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Review of Roche Molecular Diagnostics

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Former Employee - Director in Pleasanton, CA
Former Employee - Director in Pleasanton, CA

I worked at Roche full-time (more than 8 years)

Pros

Good work environment. Good product ideas. Staff work together to meet goals. Has large parent company, Roche, for support. Good benefits. Intelligent staff.

Cons

Competitive market means rapid, 4 year development cycles. QC, QA and Manufacturing are on the East coast and Research, Development, Marketing, Business Development, Regulatory and the Administrative center are in Pleasanton which makes maintaining good communication important.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

You will increase efficiency and have more product success if you listen to your lower staff's suggestions

Recommends
Neutral Outlook

526 Other Employee Reviews for Roche (View Most Recent)

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  1.  

    Understated company with tradition

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Drug Safety Associate in South San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Drug Safety Associate in South San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Roche full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great people
    Individual development is greatly encouraged
    Prestige
    Solid and stable
    Competitive Pay and Great Benefits/Perks

    Cons

    Decisions are made slowly
    Integration with Genentech has lead to many re-orgs and layoffs
    Doesn't always feel talent retention is a priority these days

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider more efforts to retain talent

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Very disappointing

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in South San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in South San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Roche full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    - Good team environment
     - Easy to get to know fellow employees
     - Very employee oriented

    Cons

    - Poor quality of management
     - Very intricate business processes that change constantly
     - Certain departments are overworked and cannot practically lend needed support

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Change business processes/culture to make then more user friendly
     - Implement management education/training to improve interaction with employees

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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