Mitsui O.S.K. Lines
3.8 of 5 21 reviews
www.mol.co.jp Tokyo, Japan 5000+ Employees

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Reviews

Updated Mar 19, 2014

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Akimitsu Ashida

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80% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Helpful management and a good opportunity

Temp (Former Employee)
Edison, NJ

I worked at Mitsui O.S.K. Lines part-time for more than a year

ProsFlexibility, overtime (if hourly), welcoming management and colleagues.

ConsThere wasn't much in terms of opportunities while I was there, or at least I wasn't made aware of them.

Advice to Senior ManagementMaybe there should be more in terms of morale boosting and compensation incentives to increase productivity.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Worked for 2 years in MOL Liner

Trade Management Executive (Current Employee)
Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

I have been working at Mitsui O.S.K. Lines full-time for more than a year

Pros1. friendly coworkers, no/not much office politics
2. complete benefits (bonus, yearend double pay, medical insurance, overtime payment, etc)
3. can work with global offices
4. a lot of room to take charge
5. environment not too competitive (too laid-back if you want to work hard)

Cons1. salary not competitive (more acceptable if counting in bonus and double pay, if you don't mind waiting)
2. scope of duties not well defined
3. slow and problematic systems
4. frequent moving of Japanese employees and high turnover, leading to record loss

Advice to Senior Managementshould not move Japanese employees too often
should consider how the company can be positioned for further growth
should invest on systems
should improve workflows

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good Company to work with

Marine Engineer (Current Employee)
Mumbai (India)

I have been working at Mitsui O.S.K. Lines full-time for more than a year

ProsSafe Working Environment
Use of new Technology
Good Training at Junior Level

ConsI have heard about some problems related to sign off from ships.

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

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Limited opportunities for a programmer

Programmer (Current Employee)
Taipei (Taiwan)

I have been working at Mitsui O.S.K. Lines full-time for more than a year

ProsNice people to work with. provide lunch. No need to work extra hour. learning about the container shipping & transportation & terminal operation.

ConsLimited availability of new opportunities for a programmer.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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enjoy to work with in this company..

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Mitsui O.S.K. Lines as a contractor

Prosworld leader for safe operations.

Consnot very high salary but more than enough for family needs

Advice to Senior Managementimprove more specially for the care of seafarers and their family

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

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Safe and efficiently managed company. World leader in global transportation.

Chief Engineer (Current Employee)
Tokyo (Japan)

I have been working at Mitsui O.S.K. Lines as a contractor for more than 10 years

ProsNo compromise for safety and environmental issues. Very professionally managed company with good technical support from head office.

ConsPromotion is slow specially to top posts.

Advice to Senior ManagementA very good company to work with

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

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Good job

Export/Import Coordinator (Current Employee)
Atlanta, GA

I have been working at Mitsui O.S.K. Lines full-time for more than 3 years

ProsDecent Pay, great work environment, and benefits.

ConsNot much room for Advancement in Atlanta office. Would have to move to other states.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Master Mariner (Current Employee)
Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

I have been working at Mitsui O.S.K. Lines as a contractor for more than 5 years

ProsAn organization with strong ethics. Good quality from the owners.

ConsHighly poor quality of managers and ship operators.

Advice to Senior ManagementManagers should come and work at sea, to get the concepts right.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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It has been a knowledgable and pleasant experience. Good team work & excellent coworkers.

III Assistant Engineer (Former Employee)
New Delhi (India)

I worked at Mitsui O.S.K. Lines full-time for more than 3 years

ProsLots of training and skill development courses. Extremely high regards for safety & training.

ConsNot the best of wages, slow in promotions

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

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EXCELLENT

Janitor (Current Employee)
Singapore (Singapore)

I have been working at Mitsui O.S.K. Lines full-time for more than 10 years

ProsVery good working environment, very pro employee, it's a employee haven. Rated one of the best place to work in for the shipping industry. High renumeration with very attractive bonuses and benefits.

ConsNone that I can think of. You will not regret joining this company, if you ever have a chance. Trying to find a job opening in this company is extremely difficult.

Advice to Senior ManagementThe best team ever.

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

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