Albemarle - The culture at Albemarle R&D is extraordinarily hard working, centered around project success. | Glassdoor
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"The culture at Albemarle R&D is extraordinarily hard working, centered around project success."

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Current Employee - R&D Specialist in Baton Rouge, LA
Current Employee - R&D Specialist in Baton Rouge, LA
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Talented and extremely helpful colleagues, especially in the R&D and manufacturing divisions. Innovative problem solving is recognized and valued. Opportunity to work on interesting projects. Since the company is involved in a wide range of products, there are never any dull moments.

Cons

After the 2009 workforce reductions, the pace of operations has quickened tremendously, however upper management has prevented the hiring of adequate support staff to insure that operations run smoothly.

Advice to Management

Continue to invest in technology to stay ahead of low cost manufacturers. Realize the importance of adequate staffing to maintain the pace of operations.

Other Employee Reviews for Albemarle

  1. "fast paced and professional"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Process Engineer in Baton Rouge, LA
    Current Employee - Process Engineer in Baton Rouge, LA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    treat employees fairly and professionally

    Cons

    lots of traffic to commute to headquarters in downtown baton touge

    Advice to Management

    training employees on albemarle practices would be helpful


  2. "It's an okay place to work, good benefits, great people, but pretty much boring routine work."

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - R&D Chemist in Baton Rouge, LA
    Current Employee - R&D Chemist in Baton Rouge, LA
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Overall, the company has great people to work with.

    Cons

    Unfortunately, there is not a lot of room for advancement for chemists.

    Advice to Management

    Crosstraining employees in different areas would build a more knowlegable team and improve employee satisfaction.

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