Chemineer Reviews

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    A company that is very good at what they do

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Engineer  in  Dayton, OH
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Dayton, OH

    I worked at Chemineer as a contractor for less than a year

    Pros

    They are a domain expert company. They have a niche market, and they've nailed it. Their management is amazing, and they're always working to be on the cutting edge!

    Cons

    Because they are a niche company, your expertise might not be useful elsewhere. They don't have a lot of good business sense either, they're more technically focused, and have been undercut by other company's more ruthless business practices in the past.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Create a real internship program, and then offer those interns jobs!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Management? What Management?

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Dayton, OH
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dayton, OH

    I worked at Chemineer full-time

    Pros

    Benefits and time off are pretty decent.

    Cons

    The management is poor at best. My particular deparment had horrible management. Supervisor was someone who couldn't even look at you when having a conversation and nothing got done by the Team Lead or their Supervisor. Turnover was embarrasing and the Department head did little but talk all day and figure out who to either fire or drive to quitting next.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take a look at your Management Team and the amount of turnover in the departments. Stop putting in new Leadership without checking to see what the company needs.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  3.  

    meh

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Dayton, OH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dayton, OH

    I have been working at Chemineer

    Pros

    Chemineer has fairly decent benefits, including generous paid time off and holidays. They also provide educational assistance to their employees. At one point in time, there was a decent culture there as well.

    Cons

    The salary is usually poor, and the business itself has been slowly going down hill for decades. Lay offs are fairly common, and many people work in fear of being laid off or fired.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Grow up. Seriously. Chemineer goes through senior management like Tiger Woods goes through women. Every few years there is a management switch, and their pay is based on how pretty they are. There is a severe lack of communication in general, and most employees who work there live in a state of constant fear. Many people are just waiting to retire.

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    Placement year

    Current Employee - Software Engineer  in  Derby, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Derby, England (UK)

    I have been working at Chemineer full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great office environment, freedom to install software

    Cons

    Overly strict on appearance of professionalism, to the point where it harms productivity.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    +/- 30 minutes and a strict 8 hour work day is hardly worthy of the title "flexi-time".

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