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Nice place to work at

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Former Contractor - SAP Consultant in Pittsburgh, PA
Former Contractor - SAP Consultant in Pittsburgh, PA

I worked at Bayer as a contractor (More than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Good professional environment, nice friendly culture

Cons

Salary and benefits are just about average

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  1. Get experience and get out!

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    Current Employee - Manufacturing Operator/Technician in Baytown, TX
    Current Employee - Manufacturing Operator/Technician in Baytown, TX

    I have been working at Bayer full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Average Pay and benefits, good coworkers. Decent training department to get the experience needed to go to work for a better petrochemical company.

    Cons

    Be ready to be belittled everyday you come to work. Engineers are managing the area with no management experience or true idea of what shift worker go through. Ideas or alternate ideas or not considered from a technician level. We have 5 engineers for every technician, but they continue to cut technicians and hire more engineers. No retirement, insurance gets more costly every year, bonuses are a fraction of the competition.

    Advice to Management

    Need to realize that the technicians/operators pay the bills.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Chaotic and poorly run company

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Concerned Employee in Wayne, NJ
    Current Employee - Concerned Employee in Wayne, NJ

    I have been working at Bayer full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Fantastic medical benefits, specially for medicines.

    Cons

    - If you are not German, or a Woman then there is pretty much no future in the company, unless you are a big brown-noser. - Limited advancement or recognition for a job well done. - Communication from upper management is very poor, they never give clear directions on what employees should be doing. - Upper management concentrates too much on "activity metrics" and "growth expectations" over "team morale" which creates a hostile work environment. - Upper management does not listen as much as they do not communicate, often they go around telling you impossible is possible. - Big brown-nosers like the Director, Compliance, Audit and Risk Management HealthCare among others is there only to update PowerPoint presentations and do not real work. - If you are perceived to be a good employee you will usually they will block your access to training, or exclude you from meetings or communications that are relevant to your job, or will start setting impossible deadlines, in other words, setting you up to fail. - Performance reviews are pretty much useless, as there is a “quota” you have to fill in as below expectations, so reviews end up being very subjective and sometimes they will accuse you of things the reviewer does, but unfortunately you are on the other side.

    Advice to Management

    - Please make up your mind, employees are always expecting the worst just because you decided now to make changes to the organization.


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