BASF Reviews

Updated 24 Sep 2020

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4.1
85%
Recommend to a Friend
91%
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BASF Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors and Chief Technology Officer Martin Brudermüller
Martin Brudermüller
69 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good benefits package although it gets stingier as time passes(in 119 reviews)

  • "Great benefits that reward health(in 110 reviews)

Cons
  • "As a big company decision-making can be slow and policy implementation uneven(in 55 reviews)

  • "Large company not the most agile but making improvements(in 42 reviews)

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  1. "Good MNC - part of fortune 500"

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

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

    Pros

    #Large multinational with good overseas opportunity once you spend some time

    Cons

    #I do not find any cons as such

  2. "Great Place to Work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineering Manager in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BASF full-time

    Pros

    - Cares for Employees - Professional approach - Standards and Practices - High Exposure to fields of choice

    Cons

    - Complex organization structure - Difficult to switch departments


  3. "Great place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BASF full-time

    Pros

    chemical giant with access across all value chains of chemicals. Opportunity to diversify learning and experienced team.

    Cons

    Can be slow at times

  4. "Great experience"

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

    I worked at BASF full-time

    Pros

    Culture Diversity of business units Learning

    Cons

    Slow career growth and compensation

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  5. "Good company to learn - bad for growth"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Mumbai
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Very good compnay to learn and work Good salary Good perks Good environment for open

    Cons

    Very bad certain community culture If you are from south hen you will grow Either you should be tamil Malyli Andra Hen you will have good prospects to grow 90% key positions are hold by all madrasis Hardly some position are for other people Indian Management make sure to grow only madrsis Also project and make images of employees who are madrasis In case if any other area person grows then management will not help them to grow Only help pets not to employees who work better

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  6. "Great company learn & grow"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    A good platform to learn, develop your skills and implement in your work Opportunity to grow if you perform

    Cons

    Being a big matrix organization at times the decision making process becomes slow

    BASF Response

    Talent Branding & Diversity Specialist

    We appreciate you sharing your insights with us. Thank you for the review and rating.

  7. "Front Desk Executive"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mumbai

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

    Pros

    Good work life balance culture

    Cons

    No cons seen in due course of time

  8. "Great Company to work with"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Manager in New Delhi
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    1. Very good employee benefits. 2. good organization culture. 3. A lot of opportunity to grow and move ahead

    Cons

    Salaries seem a bit less on paper but it is more or less compensated by other benefits offered by the company

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  9. "production"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Production in Gujrāt
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good company to work for

    Cons

    none as of now required

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  10. Helpful (3)

    "Excellent place to learn"

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

    I worked at BASF full-time

    Pros

    Excellent place to learn and build experience. They are slow at decision making, but once made it is precise and accurate. Very high standards of safety adopted

    Cons

    India management is too hierarchical always boasting about their experience and limiting new ideas from young. Too much politics and internally the future of the organisation and its management is already decided, once join it is easy to predict who will be next in line for a role. Most of the management focuses on me, myself and I.

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