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11 days ago

Global Quality Director

FMC Philadelphia, PA

FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the…

25 days ago

Plant Controller

FMC Corporation Newark, DE

of these three functions while also contributing to overall plant management as an integral part of the site leadership team. The incumbent will…

30+ days ago

Process Engineer-Organics

FMC Corporation Bessemer City, NC

EHS · Responsible to initiate and/or approve MOC requests and complete action items, training, PSSR’s, etc. and communicate changes…

25 days ago

Sales Operations Manager

FMC Corporation Philadelphia, PA

FMC Corporation is one the world’s leading specialty chemical companies. We are proud that our chemistries are helping to grow the world’s food…

15 days ago

Research Ecotoxicologist

FMC Corporation Ewing, NJ +2 locations

To provide scientific and regulatory expertise in the field of ecotoxicology and environmental exposure/ risk assessment to support all FMC…

30+ days ago


FMC Corporation United States

*4. Domínio de idiomas: * * Fluência Inglês * Fluência Básica em Espanhol…

30+ days ago

Environmental Engineering Coordinator

FMC Corporation Green River, WY

FMC Corporation is committed to providing employees with ample opportunities to contribute, lead and be recognized as innovators, to look beyond…

30+ days ago

Senior Formulation Chemist, Seed Treatment

FMC Corporation Ewing, NJ +2 locations

Primary responsibility is to formulate, generate supporting development information and commercialize new seed treatments. This includes evaluating…

18 days ago

Quality Product Assurance Lab Technician

FMC Corporation Rockland, ME

We are looking for a career-minded individual to perform testing of carrageenan products, intermediate materials, developmental blends, etc., and who…

30+ days ago


FMC Corporation Ewing, NJ +2 locations

FMC Corporation is committed to providing employees with ample opportunities to contribute, lead and be recognized as innovators, to look beyond…

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FMC Chairman, President, and CEO Pierre Brondeau
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    Former Employee - Unable to Share in Philadelphia, PA
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    I worked at FMC full-time (more than 5 years)


    Flexibility around working hours and locations. Some great people at the middle and lower levels of the corporation, although they usually leave after a few years. I also had one incredible and exceptional boss, who also left of course. I wish I could say more good things - but that was about it in my experience. However, I have heard good things about the company's Agriculture division (where I didn't work).


    Where to start? The division where I worked had no strategy, partly as the result of years of cost cutting and under-investment, partly due to a lack of industry and customer understanding, and partly due to a management culture that emphasizes conformity and analytical skills over creativity and teamwork. By the time I left, trust in divisional and senior management was at very low levels and so many people had left or been fired that it was difficult to see a meaningful future for the business.

    I was also concerned that I wasn't going to learn much. With one exception, the business' current leaders (at least in my area) were kind of nice but stunningly mediocre thinkers. They also knew nothing about their customers or their customers' businesses and weren't interested in them. When I offered to lend an important (and short) industry article to Someone, the response was "Nah, that's what I have you for." The contrast between FMC and my current employer in this respect is staggering.

    One of the saddest things of all is that I never heard anyone in HR or management use the word 'teamwork' other than superficially. It was all about 'leadership' and the individual. This emphasis led to a lot of very silly meeting behaviors (one-upmanship, talking for the sake of talking, putting down others to enhance one's own standing, etc). Again, where I now work is a huge improvement.

     If you like highly political, inward-looking environments that emphasize style and self-promotion over commercial flair, technical skills or ability to drive results, you will love this place.

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