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Dow Chemical is outstanding company.

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Former Employee - Purchasing Director in Midland, MI
Former Employee - Purchasing Director in Midland, MI

I worked at Dow Chemical full-time (More than 10 years)

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

Pros

Values, Diversity, Opportunity to grow in different areas..

Cons

Matrix organization (too many people involved in a decision)

Advice to Management

Clarify the strategy: aquisition of specialty company and investment in Sadara.

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  1. Extremely professional approach

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    Former Employee - Research Chemist in Freeport, TX
    Former Employee - Research Chemist in Freeport, TX

    I worked at Dow Chemical full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    I was treated fairly, with respect and dignity. Various opportunities were given to show my skills and compentencies. Overall, great people to work for.

    Cons

    Location of being about 50 miles away from any major metropolitan city is a negative to keeping good talent.

    Advice to Management

    Be more open in communication to people in plants. Do not strong arm employees families when they voice their opinions on your operations


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    There are better opportunities out there

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    Former Employee - Production Engineer in Hahnville, LA
    Former Employee - Production Engineer in Hahnville, LA

    I worked at Dow Chemical full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    compensation and benefits are good
    Plenty opportunities if you luck out with management that supports you movement

    Cons

    Poor HR Management which allows my managers to fire employees on the basis of their personal feelings. Corporate disconnected to other sites. Do not live by their own company values. No visibility to Upper management totally disconnected at plant level therefore have no idea of what their assigned plant manager are doing locally. Witnessed employees be ostracized reporting mismanagement or HR issues.

    Advice to Management

    Visit plans of responsibility frequently. Obtain feedback from the plant on how plant parents are taking their employees and truly managing the daily issues in the plant.


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