Dow Reviews

Updated 2 Jun 2020

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3.8
81%
Recommend to a Friend
79%
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Dow Chief Executive Officer Jim Fitterling
Jim Fitterling
166 Ratings
Pros
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  • "Midland is not a town for singles/30 somethings(in 66 reviews)

  • "Lack of employee development & poor work/life balance(in 60 reviews)

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  1. "Good Company"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Process Engineer in Baton Rouge, LA

    I have been working at Dow full-time

    Pros

    Great Team, good benefits and development

    Cons

    Slow HR, but they are contracted

    Dow2020-06-03
  2. "Dow"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Strategic Sourcing Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent career opportunities in Operations, Projects and certain sites. Key is finding mentor to grow career.

    Cons

    Some leaders will stop progression of career to benefit themselves (find mentor to grow career or find new company)

    Dow2020-06-01
  3. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Information Security Analyst in Midland, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible hours, competitive pay, lots of vacation tim.

    Cons

    Location, old company with lots of legacy systems

    Dow2020-05-27
  4. "Never a dull moment"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Global Director in Zürich
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Dow full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    High degree of freedom to act, great employees, high engagement

    Cons

    Constant change, focus on 'cost reduction' route to prosperity instead of focus on growth, US-centric, low say-do ratio,

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    Dow2020-05-27
  5. "Great Team Diversity"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Civil/Structural Lead Engineer in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    - Very diverse professionals - Inclusive communities within organization - Great LIfe-Work Balance - Dow Chemical offers job stability with good benefits and a steady salary growth - Dow Offers a variety of lateral growth opportunities. - Great diverse work culture with exposure to complex project opportunities

    Cons

    - Dow has experienced global wide technical issues - Dow uses Outdated tools

    Dow2020-05-21
  6. "Very organised"

    4.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great colleagues, decent pay, very organised structure

    Cons

    A bit cliquy between new and old employees.

    Dow2020-05-22
  7. "Great company"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - IT Project Manager in Midland, MI
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    People, benefits, stable and mature organization that values diversity and employees

    Cons

    There can be high pressure

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    Dow2020-05-21
  8. "Big name Fortune 100 company"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Tax Analyst in Midland, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Plenty of opportunity to work in different area

    Cons

    The company is located in a small corporate town center

    Dow2020-05-19
  9. "Great Place to Work"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Process Automation Engineer in Freeport, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay, benefits, bonuses, and opportunities.

    Cons

    I can't think of any downsides.

    Dow2020-05-13
  10. "Improve leadership culture by external talent uptake."

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Lean Six Sigma Black Belt in Midland, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Dow full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Chemical Industry Leader. Safety Programs. Inclusive environment at lower organizational levels for talent growth. Gender orientation diversity highest priority.

    Cons

    Closed culture to outside diverse leadership talent pool and input. Low glass ceiling for many internal professions and lower job level classifications.

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    Dow2020-05-24
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