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Updated Oct 22, 2020

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DuPont Chairman and CEO Edward D. Breen
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DuPont Chairman and CEO Edward D. Breen
Edward D. Breen
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  1. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Operations Specialist

    Nov 2, 2016 - Anonymous Employee in Richmond, VA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    good pay, matching 401k of 9% (for now)

    Cons

    pension taken away for hires in 2008, merger with Dow leaves lots of unanswered questions.

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  2. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Great Place to be a Chemist

    Jun 14, 2016 - Chemist 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    -Work-life balance is not bad -Work with great chemists -Very safety orientated

    Cons

    -Pay is lower than other local jobs -Many layoffs -Merger with Dow may mean more layoffs

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  4. 3.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Great People, Great Company, Uncertain Times

    Jan 3, 2016 - New Business Development Manager in Wilmington, DE
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Terrific colleagues, very smart, hard working and focussed. Strong core values throughout the company. Competitive salaries, good benefits, 401K matched up to 6%.

    Cons

    Challenging times and uncertain future due to merger with Dow and layoffs announced. 10% reduction in force worldwide and 1700 jobs in Wilmington. Health benefits quality is steadily being reduced.

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  5. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 10 years

    Not the company it used to be

    May 4, 2016 - Anonymous Employee in Wilmington, DE
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    Pros

    It used to be a stable job with good salary and benefits.

    Cons

    Company is going through drastic changes with new CEO and impending merger with Dow. Their legendary CR&D department was basically dismantled.

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  6. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 8 years

    Process control engineer

    Aug 26, 2016 - Process Control Engineer in Wilmington, DE
    Recommend
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    Pros

    As an engineering consultant, work on wide variety of projects. Technically challenging.

    Cons

    There is a god bit of politics and the environment is currently uncertain due to the merger with Dow and subsequent split.

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  7. 2.0
    Former Employee, more than 10 years

    Inside Sales Rep

    Apr 12, 2016 - Marketing Specialist in Research Triangle Park, NC
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Some good R&D but Management more worried about their next promotion.

    Cons

    Company if falling apart and being sold off due to pending merger with Dow and poor management.

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  8. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Not a company I would recommend right now

    May 15, 2016 - Research Associate in Palo Alto, CA
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