SQM Reviews

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SQM CEO Patricio Contesse González
Patricio Contesse González
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    Strives for Excellence but lacks strong roots.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Project Hydrogeologist  in  Santiago (Chile)
    Former Employee - Project Hydrogeologist in Santiago (Chile)

    I worked at SQM full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The work is very dynamic. An environment which enables a person to learn and give the best of themselves.

    Cons

    Lack of proper management of activities.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Plan your activities better before you ask the same of your subordinates.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

SQM Interviews

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    Project Hydrogeologist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Santiago (Chile)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santiago (Chile)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at SQM in July 2012.

    Interview Details

    Three personal interviews and a medical exam.

    Negotiation Details
    Accepted the offer without negotiation.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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Website www.sqm.com
Headquarters Santiago, Chile
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (SQM)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year

It's a green world for Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (SQM). The company produces specialty fertilizers, iodine, and lithium, primarily in the Americas (about two-thirds of sales). SQM's specialty fertilizers account for more than half of sales; the company is also one of the world's largest producers of iodine, which is used in medical, agricultural, and industrial applications. Its lithium products are used in ceramics, glass, aluminum, lubricants, and batteries. It also makes other industrial chemicals (sodium nitrate, potassium nitrate, boric acid). SQM has... More

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