Church & Dwight Reviews

Updated Jun 28, 2020

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3.2
62%
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92%
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Church & Dwight CEO Matthew Farrell
Matthew Farrell
80 Ratings
Pros
  • "Decent work- life balance, stock options(in 17 reviews)

  • "Church & Dwight gives good pay & has good people to work with the jobs are pretty simple tasks(in 14 reviews)

Cons
  • "Upper management stagnant not a lot of change throughout the years(in 8 reviews)

  • "Old fashioned' work environment--no flexibility in work schedules, WFH, etc(in 8 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Great organization"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Production Manager Supervisor in Lakewood, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Church & Dwight full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Excellent benefits, great opportunity to advance one's career, and an environment where good work is recognized

    Cons

    Communication channels present a good improvement opportunity

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  2. "Interesting Environment - Lean and Fast Paced"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Packaging Engineer in Princeton, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Church & Dwight part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Fast Paced, Good Community, Good travel time, constant stream of projects

    Cons

    Might be stressful to some people, pay might not be ideal

  3. "Political, no career pathing, every person for themselves"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Ewing, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Church & Dwight full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Never boring. Lean environment allows for getting involved in true projects.

    Cons

    There are no diversity in leadership ranks. Predominantly white men in executive positions. Very little racial diversity in management positions. Career advancement very difficult after a certain level as there is no formalized career pathing.

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  4. "Great job, poorly executed changes."

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Technical Line Operator in York, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Church & Dwight full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Benefits are great, the pay is decent.

    Cons

    Indifferent management. Poor communication, and execution of new projects. Mandatory overtime is frequent.

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  5. COVID-19

    "Agree with everyone"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Church & Dwight full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Flexibility to work remotely even before Covid

    Cons

    It’s unacceptable not to agree or be friendly at all times with the director

  6. "Dont be fooled by reviews"

    1.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Resources in Princeton, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Church & Dwight full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Benefits and Flex Summer Fridays

    Cons

    ZERO diversity- One-dimensional old boys club at Management and Senior Level

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  7. "Church & Dwight"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Chemist in Lakewood, NJ

    I worked at Church & Dwight full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good coworkers, job security, fast paced

    Cons

    Having to work 3rd shift.

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Terrible culture, no diversity, cheap, poor pay"

    1.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Ewing, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Church & Dwight full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Decent work- life balance, stock options

    Cons

    Complacent “leaders” who are comfortable fast-following competitors and being second best; Slow to adopt trends; No racial diversity in senior leadership, and no appreciation for diverse consumer populations; Shady financial practices and senior leaders who manipulate results for personal gain; Toxic culture where people are mistreated and bullied.

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  9. "Great company! Great incentives!"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manufacturing Engineer in Colonial Heights, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Church & Dwight full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great people, good life-work balance

    Cons

    Have to relocate to get promoted

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  10. Helpful (2)

    "Great place to work for if your Focus employee"

    1.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Loader in Harrisonville, MO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Church & Dwight full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Money is good no one on the floor is held responsible for trashing product or making spills its a free for all as long as we get orders out the door ...who cares if its a damage truck its a order out the door

    Cons

    fast to fire for stupid reasons but yet they keep managers that steal from company and fire employees for taking trash..they never tell employees if they are doing good only whenthey mess up...you never see managers on floor if you do they walk right by you and dont speak or notice you are on the floor as they walk right next to you..last 4years the place has gone to hell.. was a great place to work for

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