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Updated January 15, 2018
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  1. "MANAGER"

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    Current Employee - Manager in New Delhi (India)
    Current Employee - Manager in New Delhi (India)
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Ordnance Factory Board full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good team work& a lot to learn

    Cons

    Same pattern of working no opportunity


  2. "Electronic"

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    Current Employee - Electronics in Bhopal (India)
    Current Employee - Electronics in Bhopal (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Ordnance Factory Board full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very nice and good job

    Cons

    So happy and I am so lucky

    Advice to Management

    Sefti

  3. "very good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    job security, less work load, overtime

    Cons

    slow promotion, average life, not all quarters maintained properly

    Advice to Management

    recruit chargeman every two years instead of four years


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Not a place for BTech/MTech"

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    Current Employee - Junior Manager in Chandrapur, Maharashtra (India)
    Current Employee - Junior Manager in Chandrapur, Maharashtra (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Ordnance Factory Board full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    1.Good starting salary.

    2. You will learn about ammunition.

    3. Mostly clerical work.

    4. You will be given a job profile irrespective of your technical background. Like chemical graduates in mechanical and mechanical graduates in chemical.

    5.You can socialize a lot as these factories are highly overstaffed.

    6. you will be stuck here for lifetime as work exp works only for DRDO and defense.

    8. Good housing quarters./ facilities. Good townships.

    9. You get a lot of respect.

    10. Not a place for BTech/ MTech as most work is documentation/letter correspondence.

    Cons

    1. Promotional aspects limited for JWMs and lower. Good promotional aspects for Gp 'A'.

    2. Most factories are at difficult locations. JWMs are expected to serve 10-12 years before before asking for transfer.

    Advice to Management

    Doing great work. Serving the nation.
    Need to improve transfer policies.


  5. "Chemical Engineer(JWM)"

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    Current Employee - Chemical Engineer in Nalanda (India)
    Current Employee - Chemical Engineer in Nalanda (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Ordnance Factory Board full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Challenging and Risky completely new environment where the potential of a chemical engineer can realy be utilised in project and manufacturing.

    Cons

    Promotion prospects are low. Senior management is less bothered about the middle management. No promotion prospects in vicinity.

    Advice to Management

    Improve promotion prospects and salary n responsibilities


  6. "goood"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    good environment in this factory

    Cons

    less salary and less benefits

    Advice to Management

    need to increase salary


  7. "Hefty Job"

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    Current Employee - Chargeman in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Chargeman in Mumbai (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Ordnance Factory Board full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Opportunity to learn as a mechanical engineer.
    Job security

    Cons

    Workload is more at junior level

    Advice to Management

    change your policies.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "worst sxperiance"

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    Current Employee - Chargeman in Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Chargeman in Chennai (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Enough salary. Overtime available to earn money. As like other government organizations job security.

    Cons

    Only earn money, every day passes with definite efforts to survive. Live like money making machines. Roles and responsibility not defined, insufficient training. Inadequate knowledge given by the organization. More work time to squeeze everyone by having baits in terms of more money earning.

    Advice to Management

    Job culture to be changed. Organization structure to be improved


  9. "indian ordnance factories best for techno managerial and administrative experience"

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

    I have been working at Ordnance Factory Board full-time

    Pros

    responsibility. diversified technological and other functions like procurement,maintenance,machine procurement experience

    Cons

    nothing as such adverse found.


  10. "ok"

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    Current Employee - Charge Man in Kolkata (India)
    Current Employee - Charge Man in Kolkata (India)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Ordnance Factory Board full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    proud to be a part of defense production

    Cons

    all the plants are using backdated technology, to be replaced by new one. staffs to be trained properly for better productivity

    Advice to Management

    they have to change the backdated systems


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