Baxter

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  1.  

    Good Learning experience but relatively low salary

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Baxter

    Pros

    Good work-life balance, benefits. Great learning opportunities and people to work with. Large company which talents can move internally in order to get diverse experiences

    Cons

    From what i have been informed, the salary is relatively lower compared to other competitors. Like other large coporation, things move slower.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    To enhance the retention rate, consider increasing the compensation for workers.

  2.  

    Not a bad place to start

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manufacturing Associate I in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Current Employee - Manufacturing Associate I in Thousand Oaks, CA

    I have been working at Baxter full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Very busy and business seems to be abundant

    Cons

    I was hired at the TO location and my position as a MA I did not pay enough for somebody holding a chemical engineering degree.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get to know your team members more. I felt like I was just another young face that people easily looked over.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Very Satisfied: Best Employer So Far

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Quality Associate II in Marion, NC
    Current Employee - Quality Associate II in Marion, NC

    I have been working at Baxter full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits, lots of opportunity to advance, strong leadership

    Cons

    Employees are not always held accountable

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Excellent place to work

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

    I worked at Baxter

    Pros

    Excellent benefits and learning possibilities. Many opportunities once in the door with many different disciplines. Dynamic environment and challenging as well. Very good people to engage with.

    Cons

    Finding the right balance of work / life. Seems that if can sway to work if it is not watched closely.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Talk to the employees and understand the challenges with balancing the work load.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Good company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - QA Inspector in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - QA Inspector in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Baxter full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great place to jump start career

    Cons

    no advancement option in certain departments

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I encourage management to Learn more about their direct reports and their career goals as well as their daily tasks. Competitive compensation would be greatly appreciated.

    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Awesome opportunity

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - QA Inspector in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - QA Inspector in Los Angeles, CA

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

    Pros

    Great Benefits and great atmosphere

    Cons

    Parking for plant can become crowded

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Overall good company to work for with plenty of opportunities

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Contractor - Manufacturing Associate II in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Contractor - Manufacturing Associate II in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Baxter as a contractor (more than a year)

    Pros

    lots of benefits
    good work culture

    Cons

    salaries are not as high as competitors

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9. 2 people found this helpful  

    Worst company I've ever worked for

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

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

    Pros

    Little overtime required because they do not care until the situation is out of hand. When that happens they want you to provide something to keep them going. If you're lucky enough it's not a bad place.

    Cons

    Envious and inexperienced technical managers afraid to lose their jobs. Back-stab, nit-pick and berating starts when the opportunity comes or if you mention/apply for better offers. Big turnover, nobody stands it. No growth and training unless you are below the manager's bullying radar. HR is only to cover management tracks and get you out of there at their most convenient moment... Beware!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management only care for eloquent responses (until it get out of hand) than for results. This is a company of losers that couldn't make it anywhere else or people who want to move out from other companies and didn't have more options.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. 2 people found this helpful  

    Good Work/Life Balance

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Manager Quality in Round Lake, IL
    Current Employee - Senior Manager Quality in Round Lake, IL

    I have been working at Baxter full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible, good work/life balance for people

    Cons

    Disorganized, poor communication, employees not valued

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Improve communication, focus less on perception.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Bureaucracy rules

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Deerfield, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Deerfield, IL

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

    Pros

    Great co-workers, nice amenities at corporate, great benefits package, some exceptional leaders

    Cons

    Slow decision making, meetings just to plan for meetings, overwhelming amount of PowerPoint presentations, low tolerance for risk, over processed (too many steps, forms), empowerment lacking, several inept HR leaders

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Empower your senior leaders and trust your employees.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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