Clariant North America Reviews

Updated 24 Mar 2020

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3.1
57%
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77%
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Clariant North America Regional President Deepak Parikh
Deepak Parikh
5 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good benefits; many of the people are talented(in 8 reviews)

  • "The people are great, top management promotes flexibility and personal balance, and the pay and benefits are excellent(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Hectic environment"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Shift Leader in Louisville, KY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Clariant North America full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Core group of people truly care; excellent plant-level management; Secure hourly employment; great technical teams

    Cons

    Continually changing; limited career path; senior management sits in Europe

  2. COVID-19

    "Doesn't Care About Employees They Lied about being an Essential Company to stay open during Statewide Shutdown!"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Extrusion Operator in Albion, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Clariant North America full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Can't think of anything that is a Pro to work there

    Cons

    Lied about being an Essential Company to stay open during Statewide Shutdown. Making you use you PPO & F.M.L. if you cannot work during this shutdown to Health Issues that put you at a greater risk if you catch COVID-19. You have no life with always working weekends.

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  3. Helpful (1)

    "Corporate is unorganized"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Chino, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Clariant North America full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great management at site level.

    Cons

    IT// HR// AR&AP // Have all been outsourced out of country. It's virtually impossible to contact a live person issues. Corporate is totally unorganized

  4. "Great job if you care about being a good employee"

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

    I have been working at Clariant North America full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    There’s a green light to grow

    Cons

    the over all organization could be better.

  5. "Territory Sales Manager"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Territory Sales Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Clariant North America full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good work culture and people are very easy to work with and understanding. Great team work is very appreciated in this company and you rarely have to compete or have conflicts with internal employees

    Cons

    Big corporation so most things move slow and requires a lot of approval processes to move projects forward

  6. "Cash cash cash"

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

    I have been working at Clariant North America full-time

    Pros

    They have Competitive pay and benefits.

    Cons

    Globally run company has issues

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  7. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in West Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Clariant North America full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Extremely competitive pay, great benefits package.

    Cons

    Changes can be big but seems mostly for the better.

  8. "Technology is outdated"

    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 Clariant North America full-time

    Pros

    Good people. Good benefits.

    Cons

    Technology outdated. Plants need updating.

  9. "Credit Manager"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Clariant North America full-time

    Pros

    Opportunity for advancement, great manager, great pay

    Cons

    Outsourced my dept to India

  10. "Great place to work!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vice President in Charlotte, NC

    I worked at Clariant North America full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great place to work; excellent system of internal talent recognition and promotion. Very 'open' and supportive system and one of the best work environments in a very competitive and challenging industry.

    Cons

    Clariant's financial performance makes it one of the top candidates for mergers & aquisitions

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