Sterling Axle Plant: “I know if I choose to be here for 30 years, or longer, I’m good. I just know, more or less, that I’m set up. I guess that’s the best part of it for me. There are great people here too.”
Buffalo Stamping Plant and Lima Engine Plant: "I want to transport Ford employees to a wonderful place – Mexico City, Lima, Madrid – through delicious, authentic food. I want to feed their souls and fill their hearts."
Dearborn Truck Plant: “I want to go as far as I can go and as far as my skills can take me"
Rouge Electric Vehicle Center: “To have held so many different positions, I feel I can show other women, especially Black women, that they are capable of anything they set their minds to."
Lima Engine Plant: "I have seen how Ford Motor Company has provided a wonderful living to many generations of my family."
Chicago Assembly Plant: “It’s not about micromanaging because you know how to do something. It’s about enabling employees to do the work and grow in their roles so they’re best prepared for the next opportunity that presents itself.”
Buffalo Stamping Plant: "I’ve been at Ford a long time where I’ve met a lot of good friends. And I wish the best to all and to Buffalo Stamping plant."
Kentucky Truck Plant: VIDEO “when you put your touch on something, you have pride, you put a little love in.”
Dearborn Truck Plant, Diversified Manufacturing Plant and Stamping Plant: “When my dad hears about me and my work, I want make sure he is proud of what I'm doing and the reputation I am trying to build."
Blue Oval City Tennessee Electric Vehicle Center: “We have so much pride in Ford Motor Company. It has given my family endless opportunities. I know I am where I am today because of Ford and the opportunities it’s given me. I would be proud if my kids followed in my family legacy and joined Ford.”
Rouge Electric Vehicle Center: “I’m very proud to be working at Ford Motor Company and proud of my son, who has decided to work for Ford Motor Company as well.”
Director of Manufacturing, Vehicle Operations: "This event left me feeling energized about the future for Ford and the larger community. We, as women, have such tremendous opportunities both in our careers and within in the community to do great things.”
Sterling Axle Plant: VIDEO "Dedication is a very important aspect of a company. You're dedicated to do your job and do your best, and you expect the best."
Rouge Electric Vehicle Center: "This is the plan of the future – and Ford is speeding up and becoming even more nimble"
Flat Rock Assembly Plant: "Kosanko chuckles that his routine doesn’t vary. He wakes up at 4 a.m. – earlier if the weather is bad – and gets to work ahead of his shift. At lunch, every day it’s a ham sandwich, small bag of potato chips and a Pepsi. 'No, I never get tired of it.'"
Rawsonville Components Plant: "At 49, I could have 30 years in at Ford and plenty of time to start a business."
Woodhaven Stamping Plant: “I am forever grateful and proud to be a fourth generation Ford team member. My daughters are watching me – the same as I watched my father. Maybe, we will make it a fifth generation.”
Rouge Electric Vehicle Center: "Working at Ford is what I’ve always wanted to do. It makes me happy and it makes me proud that my daughter is working here, too.”
Louisville Assembly Plant: "I tell people all the time to find out what benefits you get for working at Ford and being a UAW member.”
Louisville Assembly Plant: "You enjoy what you’re doing when you like the people you work with – and I like the people I work with."
Woodhaven Stamping Plant: "As an employee, I want our customers to get the best product possible, so it is our job to make sure they get that quality product”
Dearborn Truck Plant: “It was totally within the realm of our training and easy to assist. Just one thing like that made all the difference in the world.”
Cleveland Engine Plant: VIDEO "When Cheyenne Webb came through the door -- my daughter -- it brought a lot of pride knowing she is a third generation Ford Motor Company employee."
Chicago Assembly Plant: “I wanted to further my career, make more valuable connections and pursue necessary professional skills, as well as foster personal development."
Dearborn Truck Plant: "This position really gives you a different perspective of how large this place actually is and how things come together to make a final product. It’s a really cool thing to see."
Dearborn Stamping Plant: “Regardless of his age, he did not miss much at all. He would see things that nobody else could see and always made sure things were exactly where they were supposed to be"
Woodhaven Stamping Plant: “If I’m going to be somewhere, I want to be happy and to make a difference. Learning to weld and do repairs – that is work that matters and that’s what I want to do.”
Dearborn Truck Plant: “I come in, give my team a high-five, chat with them, get to know them. I’m a people person, and it’s important for me to get to know them beyond a work relationship.”
Kentucky Truck Plant and Louisville Assembly Plant: “We have a lot of blessings happen within our Ford family, and it’s so nice to spread those around to those who are less fortunate.”
Kansas City Assembly Plant: “I just love everything that is 1970s stuff, so it really appealed to me, especially since it was a two-door. It’s the only style with the middle taillight.”
Chicago Assembly Plant: “I am a leader, and I feel as if I have led as many people as I could on the motor line, and this position will allow me to lead many more.”
Woodhaven Stamping Plant: “My sister put her reputation on the line for me. My sister never has referred anyone to work at Ford before . . . It all paid off.”
Dearborn Truck Plant: VIDEO "I do my job as if I was driving the truck and as if I was running the company."
Flat Rock Assembly Plant: “Some people work and go home to watch TV or have some hobby. I don’t do that. I want to spend my time with the horses.”
Flat Rock Assembly Plant: VIDEO "My team is consistently finding ways to improve the process of building this car."
Liviona Transmission Plant: VIDEO "I always wanted to work with cars. I always wanted to work in the industry. I know that's my vocation."
Lima Engine Plant: “I know what Ford can do for you. Everything my family has is because of Ford, and I’m grateful. I want my daughter to have the same opportunity.”
Louisville Assembly Plant: “I’m on day shift, where I plan to stay until I can retire like my dad. Working for Ford is all I have ever known, and I couldn’t be happier than to give my family the life my dad was able to give us because of this job.”