Biocon Reviews

Updated August 20, 2015
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Biocon Chairman, Managing Director,& Founder Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
29 Ratings

Pros
  • SOme of the people are really smart and you learn a lot from them (in 3 reviews)

  • Best place to learn life and technology (in 3 reviews)

Cons
  • Low pay & poor work life balance (in 5 reviews)

  • Senior management fails to provide motivation (in 3 reviews)

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  1. Controller

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    Current Employee - Controller in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Controller in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Very good company to work for. Lot of opportunities for growth.

    Cons

    No budget for staff training. Need more communication from the management.

    Advice to Management

    Keep communication channels open.


  2. Good for learning both what to do and what not to do

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Biocon full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    There are lot of opportunities but only if a person is in the right team and an extrovert. Working with Biocon would definitely improve people skills.

    Cons

    Lot of bureaucracy and compartmentalized. Transparency is not maintained at all levels.

    Advice to Management

    Please have a pay band defined for each position and have the same rules for every employee.


  3. Dream company of most of the biotechnology students of India

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)

    Pros

    Working on cutting edge techniques with industry leader

    Cons

    No flexibility in work hours


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  5. Senior Research Associate

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    Former Employee - Senior Research Associate in Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Senior Research Associate in Bangalore (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Biocon full-time

    Pros

    Excellent organization which allow an individual to grow and excel in various domains of research, friendly and competitive environment, good food and transportation.

    Cons

    Salary can be more competitive as per biotech- industry standards.

    Advice to Management

    Appraisal system can be made more fair.


  6. good experience

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    good R&D at bangalore, good colleagues

    Cons

    Everything is fine in working at biocon


  7. Good

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Bangalore (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good work life balance and satisfaction

    Cons

    Slow growth, employee learning in not priority

    Advice to Management

    NA


  8. Research Investigator

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Plenty of leaves available for employees. Fringe benefits in the name of health insurance. Decent scientific interactions are possible.

    Cons

    Lots of improvement in managing and holding valuable talent is needed

    Advice to Management

    People and talent management needs loads of improvement


  9. Field Scientific Officer

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    Former Employee - Field Scientific Officer in Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Field Scientific Officer in Bangalore (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Biocon (More than a year)

    Pros

    Freedom, Good culture, Helpful managers, innovation oriented, Scientific culture

    Cons

    Exposure Not good on long run

    Advice to Management

    No comments


  10. Good learning disgusting pay and treatment for employees

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Very good growth(Knowledge).Excellent learning .Excellent recognition(except salary)

    Cons

    Salary,salary,salary bad work life balance. there is no such thin at all.No initiative also on WL balance

    Advice to Management

    pay well who works .


  11. Good learning

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Biocon full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    great learning, lot of freedom to work, diverse culture, very friendly senior management

    Cons

    not very good payers. that is quite disappointment

    Advice to Management

    None



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