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Good Company overall- depends on the department

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Former Employee - Purchasing Agent  in  Saint Louis, MO
Former Employee - Purchasing Agent in Saint Louis, MO

I worked at Sigma-Aldrich full-time for less than a year

Pros

Salary
Christmas Bonus
Some nice people to work with

Cons

Disorganized purchasing department
Employees are overworked and turnover is high

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Take action to improve employee's retention
Be more in tune with what is going on with each department

Doesn't Recommend

Other Reviews for Sigma-Aldrich

  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    It's ok

    Former Employee - Chemist I  in  Miamisburg, OH
    Former Employee - Chemist I in Miamisburg, OH

    I worked at Sigma-Aldrich full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The place isn't bad if you want to gain skills and experience

    Cons

    Very clique-ish. Management is pretty clueless and they don't like change.

  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Going downhill fast

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO

    I have been working at Sigma-Aldrich full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    There are many wonderful dedicated employees.
    If you get under the right mgmt, you are treated humanely and have some flexibility.
    $72.00 bonus after taxes yearly (wow).

    Cons

    Layoffs happen very few years.
    Little to no growth or advancement potential unless you move depts.
    A lot of turnover and offshoring lately.
    Mediocre pay for unrealistic performance expectations.
    Benefits pkg. recently downsized again.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need a major influx of leadership to maximize and retain your human capital.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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