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Updated Jan 5, 2022

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4.1
77%
Recommend to a Friend
93%
Approve of CEO
Umicore CEO Marc Grynberg
Marc Grynberg
76 Ratings
Pros
  • "Umicore is a strong Belgian company that has a lot of interesting projects going on(in 11 reviews)

  • "Good benefits, great team, family like(in 5 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "US facilities are always managed by upper management sent from HQ in Belgium who normally stay for a few years before being turned over(in 4 reviews)

  • "Senior Management unstable, the business goals had been change frequently(in 3 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Fun Int

      Dec 9, 2021 - Data Analyst in New York, NY
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good friends, and people that try to be good

      Cons

      Bad Management and make you feel bad

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee

      1

      Jan 5, 2022 - Accountant 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      good company for working and living

      Cons

      bad for promoting and salary

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee

      chemical operator

      Sep 14, 2021 - Chemical Plant Operator in Arab, AL
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      benefits wages excellent place to work

      Cons

      none best company i have ever worked for

      1 person found this review helpful
    4. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good company to start your career

      May 25, 2021 - Engineering Co-Op in Auburn Hills, MI
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good company to Co-op with to improve engineering skills.

      Cons

      Not very much room for advancement in management for future career.

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Caring Company

      Apr 8, 2021 - Manager in Auburn Hills, MI
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Umicore is a company that cares about their employees. It's a family atmosphere.

      Cons

      It's a smaller location, so sometimes you find yourself wearing many hats- but that's not necessarily a bad thing!

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good start up company. Great benefits, bonuses, raises

      Apr 7, 2021 - Other/Not Applicable in Houston, TX
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Wonderful colleagues, great flex schedule, very diverse.

      Cons

      nothing out of the ordinary

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great company to work for

      Mar 29, 2021 - Commercial Manager in Raleigh, NC
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Umicore is the gold standard for refining.

      Cons

      It is a large company with many layers to approvals.

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee

      10/10

      Feb 21, 2021 - Operations Intern in Catoosa, OK
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great industry experience with a top notch crew.

      Cons

      Not a lot of healthy restaurant choices.

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Solid Employer

      Nov 17, 2020 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Profit Sharing, 401k Match, Quarterly & Annual bonuses, Great Benefits

      Cons

      Leadership stretched too thin. Clear divide between corporate and divisions. Poor team building. Job focused- not people focused. Little to no appreciation. Relaxed management in some departments and strict management in other departments. No desire from management to build employee moral. Poor communication skills during pivotal restructuring.

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Great Place To Work

      Nov 12, 2020 - Manager in Tulsa, OK
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Outstanding compensation, International mobility, great culture,

      Cons

      Same as other large companies

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    77% of Umicore employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Umicore 4.1 out of 5 for work life balance, 4 for culture and values and 3.3 for career opportunities.

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

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