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Axiall Reviews

Updated June 12, 2018
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Pros
  • "Great management team, competivie salaries and benefits, and good work environment" (in 5 reviews)

  • "There is a great work life balance, great pay and benefits" (in 3 reviews)

Cons
  • "99% of upper management has never worked anywhere else and they are a bunch of old school folks" (in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Love working for Axiall"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Analyst in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Axiall full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Really take the time to train and mentor new employees. Room for advancement.

    Cons

    Was purchased by Westlake Chemical, some restructuring and layoffs have occurred. Beginning to move forward as a part of Westlake Chemicals. Some culture changes.

    Advice to Management

    Keep learning opportunities for employees open.


  2. "Great experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Axiall full-time

    Pros

    Long hours during busy periods

    Cons

    Great co-workers to work with

  3. "Procurement Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Axiall full-time

    Pros

    Get job to learn multifunction responsibilities.

    Cons

    Company migrated and moved to Texas.


  4. "VP and Corporate Controller"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vice President and Corporate Controller in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Vice President and Corporate Controller in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Axiall full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Adopted a continuous improvement & Leading Practices mindset.

    Cons

    Lacks a little in accountability, however, management was attempting to change the culture.


  5. "lab analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Axiall full-time

    Pros

    decent benefits, 401k match, friendly coworkers

    Cons

    lack luster management , horrible traffic from the city

    Advice to Management

    more training


  6. "Decent place to work"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineer
    Former Employee - Engineer

    I worked at Axiall full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Enjoyable People. Lots of opportunities to learn.

    Cons

    I didn't always agree with company priorities.


  7. "Great learning experience"

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    Current Employee - Maintenance
    Current Employee - Maintenance
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Axiall full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Above average pay and benefits for the area. Friendly and helpful staff from the hourly work force to the engineering level. Many oppurtunities to learn and gain experience.

    Cons

    Management is detrimental to the facility. More interested in managing people instead of production. Focus is on punitive measures instead of rewarding measures.

    Advice to Management

    Change in attitude starts at the top and filters through the workforce. Your arrogance and ignorance are damaging a great workforce.

  8. "EHS&S Professional II"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Axiall full-time

    Pros

    Great management team, competivie salaries and benefits, and good work environment

    Cons

    Company has changed alot in the last several years due to acquisitions


  9. "Analytical Staff Chemist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Axiall full-time

    Pros

    I learned a great deal from my mentors.

    Cons

    Work was not appreciated because it was not understood what I actually contributed.


  10. "To be determined"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - EHS in Lake Charles, LA
    Former Employee - EHS in Lake Charles, LA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    With acquisition some investment is seen.

    Cons

    Company in changing market place, and having trouble finding it's place. Infrastructure is old.


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