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Arkema Overview

Colombes (France)
10000+ employees
2006
Company - Public (AKE)
Manufacturing
$5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
BASF Group, Solvay, Dow
A designer of materials and innovative solutions, Arkema shapes materials and creates new uses that accelerate customer performance in lightweight and design materials, biosourced materials, new energies, water management, solutions for electronics, and the performance and home ... Read more

Mission: Arkema fosters interaction with its stakeholders, and innovates around 6 solution-oriented research platforms which shape the Group's R&D to address the major global trends today and in the future.

Arkema Reviews

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Arkema Président-Directeur Général Thierry Le Hénaff
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    I worked at Arkema full-time

    Pros

    Very professional environment and great people to work with and for.

    Cons

    High turnover ratio of employees.

    Advice to Management

    Stay. the course that you are on and decrease the high turnover rate

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Arkema Interviews

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Experience
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Getting an Interview
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    Developing Engineer Interview

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    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Arkema.

    Interview

    Spoke with them at college career fair. Interviewed a week later on campus. The interview was standard, there were 2 people and they had a list of questions to ask. Timeline to hear back after the interview is about 2 weeks.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a unit operation and how you would scale it up.   Answer Question
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Company Updates

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    Welcome to the Smart House!

    Used in reversible air-conditioning systems, Forane® HFC refrigerant gases combine economic and environmental performance. Not only are they energy efficient, they also have no impact on the ozone layer.

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Arkema Awards & Accolades

  • Top 100 Global Innovators, Clarivate Analytics, 2016
  • Top 100 Global Innovators, Thomason Reuters, 2015
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