BASF Reviews

Updated 26 Jun 2020

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4.0
84%
Recommend to a Friend
93%
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BASF Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors and Chief Technology Officer Martin Brudermüller
Martin Brudermüller
56 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good benefits package although it gets stingier as time passes(in 118 reviews)

  • "Great benefits that reward health(in 106 reviews)

Cons
  • "Decision making is slow and few bad investments in recent years(in 53 reviews)

  • "Large company not the most agile but making improvements(in 41 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Resercher"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at BASF full-time

    Pros

    Nice company, good salary, good opportunities.

    Cons

    Environment awful. A lot of people selfish.

  2. "Big company with slow changes"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The c ompany is big and the jobs are safe

    Cons

    Old, slow changes and digitalisation

  3. "Administration support"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     

    I worked at BASF

    Pros

    Company name, tools, flexible shift, canteen,

    Cons

    The salary could be higher. Contract at the beginning through interim company.

  4. "Good company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager-Logistics & Purchasing in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at BASF full-time

    Pros

    Salary and welfare options excellent

    Cons

    Non that I can think of.

  5. "Good company with constant changes"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Analyst in Kuala Lumpur
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, a lot opportunities

    Cons

    Overload, long working hours, management issues

  6. "Global"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Hong Kong
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at BASF full-time

    Pros

    Stable, diverse and inclusive environment

    Cons

    Complexity and too many systemic constraints

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  7. "Great place to start"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Scientist in Wyandotte, MI
    Recommends

    I have been working at BASF full-time

    Pros

    Nice people around Great place for growth

    Cons

    will update later with more ratings

  8. "Interesting, but hard to get"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Student in Warsaw
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at BASF part-time

    Pros

    The innovative atmosphere, supporting people

    Cons

    It is hard to get there "from the street"

  9. "For someone looking for good pay and benefits"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research Scientist in Research Triangle Park, NC

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

    Pros

    Employees are offered good benefits.

    Cons

    Management structure was very hierarchical. Because the company is so large it can be slow to incorporate changes.

  10. "Really happy with employer"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at BASF full-time

    Pros

    I am really happy with my employer

    Cons

    Some processes take longer than necessary

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