Holcim
3.8 of 5 33 reviews
www.holcim.com Zurich, Switzerland 5000+ Employees

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Updated Jul 1, 2014

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Bernard Fontana

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89% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    enriching learning experience

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosgreat company culture and supportive staff

    Consbureaucratic and a little bit of favoritism

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    Solid company with great culture and working environment

    Finance (Current Employee)
    Z├╝rich (Switzerland)

    ProsNice and friendly environment, professional colleagues, multinational environment; solid financials

    ConsSlow in decision making sometimes that missed out some great opportunities

    Advice to Senior ManagementMore job enrichment by allowing job rotation to different departments

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Excellent opportunity for career growth as one walk the experience ropes

    Senior Manager (Current Employee)
    Mumbai (India)

    ProsGood compensation in the Industry, freindly-collaborative office culture. Benefit of multiple domain projects, process enhancement learnings, cross functional growth, train the trainder concepts, harp on acquiring trainings.

    ConsToo much to do, much less the time. Good learning curve with project cost and timeline control may result in stress, over committment

    Advice to Senior ManagementTrust the people, playing games for favors to preferables does not stand long. Quick gains are short term.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGood employer, Work Conditions, challenges,

    ConsCrisis affected the work environement

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great company to gain field experience!

    Ready Mixed Production Manager (Former Employee)
    Managua (Nicaragua)

    ProsLots of training possibilities with international exposure. High standards for operational performance and Organizational Health & Safety.

    ConsSlow career escalating possibilities (at least in my country), the working environment can sometimes be very rigid and somewhat monotonous.

    Advice to Senior ManagementOpen more career opportunities for young and talented individuals.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good company

    Legal Coordinator (Current Employee)
    Mexico, Distrito Federal (Mexico)

    ProsThe temp seasonal driver helper was a blast! It was good exercise and I had an interesting delivery route of mansions on the bay and the hospital and other commercial accounts.

    Conss hard to get hired as a full time worker. They hire from within when a job opening comes up.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great place to work.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat place to work. Values: Strength, Performance and Passion. Occupational Health & Safety Culture. Innovation Culture, Customer Satisfaction Delivery. Compliance.

    ConsThere is an opportunity to invest more in training and communication.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Excellent working environment.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsPeople is empowered to take decissions with full support of direct managers.
    Individual Development Plans put in place in a realistic manner.

    ConsNot fast company to implement projects or strong decissions. Slow when it comes to moments of truth.

    Advice to Senior ManagementImprove communication to all levels of the organization. Clear objectives though.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Old fashioned business, still product oriented

    Project Manager (Former Employee)
    Belgrade (Serbia)

    ProsGood work conditions, international exposure

    ConsSwiss top mgmt, obvious bias for Swiss staff towards career advancements, marketing considered obsolete

    Advice to Senior ManagementReward competence and commitment, not sucking up .,..lesser on optimization,more on sustainability (through marketing)

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    n.a.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    Prosfamily company, great business, international, good salaries,

    Conswomen not that well rewarded, work life balance not equilibrated

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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