Growing Chemistry Company with Committed Long Term Goals
Production Engineer (Current Employee) – Washington, WV – March 24, 2019
Chemours is a dynamic chemistry company that has its origination from DuPont in 2015. They are expanding quickly and establishing as a premier chemistry company. They have publicly made environmental stewardship, community, and personnel inclusion goals and will execute against in the next 10 years.
Plant work involves ample time in the plant working with front line operations and maintenance groups. Typically 3-4 hrs a day are spent in meetings or collaboration efforts on projects/problems.
Engineering career progression is attractive and job security is strong especially for the larger plant sites.
Workplace culture is improving as a big focus is on Organizational Health. The culture is fast paced and demanding, especially from corporate leadership as the businesses are extremely profitable. This motivates individual contributors but also adds stress and impinges upon proper work life balance.
Hardest aspect of job is meeting leadership expectations and intermediate goals yet maintain profitable day to day production. Within operations organization, individual contributors have an extensive list of day to day responsibilities which limits ability to focus on larger initiatives or programs.
Some sites are well understaffed as far as initiatives and programs go but the company is prioritizing hiring to fill gaps.
Career Opportunities, Interaction with Shop Floor, Benefits, Vacation Allowance, Employee Resource Groups
Work-Life Balance, Visibility of Management