IDEXX Laboratories, Inc.

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IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. Reviews

Updated October 6, 2014
Updated October 6, 2014
169 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • New collaborative work environment which allows employees to work freely in mobile space (in 10 reviews)

  • Good pay, work that means something (in 8 reviews)


Cons
  • Claim to be pro-work/life balance but will not change your schedule at all (in 10 reviews)

  • Inexperienced local senior management (in 9 reviews)

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  1.  

    Best Place to work for

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. full-time

    Pros

    It is a great company to work for with so many opportunities and much momentum. They truly care about their employees and employee engagement is a top priority which you can feel everyday.

    Cons

    It is a high pace environment and you have to be able to keep up with the speed that the company is going.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    I was hired as a call center dispatch , answering incoming calls and route drivers to pick up samples, making copies,

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Call Center Dispatch in West Sacramento, CA
    Current Employee - Call Center Dispatch in West Sacramento, CA

    I have been working at IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    this company was very exciting since I work there for few weeks I learned a lot of news things, small group and learned about lab

    Cons

    distance was good, with benefits, culture

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    we handle dead lines, office culture, leadership was excellent

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    I think IDEXX is the right place to make a lot of money on a hard-working job.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at IDEXX Laboratories, Inc.

    Pros

    IDEXX offers very high-paying jobs. Work hard, stay focused.

    Cons

    There is a lot of work time, but it's worth it for the money.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I'd like some info how to get a Staff Engineering job.

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    Opportunity to roll up your sleeves and make a difference

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    The people - so different from other employees you find in a metropolitan area (like Boston). There is a genuine caring in the company for the work and the people. It is a collaborative environment where your ideas can be shared with other. Feedback and support is great.

    Cons

    Work load is heavy but the vision for where the company wants to go is there.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep listening to your customers and your employees.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Lovely

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Lots of challenges, people are great.

    Cons

    Salary is low relative to other markets (Boston, New Jersey etc).

  7.  

    Design Engineering has it good.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - R&D Design Engineer in Westbrook, ME
    Current Employee - R&D Design Engineer in Westbrook, ME

    I have been working at IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    The overall mood and vibe is very positive and optimistic. The benefits are good. "They" seem to care if the employees are happy. Scheduling is flexible (department and position- dependent).

    Cons

    The constantly changing priorities and the resource allocation that goes along with it can be frustrating. Also frustrating is that Engineering raises and promotions don't keep pace with the market. New Employees will invariably be hired at higher salaries than existing employees at the same level.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Good for interns

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Human Resources Intern in Westbrook, ME
    Former Employee - Human Resources Intern in Westbrook, ME

    I worked at IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Intern program was fantastic; we were treated well. As far as the company: Good strategic vision, innovative company, very well-kept facilities and good culture. Well-managed and full of passionate people who strive to be the best.

    Cons

    A bit large, meaning that sometimes you feel lost (not in the IDEXX buildings, but meaning that there are lots of employees.)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Engage with your employees a bit more, and make yourselves better known to the interns. Bar my own executive supervisor, I saw very little of the executives while there—I wish I had seen more of them.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Dream job!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Memphis, TN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Memphis, TN

    I have been working at IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great communication with executive team and HR business partners. You are never left alone they are always there to help.

    Very upbeat company! Always positive outlook...management motivates staff and rewards them for hard work. No micromanagers here... In fact, managers are sent to orientation where they learn to communicate with staff correctly.

    Innovative! Very Google like. IDEXX is committed to quality products and service , providing a positive work atmosphere and creating corporate culture of a family business.

    They actually care about their staff! I can say this about my department, my up line... They listen to my suggestions and give me the opportunity to implement new strategies. It's called having faith in your people... IDEXX has it!

    I found my dream job!

    Cons

    Pay scale is a bit off. There should be a bigger gap than $2- 3 dollars an hour between staff and manager salary. Salary should mirror experience, reputation and skills....not where you live or based on previous managers salary.

    There is also a little too much interference from low level techs (from other labs) with little or no experience in matters that don't concern them. But I suspect IDEXX is already working on this.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Trainer

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great Corporate Company, generous to employees

    Cons

    Not a lot of movement once you are in your position

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Great Company to work for!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Customer Support Consultant in Westbrook, ME
    Current Employee - Customer Support Consultant in Westbrook, ME

    I have been working at IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    They care about their employees, not "just" their business!

    Cons

    Some late hours due to having to support different time zones.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    My boss is the best boss I have ever had at any job!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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