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BASF Reviews

Updated 16 Jun 2019

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BASF CEO Martin Brudermüller
Martin Brudermüller
15 Ratings
Pros
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  • "German management adds layers of bureaucracy(in 66 reviews)

  • "Company politics, consensual decision making makes the company slow(in 50 reviews)

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  1. "Communication Intern"

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    Former Employee - Communication Intern in Hong Kong
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BASF (Less than a year)

    Pros

    -Great People, Culture, Open-minded

    Cons

    -not much coaching, more independent

    Advice to Management

    More tasks on interns

    BASF2017-02-07
  2. "Great company overall"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great colleagues and interesting job scopes. Superior was very understanding. good career opportunities.

    Cons

    as many processes involved in between, things move slower. benefits can be improved.

    BASF2019-03-18

    BASF Response

    March 27, 2019

    Thank you for taking the time out to review your experience at BASF. We appreciate it!

  3. "A multicultural company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hong Kong
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Encourage internal movement Flexible working hours Clear hierarchy

    Cons

    Too many reporting lines Take long for decision making

    BASF2019-01-18
  4. "Decent working environment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BASF full-time

    Pros

    Love the German culture in the office, people are friendly

    Cons

    Not the best place to start as a fresh grad (probably)

    BASF2018-08-05
  5. "PDP Engineer"

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    Former Employee - PDP Engineering 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company with great benefits and global scope.

    Cons

    Opportunities have become much tighter and more limited in the past few years.

    BASF2018-05-29
  6. "OK place, Policy varies from business unit"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

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

    Pros

    Great place to learn Work life balance is good

    Cons

    Benefit can be better Career progression is very slow and too bureaucratic

    BASF2018-01-31
  7. "Dualer Student"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BASF full-time

    Pros

    Lots of career possibilities 3 months abroad

    Cons

    Everything else. Support, other employees, salary, places

    Advice to Management

    Pay atrtention to your talents, you spend a lot of money on them - dont make them leave

    BASF2017-07-24
  8. "German company with established structure /rules"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Hong Kong
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    -well structured on HR, Finance, Communication -diversified culture -work life balance -good travel (biz trip) allowance

    Cons

    -top-down -lots of rules and policies

    BASF2017-06-02
  9. "Work atmosphere"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at BASF full-time

      Pros

      Multicultural working environment, good business practice

      Cons

      Restructuring activities discourage employee morale

      BASF2017-04-24
    • "Product manager"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hong Kong
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

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

      Pros

      Multinational company with long history

      Cons

      Big organization, slow decision making

      Advice to Management

      Think of long term plan

      BASF2017-03-22
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