Thermo Fisher Scientific

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Overworked and under aprreciated

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Current Employee - Field Service Engineer in San Diego, CA
Current Employee - Field Service Engineer in San Diego, CA

I have been working at Thermo Fisher Scientific full-time (more than a year)

Pros

Its a job in a bad economy

Cons

Impossible to get promoted due to your supervisor being afraid of losing his job

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Get rid of the "old cows" in middle management and look for new ideas

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Shortcomings of a business model that shows growth through technology acquisition rather than development

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    Former Employee - Product Manager in Kalamazoo, MI
    Former Employee - Product Manager in Kalamazoo, MI

    I worked at Thermo Fisher Scientific full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Salary and benefits were decent, talented employees in non-managerial, non-leadership roles

    Cons

    Thermo Scientific's acquisition-based business model results in a management structure that consists of accountants and lawyers instead of technology savey leaders. This results in a growth strategy which does not focus on or reward for contributions through internal product development. Acquired companies are rapidly reorganized with new leadership that reflects the overall management philosophy of Thermo Scientific resulting in a technically below-par staff replacing qualified above-par staff. Product sales strategy emphasizes low consumer pricing rather than product quality.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Recognize, position and reward technically talented individual contributors rather than "masters at manipulation"

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Good company to work for

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    Former Employee - Research Associate II in Lafayette, CO
    Former Employee - Research Associate II in Lafayette, CO

    I worked at Thermo Fisher Scientific full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Young employees, with decent management. Good hours with great teamwork.

    Cons

    Sometimes lack of communication between workers and management. Not always the case.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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