DuPont Research Scientist Reviews

Updated 12 Sep 2020

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4.2
96%
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DuPont Interim Chairman and CEO Edward D. Breen
Edward D. Breen
10 Ratings
  1. "Overall better than others"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Scientist in Wilmington, DE
    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at DuPont full-time

    Pros

    good work life balance, nice colleagues,

    Cons

    Not too many advancement opportunities, lack of scientists in upper management

  2. "Lovely company, busy hours"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research Scientist 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Health insurance, 401k looks like a good place to retire. Helpful staff

    Cons

    Too much red tape. Work load


  3. "Great Place to work"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research Scientist in Wilmington, DE
    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at DuPont full-time

    Pros

    They value diversity and fairness

    Cons

    Can be slow to change

  4. "work culture"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Principal Research Scientist in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Safety, Innovation, work life balance

    Cons

    Frequent change in strategy, management

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  5. "Good company under transition"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Research Scientist 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good working-life balance, good compensation and helpful people

    Cons

    Poor infrastructure. Information is not transparent during transition

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  6. "Work enviroment"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Research Scientist 

    I have been working at DuPont full-time

    Pros

    Safety is the first thing

    Cons

    Slow in term of work, a lot of documentation

  7. Helpful (1)

    "Good benefits but low pay"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Scientist in Madison, WI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent 401k employer match. Friendly, family feel at site I worked. Flexible and accommodating work schedule.

    Cons

    Low pay compared to equivalent positions at other companies. Also large discrepancies in pay between employees at same experience with same title. Work life balance can be poor depending on department.

  8. "Work Environment"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research Scientist in Kingston, ON

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

    Pros

    Benefits are great! You can get pension when you retire at age 58!

    Cons

    Micro management, office politics, too many managers and too many directions

  9. "Research Scientis"

    3.0
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    Research Scientist in Madison, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at DuPont

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    improve salary and benefits for employees

  10. Helpful (1)

    "Company been going in the wrong direction would no hope ahead"

    1.0
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    Current Employee - Research Scientist in Palo Alto, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at DuPont full-time

    Pros

    open culture, regular hours, smart coworkers

    Cons

    no clear path for promotions, no career development, management not open to or producing new project ideas, research is plug and chug and not novel, constantly bleeding talent, raises are minimal and have been cut recently with bonuses, no accountability of management, too much bureaucracy, and no onsite HR

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