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Chemtura Reviews

Updated September 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)

  • Great people to work with, very professional and dedicated (in 3 reviews)

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

  • Senior Management is way overdue for a purge (in 2 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Chemtura is better than most and is improving."

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    • 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)

    "AMAZING"

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    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

  3. "Senior Strategic Sourcing Manager"

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    • 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.


  4. Helpful (1)

    "ready to the next level"

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    • 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.


  5. "Process Support Chemist"

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    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!!


  6. "Medium size company with a small company feel"

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    Current Employee - Engineer in Middlebury, CT
    Current Employee - Engineer in Middlebury, CT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great legacy in the past, long tradition of technology development. The smaller size give you a intimate feeling of the people you work with. Good work/life balance.

    Cons

    Lower pay comparing to bigger chemical companies, decisions are constantly being changed. Company came back from bankcruptcy but still struggling to grow


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Best fit for me of any of the companies I've worked for. I truly enjoy working there"

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    • 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 (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Some of the best people I have ever worked with. For me it's working with family than just work colleagues.

    Cons

    A lot of changes have occurred over the last year and I have seen a lot of good friends of mine leave the company. It goes with the territory.

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Lack of Communication prohibts growth"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Adrian, MI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Adrian, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits and flexibility of hours are great.

    Cons

    -Management lacks communication with those under them causing strife and limiting growth in the company.
    -There is a lack of training to new comers if you are salary- hourly gets all the training the need/desire.

    Advice to Management

    Keep an open door and let everyone know what is going on.


  9. "Overall a good experience. As a young engineer it was a great place to get a ton of experience."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great working environment at the West Lafayette site. Always seemed to have uncertainty in the company with where it was heading.
    Good working experience

    Cons

    Never seemed to have well defined goals or objectives that were also attainable for the future of the company.

    Advice to Management

    Be more definitive in future goals and relate better with all employees. Keep in mind even the lowest on the corporate ladder.


  10. "Customer Care"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Care in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Customer Care in Philadelphia, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Culture, benefits, salary and opportunities.

    Cons

    Too many restructuring since 2006.

    Advice to Management

    N/A


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