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Good place to work

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Former Employee - Senior Support Analyst in Dallas, TX
Former Employee - Senior Support Analyst in Dallas, TX

I worked at Celanese

Pros

Lots of change, very dynamic. There is lots of room for advancement. Their IT group pushes the limits and gets lots done.

Cons

Lots of change, very dynamic. Constant reorganization is stifling maturity of IT group. Lots of projects going on at any given time.

Advice to Management

Get IT strategy better aligned with business leadership. Utilize Low cost IT groups for more 3rd tier work. IT should play a bigger role in M&A activities up front.

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  1. Nothing really spectacular going on here.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX

    I have been working at Celanese

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

    Pros

    Celanese is an excellent place to work if one is not ambitious and not interested in advancement opportunities.

    Cons

    Unfortunately, the economic downturn hit the company pretty hard as it did all the major players in the chemical industry. This lead to significant restructuring resulting in fewer and fewer paths to advancement. Thus, the company doesn't seem too interested in developing managers beyond their current level as there really is nowhere for them to go.

    Advice to Management

    Management seems to have things under control, but there's not much they can do about the industry.

  2. Helpful (1)

    Draw you in with $$ and no trust and limited feedbacks allowed

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    Former Employee - Manager in Pasadena, TX
    Former Employee - Manager in Pasadena, TX

    I worked at Celanese

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

    Pros

    * Top quartile salary and top bous to draw high potential employees into the company
    * Not much level of middle management

    Cons

    * Their way or the high way - supervisor does not listen to suggestion or feedback
    * Minimum interaction between mgmt and employee
    * No clear expectation on job, yet will slap you with a poor PMP without knowing what goals were supposedly to be achieved
    * There are people with company +15 yrs, people with company less than 2 yrs, and very few in between - significant experienced hires left in two years.

    Advice to Management

    * Listen to what your experienced hires for suggestions and feedbacks
    * Increase intereactions between supervisor and staff.
    * Need much much better performance management process

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