Pfizer Reviews

Updated March 25, 2015
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  1. A bag of mixed feelings

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Intern in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Intern in New York, NY

    I have been working at Pfizer

    Pros

    The prestige that it has on paper and potential networking you can form

    Cons

    The culture is toxic and sad, the pay isn't competing with rivals, and the management doesn't care about employees

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More of your employees are flocking to other companies. Please get your act together and value your employees. They are investments, not disposable trash bags

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. Intern

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    Former Intern - Intern - Hourly in New York, NY
    Former Intern - Intern - Hourly in New York, NY

    I worked at Pfizer as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    paid internship; in New York City

    Cons

    no creativity/innovation within the company; no way to meet other interns

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    organize a

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  3. 1 person found this helpful

    Not Wyeth

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Pfizer

    Pros

    Great pay benefits and perks

    Cons

    Not a company you feel like cares about their employees

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  5. Small Town - Big Politics

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    Former Employee - Manager in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Manager in New York, NY

    I worked at Pfizer full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great Co-Workers, Good Pay and Benefits

    Cons

    Union and Self-Serving Senior Managment

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You are so lucky to have had your buddies save your jobs. So sorry for all that did not partake in your parties for personal gain. Corporate is all about the money - American Employees are just numbers

    Doesn't Recommend
  6. 1 person found this helpful

    Leadership Lost

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Pfizer full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Many resources; flexible working arrangements

    Cons

    Denial regarding current state; ineffective strategy to move organization forward; no inspiring future... just cost cutting year over year.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7. Very clean,organized and safety minded.

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    Former Employee - Maintenance in Carlisle, PA
    Former Employee - Maintenance in Carlisle, PA

    I worked at Pfizer full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Most of the people are very nice and personable. You usually know what is expected of you and when.

    Cons

    Management does not care about their employees. They make them work lot of extra time without any notice.
    Many times if you are terminated,you do not know why.
    Several of their so called "Safe Food Handling Practices" have not been followed when accidents have happened due to cost or loss of production.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The first myth there about management,is that it exists. They need to get off their butts,out of the air cond. offices and into the production areas. They also need to follow the dress and hand washing codes they make everyone else follow,apparently,many of them think they have no germs..

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8. Pfizer Review

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    Former Employee - Continuous Improvement Lead in Andover, MA
    Former Employee - Continuous Improvement Lead in Andover, MA

    I worked at Pfizer full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Summer hours allow early departure on Fridays during summer.

    Cons

    Leadership is lacking. The environment makes it very difficult to get things done.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider having stronger systems in place prior to laying workforce off.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9. 2 people found this helpful

    Depressing culture, everyone just going through the motions

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    Current Employee - Formulations Operator in Kalamazoo, MI
    Current Employee - Formulations Operator in Kalamazoo, MI

    I have been working at Pfizer full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Pay is good but only if you get overtime. Benefits are generous.

    Cons

    Lots of disgruntled people with poor outlooks on life. People know that they are stuck in this job for life because no one else in the area pays as well. If you make waves, management will mess with you so it's best to just keep quiet and don't report anything you see. People will not follow SOP and will intentionally cut corners at the risk of product safety. Lots of theft throughout the plant in Kalamazoo. Lock up your belongings.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Show some integrity. On paper, this would be a great company to work for but the rules only matter if they are enforced.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. The Consumer division is a mess

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    Current Employee - Assistant Brand Manager in Madison, NJ
    Current Employee - Assistant Brand Manager in Madison, NJ

    I have been working at Pfizer (more than a year)

    Pros

    Work from home flexibility, half day fridays.

    Cons

    Poor management. Future of the consumer division is unclear.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  11. good and bad

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    Former Employee - Manufacturing in Sanford, NC
    Former Employee - Manufacturing in Sanford, NC

    I worked at Pfizer full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    great salary, great coworkers. Benefits are great.

    Cons

    job security, layoffs all the time.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    support your people

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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