PerkinElmer
2.6 of 5 93 reviews
www.perkinelmer.com Waltham, MA 5000+ Employees

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Writing reports and presentations for supervisors and management.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Boston, MA

I worked at PerkinElmer full-time for more than 5 years

ProsGood benefits, I liked and miss the people. I got the opportunity to do some interesting work there.

ConsSpending to much time writing reports and presentations. This time would be better spent working in the lab. Conflicts between instrument division and reagent division. Instrument Division wants to sell it's high margin products. Reagent division wants to sell their products. Combining instruments and reagent doesn't work well. New acquisitions watch for layoffs. Matrix management s

Advice to Senior ManagementGood Luck.

– I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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All decisions are political

Operations (Current Employee)
Cambridge, MA

I have been working at PerkinElmer full-time for more than 5 years


Pros: The rank and file workers are great, I made a lot of friends and connections there. … Cons: No matter how well you do or potential you show there is no way you will get a decent raise or salary track. If… Advice to Senior Management: Listen to your employees when they are saying things are going wrong, the people that run the day to day are actually pretty… 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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Stay away!

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Waltham, MA

I worked at PerkinElmer full-time for more than a year


Pros: free gym, covered parking..that's it Cons: if you have not been there for 20+ years, you have no right to an opinion. The management is the ultimate old boys'… Advice to Senior Management: get a new one No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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