Syngenta Reviews

Updated 26 Feb 2021

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Syngenta CEO Erik Fyrwald
Erik Fyrwald
281 Ratings
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  1. "It's Great"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Scientist 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Syngenta full-time

    Pros

    Good support, flexible working and focus on social wellbeing

    Cons

    Some lack of clarity regarding advancement opportunities.

  2. "Great company"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Dispensary Technician 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company to work for, good environment and infrastructure.

    Cons

    Salary could be a bit better


  3. "Syngenta"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Formulation Chemist in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Syngenta full-time

    Pros

    Great values and work life balance

    Cons

    No problems at all - highly recommend

  4. "Great company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Indirects Procurement Senior Manager in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company to work for as provide lots of development opps

    Cons

    Management can be quite unorganised in their structure

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  5. "A culture which makes you want to stay"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Learning and Development Manager in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Syngenta full-time

    Pros

    People, values, culture are central to what Syngenta does and how it does it Not just about what you do, but how you do it. Customer is central to what drives Syngenta

    Cons

    The influence from China - has it potential to alter current culture? Based on some products which are made for a world which increasingly does not want them - not the customer but regulators and general public.

  6. "Loads of opportunity and deliver high standard work but low salary and poor benefit"

    2.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Lab Technician in Bracknell, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    It has loads of opportunity and you can change tdepartment easily, the work environment is great, workers are very competent and professional.

    Cons

    The place is isolated, and the salary is low for the cost of living in the area, does not offer benefit, does not offer sponsorship for VISA to oversea candidate, does not pay extra hours or unused holiday. Management can be slow, useless. Practises ar esomewhat old-fashionned, no perspective for career development.

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  7. "Harvest worker"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Harvest Worker in Lincoln, England

    I worked at Syngenta part-time

    Pros

    Good pay and good team spirit

    Cons

    Quite long and variable hours

  8. "Nothing"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Product Manager in Bracknell, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice university style campus to work at

    Cons

    There are any cons really

  9. "A very good company"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Team Leader in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great opportunities to learn and grow

    Cons

    I have nothing to mention as Cons

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  10. "Excellent Work life balance"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Cell Biologist in Bracknell, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good conditions and benefits, career expectations

    Cons

    Discover new areas and upgrade level

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