DuPont – Why Work For Us?


DuPont is proud to build on its heritage by partnering with others to tackle the unprecedented challenges in food, energy and protection now facing our world. With global population expected to approach nine billion by 2050, DuPont is working with customers, governments, NGOs and thought leaders to discover solutions to today’s toughest challenges.

 

We look forward to what a third century of science and innovation can do.

 
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DuPont uses innovation & collaboration to tackle some of the world's biggest challenges. See how we're making a difference in food, fuel & protection.
 

 Company Overview

Founded in 1802, DuPont puts science to work by creating sustainable solutions essential to a better, safer, healthier life for people everywhere. Operating in approximately 90 countries, DuPont offers a wide range of innovative products and services for markets including agriculture, nutrition, electronics, communications, safety and protection, home and construction, transportation and apparel.

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We believe that the answers to the greatest challenges facing humanity can be found through inclusive innovation. Here at DuPont, that’s how we work best — alongside others, applying a vast range of scientific expertise and knowledge to some of the world’s most complex problems. On this page we'd like to talk with you about how we can solve these challenges together. 

Our goal is to facilitate constructive dialogue. In accordance with our core value of Respect for People, we would appreciate posts that are constructive, respectful, and contain language appropriate for all groups and ages. 

We look forward to solving some of the world's greatest challenges -- together. 

Welcome to the Global Collaboratory. Welcome to DuPont.

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    Excellent company to work for and be part of... the best 28 years .

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    Former Employee - Manufacturing Operations Systems Coordinator in Bristol, England
    Former Employee - Manufacturing Operations Systems Coordinator in Bristol, England

    I worked at DuPont full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Relaxing , but productive. employee's the best , they seem to hire well, salary is very good, will not match this outside the company doing the same line of work.
    Management easy to converse with, they actually listern to issues and idea's, take on board and support you in improvments.
    Very Informative on the way the business is performing and what needs to change if anything, they involve eveyone in making changes etc.
    Good pension , share options

    Cons

    To much red tape at times.
    Slow in making decisions.
    HR (UK) not Bristol very slow and not up to date with HR laws etc, have to research yourself. need a few more people in this role / department

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Look at the big pictue, and ask yourself "what if" before making job / life changing decisions .
    Sales should sell, not just looking after their current customer base, look and research for new opportunities, they are out there.

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DuPont Awards and Accolades

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Top Companies for Executive Women, National Association for Female Executives, 2012
National Top 50 Green Companies, Green Power Partnership, 2010
Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2010
Most Admired Companies in Research Science, Black Engineer & Information Technology, 2010
Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2012
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Additional Info

Website www.dupont.com
Headquarters Wilmington, DE
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1802
Type Company - Public (DD)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue £10+ billion (GBP) per year

With expertise spanning two centuries, diverse industries and more than 90 countries, our company is uniquely positioned to help solve some of the world’s biggest challenges.

For more than 200 years, DuPont has brought world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace through innovative products, materials and services. Our market-driven innovation introduces...
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Mission: Together, we believe we can provide enough healthy food for people everywhere, decrease dependence on fossil fuels, and protect people and the environment for... More

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