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Bobst Reviews

Updated October 1, 2017
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  1. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good would work there again

    Cons

    None I could not think of any


  2. "product manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Bobst part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    great co-workers, lots of fun, lots of support

    Cons

    pay could be better, vacations could be longer. except for that can't say much less i like

  3. "Project Manager"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in East China, MI
    Current Employee - Project Manager in East China, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Technology is advanced; Swiss style of design;

    Cons

    Policy not consistent; People caring is not so much.

    Advice to Management

    give opportunity and trust to young talent


  4. "great to work with diversity"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    great folk to work with

    Cons

    low pay, need more hours

    Advice to Management

    pay more


  5. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Geneva (Switzerland)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Geneva (Switzerland)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bobst full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Employee friendly policies.
    Growing business in India.
    Good Human Resource (HR) department.
    Five days a week.
    Good brand name Globally.

    Cons

    Values are least important.
    Bad work culture in Supply Chain, Production and Purchase departments.
    Too much exploitation in Production department.
    Disparity in salary at various levels.

    Advice to Management

    Values and business shoul go hand in hand.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Need ameliorations"

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    Current Employee - Field Service Technician in Masākin (Tunisia)
    Current Employee - Field Service Technician in Masākin (Tunisia)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bobst full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    All collegues can give advices
    Some collegues share their experiences
    Safe in work

    Cons

    Can be more organized
    Low salary

    Advice to Management

    Need a Chief Happiness Officer


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Nice expirence"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Bobst full-time

    Pros

    Very nice collegues and the amosphere between them is nice.

    Cons

    Management is often very confusing. Work of employees and there engaement often not recognised or appriciated. Never recieved a thanks, even after doing extra hours to achive last minute changed targets.

    Advice to Management

    Profit is not everything, sometimes also the wellbeing and the motivation of co-workers is much more valuable.

  8. "after many years working for this company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lyon (France)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lyon (France)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bobst full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    technology, progress, industry with future, mentalilty, collegues

    Cons

    to fast grown and separated in bussines units, to slow on progress in customer service

    Advice to Management

    take in account experience, don't put to much on people coming from multinationals, as you will always be a family bussines.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Bobst General Review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mex (Switzerland)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mex (Switzerland)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Bobst full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Excellent working environment, well balanced between professional and personal life, best in class final products and good benefits for employees.

    Cons

    Corporate strategy and objectives are not clear communicated to all levels in the company, huge silos inside the company, managed in an old fashion way and poor alignment.

    Advice to Management

    Set up and communicate properly the corporate strategy and objectives. Break the silos and align everyone to achieve the same objective.


  10. "Great machines Great potential"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lausanne (Switzerland)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lausanne (Switzerland)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bobst full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The company is a leader in all of its markets, and will keep this position as far I can see.

    Cons

    As many other Swiss companies the work culture is based on consensus and decisions take time. This may not suit people from other countries.

    Advice to Management

    Keep going


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