MedImmune
3.1 of 5 179 reviews
www.medimmune.com Gaithersburg, MD 5000+ Employees

MedImmune Reviews in Gaithersburg, MD

Updated Feb 21, 2014
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3.1 76 reviews

                             

81% Approve of the CEO

MedImmune President Bahija Jallal

Bahija Jallal

(16 ratings)

53% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Lost in transition

    Associate Scientist I (Current Employee)
    Gaithersburg, MD

    ProsPays well, nice, improving campus, trying to make work/life balance better

    ConsCompany is still transitioning including leadership who are out of touch with their employees and are throwing money at trying to change the culture

    Advice to Senior ManagementContinue to work to build a better culture by hiring the right people and better connecting with your employees

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    It's who you know...

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
    Gaithersburg, MD

    ProsStrong, profitable organization with great benefits and beautiful headquarters.

    ConsManagement from imploding AZ HQ brought in to ruin the MedImmune culture. Organization is top heavy, and there's lots of place to hid.

    Advice to Senior ManagementIf your team members have been at the company for more than 10 or 12 years, then they are most likely riding a wave that will crash, like Delaware did. So where are the fresh, great innovators you said you wanted to lead, to really lead, the company to new levels of discovery and commercialization? Go and find them...

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    Same old thing- nothing will every change

    Associate Scientist I (Current Employee)
    Gaithersburg, MD

    ProsFriendly work environment & majority of the people are great to work with

    Consa lot of people work here think they are entitled to whatever just because they have been here a long time and promotions do not make any sense` the people who should be promoted and do all the work are overlooked and the ones who do nothing and do every little thing the boss wants get promoted

    Advice to Senior ManagementBe fair across the board with promotions and be open and honest and "transparent" as you claim you are

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    A great learning experience, but tough place to work...

    Manager (Former Employee)
    Gaithersburg, MD

    ProsI learned a great deal about the Bio-tech industry, along with how the production side of things work.

    ConsToo regimented and the people are too introverted for me.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPay attention to all levels of the company, some of your hardest workers are at the bottom.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    The culture changed from collaborative to passive aggressive in 4 short years

    Director (Former Employee)
    Gaithersburg, MD

    ProsComfortable physical work environment (nice offices, pleasant grounds)
    Smart people to work with

    ConsLack of people development
    Inexperienced senior and middle management
    Lack of collaboration and lack of open communication

    Advice to Senior ManagementDevelop and mentor talent, communicate better

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Not a great place to work

    Supervisor (Current Employee)
    Gaithersburg, MD

    ProsGood Compensation relative to other biotech companies

    ConsUnderstaffed and unrealistic expectations for employees

    Advice to Senior ManagementFocus more on creating a consistent and well thought out direction and vision and less on the decisions that lower level employees should be making.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Manager (Current Employee)
    Gaithersburg, MD

    ProsGenerally good people who try to do the right thing
    Decent pay

    ConsWorkload is immense
    Unreasonable expectations
    Work life balance sucks

    Advice to Senior ManagementHire people who know what they are doing, and let them do it. Align expectations with reality.

    – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Trying to change culture

    Manager (Current Employee)
    Gaithersburg, MD

    ProsChanging processes and procedures easy
    Good people
    Company is good

    ConsNo leadership across company
    Constant reorganizations
    No vision

    Advice to Senior ManagementGrow up

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Medimmune

    Research Associate II (Current Employee)
    Gaithersburg, MD

    ProsGood work life balance. Good place for biotech in MD area

    ConsMore importance to PhD than work experience. Hard to get career advancement easily.

    Advice to Senior ManagementWork on gap analysis between upper management and workers. Lack of communication and guidance in most departments

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Not the best for non-PhD

    Associate Scientist I (Current Employee)
    Gaithersburg, MD

    ProsGood benefits
    Pretty good work life balance

    ConsIf you want to get ahead intellectually or cross train, this is not the place

    Advice to Senior ManagementPlease actually see what goes on at middle management levels- most managers lack managerial skills and there is no place to complain.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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