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Church & Dwight Reviews

Updated December 4, 2017
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  • Work-life balance leaves something to be desired, because the company is supported by the 20% of people that work hard and intelligently (in 5 reviews)

  • Needs more diversity especially within upper management (in 7 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (2)

    "They watch you everywhere"

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    Former Employee - Now Retired in Colonial Heights, VA
    Former Employee - Now Retired in Colonial Heights, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Church & Dwight (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Pretty decent pay and benefits

    Cons

    very strict attendance policy, Cameras everywhere, they even Monitor the time you spend in bathroom.
    Very little training on problem solving for mechanics. Production, Production......

    Advice to Management

    Don't just let people sign a bunch of training documents, give them time to read them, and practice it.


  2. "National Account Manager"

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    Former Employee - National Account Manager
    Former Employee - National Account Manager
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Church & Dwight full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great people to work with, excellent retirement benefits, and fast paced environment. Historically no layoffs

    Cons

    Lower salaries that are subsidized through benefits

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Processing Supervisor"

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    Former Employee - Production Supervisor in Lakewood, NJ
    Former Employee - Production Supervisor in Lakewood, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Church & Dwight full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    a good well established company.

    Cons

    You will be required to work lots of overtime.

    Advice to Management

    If you are ready to work lots of overtime do not take the job.


  4. Helpful (3)

    "Good but needs changes to keep up"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Church & Dwight full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    High level of responsibility and ownership
    Great brands
    Nice people
    Great work/life balance
    Opportunity to grow and progress in career

    Cons

    Significant lack of diversity
    Resistant to change
    Politics - some decisions don't make sense....

    Advice to Management

    Focus on diversity (thought, people, experiences) because it will only help
    Adapt more quickly to changing environment & understand why
    Increase effort to attract top talent


  5. "Good company to start out career, but no growth."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Church & Dwight full-time

    Pros

    Great culture; love my colleagues and mid-level management boss.

    Cons

    No promotional growth - doesn't promote from within. I know coworkers there for 10 years, no promotion.


  6. Helpful (2)

    "good coworkers poor leadership here"

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    Former Employee - Production Operator in York, PA
    Former Employee - Production Operator in York, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Church & Dwight full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    pay and coworkers were good for the most part

    Cons

    poor leadership on the production floor and too many favorites with friend or family .

    Advice to Management

    get your heads out of the sand and take care of the real people who make your money.


  7. "Engineering"

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Church & Dwight as a contractor

    Pros

    Always something interesting going on

    Cons

    Main focus was always cost

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Customer Development Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ewing, NJ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ewing, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Church & Dwight full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    It's lean and you can effect strategy.

    Cons

    The most politically charged environment I have ever worked in.

    Advice to Management

    Stop promoting people who don't understand the profit motive.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Shift Lead"

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    Former Employee - Shift Lead in Vancouver, WA
    Former Employee - Shift Lead in Vancouver, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Church & Dwight full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good people, Nice to have 3-4 days off.

    Cons

    Hard work, low pay. Not a lot of incentives to work there.

    Advice to Management

    Respect and treat the employees better.


  10. "Good company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Church & Dwight full-time

    Pros

    Good teamwork and management listens to ideas

    Cons

    Salary range could be higher

    Advice to Management

    None


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