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Saint-Gobain Abrasives Reviews

Updated Jul 13, 2019

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3.2
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Saint-Gobain Abrasives CEO Patrick Millot
Patrick Millot
36 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good work life balance; despite having a hierarchy, many in top mgmt are approachable(in 6 reviews)

  • "company has lots of good benefits(in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Best industry"

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    Current Employee - Diploma In Automobile in Pālampur
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Saint-Gobain Abrasives full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    I am working here from last seven years. It's a good industry for beginners to develop their carriers. I have learnt lots of things here. It has good environment .always gives first preference to safety.

    Cons

    Best industry in the field of abrassives

    Advice to Management

    Salary hike is less

    Saint-Gobain Abrasives2018-02-20
  2. "Area Sales Manager"

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    Former Employee - AREA SALES MANAGER in North
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Saint-Gobain Abrasives full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Only brand name is there of Saint Gobain

    Cons

    No systems. Persons having no retail experience totally industrial dealing company

    Advice to Management

    Build some systems .

    Saint-Gobain Abrasives2019-07-05
  3. "Anonymous"

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    Current Employee - Product Engineer in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Saint-Gobain Abrasives full-time

    Pros

    As a fresher, you will acquire great about learning about business initiative from a low end view. And you will establish a good attitude if worked for longer period of time.

    Cons

    Alot of within politics the organization.

    Advice to Management

    Need to progress on certain standees within the company

    Saint-Gobain Abrasives2019-05-10
  4. "Business Development Engineer (Sales) in GNO"

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    Former Employee - Business Development Engineer in Chandigarh
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Saint-Gobain Abrasives full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Reimbursements are good in terms of Travel , Food & Stay. Company Training program is good.

    Cons

    Salary is pretty less in comparison to the work demanded . Growth is extremely slow . Work is not satisfying in terms of Bad products . Kills the motivation to stay .

    Advice to Management

    Grindwell Norton needs to upgrade a lot to be the market leader it claims to be. The company is selling only on the basis of Relations and not their actual products which they claim to be world class and high output.

    Saint-Gobain Abrasives2019-04-03
  5. "Satisfactory atmosphere"

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    Current Employee - Project Engineer in Bangalore
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Saint-Gobain Abrasives full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    People are social and supportive. Freedom to make decisions.

    Cons

    A lack of creative driving force to perform better and a general lack of genuine interest in work.

    Saint-Gobain Abrasives2019-03-15
  6. "Review title about the company"

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    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Saint-Gobain Abrasives full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Saint-Gobain always give the new opporunity to update your skill set

    Cons

    their is nothing to say as cons

    Saint-Gobain Abrasives2019-02-05
  7. "Product Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Product Engineer in Mora, Maharashtra
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Saint-Gobain Abrasives full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good learning experience , employees are encouraged to learn on their own rather being spoon fed . Decent perks

    Cons

    Below average salary , Internal politics , slow career progression

    Advice to Management

    NA

    Saint-Gobain Abrasives2019-01-30
  8. "Not worth it"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Saint-Gobain Abrasives full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The brand name Industrial exposure Training is good

    Cons

    Short sighted managers No work life balance

    Advice to Management

    Sales is not easy and it's worse when the management considers you as machines. They don't care much about work life balance especially when you are in a learning phase.

    Saint-Gobain Abrasives2019-01-21
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Not a place of Management Grads"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mumbai
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Saint-Gobain Abrasives full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good work life balance; despite having a hierarchy, many in top mgmt are approachable

    Cons

    - No direction, mgmt itself seems unsure as to what would be the right job for mgmt grads. In my time here, I have seen mgmt grads being allocated for some "new initiatives" which are more sort of someone else's bridge for promotion rather than adding value to the business - Abysmal pay at entry & mid level. Top mgmt are paid handsomely and also share profits. Infact, the recruitment process itself is clandestine and...

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    Advice to Management

    Need external blood in top mgmt. Putting a frog from one corner of the well to the other is not proving useful. But I know this f/b is useless, you can't wake up someone who is acting to be asleep.

    Saint-Gobain Abrasives2019-01-22
  10. "Work life balance maintained"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends

    I have been working at Saint-Gobain Abrasives full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexi works hours Self paced learning

    Cons

    Learning and Development of employees to be improved

    Saint-Gobain Abrasives2018-10-25
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