West-Ward Pharmaceutical Corp

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West-Ward Pharmaceutical Corp Reviews

Updated July 16, 2015
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  1. Not much carrier growth

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analytical Chemist in Cherry Hill, NJ
    Current Employee - Analytical Chemist in Cherry Hill, NJ

    I have been working at West-Ward Pharmaceutical Corp full-time (More than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    Free health insurance and great benefits , great 401k match and company holidays.

    Cons

    Great people to work with extremely hard working people. People putting efforts

    Advice to Management

    Need to plan projects ahead of time.


  2. good company to work for

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Finance/Accounting Specialist in Pennsauken, NJ
    Former Employee - Finance/Accounting Specialist in Pennsauken, NJ

    I worked at West-Ward Pharmaceutical Corp full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    great location, pay and benefits. Diversity. Tolerance

    Cons

    I can't really think of any cons! I worked in a department where everybody worked as a team! A little bit of favoritism here and there but other than that, it was a fun place to work in

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees. Pay attention to their complaints and at least pretend to act on them! A happy content worker is a productive one! Bring back those incentives from Baxter that you took away. Get more people in HR to hasten responses to employees looking for answers


  3. Capable of learning any practice or process

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Quality Supervisor/Process Engineer in Huntington, IN
    Current Employee - Quality Supervisor/Process Engineer in Huntington, IN

    I have been working at West-Ward Pharmaceutical Corp (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Committed to using current skills to assist company quality requirements.

    Cons

    Takes time to learn a companies practices, product and procedures, but very dedicated in doing so.

    Advice to Management

    Team work accomplishes the goals


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  5. Ok Company

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Line Leader in Eatontown, NJ
    Former Employee - Line Leader in Eatontown, NJ

    I worked at West-Ward Pharmaceutical Corp

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great co workers, managers , supervisors HR were all great!

    Cons

    Union fooling workers into thinking they are making a great living!

    Advice to Management

    Move people up in key positions they will work hard for you ! Increase pay!!


  6. Pharm

    Former Employee - Contract Analyst in Eatontown, NJ
    Former Employee - Contract Analyst in Eatontown, NJ

    I worked at West-Ward Pharmaceutical Corp (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good company to work for. Nice people

    Cons

    The commute was a bit to far for me.


  7. Territory Manager

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at West-Ward Pharmaceutical Corp full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Growing company, large territory, acquisitions, commodity

    Cons

    Growing pains associated with growth


  8. not a leader in Pharma industry

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at West-Ward Pharmaceutical Corp full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Capitol investment in the Cherry Hill facility

    Cons

    middle eastern ownership and treatment mentality of employees you can do better elsewhere, this would be a last resort only

    Advice to Management

    retired in place, time for new blood and thinking.


  9. Helpful (2)

    Positive experience, changes occur at the drop of a hat. New Procedures put into place frequently.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Quality in Eatontown, NJ
    Current Employee - Quality in Eatontown, NJ

    I have been working at West-Ward Pharmaceutical Corp

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The people dynamic is positive. Employees do value their roles and jobs. Easy to get along with. One can wear many hats in his/her role. Health care benefits are paid for by the company. Year end bonuses. A good place to get hands on experience because it is a producing facility. Growing Establishment.

    Cons

    Salary is very low. No flexibility with vacation/ personal/ sick time. Taking time off is frowned upon. Management cannot make a decision about any processes put into place so mistakes occur because there is always an exception to consider. Micromanagement occurs here too.


  10. QA

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    Current Employee - QA Analyst in Cherry Hill, NJ
    Current Employee - QA Analyst in Cherry Hill, NJ

    I have been working at West-Ward Pharmaceutical Corp

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Free health insurance offered with Atna

    Cons

    Management is unhelpful. Management from different shift are not in the same page

    Advice to Management

    Be more supportive and helpful throughout the day


  11. Helpful (1)

    egregious low salieries for production workers who are asked to train new hires making a significant amount more.

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Blender in Eatontown, NJ
    Former Employee - Blender in Eatontown, NJ

    I worked at West-Ward Pharmaceutical Corp full-time (More than 8 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    People are frindly among each other.

    Cons

    Exorbitly stressful horrific management. Money hungry company where profits stay on the top. Always scheming around bonus time..the workers know......

    Advice to Management

    Fire C.E.O & all management.



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