BASF Reviews

Updated 6 Mar 2021

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4.1
82%
Recommend to a Friend
91%
Approve of CEO
BASF Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors and Chief Technology Officer Martin Brudermüller
Martin Brudermüller
115 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good work environment, inclusive, good benefits and performance incentive(in 126 reviews)

  • "Great staff And the work environment was wonderful(in 123 reviews)

Cons
  • "Bureaucracy can stifle creativity, company does not encourage decision-making at all levels of work(in 58 reviews)

  • "Large company so corporate ideals are not consistently actualized(in 48 reviews)

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Pros & Cons are excerpts from user reviews. They are not authored by Glassdoor.
  1. Featured Review

    "Very heathy working environment. Lovely place"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Site Reliability Engineer in Freeport, TX

    I worked at BASF full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    It a nice organization to work for.

    Cons

    Just keep your focus on your job. You will be fine

  2. "Good company"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Manager-Logistics & Purchasing in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at BASF full-time

    Pros

    Salary and welfare options excellent

    Cons

    Non that I can think of.


  3. "Good place to work as a scientist"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Process Development Scientist 

    I worked at BASF full-time

    Pros

    Good work life balance and lots of opportunities

    Cons

    Could sometimes take a long time for things to happen

  4. "Good Company"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Process Specialist in Glasgow, Scotland

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

    Pros

    Good shift pattern, good pay and inclusive

    Cons

    Too many initiatives and not followed through

  5. "Good experience"

    4.0
    Former Employee - PDP Engineer in Edinburgh, Scotland

    I worked at BASF full-time

    Pros

    Engaging corporate culture, interesting work

    Cons

    Poorly managed talent development pipeline

  6. "Chemical engineering"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Chemical Engineer 
    Recommends

    I have been working at BASF full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    People are nice to me

    Cons

    The boss is too bossy

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  7. "Good benefits, ok pay"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Process Engineer 

    I have been working at BASF full-time

    Pros

    Good pay Good benefits and work life balance

    Cons

    Politics Slow progress in engineering

    BASF Response

    November 20, 2019Talent Branding & Diversity Specialist

    Thank you for the rating and review!

  8. "BASF"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Process Development Scientist in Brighton, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good progression, good benefits and compensation.

    Cons

    Some occasional communication issues, but not often

  9. "Great company, great colleagues"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BASF full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Fantastic company to work with great opportunities to learn, develop and implement business leading tools.

    Cons

    I do not see any cons

    BASF Response

    April 11, 2019Talent Branding & Diversity Specialist

    Thank you for your review and rating. We greatly appreciate it!

  10. "Great company"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Head of Business Intelligence in Royal Leamington Spa, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Look after staff, great opportunities

    Cons

    small business can restrict growth

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