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Fun place to work but little career advancement opportunities in lab

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People are very inclusive and helpful. Lots to do and freedom to work flexible hours. HR is remote and difficult to get clear answers from. Little advancement in the lab. Excellent healthcare options.
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Zeer slechte omgang met uitzendkrachten

Ik zat in de 5 ploegen, in Emmen emtec terein! Ik heb mij er de reed uit de naad gewerkt! Vervolgens moesten ze bezuinigen op het personeel! Ook zo bijzonder aangezien ze heel veel personeel te kort hadden. Zeker bepaalde ploegen. Sommige lopen de kantjes eraf en die mogen blijven. en harde werkers word gewoon misbruik van gemaakt! Vervolgens heel veel mensen eruit! Allemaal ontslag. Ik ben toen echt genaaid! Ze hebben mijn contract omgezet van 5 ploegen naar 2 ploegen zonder met mij te overleggen, hierdoor was me recht op ww uitkering vervallen . Ik ging van 23.50 euro per uur naar 16.60 + 350 uur meer werken per jaar! En als nog einde van het jaar 8 duizend bruto minder verdienen! En er veel meer voor werken. Toen mij dit werd medegedeeld wist ik niet wat ik hoorde. Zonder overleg. Ik ga er op elk punt op achteruit! Ik heb geprobeerd loonsverhoging te krijgen want ik had niet hiervoor gekozen.het was me in de strot gedrukt. werd me belooft door een van de hogere Pieten! Hij zegt komt goed als ik daar toestemming voor geef! Dus ik dacht dit is rond. Zoveel vroeg ik niet 1.20 per uur extra ofzo dus ging er alsnog zwaar op achteruit.dag later word ik gebeld door het uitzendbureau dat d.s.m er niet mee akkoord gaat! Vervolgens voelde ik me in de steek gelaten terwijl ik daar zo hard gewerkt hebt. daarom hebben ze me dit ook door de strot gedrukt. Ik kon geen kant meer op! Uitkerings rechten vervallen. Vervolgens heb ik het O.R ingeschakeld die beste mannen hebben echt hun best nog voor me gedaan! Het hele bedrijf prate over deze situatie mensen vinden dit belachelijk. Vroeger - 

Pros

Goed loon als ze je niet naaien

Cons

Nummertje! Beloftes die niet nagekomen worden. Slaven bestaan als uitzendkracht
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Geen fijne stageperiode gehad

Geen fijne stageperiode gehad. Volledig thuiswerken, géén enkele keer op het bedrijf mogen werken. Bedrijfsbegeleider eenmaal ontmoet. Slechte communicatiemogelijkheden. Zeer hoge werkdruk, eigenlijk ben je nooit klaar met de opdrachten; het worden er steeds meer. Ontevredenheid. Stagevergoeding was overigens prima. Medewerkers van het concern zijn wel sociaal en tonen empathie, dat was niet te zien bij mijn bedrijfsbegeleider. Jammer.

Pros

stagevergoeding, leuke medewerkers

Cons

zeer hoge werkdruk, slechte communicatiemogelijkheden, volledig thuiswerken, ontevredenheid.
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Geen respect, waardeloos management

People planet en profit is enkel in het belang van de aandeelhouders. Ze geven serieus niets om hun medewerkers. Afstrafcultuur. Er wordt geen rekening gehouden met een gewijzigde thuissituatie. Een ongelofelijk prestatie- en werkdruk waarbij veel van je verwacht wordt tegen een karig loontje. Amper doorgroeimogelijkheden. Het management toont geen empathie aan haar medewerkers en ze denken alleen maar aan zich zelf om hun hachje hoog te houden. Pas op voordat je hier komt te werken, je moet nogal slaafs zijn!

Cons

Werkdruk is hoog, management toont geen empathie, geen doorgroeimogelijkheden, karig loon
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DSM is okay for short term work.

DSM has a high turn over rate.the pay is okay and the work is usually easy.mandatory overtime. Everyone had attendance problems.At the location I worked at, they really lacked diversity.There was little attention to my training. I ended up being entirely trained on one thing and that was where I was stuck. My training had not been reviewed and my training book was untouched when review time came around.Every worker does things their own way due to the lack of training and structure. This causes constant issues that are not addressed in an effective manner.I was not given clear information on progression and everyone I talked to made a different payrate and had a different story on what they were told in the interview process in regards to raises and progression. I was making more than someone that worked there 2 years, and he told me he got a .20 cent raise during his last review.

Pros

nice people

Cons

managment
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Great Place to Call Home and a New Family

DSM cares about who you are and how to grow your career professional. The ownership is on the individual to thrive in this environment, it is challenging and the effort is high but the rewards are worth this higher level of effort.

Pros

Career growth and Comps and Benefits

Cons

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No leadership and accountability

Worst company I have worked for. Management did not have leadership or the character needed for this location to function effectively. Safty concerns that were brought up were ignored if it conflicted with the company's safety narrative that they had already decided. This company is missing some imperative things needed for success like leadership and getting out of the way of people who can do the job instead of making excuses and covering for the dangerously incompetent managers that don't have the skillset for their positions.

Pros

I am no longer employed with DSM

Cons

Management /lack of upward advancement/PPE policy over safety
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Empresa de ótima atuação, sempre focada na segurança dos colaboradores. Aprendi muito mesmo com grandes astros que iluminaram meus conhecimentos.

Trabalhar na dsm, seguinifica ser o melhor no mercado.

Pros

Refeição das melhores, com muito bom preparo, livres de contaminação. E sem contar o sabor que é nota 1.000
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Company takes it's employees for granted

This company has gone downhill over the past 2 years. They laid off a bunch of people they deemed unnecessary and called it "fit for growth" which in turn just put more work on almost every employee whos department was effected. Upper management has a real disconnect to the lower level employees day to day job and most hard work goes unrecognized. They also have to apply a "bell curve" when ranking employees on their yearly review so even if they are a good employee they need to meet a quota to put people on both the high end and low end and may get stuck with an undeserved low rating. It's very hard to get a decent raise or promotion over time if you are not an upper management pet.

Pros

Benefits, work life balance

Cons

Upper management will put more and more on your plate over time and not compensate you for it.
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Vision

Good place to work, plenty of opportunities based on the location you are at. Good place to grow and learn if you apply yourself. They are constantly setting the bar higher as it relates to safety and culture

Pros

Movement

Cons

None
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Good place for work

Good company whit oportunities to learn about diferents chemicals and prosses and combination of chemicals I was learning a lot in this company I recomend to anny person this place.

Pros

Good benefits

Cons

Comunication
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Good company

The company has a Good pay, benefits, flexibility. There isn't an opportunity to grow. Management can be better, good company overall, and good co-workers.
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Good company, poor management

After almost 13 years with the company my role was made redundant as part of a restructuring, because the business wasn't doing as well as they wanted. In truth, the company was performing well in a competitive market, certainly better than the majority of their competitors. I enjoyed my time there, as most people were knowledgeable, passionate and friendly. Unfortunately, the reason the company wasn't performing to their expectations was purely down to their management team - more interested in a culture of agreeing with each other, rather than challenging the status quo to improve things.

Pros

Good salary, Good People

Cons

Management ineptitude
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Environnement de travail agréable

Le travail est bien en équipe c est une très bonne première expérience pour ma part je recommande fortement

Pros

Travail très enrichissant
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Excellent Company to Work For

I worked for DSM for almost 19 years. I found them to be a great company to work for, and my colleagues were more like family than co-workers. I lost my job as a result of company restructuring. I spent many happy years with DSM and would encourage anyone to consider a career with them even though my story did not end as I would have hoped. I suspect there are a lot of companies that are evaluating head count due to COVID and other considerations, but on balance, I cannot give them an unfavorable review based on a business decision that they regretfully had to make. If given the opportunity, I would consider going back to work for them.

Pros

Excellent compensation and benefits, strong employee focus, strong corporate stewardship

Cons

The nature of my job was sometimes stressful, but my colleagues were always there to help during difficult times
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Work Hard

Every day goals to be met. All attainable goals and needed to ensure facilities were ready on a daily basis with little to no interruption to production and the work force

Pros

Benefits, Pay, Work and Life balance

Cons

Job security
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Prepared for burnout

A lot of pressure on continuous performance without fair compensation and growth opportunities. High (people) turnaround with no continuity, no place for people development, no secondary benefits...

Pros

working hours

Cons

management, development, benefits
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Good pay but not a place to thrive

I've been working there for 4 years. Most of this time I was overloaded with work and I almost had a burnout. Company culture is quite discriminatory toward some.departments like Customer service. They say Customer first but they don't care at all about the development of the people who are direct contact with he customers. It is very hard to change job if you don't know peopke. have

Pros

Good bonuses

Cons

Lack of good leadership, No options for career growth, Vacancies in the intranet are most of the time taken even before the the vacancy is posted, by people with contacts.
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Super employer

DSM always gave me the challenge I was looking for and more.
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Buena cultura laboral, salario regular y sin utilidades

Buena cultura laboral, moderna, proporciona los recursos necesarios, exige agilidad durante la jornada y buena condicion fisica. Oportunidad de aprender sobre mecánica y trato con proveedores externos. Contrato solo por agencia, sin utilidades.

Pros

oportunidad de aprender, buena cultura, transporte de personal muy bueno

Cons

salario y prestaciones regulares y sin utilidades
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Fun working environment

Great to place to work and very collaborative colleagues. Many exciting projects and always given the opportunity to partake in any project of your competence.
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3.6

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