Dow Reviews

Updated 27 May 2020

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3.8
81%
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79%
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Dow Chief Executive Officer Jim Fitterling
Jim Fitterling
164 Ratings
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  • "Midland is not a town for singles/30 somethings(in 66 reviews)

  • "Lack of employee development & poor work/life balance(in 60 reviews)

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  1. "Great company"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    35 year career with constant progression

    Cons

    Not many a great place to work

    Dow2020-05-05
  2. "Very organised"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Dow full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great colleagues, decent pay, very organised structure

    Cons

    A bit cliquy between new and old employees.

    Dow2020-05-22
  3. "Dow contract manager"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Contracts Manager 

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

    Pros

    Multicultural environment so easy to settle into

    Cons

    Legacy systems so computers bit slow

    Dow2019-09-17
  4. "Good company to work for"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    You have full ownership of your role and you are empowered to make independent decisions

    Cons

    The workload can sometimes be stressful

    Dow2019-08-24
  5. "own your sole"

    1.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Chemical Technician in Barry, Wales
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Dow full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Well paid, good package and benefits

    Cons

    Zero work life balance and just see you as a number no employee engagement

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    Dow2019-09-23
  6. "Well paid but dreadful company"

    1.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Chemical Process Operator in Barry, Wales
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Dow full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Money Health insurance Pension Cant think of anything else

    Cons

    Work life balance Rule by iron fist No employee engagement

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    Dow2019-09-12
  7. "Interesting technology, very friendly"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Process Engineer in Cardiff, Wales
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Dow full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Lots of technical experts, wide ranging chemistry. Global opportunities. Good safety culture. Good work life balance. Far reaching technical career tracks.

    Cons

    Heavy on image, procedures/workflows can be unwieldy. Executive communication seems insincere. Shortsighted focus on delivering shareholder value at expense of asset reliability

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    Dow2019-06-19
  8. "Great start-up"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Head of Marketing 

    I worked at Dow full-time

    Pros

    Fantastic team, Good corporate culture, Open level hierarchy.

    Cons

    Brexit screwed the housing market

    Dow2019-06-18
  9. "Good training opportunities"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Lead Production Engineer in Cardiff, Wales
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Dow full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Numerous career growth opportunities and support

    Cons

    Poor work life balance if in operations and not adequate pay for commitment levels expected

    Dow2019-05-20
  10. "Graduate engineer"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Dow full-time

    Pros

    Great work life balance before the change

    Cons

    Culture change under new management. Completely different place 2 years ago

    Dow2018-09-16
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