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Saint-Gobain Reviews

Updated Jan 26, 2020

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3.6
74%
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81%
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Saint-Gobain Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Pierre-André de Chalendar
Pierre-André de Chalendar
415 Ratings
  1. "Great large company that not many people in the US are aware of"

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    Current Employee - Director in Malvern, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Saint-Gobain full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    100s of manufacturing sites, multiple business divisions. Very large vary stable company that has been around for more than 350 years.

    Cons

    Some decisions are made from corporate office in France that is not always the best choice for US.

    Saint-Gobain2019-04-21
  2. "Great place"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Saint-Gobain full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good hours with good pay

    Cons

    Shutdown due to oil production

    Saint-Gobain2019-04-14
  3. "No Strategy"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Saint-Gobain full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good diverse culture and great employees

    Cons

    Leadership keeps on changing the strategies

    Saint-Gobain2019-04-23
  4. Helpful (2)

    "Amazing Company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Controller in North Charleston, SC
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Saint-Gobain full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Saint-Gobain is an awesome company to work for. The benefits are outstanding, the pay is above average and the people are professional. They also offer amazing training opportunities.

    Cons

    More communication as with most companies.

    Advice to Management

    Great company

    Saint-Gobain2019-03-13
  5. Helpful (1)

    "Good place to work as long as you don’t have a family"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Northborough, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Saint-Gobain full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Technology and innovation Diversified products Leed certified buildings

    Cons

    Horrible family/life flexibility Zero parental leave Your boss may expect you to work through vacation you saved up for a new baby arrival

    Advice to Management

    It’s 2019, poor family leave policies won’t make you competitive

    Saint-Gobain2019-03-19
  6. "Great Company to work with."

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    Current Employee - Controller 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Saint-Gobain full-time

    Pros

    Great salary, benefits, and team atmosphere.

    Cons

    A lot of changes. Many high priorities.

    Advice to Management

    Great job. Communication is good but could be better.

    Saint-Gobain2019-03-04
  7. Helpful (1)

    "Elevate your career game at Saint-Gobain!"

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    Current Employee - Human Resources Director in Cleveland, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Saint-Gobain full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Embraces various career paths (spiral, expert, lateral); Family-feeling; Flexible work schedule for many roles; Development opportunities are robust.

    Cons

    The change management process is often put to the side and we forget that we are working with humans - need to be better at expediting communications to address employee concerns during times of change.

    Saint-Gobain2019-02-20
  8. "Decent Benefits and competitive pay"

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    Current Employee - Group Leader 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Saint-Gobain full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Employee mix ranges from 40 years of service to less than a year. Many perspectives and diverse work force.

    Cons

    Shift start times are not typical 7-3,3-11,11-7

    Saint-Gobain2019-02-06
  9. "Saint-Gobain"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Saint-Gobain full-time

    Pros

    Great exposure and learning Great career opportunities Inspiring senior leadership Open work culture

    Cons

    Cannot choose location as per preference

    Saint-Gobain2019-01-11
  10. Helpful (2)

    "Horrible place if you value your health"

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    Current Employee - Employee in Garden Grove, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Saint-Gobain full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The roof leaks so free showers

    Cons

    No respect for employees, management only good at pointing out problems. No solutions, and extremely negative.

    Advice to Management

    Change all of them, they have built a cancerous environment and making this a sinking ship

    Saint-Gobain2019-02-15
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