Solae

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Solae Reviews

18 Reviews
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  1.  

    Marketing Manager

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    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Saint Louis, MO
    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Saint Louis, MO

    I worked at Solae full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Nice advancement opportunites. Great people to work with.

    Cons

    Getting very big, not as customer focused

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    company info

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Solae

    Pros

    good company to work for if you like food business.

    Cons

    opportunities not so much to move around from what i heard.

  3.  

    Good people, great mission, weak strategy

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Solae full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great people to work with, relaxed workplace, some mid level managers are true leaders.
    Very good work- home balance.

    Cons

    Low pay, too many changes. Core values only apply to mid and low grade employees. Lack of career progression.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop interviewing for your next position and start leading.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Okay place to work.

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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 Solae full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Cafeteria, fitness center on site, good benefits.

    Cons

    Not a lot of mobility in certain departments. People move into "new" positions without the position even being posted.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    I loved working there but managers are just bad!!!

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    Former Employee - Technologist in Saint Louis, MO
    Former Employee - Technologist in Saint Louis, MO

    I worked at Solae

    Pros

    Good peers, flexible hours if you have a good manager

    Cons

    Poor benefits, promotion is not based on your performance, more on managers biases

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Just put managers who have skill to lead, revamp the whole structure , short term goals should be clear to all employees

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  7.  

    Hate working there

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Research Investigator in Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Senior Research Investigator in Saint Louis, MO

    I have been working at Solae

    Pros

    Good peers, enjoyable project but HR is horribly partial

    Cons

    Pay way less than other companies, esp. minorities

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Fire them, put new management in that will be fair and get it done

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  8.  

    ok

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO

    I have been working at Solae

    Pros

    core values
    nice people
    some flexibility

    Cons

    freq change of top management

    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Good

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Scientist in Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Senior Scientist in Saint Louis, MO

    I have been working at Solae

    Pros

    Good balance of life and work

    Cons

    Fast change of managment and leadership team.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need good vision.

    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Not the most technical experience, but a great starting point in industry.

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    Current Employee - Co-Op in Gibson City, IL
    Current Employee - Co-Op in Gibson City, IL

    I have been working at Solae

    Pros

    Free lunch often, nice people, hardworking management, very flexible in requesting time off, laid back atmosphere

    Cons

    lacking communication, boring location, union makes individuals tough to work with at times, boring work with lots of downtime, busy shutdown with extreme overtime

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The management was very supportive and instructive, but lacks effective communication to all employees.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Leadership has no clue

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    Former Employee - Manager in Saint Louis, MO
    Former Employee - Manager in Saint Louis, MO

    I worked at Solae

    Pros

    Decent Compensation for St. Louis.

    Cons

    Execs are all arrogant & have no clue how to lead people.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

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