DuPont Reviews

Updated Jul 7, 2020

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DuPont Interim Chairman and CEO Edward D. Breen
Edward D. Breen
410 Ratings
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  • "Too many changes, Merger with Dow creates uncertainty(in 63 reviews)

  • "Some process and procedure requires time which eventually slows down the pace of decision making(in 39 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Great company to work for"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Scientist in Madison, WI
    Recommends

    I worked at DuPont full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great work and collaborative environment. Excellent benefits and work life balance.

    Cons

    Literally nothing for company cons

  2. Helpful (1)

    "Good opportunities"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Program Manager in Wilmington, DE
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at DuPont full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    People are DuPont's greatest asset.

    Cons

    Short term vision impacts potential for greatness.

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Big Company with tons of chances"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Engineer 
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at DuPont full-time

    Pros

    Lots of different opportunities. People don't typically say no to letting you try something new.

    Cons

    The work isn't exactly exciting anymore.

  4. "Good job, Bad growth"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Process Operator in Parkersburg, WV
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at DuPont full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Money, coworkers, week off every month

    Cons

    Training, Management, work environment, white washed.

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  5. Helpful (1)

    "Good company, no longer great company"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Consulting Engineer in Wilmington, DE
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at DuPont full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    professionalism, diversity, autonomy, decent benefits

    Cons

    myopic management, portfolio management, poor investment choices

  6. "Personal Opinion About Employment Experience"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Data Consultant 
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at DuPont full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Serious about safety, makes a decent effort to respect people.

    Cons

    Too many layoffs. And those that remain are burdened with very heavy workloads. I believe across the board pay cuts would be a better and fairer approach.

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  7. Helpful (1)

    "Money is the only reason to work here."

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Shift Team Coach 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at DuPont full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    The pay is very good.

    Cons

    No trust, people are NOT valued. Hiring based on who you know.

  8. "Ok place to work"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Gibson City, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at DuPont full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good pay and benefit package

    Cons

    Nothing more than a number

  9. Helpful (1)

    "Benefits"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Supply Chain Manager 

    I have been working at DuPont full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great people; Good sciences; and decent benefits

    Cons

    Too many portfolio changes making the company direction unclear

  10. Helpful (1)

    "Typical Union Shop Problems"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Lab Analyst in Buffalo, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at DuPont full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Pay rate is very high for area.

    Cons

    Very poor use of resources.

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