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Chemtura Reviews

Updated March 13, 2017
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Chemtura Chairman, President, and CEO Craig A. Rogerson
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Pros
  • Plenty of good people work there, your opinions are valued (in 5 reviews)

  • Good pay to get you in the door because they can't get anyone to work there (in 2 reviews)

Cons
  • The Upper Management is terrible (in 6 reviews)

  • Very closed off, limited senior management group (in 2 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Chemtura is better than most and is improving."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Production/ Operations
    Current Employee - Production/ Operations
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Its management tries to get everyone to work together

    Cons

    Chemical Industry has many ups and downs due to energy costs and supply management controls

    Advice to Management

    Stay with the solid leadership and business growth, its is the only way to move the company forward.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "a good job working with great team members"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Machine Operator C in Conyers, GA
    Former Employee - Machine Operator C in Conyers, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Chemtura full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    to try to start a career

    Cons

    working around chemicals all day

    Advice to Management

    there great people and give a helping hand and good advise anyday


  3. Helpful (1)

    "AMAZING"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Chemtura full-time

    Pros

    Friendly people, challenging environment, and growing company!

    Cons

    I would not say there are any cons to working here


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  5. "Open Innovation"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Chemtura full-time

    Pros

    Explore new opportunities in new markets

    Cons

    Unsteady and fast moving pace


  6. "Laboratory Technition-Chemistry"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Laboratory Technician B in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Laboratory Technician B in Philadelphia, PA

    I worked at Chemtura (More than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly and supportive working environment.

    Cons

    lengthy and difficult working hours


  7. "Senior Strategic Sourcing Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Strategic Sourcing Manager in Shelton, CT
    Current Employee - Senior Strategic Sourcing Manager in Shelton, CT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Chemtura (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great culture that values work/life balance. Awesome colleagues and co workers that foster a family like environment. Outstanding benefits including on site fitness center. company grounds and building

    Cons

    Nothing significant that is worth mentioning.


  8. "Great company all-around"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Chemtura full-time

    Pros

    They actually care about the people they employ, and make an effort to listen to you. Even the higher-ups will take time to get to know you, for no reason other than making an effort to be courteous.

    Cons

    Depending on your job, you can feel a lack of direction at times.


  9. "Engineering Intern"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineering Intern in El Dorado, AR
    Former Employee - Engineering Intern in El Dorado, AR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Awesome company, very few flaws, very organized

    Cons

    nothing that I can think of

    Advice to Management

    Nothing


  10. Helpful (1)

    "ready to the next level"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Supply Chain in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Supply Chain in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Open mind environment with good opportunities to the people that wants to make the difference.

    Cons

    Few heavy dinosaurs delaying company grow.

    Advice to Management

    Keep sharing results, strategy and goals with we all.


  11. "Process Support Chemist"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in El Dorado, AR
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in El Dorado, AR
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Chemtura full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Interesting, ever changing work!!!
    Great people to work with making it a pleasure to come to work.
    Good benefits

    Cons

    Not impressed with the way upper management runs the company. Way to top heavy. Location leaves something to be desired.

    Advice to Management

    Cut out upper middle management, reduce upper management bonuses and reinvest back into the company and your employees!!



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