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3.8
75% Recommend to a Friend
90% Approve of CEO

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3.8
75%
Recommend to a Friend
90%
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SABIC CEO Abdulrahman Alfageeh (no image)
Abdulrahman Alfageeh
6 Ratings

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  • "Poor management and little to no clear policies and expectations from corporate leading to poor attendance issues and no clear path for accountability for actions.(in 37 reviews)
  • "managers have no experience(in 27 reviews)
  • "Leadership is clueless and politics plays a big role.(in 20 reviews)
  • "Management is terrible and horrible training program.(in 9 reviews)
  • "Slow, upper management dont know what they are doing(in 9 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Sales Representative

    Jan 12, 2023 - Sales Representative 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    * Financial Security * Well - Defined Processes * Career Development Opportunities * Higher Level Of Business Understanding And Responsibilities * Feel Valued And Core Part Of The Team

    Cons

    Due To Covid, All Active Contractors Were Relieved Of Their Assignments.

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  2. 1.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Titanic of "Specialty Polymers"....

    Jan 24, 2023 - Lead Engineer in Pittsfield, MA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    RELAXED work culture, decent pay scale, and fair benefits

    Cons

    Once the power house of polymers & polymer science, this place is a "ghost town". Managers seriously lack technical depth and are NOT qualified by a long shot. Global Application Technology Center @ Pittsfield MA is an example of "shuttering a business". Top leadership have no clue or interest in growing this business nor want to retain talent. Perfect misfit for a technically driven person that wants to advance in "Technical Career Ladder - TCL". Completely broken system for career advancement.

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  4. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 10 years

    Industry Manager

    Feb 1, 2023 - Global Industry Manager in Charlotte, NC
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Established products in the marketplace, very knowledgeable technical teams

    Cons

    Unrealistic expectations to obtain business with new customers you haven't built a relationship with yet.

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  5. 1.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Not an elite employer anymore.

    Nov 2, 2022 - Shift Lead in Mount Vernon, IN
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Money and that is it...

    Cons

    Sabic made numerus policy changes Jan 1, 2022, and none of them benefit the employee. Dropped time and half on weekends for swing shift, dropped some departments hourly top off pay by $6 on the hour, dropped their gear policy so now Sabic employees have nothing to help them in discipline actions or when company breaks their own policy there's zero the employee can do, now if your position is eliminated you get one week's pay for every year of service and terminated from employment, dropped FMLA from one year max off work to 12 weeks. GE and Sabic use to be a great company to work for but as you can tell by the reviews on Sabic from the past year things have changed. Actually, it's a little scary working here now because Sabic is determined to get rid of all the older employees. There aren't enough employees at Sabic now that are experienced in running a chemical plant. I've only got 1 month until retirement hopyfully I make it.

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  6. 3.0
    Current Employee

    Still a lot of legacy GE culture here for better or worse

    Jan 23, 2023 - Lead Scientist 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    The pay is decent for the industry.

    Cons

    SABIC is pretty much the epitome of boomer culture. Managment feels like it is a privilege to work here.

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  7. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Like most jobs, your experience depends on your output and relationship with your manager

    Oct 10, 2022 - Customer Service Representative (CSR) in Houston, TX
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great work life balance Great benefits Hybrid Schedule

    Cons

    High turnover can have you doing 2 jobs for an undetermined amount of time with no extra compensation They try to use visibility as currency Often times, thankless

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  8. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Good company to work at

    Nov 10, 2022 - Engineer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    They have a great benefits program.

    Cons

    The retention has been difficult.

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  9. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    A ship without a rudder

    Dec 14, 2022 - Supply Chain Planner in Houston, TX
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Nice people to work with.

    Cons

    Management is out of touch with their reports. No direction. Every day brings a new crisis.

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  10. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Many Positives

    Nov 7, 2022 - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great team and many opportunities.

    Cons

    IT systems and self-imposed issues make it hard to work.

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  11. 1.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    A shame to be in that company for so long

    Nov 11, 2022 - Senior Engineer in Houston, TX
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good benefit and vacation are plenty.

    Cons

    Manager uses abusive language threading employee to achieve his goals with unreasonable requests to constantly change work scope. He always blames employees for not being around him and pleasing his boss with bogus claims of innovative ideas. The top performers are those mean enough to criticize others even they don’t know what they are talking.

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SABIC has an overall rating of 3.8 out of 5, based on over 1,292 reviews left anonymously by employees. 75% of employees would recommend working at SABIC to a friend and 66% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, SABIC employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.9 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at SABIC. This rating has improved by 1% over the last 12 months.

75% of SABIC employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated SABIC 3.6 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.6 for culture and values and 3.4 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at SABIC to be coworkers, career development, benefits and the cons to be senior leadership, culture, management.

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