Evonik Reviews | Glassdoor

Evonik Reviews

Updated July 21, 2018
63 reviews

Filter

Filter

US - All CitiesFull-timePart-time

4.0
StarStarStarStarStar
Rating TrendsRating Trends
Recommend to a friend
Approve of CEO
Evonik President, North America John Rolando
John Rolando
19 Ratings

63 Employee Reviews

Sort: PopularRatingDate

Pros
Cons
  • "Lack of aggressive culture, slow decision making comparing to leading companies" (in 8 reviews)

  • "acquisition and sales make career development a challenge" (in 6 reviews)

More Pros and Cons

  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (1)

    "Great company"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineering Intern in Mobile, AL
    Current Employee - Engineering Intern in Mobile, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Evonik full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Quality engineering, good people, beautiful facilities, professional atmosphere, and tons of great processes to delve into and work to improve.

    Cons

    Only temporary position as an intern, I would love to stay at Evonik long-term.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great atmosphere and positive work environment

    Evonik Response

    Mar 16, 2018 – HR North America

    We’re so glad you had such a meaningful internship with us and we are proud when we can hire past interns as regular employees. Please monitor our career site and job board for opportunities that fit... More


  2. "Production Supervisor"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Production Supervisor in Hopewell, VA
    Current Employee - Production Supervisor in Hopewell, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Evonik full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good environment and they care about the employees.

    Cons

    Shift work but thats to be expected in a manufacturing environment.

  3. "Interesting"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Supply Chain Lead in Parsippany, NJ
    Current Employee - Supply Chain Lead in Parsippany, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Evonik full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    good company, nice environment, good work culture, team management is nice

    Cons

    over all work culture is good so far......


  4. "Great place to work"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Warehouse Specialist in Lafayette, IN
    Former Employee - Warehouse Specialist in Lafayette, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Large CMO Pharmaceutical Company with an emphasis on a culture of safety at the forefront.

    Cons

    The infrastructure is old, need to update the facilities.


  5. "Employee Focused Company"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Parsippany, NJ
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Parsippany, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Evonik full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Benefits for professional advancement, Fun, people focused, always something to do, room for growth

    Cons

    constant restructuring, no direction for growth

    Advice to Management

    promote or advise of areas where one can advance within the company

    Evonik Response

    Feb 14, 2018 – HR North America

    Thank you for the positive feedback, we appreciate reviews from current employees. For ongoing development, we advise employees to work directly with their managers to build skills and experiences... More


  6. "Sr. Business Development"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Business Development Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Senior Business Development Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Evonik full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Over 30 years of proven ability to build/maintain strong relationships with key accounts, strategic industry/market influencers, internal partners and teammates. Works effectively within a team environment and can lead/influence focus program efforts as well as accomplish defined objectives/goals. Understands the needs and values of strategic business partnerships and has demonstrated the ability to establish/maintain these partnerships. Continuously, gets results by taking initiative, overcoming obstacles and finding creative solutions. Works with minimum supervision within established budget guidelines and adapts to rapidly changing business environments.

    Cons

    Interface with "Global" team and review lead business development programs.

    Advice to Management

    Implement "quarterly" global business update meetings/reviews.


  7. Helpful (2)

    "Marketing Sales Assistant"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richmond, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richmond, VA
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Evonik full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The location and benefits are ok.

    Cons

    Over worked and under paid!

    Advice to Management

    Treat others with respect. Work together and have better communication.

  8. "great place to work"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Laboratory Intern in Piscataway, NJ
    Former Employee - Laboratory Intern in Piscataway, NJ
    Recommends

    I worked at Evonik (More than a year)

    Pros

    very relaxed workplace environment
    no work is incredibly time sensitive or high pressure
    co-workers are very helpful to new employees and overall incredibly friendly
    good communication across research groups
    great management

    Cons

    some days are slow and work can seem repetitive but this is rare

    Advice to Management

    keep up the grate work


  9. Helpful (3)

    "Great expectations/Disappointing reality"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marketing & Sales in Allentown, PA
    Current Employee - Marketing & Sales in Allentown, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Evonik full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Talented global colleagues and competitive pay and benefits.

    Cons

    Multi-layered decision making and silo-ed thinking. Failure to automate processes prevents workers from being nimble and efficient.

    Advice to Management

    When you want to know how things are going talk to the men and women “in the trenches”. Do not rely on a middle layer “filter” of people who may be telling you only what they think you want to hear. Also, simplify processes for approvals and within systems. Decision making is multi-layered and many processes are over-complicated and/or manual and make for sluggish response time and make Evonik less efficient.


  10. "Great Company, Great People"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Parsippany, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Parsippany, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Strong growth strategy, smart technical leaders, care about their employees

    Cons

    Sometimes the folks in Germany try to centralize decisions a bit too far.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!


Showing 117 of 278 reviews
Reset Filters