Pros: job security
Cons: low pay, very rigorous rules, poor work-life balance
1). Very low pay, about 15-20% lower than big three, even less than Hyundai-Kia.
2). they expect you to work a lot harder than big three, with less perks,
3). Many rules, very strict, you can't even make personal calls, forget about checking personal email (except in bathroom with your smartphone), they don't even have cubiles
4). Very Japanese style, – more... all top management are Japanese, not much respect for other culture, especially if you are from 3rd world.
5). Not professional attitude toward job seeker, normally 20% scientist per year, this is lower during 2009-2011 recession for the obvious reason! – less