DSM Reviews

83 Reviews
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83 Reviews
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    Corporate

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Corporate Services  in  Parsippany, NJ
    Former Employee - Corporate Services in Parsippany, NJ

    I worked at DSM full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    very customer focused, work life balance, compensation, talent management programs, very high integrity and code of ethics.

    Cons

    decision making is not as quick as it should be, office culture can be too formal.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Add leaders from different regions to key decision making process because this is the only way to have a truly global perspective.

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DSM Interviews

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

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Getting an Interview

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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at DSM in June 2012.

    Interview Details

    DSM employs a standard behavioral based interview process. After the intial introduction and background review, they dive deep into past experiences that are related to the job needs. Interviewers include HR, and and functional Business Managers. The second round involves the most senior functional leader and a client.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    It was a very simple offer/negotiation process. I believe they came out with the best offer straight out of the gate. From a total compensation perspective (base, bonus, benefits) it was more generous than I expected. Even if just from the base and bonus, it was very competitive.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

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Additional Info

Website www.dsm.com
Headquarters Heerlen
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (DSM)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year
Competitors DuPont, BASF Group, Bayer AG

DSM – Bright Science. Brighter Living.

Royal DSM N.V. is a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials. By connecting our unique competences in Life Sciences and Materials Sciences DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and social advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders. DSM delivers innovative solutions that...
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