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Mülheim an der Ruhr (Germany)
10000+ employees
1874
Company - Public (BNR.DE)
Business Services
$5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
Univar
Brenntag is the global market leader in chemical distribution. The German based international company manages complex supply chains for both chemical manufacturers and consumers by simplifying market access to thousands of products and services. It combines a global network with ... Read more

Mission: Our Vision

We are the safest chemical distributor striving for zero accidents and incidents.

Throughout the world, we connect our customers and suppliers by providing the most effective industry channel.

We are the ... Read more

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Reading, PA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Reading, PA
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    I worked at Brenntag (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Company has great pay and great co-workers. Upper management kept us informed of new developments and long term goals of the company. Has defined pension plan as well as matching 401k. Year-end bonus generous. I would not have left had I not moved out of state.

    Cons

    It would be great if they had job postings in their employee website so you could see what other job opportunities were available.

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Brenntag Interviews

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    Logistics and Supply Chain Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pittsburgh, PA
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    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Brenntag (Pittsburgh, PA).

    Interview

    After scheduling an interview on short notice, (I.e. same day), I was left waiting in the lobby for nearly 30 minutes (1st red flag). The interviewer had me do a "mock" cycle count with him, which I'm guessing was more of a receiver count as material had clearly arrived that day (count have been an on-hand count) (2nd flag). Towards the end of the interview, where the discussion turned towards benefits, the interviewer actually made the comment "that's a big nut" in regards to my current salary. (Flag 3, and glad no offer was extended). Company seemed like they were growing, but I'm not sure that I'd want to work in an environment where you're expected to be oncall 24/7 making an entry level salary.

    Interview Questions

    • Would you be comfortable adopting new technology and training on that technology while expanding warehousing capabilities and incorporating use of local logistics modes?   1 Answer
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