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Updated January 16, 2018
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Rudi Lenz
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  • Pay well below average, no advancement potential, no communication between groups, people with skills are ignored if they are in a lower position, Sr (in 4 reviews)

  • There's no room for advancement and management is stuck in a time (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Great company to work with"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sun Chemical full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good work/ personal life balance
    Decent compensation package
    Senior leadership values the thoughts and ideas of individual contributors and lower management

    Cons

    None that I can think of


  2. "Production Operator"

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    Current Employee - Production Operator in Goose Creek, SC
    Current Employee - Production Operator in Goose Creek, SC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Alot of over available if you like.

    Cons

    Not organized and some people aren't the best to work for.

    Advice to Management

    Need improvement bad

  3. "Pretty Good Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Purchasing Manager in Northlake, IL
    Current Employee - Purchasing Manager in Northlake, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Sun Chemical full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great people, small office, job security.

    Cons

    A little old fashion in thinking, not a great work life balance.


  4. "Longevity"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sun Chemical full-time

    Pros

    Company has been around for a long time the benefits are decent

    Cons

    no room for growth or advancement


  5. "A good company to work for"

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

    I have been working at Sun Chemical full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Global company with opportunities for growth; family friendly culture. Management supports promoting from within or selecting internal candidates for job vacancies. Good benefits, excellent 401k match.

    Cons

    I can't think of any, my department is awesome!


  6. "Inplant Manager"

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

    I worked at Sun Chemical full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great training for managers, great overtime pay for those Employees who qualify. Great customer relationships

    Cons

    Poor budget planning and communication with customers. Manager doesn't have pull and only sales team is allowed to talk with the customer even to fix operation issues.

    Advice to Management

    Communication is the key. Be upfront to employees


  7. "Secretarial"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Friendly atmosphere. Fun co-workers. Great location. Good times and many, many good memories.

    Cons

    None at all. Loved my time there. Miss the people and the friendships.

  8. "business director"

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    Current Employee - Director in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - Director in Cincinnati, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Sun Chemical full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Opportunity is available if you look. Like anything else, good years are good.

    Cons

    differentiation will be a challenge. win business over here / lose it over here.

    Advice to Management

    better align R&D with demand.


  9. "Anon"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sun Chemical full-time

    Pros

    Very laid back management and nice people for the most part. The benefits are also nice compared to other companies.

    Cons

    Slightly lower salaries compared to other industry players


  10. "Ink tech"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Sun Chemical full-time

    Pros

    Great people, challenging, great benefits.

    Cons

    Long hours, constant changes, on call 24 hours during work week.


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