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It was a better company a few years ago

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  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Sales/Marketing in Saint Louis, MO
Current Employee - Sales/Marketing in Saint Louis, MO

I have been working at Sigma-Aldrich full-time (more than 8 years)

Pros

- Good benefits- 401K with 6% match, pension, tuition reimbursement
- Flexible schedules to managed the work/life balance
- Good People
- Large company so several career opportunities

Cons

- A lot of upper management changes within the last few years have caused some uncertainities with employees
- Management does not provide enough direction towards our future which leads to frustrations
- Very conservative company (which may be a good thing in this economy), but employees do not get compensated for their value

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Perform a 360 review of your management team for a reality check and where improvements could be made.

Recommends
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

173 Other Employee Reviews for Sigma-Aldrich (View Most Recent)

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  1.  

    Still a chemical company, not totally fit into biotech yet

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    Current Employee - Senior Scientist in Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Senior Scientist in Saint Louis, MO

    I have been working at Sigma-Aldrich full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Simliar to other big biotech companies, good reputation in products

    Cons

    Too much OEM, has less control on the quality of products purchased via OEM. Slow response to the market, weak marketing and sales.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to be shaper for decision making

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Ok company to work for. Stable with benefits available anywhere.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - QA Specialist in Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - QA Specialist in Saint Louis, MO

    I have been working at Sigma-Aldrich full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Stability. If possible in today's world this company provides this as closely as possible.

    Cons

    Lower pay and minimal increases no matter what your proformance.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Look around and if your experienced staff is walking out then evaluate why and correct it.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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