. I thought I would miss it and oddly enough, I don’t. I am not of traditional retirement age, but thanks to good investments and my wife’s company having an excellent family plan I was able to retire a few years... — read more
MAY 14, 2021 — A Ford Transit recall includes more than 2,500 Transits equipped with aluminum allow wheels with wheel mounting surfaces of the axle flanges that may warp. This can cause the wheel studs to fracture and the wheels can detach. Ford... — read more
Don’t drink the we own the segment from other posters. We continue to dilute brand value and customer confidence. Ford is recalling nearly 205,000 Transit Connect small vans in the U.S. and Canada to fix a problem that can stop the shift lever... — read more
2 yrs ago today, Ford accelerated their current day problems...by getting rid of experienced and "older" talent, and replacing them with younger workers and yes men and women who obviously don't have the same aptitude. Ageism at its finest. Brown... — read more
We will soon find out if Ford workers can finally do away with masks. We will find out if Ford is an American company or co------t-run company.
There were over 30,000 pre orders for the Mach-E, and now this excitement for the Lightning. Like it or not, Ford will do very well selling BEV's.