Kemira Reviews

Updated October 5, 2014
Updated October 5, 2014
3 Reviews
2.2
3 Reviews

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Wolfgang B├╝chele
2 Ratings

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  1.  

    it's a nice environment to work though communication may take longer that expected.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Marketing Technical Specialist in Kennesaw, GA
    Former Employee - Marketing Technical Specialist in Kennesaw, GA

    I worked at Kemira

    Pros

    The time is hard for a lot of chemical companies. Kemira treats people well. Though I only work there for a short period, I like the people in my team. All the team members support each other like a big family.

    Cons

    High percentage of traveling , global technical support system, and IT support are the downsides. I was frustrated with IT staff a couple of times when dealing with cell phone and notebook. Global expert team may take longer time to provide a much needed help. Pretrial coordination is very important to reach success.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Improve the communication and faster supply of chemicals to the fields.

    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Some Great Employees Hiding Under Terrible Managment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Kemira full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great insurance, 401k, great office in a central location.

    Cons

    zero management training, promotions are given based on whomever in the department has been with Kemira the longest, not who is qualified. Office moral is alltime low, upper management knows this but does nothing to fix it. The quality employees are leaving on a weekly basis.
    Bonus is being eliminated, eventhough work is increased.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Send ALL managers to a min. of a week-long manament training class. Train how to speak to their employees and encourage them. This should be done once a year and be a manditory activity.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    The potential to be a great company is there if leadership would change.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Kemira full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good hard working people that actually do the day-to-day work, good benefits, flexibility. Good products and customers.

    Cons

    Poor leadership all the way to the CEO. Changes in organizational structure occur too often leading to confusion and poor production.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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