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Updated February 18, 2017
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  1. "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


  2. "Business Development Manager"

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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. "Investing in the Charlotte, NC area with Additive Manufacturing"

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    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.


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    "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Oerlikon full-time

    Pros

    Overall good company to work for. You will learn a lot if you are a "go getter". If you are a driven individual, you will succeed at this company.

    Cons

    You need to manage your own career. It is not necessary a bad thing. For me it was a good thing.


  6. "Good company"

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

    Pros

    Big company, steady salary with raises and benefits

    Cons

    not to much room to grow

    Advice to Management

    Better opportunities for employees


  7. "Oerlikon"

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    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.


  8. "Service Department Lead"

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    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.


  9. "Senior Financial Analyst"

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    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


  10. "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


  11. "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



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