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Updated August 15, 2018
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DuPont Interim Chairman and CEO Edward D. Breen
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  • "Going through a merger with Dow Chemicals" (in 60 reviews)

  • "No respect for people if contractors" (in 20 reviews)

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  1. "Wonderful"

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

    I worked at DuPont full-time

    Pros

    Pay and benefits were amazing

    Cons

    No cons for this company


  2. "Project manager"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in Wilmington, DE
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Wilmington, DE
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at DuPont full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Professional, ethical culture of respect.

    Cons

    Job uncertainty for the next 12-18 months. Merged with Dow Chemical with stated objective of breaking up merged organization into three new companies.

  3. "Great colleagues, meaningful work"

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    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager in Wilmington, DE
    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager in Wilmington, DE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Smart and collaborative colleagues
    Meaningful work
    Supportive
    Flexible work environment
    Great benefits
    Good pay

    Cons

    IT struggles, systems generally are not modern

    Advice to Management

    respect our time with better and more efficient and effective systems


  4. "Good place to work."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at DuPont full-time

    Pros

    Vacation and time off.

    Cons

    Hard to climb the ladder.

    Advice to Management

    Take care of the people that actually work!


  5. "Great"

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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 full-time

    Pros

    insurance, pay, time off great job really

    Cons

    senior management over reacts more the time


  6. "Old Giant"

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    Current Employee - Manufacturing Technology Engineer in Wilmington, DE
    Current Employee - Manufacturing Technology Engineer in Wilmington, DE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits are very hard to beat
    Long history and deep wells of technical information
    Produces solid products that are deeply impeded in numerous markets

    Cons

    old company growing pains, slow to adjust to some current trends
    likely too big for its own good, too many markets, less focused

    Advice to Management

    Don't lose sight of your commitment to people, who are your biggest asset. Value investors but don't let them control vital aspects of the company that they don't/ can't understand.


  7. "Principal Investigator"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at DuPont full-time

    Pros

    Very nice people. Emphasize safety.

    Cons

    The chemical industry is going downhill.

  8. "Great company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at DuPont full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, great people to work with

    Cons

    Long hours when a shut down in process


  9. "Grear company"

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    Former Employee - Information Scientist in Wilmington, DE
    Former Employee - Information Scientist in Wilmington, DE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at DuPont full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    strong reputation, good benefits, good people

    Cons

    too much safety! shaky now due to merger with dow

    Advice to Management

    back off on safety a bit


  10. "Senior Buyer"

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    Former Employee - Senior Buyer in Parsippany, NJ
    Former Employee - Senior Buyer in Parsippany, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at DuPont full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good Salary, Benefits and friendly people.

    Cons

    Lake of direction by Management

    Advice to Management

    Provide better direction so that all employees can perform at higher levels.


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