Calumet Specialty Products Reviews

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    Former Employee - Laboratory Technician in Dickinson, TX
    Former Employee - Laboratory Technician in Dickinson, TX

    I worked at Calumet Specialty Products full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Small company with a lot of access to the different levels of managements. You wear a lot of hats and that gives you a lot of exposure that can be used to sell yourself for your next position. The work load is heavy but management makes you feel appreciated.

    Cons

    Very little structure, this is a company that is becoming a large company but it still has the mentality of a family business.

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    Training.

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    Senior Process Engineer (Shreveport LA) Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Shreveport, LA
    Anonymous Employee in Shreveport, LA
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Calumet Specialty Products in June 2013.

    Interview Details

    intial phone screen, immediate on site interview. no site tour, however. i dont know if it was some sort of hidden test, but they offer no guidance as to where the "front door" or entrance is. thankfully i heard i passed that test with flying colors. :) on site interview was going well, at first although we were off schedule due to me having to fill out a packet (no kidding) a packet or questions which included background checks, employer application etc.
    supposedly they were having major issues occuring during the interview which may account for the seemignly disorganized manner of the interview. also, i am rather light skinned as an african american with straight hair and the african americans on site seemed to be offended by my "white looking" presence. why do i say this? well, it was all good on the phone screen, but as soon as they saw what i looked like, i could feel the tension. all in all, it seems like a rather disorganized plant, with some cultural issues although i will say it was one of the most diverified plants i have encountered. so it wasnt all bad. had i received an offer, i honestly do not know if i would have accepted it.

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Website www.calumetspecialty.com
Headquarters Indianapolis, IN
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 2005
Type Company - Public (CLMT)
Industry Business Services
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (USD) per year

Specialty hydrocarbon producer Calumet Specialty Products Partners operates in two business segments -- specialty products and fuel products. The specialty products unit, the company's largest, processes crude oil into lubricating oils, solvents, waxes, and other petroleum products. It sells these items to industrial customers who use them in the manufacture of basic automotive, consumer, and industrial goods. The fuel products unit processes oil into unleaded gasoline, diesel fuel, and jet fuel. Calumet also produces asphalt. The company has 2,600 specialty products... More

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