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BASF Reviews

Updated 24 March, 2019
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BASF Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors and Chief Technology Officer Martin Brudermüller
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  • "Benefits, vacation package, work life balance" (in 147 reviews)

  • "Great benefits and vacation time amount" (in 94 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (1)

    "Workforce Analytics Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    - Freedom
    - You will feel like you own your own business
    - Smart people and smart teams
    - Huge career development
    - You won't feel embarrassed to say I don't know.
    - BASF truly does care about it's people.

    Cons

    I don't see any as of right now.

    BASF Response

    5 Mar, 2019

    Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a positive review! Our employees are our most important asset and we strive to provide a nurturing career environment.


  2. "Engineering Intern"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Intern in Toronto, ON

    Pros

    Great experience
    Great people
    Interesting environment
    Lots of opportunities to grow

    Cons

    Very large, can be daunting

    Advice to Management

    Develop PDP for leadership candidates

  3. "Marketing Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BASF full-time

    Pros

    Strong ethics, highly reputed company

    Cons

    Nothing, it is a wonderful place to work

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up


  4. "Technical Specalist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at BASF full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Most people are great to work with.

    Cons

    Too big of a company.


  5. "Innovation without emotional intelligence"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at BASF full-time

    Pros

    Very state of the art, innovative company with excellent compensation

    Cons

    Although Development is encouraged, there are no opportunities here for anyone without an engineering degree or masters. Leadership does not value employees enough to address egotistical management and hierarchy so there is a high turnover.


  6. "Technical Supervisor"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at BASF full-time

    Pros

    Above average training program for management. Fast paced, diverse customer base. Good, experienced work force to lead.

    Cons

    Customer demands add stress. Management of customers lacking at times causing near impossible demands on plant to meet expectations. Management spread too thin at times to support needs of expanding customer requirements.

    Advice to Management

    Add support where needed to meet the needs of everyone.


  7. "Great place to work for internship"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mississauga, ON
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mississauga, ON
    Recommends

    Pros

    People and office environment
    Office clubs and councils

    Cons

    Work can be kind of boring and tedious

    Advice to Management

    Should look for opportunities for departments to interact

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Too Big"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at BASF full-time

    Pros

    Basf gave good training to employees

    Cons

    The management was detached and dictatorial

    Advice to Management

    Wake up


  9. "Great People, Not So Great Systems, Ultimately a Good Place To Work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Windsor, ON
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Windsor, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at BASF full-time

    Pros

    Great people, you are treated fairly and with respect.

    Cons

    Challenging systems and processes which require streamlining and standardization.

    Advice to Management

    Please see the cons section.


  10. "Plastics salesman representative"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Plastic Sales in Windsor, ON
    Former Employee - Plastic Sales in Windsor, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    I 've worked with Obegi chemicals,they execlusive agent for BASF in Syria more than 100 years.

    Cons

    I worked with them 6 years, they had a slogan
    " Doing business with ethics " and BASF it's the first important company in the world.

    Advice to Management

    I have a good confirmation letter from them .