Johnson Matthey Reviews

Updated 14 Jul 2020

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3.3
52%
Recommend to a Friend
73%
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Johnson Matthey Chief Executive Robert MacLeod
Robert MacLeod
150 Ratings
Pros
  • "Flexible working hours and good benefits(in 39 reviews)

  • "Good salary, good working hours, free lunch, training provided for working tasks(in 26 reviews)

Cons
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  1. "Enjoyable"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Process Operator in Edinburgh, Scotland

    I worked at Johnson Matthey full-time

    Pros

    Very enjoyable, learning new things, working to produce important products

    Cons

    No communication with management to operators, always left in the dark

  2. "good science"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Scientist in Reading, England

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

    Pros

    Good science, good people and good ambient

    Cons

    management; they don't take in consideration the people old school

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  3. "Great company to work for"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Site Production Manager in Enfield, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Johnson Matthey full-time

    Pros

    The site is being invested in. Both in it's people and plant

    Cons

    There's still a long way to go.

  4. "Good working environment, but hard work not rewarded"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Scientist 

    I have been working at Johnson Matthey full-time

    Pros

    Share scheme and pensions scheme is good. A number of interesting projects to work on.

    Cons

    Company has put all its eggs in one basket in recent years neglecting other business areas.

  5. "Cognitive Dissonance"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Johnson Matthey full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good entry level job for graduates

    Cons

    No career progression, no diversity

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  6. "Archaic systems and ways of working"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Operational Excellence in Cambridge, England
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Health and Safety priority & Generally takes care of people

    Cons

    200 year old company and it shows in old ways of working and thinking, and IT systems.

  7. "Good place to work"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Commercial Manager in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexibility and HR policies are great

    Cons

    Professional Growth Opportunity is struggled

  8. "Modern company"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - NPI Project Lead in Royston, East of England, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Modern, big company so possibility to move internally

    Cons

    Old school management with more things said than done

  9. "Perfect company for development globally"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Development Associate 

    I have been working at Johnson Matthey full-time

    Pros

    Perfect company for development globally

    Cons

    none, lots of progression to capture

  10. "Good start without experience"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Royston, East of England, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Johnson Matthey full-time

    Pros

    Good and exciting job for inexperienced scientist

    Cons

    Progression slow and limited politics

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