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Updated February 18, 2017
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  1. "Investing in the Charlotte, NC area with Additive Manufacturing"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Charlotte, NC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Oerlikon full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - Exciting growth opportunities with new Additive Manufacturing service center just announced for Charlotte area.
    - Challenging work opportunities with many new roles opening up.
    - Competitive pay and benefits.
    - Colleagues are highly motivated to help the team succeed.

    Cons

    - New facility start-up will definitely be a challenge.
    - The AM industry as a whole has to overcome many hurdles to reach its full potential. The technology growth in the machines has outpaced the standards, so it will take time to catch up.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Business Development Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in Charlotte, NC
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Oerlikon full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Awesome people, great technology, investing heavily in the future through additive manufacturing

    Cons

    None. Great company all around. No Cons.


  3. "Great company but needs to sort out few things"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Westbury, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Westbury, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Oerlikon full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay, good benefits, good people

    Cons

    production floor needs better lead with a vision to many wrong decisions are being made

    Advice to Management

    New lead for production floor


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  5. "Senior Financial Analyst"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst/Assistant Controller in Massapequa, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst/Assistant Controller in Massapequa, NY

    I have been working at Oerlikon (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good work-life balance. Excellent Benefits

    Cons

    Time difference working with headquarters in Switzerland


  6. "operator"

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    Former Employee - Forklift Operator in Westbury, NY
    Former Employee - Forklift Operator in Westbury, NY
    Recommends

    Pros

    great opportunity, learn how to communicate. everything i know is because of this employment

    Cons

    none ... theirs really nothing bad i could say


  7. "Service Department Lead"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Service Engineer in Export, PA
    Current Employee - Service Engineer in Export, PA
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Great people on the floor.

    Cons

    Management lacking in taking control.

    Advice to Management

    Take the time to listen to your people.


  8. Helpful (1)

    "Small but highly profitable Swiss company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Current Employee - Director in Brooklyn, NY
    Current Employee - Director in Brooklyn, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Oerlikon (More than a year)

    Pros

    Profitable, pays well, stable, growing company

    Cons

    Most professional growth opportunities go to German-speaking people, even when more qualified non-German speaking) people may be willing and ready to be promoted.

    Advice to Management

    Fix your HR function. Hiring someone can take up to 6 months. Post jobs internally so that internal candidates have an opportunity to apply to higher level positions.


  9. "Oerlikon"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Production Supervisor in Durham, NC
    Former Employee - Production Supervisor in Durham, NC

    I worked at Oerlikon full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good company to work for. Decent benefits.

    Cons

    Company chose to close site, so I am no longer employed there.


  10. "Oerlikon a dynamic company"

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

    I worked at Oerlikon (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Swiss work culture
    - global presence and global interactions
    - Highly technology application
    - Diverse customer base
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    Cons

    - need more younger people in the team
    - Frequent HQ management changes


  11. "Review"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Laid back environment, decent pay for what you do.

    Cons

    Poor management. Not very consistent. Too many "decision makers" not enough decisions

    Advice to Management

    Be consistent and fair


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