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Updated January 16, 2018
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Asia Pulp & Paper Executive Director, President, and CEO Teguh Ganda Wijaya
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  1. "Challenging environment"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Manager
    Current Employee - Sales Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Asia Pulp & Paper full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    All the challenges ensure any freshman learn fast and much enough

    Cons

    Such rapid change in the company might not for everybody

    Advice to Management

    Keep the ears open the employees, trust them more than any of those expensive consulting companies.


  2. "Good to learn but too much birocracy"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Asia Pulp & Paper full-time

    Pros

    APP is very big company which has very large scope. Good to learn about system, manufacturing process, and can travelling to many sister companies. Good to get many experiences here.

    Cons

    Job descriptions are not clear. You have to do whatever your direct superior or another superiors asking for, although it isn't supposedly your job. Birocracy makes easy and quick task become more challenging to get it done. Not good for salary and long term career.

    Advice to Management

    Need to pay attention to employee welfare.

  3. "Great to start a career but not for a long run"

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    Former Employee - Contract Staff in Jakarta (Indonesia)
    Former Employee - Contract Staff in Jakarta (Indonesia)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Asia Pulp & Paper (More than a year)

    Pros

    Structured organisation, great place to learn

    Cons

    Salary is very low and no prospect for promotion


  4. "International Sales Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Asia Pulp & Paper full-time

    Pros

    Great experience, rewarding, steep learning curve

    Cons

    Work in remote areas, performance bonus not as promised


  5. "Reporting and Consolidation Team"

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    Current Employee - Senior Financial Reporting Analyst in Jakarta (Indonesia)
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Reporting Analyst in Jakarta (Indonesia)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Asia Pulp & Paper full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Balance working hours (8.00-17.00)
    Well known company
    Strategic location, in the centre of Jakarta City

    Cons

    Long and complicated bureaucracy
    Strict and old-fashion management

    Advice to Management

    Be more flexible and listen to employees input


  6. "Senior Branding Associate for Sustainability Branding"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Brand Specialist in Jakarta (Indonesia)
    Current Employee - Brand Specialist in Jakarta (Indonesia)

    I have been working at Asia Pulp & Paper full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    stable environment for family-oriented employees

    Cons

    bad traffic, family business culture, unlikely career improvement's path


  7. "Supervisor Corporate Export Document in LC Team"

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    Current Employee - Supervisor of Corporate Export Document In LC Team in Jakarta (Indonesia)
    Current Employee - Supervisor of Corporate Export Document In LC Team in Jakarta (Indonesia)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Asia Pulp & Paper full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    strategic location, using good system such as SAP.

    Cons

    no career development, much pressure less reward, find-the-culprit culture.

    Advice to Management

    Need to look after subordinates, do not only look on the company side because employees matter.

  8. "Engineering Manager"

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    Current Employee - Engineering Manager in Mojokerto, East Java (Indonesia)
    Current Employee - Engineering Manager in Mojokerto, East Java (Indonesia)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Asia Pulp & Paper (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    lots of challenges, good people in many of the departments. Since there are so many challenges, the opportunities to improve things are always available.

    Cons

    vacation time is too short. Strict control of employees hours. Pressure from upper management is sometimes too heavy. Safety and training needs improvement

    Advice to Management

    Increase the level of forward thinking for future of the company. Safety and training needs improvement


  9. "expatriot gr 10"

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    Current Employee - Expatriot in Perawang (Indonesia)
    Current Employee - Expatriot in Perawang (Indonesia)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Asia Pulp & Paper full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    fast action,resource availability, target based production

    Cons

    full time plant work involvement ,documentation lack


  10. "Regional Sales Manager"

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    Former Employee - Regional Sales Manager in Jakarta (Indonesia)
    Former Employee - Regional Sales Manager in Jakarta (Indonesia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Asia Pulp & Paper full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Excellent work structure, good system, multicultural environment, international opportunity

    Cons

    Family management oriented, lack of opportunity for higher career path

    Advice to Management

    Reward for the high achieved employee both in remuneration increment and career path


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