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FMC Reviews

Updated March 16, 2017
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Pros
  • Flexible work life balance, decent vacation/benefits, nice people to work with (outside of management) (in 7 reviews)

  • good work experiences, it is always good to work with a nice and cool boss (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • Poor management running things, a bunch of cowboys (in 5 reviews)

  • The company is falling apart from the inside and senior management has been either ignoring the issue or ineffective at managing it (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Executive Administrative Assistant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Executive Administrative Assistant in Douglassville, PA
    Current Employee - Executive Administrative Assistant in Douglassville, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at FMC (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible with family life work balance

    Cons

    lots of inner circle relationships


  2. "Product Line Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Product Line Manager in Chalfant, PA
    Former Employee - Product Line Manager in Chalfant, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at FMC full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Benefits, vacation, pension. I was always treated well and was able to have many opportunities.

    Cons

    Many different businesses are managed very differently. A gentle standard could provide consistency across bosses. The pay is below average, but a little offset with decent benefits.

    Advice to Management

    Pay closer attention to MBA managers. Some are ok, but others live their lives bordering on harassment.


  3. "A good short experience"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Process Engineering Co-Op in Pasadena, TX
    Former Employee - Process Engineering Co-Op in Pasadena, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Curing my 6 months I had a lot of learning opportunities and made a lot of friends. Good work life balance.

    Cons

    None what so ever. Thank you.


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  5. "sales"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Inside Sales Representative in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Inside Sales Representative in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at FMC (Less than a year)

    Pros

    great products for top media software

    Cons

    call list was not current


  6. "Administrative Assistant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Large corporation, centrally located in Philadelphia, PA.

    Cons

    Upper management challenges. Tunnel vision mindset.


  7. "Good place to start out but not to stay long term"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Engineer in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Product Engineer in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at FMC (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    grew too big too fast

    Cons

    too many processes.... yes it's a thing; you can actually have too many.

    Advice to Management

    less red tape


  8. "Territorial Sales Representative"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Niagara Chemical Sale Representative in Ypsilanti, MI
    Former Employee - Niagara Chemical Sale Representative in Ypsilanti, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at FMC (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Promoted from Chemical Division to sales position.

    Cons

    Found out six months later that sale position was defunct and eliminated from FMC the next year.

    Advice to Management

    Do your homework on FMC has a bad history of closing divisions without notice!


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    "sale audit"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - OHIO in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - OHIO in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at FMC full-time

    Pros

    good work experiences, it is always good to work with a nice and cool boss

    Cons

    too many in the team

    Advice to Management

    easy to work with


  10. "It's an okay company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assembler in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Assembler in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at FMC full-time

    Pros

    State of the art work environment

    Cons

    Too many politics involved regularly

    Advice to Management

    Take time to listen to the employees that are doing the work. It will go a long way with operations


  11. "Miserable place"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Philadelphia, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Reasonable hours; convenient location of you work in Philadelphia; generous expenses policies;

    Cons

    No investment in R&D; constant reorganizations and restructuring; favoritism; mediocre benefits and vacation; employees demoralized and distrustful of senior management

    Advice to Management

    What's the point?



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