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DuPont Reviews

Updated December 16, 2017
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Pros
  • DuPont is company that respects employee work-life balance and create a secure environment to work (in 160 reviews)

  • DuPont spread it's core values in you not only as a professional but also as a human being (in 136 reviews)

Cons
  • With the recent merger with Dow Chemicals the Organization is undergoing major restructuring (in 56 reviews)

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

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  1. "DuPont Miracles of Science Review by Ex-VAPE"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manufacturing Engineer in Towanda, PA
    Former Employee - Manufacturing Engineer in Towanda, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at DuPont full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great working environment and so many chance of professional and personal growth.

    Cons

    Too many assignment handle by the area process engineer (VAPE).

    Advice to Management

    Should involve products sponsor in PSM activities.


  2. "Great"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at DuPont full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    The hours are very bad

  3. "Chemical Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Chemical Engineer in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Chemical Engineer in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at DuPont full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good culture and good team

    Cons

    Slow pace and poor management


  4. "Many changes"

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

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

    Pros

    They have goid benefits and the pay is comparable to other companies

    Cons

    The worry of losing job because of constant company changes

    Advice to Management

    Trest emoyersime people and not a position thAt can be easily replaced.


  5. "Good Company w/Lots of Changes"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wilmington, DE
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wilmington, DE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at DuPont full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Competitive salary
    Working conditions
    Employee safety
    Flexibility (depending on which business you work in)

    Cons

    Not always kept in the loop on important company issues/matters


  6. "Research Technician"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Environmental Technician in Newark, DE
    Former Employee - Environmental Technician in Newark, DE
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Steady Paycheck, Hourly Workers are nice to work with

    Cons

    Managers and Supervisors Lying to long time employees, making promises of promotions that never materialize

    Advice to Management

    Stop Lying, TREAT WHITE MALES WORKING IN SERVICE SUPPORT JOBS EQUAL, STOP PROMOTING PEOPLE FROM DUPONT INTERNAL DIVERSITY GROUPS:


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Good benefits but low pay"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Scientist in Madison, WI
    Former Employee - Scientist in Madison, WI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent 401k employer match. Friendly, family feel at site I worked. Flexible and accommodating work schedule.

    Cons

    Low pay compared to equivalent positions at other companies. Also large discrepancies in pay between employees at same experience with same title. Work life balance can be poor depending on department.

  8. "Really great work life balance."

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

    I have been working at DuPont full-time

    Pros

    Great work life balance and overall atmosphere.

    Cons

    Can get overly competitive at times.

    Advice to Management

    Try to foster a more inclusive work environment.


  9. "Good employer"

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

    I worked at DuPont full-time

    Pros

    Core Values, work life balance, work environment

    Cons

    Middle management, lack of transparency,


  10. "Merger time!"

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

    I have been working at DuPont full-time

    Pros

    Located on the east coast

    Cons

    Too many consultants running around...


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