Cristal - Regional management trying their best despite HQ's efforts to get rid of us | Glassdoor
  1. Helpful (2)

    "Regional management trying their best despite HQ's efforts to get rid of us"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Baltimore, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cristal full-time for more than 20 years

    Pros

    Some of the most wonderful people to work with around the globe, very little politics, and great coffee. Great benefits. Regional management tries hard to keep morale up.

    Cons

    Soul tearing restructure/layoff by Tasnee (Saudi parent) in 2016, followed by office closing and forced relocation to Glen Burnie (take it or leave). But wait, there's more! Buyout attempt by Tronox in 2017 so Tasnee decided to stop investing, then the FTC decided it's a terrible idea to make an oligopoly industry even smaller, Tronox sues but God knows where that's headed after a year of complete uncertainty with more...

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    Advice to Management

    Maximize Cristal's value through investing in plants and her people. The sale isn't done until it's done.

    Cristal2018-01-28

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  1. Helpful (3)

    "Lab Tech"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cristal full-time

    Pros

    The Benefits are fantastic here.

    Cons

    Working Swing Shift tends to be hard.

    Cristal2017-09-09
  2. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Electrician in Ashtabula, OH

    I have been working at Cristal full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    Great place to work with good pay and good benefits

    Cons

    Chemical plant environment. There is a TON to learn

    Cristal2019-04-25

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