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Lack of Organization and Direction

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  • Career Opportunities
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  • Senior Management
Former Contractor - Associate Development Scientist in Brea, CA
Former Contractor - Associate Development Scientist in Brea, CA

I worked at Beckman Coulter as a contractor (Less than a year)

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Generous with employee perks such as taking them out to paid lunches and having company events. Also understanding of giving time off in advance.

Cons

Workers are very cliquish; favoritism is visible. Very poor organization, lack of an established hierarchy/system within R&D groups which leads to workers being confused in what they're assigned. Management expects a lot from workers/contractors with lack of training and proper guidance from management. Because of this, workers (especially contractors) are thrown under the bus for their mistakes rather than management even though they make mistakes themselves. Most people within the company lack confidence in where the company's heading for the future ever since its acquisition by Danaher.

Advice to Management

Executive/senior management should give Mid/lower managers more freedom so that they can effectively assign a hierarchy of position so that management can effectively assign tasks to their employees and be less stressed out.

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  1. Helpful (2)

    Challanging work environment

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Support Specialist in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Technical Support Specialist in Miami, FL

    I have been working at Beckman Coulter full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Employees are encouraged to participate in the DBS, using DBS Tools, to improve products.

    Cons

    Declining health benefits and silo mentality

    Advice to Management

    Allow employee participation in management meetings.


  2. Great Place with Great People

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Field Service Engineer in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Field Service Engineer in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Beckman Coulter full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Lot of work. Great support centers, Great training

    Cons

    Work life balance, Being on call.

    Advice to Management

    Promote more from outside .


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