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Associate Manufacturing Technician (Former Employee) Pleasanton, CA

ProsYou easily learn your job.
You make some great friends.
4/10 hour shifts = large weekend.
A lot of Overtime opportunities.
Close-knit group.

ConsIn manufacturing, you didn't advance.
Large turnover.
They only keep those that kissed butt - not necessarily those that worked the best.
You're stuck with the same people for 10 hours.
On your feet for 10+ hours.

Advice to Senior ManagementActually get to know your workers and observe who really does work hard and REWARD them.

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

     

    Tough but fair work environment, smart people with a big vision.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    I worked at Life Technologies


    Pros: On a mission to improve human health; if you want to align your career with a cause this is… Cons: Numerous acquisitions have resulted in a semi-cohesive corporate culture, with some legacy viewpoints still… Advice to Senior Management: Keep up the good work. More
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    Life Technologies - a fast paced, quickly changing, and energetic company to work for.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    I worked at Life Technologies full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: Life Technologies is one of the most innovative companies when… Cons: Life Technologies has come a long way in a short amount of time; their internal processes and management… Advice to Senior Management: Sales force is too complex, and needs to be scaled down. Fix the systems that are already in place before… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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