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international & stimulating working environment. management lacks a clear direction

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Sales in Zürich (Switzerland)
Former Employee - Sales in Zürich (Switzerland)
No opinion of CEO

Pros

highly capable scientists and engineers the company allows and promotes job changes and further development interesting business (solar)

Cons

management lacks a clear direction and strategy or it is not able to communicate it low morale crappy company locations

Advice to Management

work out the numbers and define a strategy ;) communicate clearly the strategy for the years ahead concentrate on profitable sectors

Other Employee Reviews for Oerlikon

  1. Helpful (1)

    It' s not bad

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Field Service Engineer
    Former Employee - Field Service Engineer
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    You work from home and may be off between jobs

    Cons

    You travel 85% of the time

    Advice to Management

    None


  2. Helpful (1)

    a company focused in in the future (but not rarely neglecting its personnel at the present)

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Experience is a plus on CV, as far as Oerlikon is a welknown company (at least in Switzerland) and dealing with high tech products. There is some good people there that you can learn a lot from. Very differentiated segments of business, which gives the chance to learn a lot about dos and don'ts at corporation life.

    Cons

    Difficult to mangage corporation tasks within subs, as far as quite decentralized management. Segments are not always cooperative with HQ. Huge fluctuation of personnel in HQ and also Segments makes work difficult, as far as even mid term knowledge is often gone. Finally, extrem cuts of headcounts lead not rarely to quick and dirty work by the remaining ones, and huge fees to external consultants...

    Advice to Management

    please strongly rethink your support, compensation and motivation schemes in order to avoid loosing even more people with valuable knowledge of the company. Even if in the short term it sounds "efficient" to reduce headcount, in the mid and long term you are throwing paid for and built up knowledge away!


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