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DuPont Pioneer Reviews

Updated December 14, 2017
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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 15 reviews)

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  1. "Research Associate"

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

    I have been working at DuPont Pioneer full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Work life balance; ownership of task

    Cons

    time of the year can be really busy;


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Area Team Lead"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Not a long drive to work

    Cons

    rotating shifts six months out of the year

    Advice to Management

    Hire the most qualified People for job openings. Use resumes and don't rely 100% on interviews.

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Fairly good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Production Technician in Wahpeton, ND
    Current Employee - Production Technician in Wahpeton, ND
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at DuPont Pioneer full-time

    Pros

    Raises and bonus based on performance. Overtime available and a safe working environment.

    Cons

    Lots of favortism. Hours are not good for some. There are certain people that are stuck on later hours all the time. There is one bad supervisor that needs to go.

    Advice to Management

    Get rid of that one supervisor that nobody likes and work something out where more people can get some daytime hours


  4. Helpful (2)

    "the"

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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 (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Passionate People committed to their industry and their customers

    Cons

    strong culture can work against innovation


  5. "Detassling"

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

    Pros

    Great work, lots of money

    Cons

    get up early, hot, muddy if rained, payed on how clean your rows are.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Research Associate"

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    Former Employee - Research Associate in Newark, DE
    Former Employee - Research Associate in Newark, DE
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at DuPont Pioneer full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Flexibility, mobility between knowledge columns

    Cons

    Poor leadership- abundance of infighting, obstructionist culture between research groups


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Didn't care for local, plant management team"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at DuPont Pioneer full-time

    Pros

    Good People, fun place to work

    Cons

    Poor Management, most of the time, they have no idea what is going on

  8. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at DuPont Pioneer full-time

    Pros

    The people, atmosphere, and hours were great.

    Cons

    In the pros were people, also in the cons.


  9. "Good Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at DuPont Pioneer full-time

    Pros

    committed, fair, stable, friendly, rewarding

    Cons

    corporate, slow to change,

    Advice to Management

    stop trying to mimic everything Monsanto does


  10. "Communications"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Des Moines, IA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Des Moines, IA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Headquartered in thriving U.S. mid-western community - great place to raise a family.

    Cons

    Lack of vision, extremely conservative culture, no accountability,


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