DuPont Reviews

Updated July 2, 2015
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DuPont Chairman & CEO Ellen J. Kullman
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Pros
  • This culture screams work/life balance (in 56 reviews)

  • Core values are of utmost importance and are carried out on a daily basis (in 34 reviews)

Cons
  • One of DuPont 'Core Values' is 'Respect for People', and they hold this out as their flagship core value (in 9 reviews)

  • Lack of agility within the decision-making process (in 12 reviews)

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  1. Pro Development

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at DuPont full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    they have actively invested in my personal skill development for the past 18 years.

    Cons

    It is a large company and things can move slowly at times.


  2. Safety culture

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at DuPont

    Pros

    Good work life balance. Emphasis on safety. Flat managing structure.

    Cons

    Promotion can be slow sometimes.


  3. Long service employee with global EHS audit experience.

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Global SHE Audit Leader in Nashville, TN
    Current Employee - Global SHE Audit Leader in Nashville, TN

    I have been working at DuPont full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Very ethical company, greatness in its past and change in its future providing a variety of opportunities.

    Cons

    Significant change dynamics with business spin and redeveloping the organization.

    Advice to Management

    Stay the course. Keep standards high and maintain support for the SHE function.


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    Six Sigma Blackbelt Project Lead

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Six Sigma Black Belt in Wilmington, DE
    Current Employee - Six Sigma Black Belt in Wilmington, DE

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Company with a lot of history with a mission to help solve the world's big problems
    Opportunity to grow and switch positions internally
    Support for certifications and development

    Cons

    Raises have fallen below industry norms
    Risk of short term focus vs. growing for the future

    Advice to Management

    Invest in the future and don't cut R&D for short term Wall St. concerns


  6. Marketing

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at DuPont full-time

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great company to work for. Really cares about it's employees

    Cons

    I've had a great experience

    Advice to Management

    Keep on doing good things.


  7. Great experience. As intern let you work on projects with high visibility.

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Finance Intern in Richmond, VA
    Current Employee - Finance Intern in Richmond, VA

    I have been working at DuPont

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Let you contribute to 401K as intern. Matched $ for $ up to 6%

    Cons

    it took a few days before my laptop was ready and secure.


  8. great company

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at DuPont

    Pros

    people and management have supplies

    Cons

    nonethat i can think of


  9. Sr Manufacturing Scientist

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at DuPont

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Friendly environment, interesting projects, good team work, nice location, state of art technology

    Cons

    Sometimes too many meeting a day. I can not think of anything else.


  10. Great place to work

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at DuPont

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - relaxed atmosphere
    - friendly people
    - a lot of support from management
    - very easy to connect with other offices if interested
    - very large, global company with so many different areas to explore

    Cons

    - older crowd
    - Wilmington isn't the most exciting place to live

    Advice to Management

    Stick to the current company values and I think the company's future will be successful


  11. Great Company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at DuPont

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Trusting culture where employees can contribute to their full potential

    Cons

    Sometimes too internally focused and therefore don't have enough information about what is going on in the market.



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