Oberthur Card Systems Reviews

Updated 28 August 2014
Updated 28 August 2014
36 Reviews

3.4
36 Reviews
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Oberthur Card Systems Président-Directeur Général Didier Lamouche
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  1.  

    technical skills facilitating me to be a competent and pragmatic individual

    Former Employee - Machine Operator  in  Muscat (Oman)
    Former Employee - Machine Operator in Muscat (Oman)

    I worked at Oberthur Card Systems full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    I have been introduced to the technical know-how of the trade. Along with a good performance in the project work done at Oberther, was able to lead the team and coordinate the works on schedule as a machine operator

    Cons

    lack of staff training to the new environment

  2.  

    Great company to work for.

    Current Employee - Project Manager  in  São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Project Manager in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)

    I have been working at Oberthur Card Systems full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Environment and people are very good.

    Cons

    there is no career plan implemented.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3.  

    Machine Operator at Oberthur Technologies.

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    Former Employee - Machine Operator  in  Exton, PA (US)
    Former Employee - Machine Operator in Exton, PA (US)

    I worked at Oberthur Card Systems full-time

    Pros

    My co-workers were great and made the long hours go by quick.

    Cons

    Little to no cross-training, mandatory overtime, no career advancement, changing hours, and management that does not care about the well being of their employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pretend to care about your employees.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Patience is a virtue...

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    Current Employee - Sales Manager  in  Paris (France)
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Paris (France)

    I have been working at Oberthur Card Systems full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great informal atmosphere, dynamic people and interesting work.

    Cons

    Back office is run from paris and is super slow. HR is not on your side, nothing is urgent including payment of your incentive plans. Make sure you get everything you want in writing before joining.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay your people and pay your people in a timely manner. Give more regional autonomy, regions don't need to run to Paris for every decision.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Overwhelmed by twenty year veterans

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    Former Employee - Service Manager  in  Chantilly, VA (US)
    Former Employee - Service Manager in Chantilly, VA (US)

    I worked at Oberthur Card Systems full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Policy & protocol driven company

    Cons

    Veterans act resentful of newbies.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Find out how your old timers are treating new recruits

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    A great position to get you into the wireless carriers on forefront of technology

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Oberthur Card Systems full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great travel opportunities and innovative technology for wireless.

    Cons

    management and financial difficulties so commissions are never on time and there is very little room for upward movement.

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Great enterprise to work for

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    Current Employee - Local Technical Consultant  in  Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Current Employee - Local Technical Consultant in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)

    I have been working at Oberthur Card Systems full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    * friendly working environment
    * Good salary
    * Good benefits

    Cons

    * Organisation is not really flexible and transparent
    * HR is not really responsive

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Delegate more power to regional hub office

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    It was ok.
    I wouldn't go out of my way to tell someone to go and apply for a job.

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    Former Employee - Machine Operator  in  Exton, PA (US)
    Former Employee - Machine Operator in Exton, PA (US)

    I worked at Oberthur Card Systems full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The way the schedule was, you got every other weekend off, which was a good thing. You could make plans around that,

    Cons

    The twelve hour shifts. If you can do it or used to doing it, you'll have no problem. It get's boring at times. If you get to work in another section, you learn something new!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Put more TRUST in your employees!!!!!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Good first job

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Makati City (Philippines)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Makati City (Philippines)

    I worked at Oberthur Card Systems full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Average compensation but above average benefits which include medical, dental and optical reimbursements, more than enough vacation and sick leave credits, at least 2 dependents for medical insurance, group life insurance, paid maternity leave

    Good work/life balance

    Cons

    Low salary increases

    Software development process still a work in progress

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider the culture of the country you are assigned to and adjust your management strategies accordingly

  11.  

    Internship

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    Former Employee - Intern  in  Manila, Manila (Philippines)
    Former Employee - Intern in Manila, Manila (Philippines)

    I worked at Oberthur Card Systems part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Global Leader of Smart Card Tech

    Cons

    Slow Check Release - Allowance Process

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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