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Updated December 8, 2017
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Pros
  • Excellent work-life balance; good exposure across regions; great team work (in 10 reviews)

  • Lots of great people working here, real community feel (in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • I often times had the same workload as full-time employees and a larger workload that (in 3 reviews)

  • Private Equity (Apollo) ownership (cash not profits b/c profits (in 3 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Great team of people to work with"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Hebron, OH
    Current Employee - Manager in Hebron, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Momentive Performance Materials full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    All across this global company, I work with great people who are committed to move our culture in a positive direction and drive overall success in Safety and continuous improvement. This commitment and patience required by employees to make cultural changes sustainable is inspiring to me and makes Momentive a great place to work.

    Cons

    Progress can sometimes be slow and not easy to see. A long-term outlook is required.

    Advice to Management

    Evolving culture is a slow, incremental process, but it will pay dividends if you stay with it.

    Momentive Performance Materials Response

    Mar 15, 2017 – Growth Recrutier

    Thank you for your feedback!


  2. "good"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Chemical Operator in Waterford, NY
    Current Employee - Chemical Operator in Waterford, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Momentive Performance Materials (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    pay rally good lot overtime

    Cons

    long work hours slow promotions

    Advice to Management

    ok

  3. "Great Company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Momentive Performance Materials full-time

    Pros

    It is a chemical manufacture companies. This company is willing to take new idea and implement into day-to-day operations.

    Cons

    There are some plants still keep the old tradition


  4. "Lots of potential"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Momentive Performance Materials full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great team to work with, lots of cross functional collaboration. Great work/life balance...all positions don't offer the same flexibilities, but where available management works with you to get that balance. Very family oriented.

    Cons

    Sometimes decisions are made with short term outlook rather than long term approach.

    Advice to Management

    Continue the work to evolve our culture and stick with the strategy. It will take time there is a lot of potential for growth.


  5. "Lost in transition"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Momentive Performance Materials full-time

    Pros

    Wonderfully intelligent, innovative, and experienced employees.

    Cons

    Employees are not Momentive's most important resource. Management and Wall Street billionaires are where it's at.

    Advice to Management

    Do a lot of internal research to find out what your employees and your customers think. Forget about the "in" club--it's not GE anymore, Dorothy.


  6. "Maintenance Leader"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Momentive Performance Materials full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Not a lot of pros to say

    Cons

    Long hours, unrealistic expectations , no money


  7. "Account Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Gahanna, OH
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Gahanna, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Momentive Performance Materials full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great work/life balance and good starting pay. Lots of opportunity for advancement.

    Cons

    Company is moving to Huntersville, N.C. The position is very detail oriented and can take a very long time to master.

    Momentive Performance Materials Response

    Aug 10, 2017 – Growth Recrutier

    Thank you for your review and comments! Our Customer Service team for North America is planning to join our Huntersville, NC offices toward the end of this year.

  8. "Good experienc working at Momentive"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Albany, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Albany, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Momentive Performance Materials full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Global business with lots of potential for growth. Diverse customer base. Colleagues are very knowledgeable in their fields.

    Cons

    Private equity ownership makes it hard to understand what direction the company will take in the future.

    Advice to Management

    Continue the communication with your teams.. Celebrate the wins.


  9. "IT Manager"

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    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Momentive Performance Materials full-time

    Pros

    Work Life Balance and Culture

    Cons

    Owned by Private Equity - so more emphasis on Cost


  10. "Great Company to work for"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Manager
    Current Employee - Product Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Momentive Performance Materials full-time

    Pros

    The technical knowledge and focus on innovation within MPM is world class. The people that work here are very intelligent and a fun group to work with. The company has a vision for the future and an action plan to execute on that so you feel like you are working for a company that is built for the long haul and will continue to provide opportunities for growth as an employee.

    Cons

    Very process oriented which is great but can also cause costly delays.


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