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great work environment
Scaffolder/Carpenter (Former Employee), Fort Saskatchewan, ABNovember 18, 2013
Pros: great balance between work and life
Cons: dangerous
Team meeting to start in the morning.
Forman would break everyone into teams.
Each team would have a scaffold to erect or tear down
learning about scaffolding was very enjoyable in a team work environment.
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Great plant, other operators are good, but management incompetent which doesn't help morale.
Operator (Current Employee), Fort SaskJanuary 26, 2013
Pros: good work schedule, good opportunities such as temporary assignments around the world if desired, good fellow operators
Cons: management poor, compensation just below area average
If management could get with the times and treat the operations staff better, than there wouldn't be a better place to work. Unfortunately their degrees don't automatically give them the required knowledge or training to be a "REAL" manager. Many empty promises to look into things that never materialize.

As far as plant goes, it is top notch.

June 4, 2013

seems to be common trend, incompetent management!

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Field Coordinator (Former Employee), PrentissJune 27, 2012
Very good people to work with. Treated with respect..Culture they thrive for is second to none.
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Great company
Supply Chain Analyst Intern (Former Employee), Philadelphia, PADecember 12, 2014
The company was great and the individuals that I worked with really cared about each other and took pride in their work. Solid work-life balance.
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Fast Pace-Ever Changing Organization
Contract Administrator (Current Employee), Seadrift, TXDecember 9, 2014
Abiding by customer requests
Managing costs while adhering to contract guidelines
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Great place to work with encouraged advancement
Distribution Operator (Current Employee), Freeport, TXDecember 6, 2014
Package the product, ship the product.
Set the next shift up for success by giving adequate shift relief and replenishing all materials for the job.
Management focuses on your career development with various training modules and the opportunity for advancement through the college programs.
Coworkers are about getting the work done and making sure everyone – more... is accountable
The hardest part is when machines break down with a deadline at hand
The most enjoyable part is the people – less
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Great company
EH&S Operations Manager - St. Charles Operations (Current Employee), Taft, LANovember 29, 2014
Great company to work for. Very principled company which places a premium on the safety of its personnel and operations.
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Great llearning experience
Emergency Services and Security Technician (Former Employee), Hahnville, LANovember 25, 2014
Most of the emergency services equipment that is needed. Day staff tends to hide information from shift members.
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Productive and Innovative
PPM Coordinator (Current Employee), Freeport, TXNovember 24, 2014
Overall, Dow is a great company to work for. The wealth of knowledge from vetera employees is exponential. If you take the time to learn and want to grow your knowledge this is a great place to start.
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Good to work there when the work load is high
PE - Professional Structural Engineer (Former Employee), Houston, TXNovember 24, 2014
Pros: provided some training.
Cons: would not keep their nose out of private lives.
When the work load was heavy, it was a great place to work.
Female Management.
Hardest part of the job was dealing with intrusions into my personal life.
The most enjoyable part of the job was doing the structural analysis and interfacing with the CAD technicians.
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A dynamic problem solving environment.
Project Manager (Current Employee), Texas City, TXNovember 23, 2014
Pros: great company, great people, excellent bonus
Cons: excessive travel and commute, advancement opportunities
Between the phone, email, and office visits, I get daily interuptions for problem solving ideas that allow the employees to continue to progress their work for this billion dollar industry. I am a Project Manager at Dow Chemical and enjoy touching the lives of my co-workers and project team members, from the quirky and quiet analysist to the outspoken – more... project engineer. The hardest part of my job is traveling for 3-4 weeks at a time. The most enjoyable part the job is the rush of having found a workable option that becomes a win-win solution. – less
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A great place to work to learn, improve skills and implement learnings to maximize your performance and growth within the company.
Commercial Sales (Former Employee), Piscataway, NJNovember 19, 2014
Pros: close to home, great co-workers and leaders.
Great company to work for who encourages growth through training and mentoring to be the best you can be. Always challenging you to be better and recognizes those who do.
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watch you back
Chemical Operator (Current Employee), Midland MINovember 19, 2014
To go up in this company you need to be able to play up to the management. Your skill or hard work mean nothing ! 50% + are looking to leave there.
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Transitioning between jobs
MRP Controller (Former Employee), Somerset, NJNovember 12, 2014
Pros: execellent place to work
Responsible for handling raw material orders, 3-party liaison; tracking inventory. Tracking customer complaints and find a resolution.
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cut throat with no advancement
Grinder Operator (Current Employee), Midland, MINovember 1, 2014
Its a cut throat place and almost no room for any advancement. Its a who they like place there is no work/life balance and harsh punishment for the smallest things
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Able to learn a diverse set of skills.
Operating Technician (Current Employee), Findlay, OHOctober 28, 2014
Pros: flexibilty
Cons: swing shift.
Due to the lean workforce, we are able to train on most jobs to be as flexible as possible.
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Great company to work for.
System Architect (Former Employee), Midland, MIOctober 28, 2014
Great Company to work for. I had an excellent career with good benefits.
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Salary and benefits acceptable for locality.
R&D Project Manager (Former Employee), Midland, MIOctober 20, 2014
Pros: work life balance
Cons: poor career security
Flexible toward a beneficial work/life balance and an identifiable safe working culture. Salary and benefits competitive with local industry, but job security seems to be poor.
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Excellent work environment
Improvement Engineer (Current Employee), Plaquemine, LAOctober 15, 2014
- A typical day can be busy but the hours go by very fast
- Professional development is continuous
- Leadership is exceptional
- Co-workers are respectful and helpful
- The nature of the work can be difficult
- Positive recognition for accomplishments
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Safety oriented company
Site Training/ODMS Coordinator (Current Employee), Findlay, OHOctober 9, 2014
Pros: global company
Cons: global company
Professional environment, good salary, opportunities for advancement and skill developing. Had the privilege of learning several different roles to expand versatility. Worked with some excellent people.

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