BioMarin Pharmaceutical
3.5 of 5 35 reviews
www.bmrn.com Novato, CA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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2 people found this helpful  

Neutral working conditions for a company with fast expansion plans

Senior Scientist (Current Employee)
Novato, CA

I have been working at BioMarin Pharmaceutical full-time for more than 8 years

Prosflex work hours, friendly workers.

Conscareer opportunities are somewhat limited

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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4 people found this helpful  

Don't feel married to the company: If you do a good ethical job, you could be joining the ranks of the unemployed soon.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Novato, CA

I worked at BioMarin Pharmaceutical


Pros: Experience. Paying mortgage. Bringing business ideas forward. Cons: "Old boys' club" trumps fair play . Ethical misbehaviors by higher management overlooked. Lack of qualifications… Advice to Senior Management: Solicit feedback from employees who complain about unfair treatment. The truth will empower you to make changes and improve the environment; otherwise history will… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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Nice small company with a business-like atmosphere

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Novato, CA

I have been working at BioMarin Pharmaceutical


Pros: Good people, good products. You're doing mostly orphan drug work for small, underserved patient populations, which can give you a pretty good feeling when… Cons: Management often sets unreasonable timelines, creating unnecessary anxiety within study teams. I don't feel that senior management does a great job of communicating what… Advice to Senior Management: I understand we want to drive drugs to market, but setting unrealistic timelines can cause real problems when programs feel pressured to move forward without… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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