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Solvay Reviews

Updated 10 Mar 2020

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3.7
73%
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80%
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Solvay CEO Jean-Pierre Clamadieu
Jean-Pierre Clamadieu
125 Ratings
  1. "Work life balance is a challenge"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Solvay employs high performers. They are committed to Safety and sustainability. They offer competitive wages and treat their employees well.

    Cons

    The company expects a lot from its employees in SBS. We are always asked to do more with less. Work life balance becomes a big challenge .

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    Solvay2019-11-30
  2. "Good benefits"

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    Former Employee - Technician 

    I worked at Solvay full-time

    Pros

    Benefits are really good here

    Cons

    Hours Asked to work are terrible

    Solvay2019-12-10
  3. "OK job"

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    Current Employee - Transportation Analyst in Princeton, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits / 401(k) Good work-life balance

    Cons

    Lack of investment in employee growth

    Solvay2019-12-08
  4. "GDPR Operator"

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    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - GDPR Operator in Lisbon
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Familiar environment, training, work life balance

    Cons

    Salary, public transportation, career progression

    Solvay2019-11-18
  5. "People centric culture but slow growth"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing Manager 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    People centric (benefits, time off...) Quality of life Stability

    Cons

    Slow growth Limited upward mobility Conservative / risk adverse mindset

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    Solvay2019-11-18
  6. "administrateur"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brussels
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Solvay full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    interesting work, good salary

    Cons

    no work life balance, very limited career opportunities

    Solvay2019-10-29
  7. "Solvay France Review"

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    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Digital Project Manager in Paris
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Big company with a lot of opportunities

    Cons

    Not a lot of opportunities in France Company has been making a lot of changes for its french employees - doesn't really care about families and the impact it has on them

    Solvay2019-11-08
  8. "Gret pay poor management"

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    Current Employee - Machine Operator 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great pay. Union fights for wages

    Cons

    Schedule, long hours, management

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    Solvay2019-11-04
  9. "Senior Technical Support Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Senior Technical Support Specialist in Shanghai, Shanghai
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Slow pace, big office and good lab equipment

    Cons

    Very conservative and hard to communicate with management.

    Solvay2019-10-18
  10. "It was amazing to be part of a family that allowed you to grow exponentially"

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    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Chemist 
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    management style great team Good enviroment

    Cons

    Strict hours unpaid lunch hours

    Solvay2019-10-11
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