Syngenta Reviews

Updated Jan 23, 2021

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Syngenta CEO Erik Fyrwald
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  1. "Very good in midwest"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Data Scientist 

    I have been working at Syngenta full-time

    Pros

    Excellent work-life balance and decent compensation

    Cons

    Mid-west could be quiet and boring

  2. "Great job and a lot of opportune to move upward"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Friendly culture, closer to nature

    Cons

    You will need to understand how to navigate through all the bureaucracy

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  3. "Excellent environment, strong leaders"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Marketing in Greensboro, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Strong leaders, flexible time, driving accountability

    Cons

    Conservative approach. Very broad portfolio, hard to focus

  4. "It depends"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Planner in Boise, ID
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Syngenta full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great people to work with!

    Cons

    Management changes and subsequent business decisions led to about half the sales force leaving from 2018 onwards.

  5. "Work life balance"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Supply Leader in New York, NY

    I have been working at Syngenta full-time

    Pros

    Work life balance, not bad salary

    Cons

    Poor culture in a closed office

  6. "Good experience"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Research Technician in Jonesboro, AR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Syngenta full-time

    Pros

    Good vacation time -2 wks upon starting Great 401k benefits-match up to 4% Also provide sick and mental health days Bonus incentives for achieving company goals Great co-workers that were always helpful without being condescending or making you feel bad for asking questions.

    Cons

    The job is busiest during holiday times. The pressure of deadlines can be daunting. it's difficult to take time away without work piling up while you're gone.

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  7. "Great Company with great people"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Plant Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Very good company to work for. Strong benefits and generally a great work enviroment.

    Cons

    Upward mobility often requires relocation.

  8. "Syngenta"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Inventory Clerk in Gilroy, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Syngenta full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great company to work for!

    Cons

    Company up & moved out of state suddenly with no prior notice to employees

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  9. "Great team"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Human Resources in Greensboro, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Teammates, benefits, salary, schedule flexibility

    Cons

    Restructuring, Management, lack of internal communications

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  10. "good place to work"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Commercial 

    I worked at Syngenta full-time

    Pros

    Very talented people to work with

    Cons

    Makes frequent change to organization

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