BASF Reviews

Updated Jan 12, 2021

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4.1
82%
Recommend to a Friend
89%
Approve of CEO
BASF Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors and Chief Technology Officer Martin Brudermüller
Martin Brudermüller
94 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good benefits package although it gets stingier as time passes(in 125 reviews)

  • "Great staff And the work environment was wonderful(in 120 reviews)

Cons
  • "Bureaucracy can stifle creativity, company does not encourage decision-making at all levels of work(in 57 reviews)

  • "Large company not the most agile but making improvements(in 44 reviews)

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  1. "Great company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Resources 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BASF full-time

    Pros

    Great company and great opportunities to grow

    Cons

    there are no cons. Great company

  2. "Employee experience"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Logistics and Supply Chain Manager in Calgary, AB

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

    Pros

    Great place to have a progressive career

    Cons

    Nothing to really think of

    BASF Response

    August 11, 2020Talent Attraction

    Thanks for your note. Happy to hear your time with BASF was fruitful.


  3. "Best place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Production Planner 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits and compensation. Great place to work. Work / life balance

    Cons

    Some days of stress due to operations

    BASF Response

    March 30, 2020Talent Attraction

    Thanks for your comment, we are glad you enjoyed your experience while at BASF. Wishing you continued success.

  4. "A great company providing dream job"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Staff Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    1. World-known Chemical company with more than 100 years history; 2. Lead in the industry; 3. Broad benefits; 4. Responsible Care to employee; 5. Opportunities to growth; 6. Continuously improving technologies.

    Cons

    Huge organization to adapt fast change, especially in digitization.

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  5. "Great atmosphere, great pay, unionized"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Blender Operator in Windsor, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great atmosphere, great pay, great benefits, great retirement plan etc.

    Cons

    I haven't experienced any cons as of yet.

  6. "Primary contact for Ford, FCA, GM, VW, and Hyundai to discuss program timing and product validation."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Product & Quality Assurance Management 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent company. Leadership is great, good benefits, good salary.

    Cons

    Heavy structure, difficult to grow.

  7. "Full coverage of benefits"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Order Manager 
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    nice environment and work life balance, full coverage of benefits

    Cons

    limited chance of further development

  8. "Helpful & Growing Environment"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Process Engineering Co-Op 

    I worked at BASF full-time

    Pros

    Great coworkers, helpful and supportive atmosphere, diverse work

    Cons

    Nothing stands out as of now!

    BASF Response

    October 14, 2019Talent Branding & Diversity Specialist

    Thank you for your review and rating!

  9. "Basf"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - EHS Specialist 

    I have been working at BASF full-time

    Pros

    Good to work for etc

    Cons

    No real issues time for change

  10. "Technical Specalist"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Most people are great to work with.

    Cons

    Too big of a company.

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