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Updated December 23, 2017
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DuPont Pioneer President Paul E. Schickler
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  • Very long hours during peak times (in 18 reviews)

  • Upper management idiocy which led to the demise of this once great company (in 14 reviews)

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  1. "Interning for Pioneer"

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

    I worked at DuPont Pioneer as an intern

    Pros

    Amazing coworkers, and lots of learning opportunities

    Cons

    Long distance driving and early starts


  2. "Awesome Company"

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    Current Employee - Production Technician in Maxton, NC
    Current Employee - Production Technician in Maxton, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pioneer is top of the line!

    Cons

    I can't think of one con

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up

  3. "DuPont Pioneer in Johnston"

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    Current Employee - Engineer in Johnston, IA
    Current Employee - Engineer in Johnston, IA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at DuPont Pioneer full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, challenging and interesting work, nice benefits, friendly coworkers

    Cons

    No company provided child care


  4. "Production Tech"

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

    I worked at DuPont Pioneer full-time

    Pros

    Fantastic people and great company

    Cons

    None really just shift work

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  5. "Your Opinion Matters and is Appreciated"

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Developer in Des Moines, IA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Developer in Des Moines, IA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Smaller teams.
    The teams collaborate extensively and do not hoard information.
    Your opinion matters even if it's not the best. The team members will still listen to you and consider your ideas.
    Managers are always willing to work with you to help you reach your career goals.
    Forty hour weeks.
    Really good work/life balance.

    Cons

    Promotions have to be approved by managers and directors that don't work with you so it can take some time to get promoted.
    Pay is not as competitive as other places, but is still decent


  6. "Great company to work for even in times of change"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at DuPont Pioneer full-time

    Pros

    Opportunity to take on a number of different projects
    Salary is pretty standard

    Cons

    The future seems to be uncertain for some
    Increased workload by hiring freeze is causing some people to be frustrated
    Management doesn't seek advice from the average worker

    Advice to Management

    Seek the opinion of the ground-level worker


  7. "Senior Investment Manager"

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

    I worked at DuPont Pioneer full-time

    Pros

    Opportunity for growth, positive work environment, solid management team, great people to work with

    Cons

    Sometime collaboration amongst varioud departments is not encourage or accepted enough

    Advice to Management

    Get all areas of the organization talking and working with each other

  8. "Warehouse"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Safety oriented, good moral overall

    Cons

    safety was a little extreme in some instances


  9. "Great experience."

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    Former Intern - Software Engineer(Internship) in Johnston, IA
    Former Intern - Software Engineer(Internship) in Johnston, IA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at DuPont Pioneer as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Fantastic office enviroement. Helpful coworkers. Willing to work with new technology and experiement.

    Cons

    Still working thorugh some growing pains of a new software company
    Kinda some corporate cultish values in the larger company , but not som uch in the software side.


  10. "Research Associate"

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    Current Employee - Research Associate in Algona, IA
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Algona, IA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great teams, great environment, competitive salary

    Cons

    Lack of transparency from senior leadership


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