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Updated 20 April 2019
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  • "Very poor work life balance for Supply Chain jobs at HQ" (in 49 reviews)

  • "It is evident that most of middle and upper management do not know they jobs they are tasked to oversee" (in 20 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Excellent company to work for"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Supply Chain Specialist in Midland, MI (US)
    Former Employee - Supply Chain Specialist in Midland, MI (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Dow full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great culture--professional environment, available training, comfortable work space.

    Cons

    Midland area can be a bit quiet but depending on the stage of your life, this may be a pro.

    Advice to Management

    Promote talented employees sooner than later.


  2. "Process Automation Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chennai
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chennai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Dow full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good work life balance.
    Safety is given a high priority.
    One of the best compensation paid in Chennai.
    Very less travel for those who are tired of travelling.

    Cons

    If you work as a contractor and not as a direct employee, you will miss some good opportunities at work.
    Travel allowance or per diem is paid only if the travel time is more than 30 days (employee ends up spending from pocket in short term trips)

    Advice to Management

    All good. Keep up the good work

  3. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Mumbai
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Dow full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Overall good place to work, positive culture, good work life balance, market competitive salaries

    Cons

    Growth isn't as fast as some other companies. Senior leadership in functions is disappointing.

    Advice to Management

    Keep pushing for values like inclusion and doing good for society - that's what makes you stand out


  4. "Good Company to work"

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    Current Employee - Project Administrator in Chennai
    Current Employee - Project Administrator in Chennai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Dow full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good organization to work with

    Cons

    No Cons in the company

    Advice to Management

    None


  5. "Good company !!"

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    Current Employee - Subject Matter Expert in Chennai
    Current Employee - Subject Matter Expert in Chennai

    I have been working at Dow full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good culture, approachability to higher management.

    Cons

    Lack of diverse resources/opportunities in India


  6. "office culture"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    good international exposure and fair salary package

    Cons

    the office culture of Chennai branch, is not very welcoming to outsiders.


  7. "Creating the PID’s, Running Reports"

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    Current Employee - Senior Process Designer in Sholinganallur
    Current Employee - Senior Process Designer in Sholinganallur
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible Timings and nature of work

    Cons

    Competitive task are very challenging here

  8. "About Dow from personal experience"

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    Current Employee - Senior Piping Engineer in Chennai
    Current Employee - Senior Piping Engineer in Chennai
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Dow full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The excellent working atmosphere, great career opportunities provided

    Cons

    The learning curve on large scale projects are less


  9. "Probably one of the best jobs around in core engineering"

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    Former Employee - Associate Electrical Engineer in Chennai
    Former Employee - Associate Electrical Engineer in Chennai
    Recommends

    I worked at Dow full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    1. Good people to work with.
    2. Free atmosphere with loads of mutual respect.

    Cons

    1. Show progress- can get a bit dull for a fresh graduate sometimes.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Dow review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    A nice place to work , has lot of perks and employee friendly!

    Cons

    I didn't find any cons