Federal-Mogul CEO Alapont Steps Down; Take a Look at the Company

Posted March 12, 2012

Federal-Mogul CEO Jose Maria Alapont

After leading Federal-Mogul Corp. for seven years, Jose Maria Alapont is stepping down as CEO of the Michigan-based auto parts supplier, according to reports.

Alapont, whose resignation is effective April 1, will continue with the company as a consultant and will remain on the board of directors through its 2013 annual meeting. He will be replaced as CEO by Federal-Mogul Senior Vice President Rainer Jueckstock, the company said.

In light of Alapont's announcement, we took a closer look at Federal-Mogul:

Average Federal-Mogul Salary: $61k (range: $27k – $101k)*

The Good:

“The people were great to work for.” — EHS manager

“Good people, good benefits, good pay, well treated.” — process support operator

“Good products, respected in the market as a No. 1 supplier. Good management..” — senior technical writer

The Less-Than-Good:

“At the first showing of a business slow down, they will lay off people.” — shift coordinator

Lack of advancement in career field.” — process support operator

“For a big corporation they should reward their employees with bigger monetary raises for those who do work hard, long hours.” -- customer service

The Stats: Here’s a look at employee happiness at Federal-Mogul as of March 12:

Happiness FactorCareerBliss** Rating
Growth Opportunity3.5
Recommend to Others3.7
Work-Life Balance3.6
Career Advancement3.2
Senior Management3.6
Job Security2.8
Overall score3.5

Sound good? Check out jobs at Federal-Mogul Corp.

*Salary information is submitted with company reviews.

** CareerBliss Ratings are derived from company reviews that evaluate each of the key factors that contribute to the overall happiness in the workplace. Ratings are based on a scale of 1 to 5.

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