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Great opportunities in fast pace environment

Senior Manager (Current Employee) South San Francisco, CA

ProsPatient focus
Willingness to take risks and innovate in process and technology, not just science
High caliber colleagues
Strong encouragement and opportunities for personal growth, including publishing and presenting

ConsComplex work environment:
- Change is the norm
- Many many projects in parallel at the same time
Sometimes it could be too west-coast nice vs. east-coast direct

Advice to Senior ManagementDo not loose focus on the patients and science
Continue supporting employee development
Continue and even improve challenging employees to own success of proposals, projects, ...

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    I liked working at Genentech

    Process Engineer (Former Employee) San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Genentech


    Pros: The company always said we would go where the science leads us and we do what was right for our patients. We didn't worry… Cons: The manufacturing group is too bureaucratic and making a simple improvement is too difficult. Following cGMP change control… Advice to Senior Management: Keep following the science and do what is right for… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Great place for oncology sales

    Sales (Former Employee) San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Genentech


    Pros: Competitive products that deliver value to patient. Competitive pay and… Cons: The culture has changed with the Roche acquisition. Although still… Advice to Senior Management: I think management is doing well given the challenges over the past four years.… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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