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Samsung Electronics South Korea Reviews

Updated September 17, 2017
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  1. "SCM, demand planner"

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    Former Employee - SCM Demand Planner in Suwŏn, Kyonggi (South Korea)
    Former Employee - SCM Demand Planner in Suwŏn, Kyonggi (South Korea)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    System related to SCM that users can manage SCM things overall with

    Cons

    Location, long commuting time, 1 and half~2 hours / Low motivation

    Advice to Management

    Need to motivate young employees, not only salary&benefit, but also vision


  2. "Sr. UX desigenr"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seoul (South Korea)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seoul (South Korea)
    Recommends

    I have been working at Samsung Electronics full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    your work can be implemented in global launched products

    Cons

    Some times there are pressure for hard work

  3. "samsung electronics"

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    Current Employee - Samsung Electronics in Seoul (South Korea)
    Current Employee - Samsung Electronics in Seoul (South Korea)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    flexible work time. great people to work together.

    Cons

    too much work to do. hard working.

    Advice to Management

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  4. "Group leader, principal engineer"

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    Current Employee - Group Manager in Hwaseong (South Korea)
    Current Employee - Group Manager in Hwaseong (South Korea)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Samsung Electronics full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Advanced leading edge technology development

    Cons

    Korean culture, which is quite tougher than other countries beside Taiwan

    Advice to Management

    top-down action execution


  5. "Best company in South Korea"

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineering in Suwon-dong (South Korea)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineering in Suwon-dong (South Korea)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Samsung Electronics full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Flexible working time.
    Good environment for working.
    A lot of opportunities for education.
    Recently try to make a balance of working and life.

    Cons

    Always got a pressure of delivery.
    Culture is not flexible. (Top down decision)
    This company is not a software company but a hardware(manufacturer).

    Advice to Management

    Do not pressure your employee


  6. "Global Strategy Group"

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    Former Employee - Global Strategist in Seoul (South Korea)
    Former Employee - Global Strategist in Seoul (South Korea)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Samsung Electronics full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    International exposure. High level exposure to senior executives across multiple business units. Soft landing to fully understand how the organization operates

    Cons

    Need to constantly think about the unspoken words while communicating with local staff


  7. "Challenging working Conditions"

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    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Seoul (South Korea)
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Seoul (South Korea)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Samsung Electronics full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Fair salaries, Good office campus and best facilities

    Cons

    Communication problem due to Korean language influence in the company, Autocratic Management ,Middle management lacking Managerial Qualities

    Advice to Management

    No diversity in Company, Opinions from Non-Korean employees are generally ignored.

  8. "company review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seoul (South Korea)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seoul (South Korea)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Samsung Electronics full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    good salary, close to Seoul

    Cons

    a lack of communication, picky interpersonal relationship


  9. "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Suwon-dong (South Korea)
    Current Employee - Manager in Suwon-dong (South Korea)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Many opportunities to work globally with subsidiaries and partners, decent salary and employee benefits and smart colleagues to work and hang out with

    Cons

    Too much hierachy inside the organization and ridiculous in-house tools developed by SDS that drive everyone crazy whenever getting a job done

    Advice to Management

    You are trying but try harder to make a great place to work


  10. "worked at DMC R&D Center"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Suwŏn, Kyonggi (South Korea)
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Suwŏn, Kyonggi (South Korea)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    provides free meals and free commuter bus

    Cons

    No (literally no) work-life balance


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