Dow Reviews

Updated 7 Jul 2020

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3.8
83%
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81%
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Dow Chief Executive Officer Jim Fitterling
Jim Fitterling
173 Ratings
Pros
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  • "Lack of employee development & poor work/life balance(in 60 reviews)

  • "Global standandards for all work processes are often difficult to apply in each organization(in 30 reviews)

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  1. "Production Supervisor"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Dow full-time

    Pros

    Great Culture, Safety First Minded, Friendly environment, Great training programme

    Cons

    Difficult to progress to next level

  2. "Great company with opportunity for advancement"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice Salary Pension Opportunity for advancement Diverse workforce

    Cons

    Basics company so very cyclical Constantly evaluating business to buy/sell so there may be less job security

  3. "Great company to grow"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Petaling Jaya
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great management and long term strategy

    Cons

    Too many processes and corporate rules

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  4. "Dow chem co"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lab Tech Co/Op 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Dow part-time

    Pros

    Great management, work/life balance, and management

    Cons

    Can't think of any cons compared to other companies.

  5. "Good post-college entry level job"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Analytical Technologist 
    Recommends

    I worked at Dow full-time

    Pros

    Pay is good, lots of overtime. The employees are hardworking and friendly.

    Cons

    Tough work schedule with the constant rotation of day and night shifts. Monthly meetings are a terrible waste of time.

  6. "Good company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great team, plenty of responsibility, nice flexibility

    Cons

    Large, disconnected at times, away from team a lot

  7. "Good Company"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Process Engineer in Baton Rouge, LA

    I have been working at Dow full-time

    Pros

    Great Team, good benefits and development

    Cons

    Slow HR, but they are contracted

  8. "Dow"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Strategic Sourcing Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent career opportunities in Operations, Projects and certain sites. Key is finding mentor to grow career.

    Cons

    Some leaders will stop progression of career to benefit themselves (find mentor to grow career or find new company)

  9. "Very bad impression for freshers"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Production Engineer in Vadodara
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Dow full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    No benefit in this organisation

    Cons

    Far away from city No canteen No bus service Not good environment

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  10. "i'd rather not say anything"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Facilities Manager in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Dow full-time

    Pros

    it's a shame as it's a great company

    Cons

    you will find out pretty soon. You're either going to the top or dying in your place. This will have nothing to do with your capabilities or performance.

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