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West-Ward Pharmaceutical Corp Benefits

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  • Feb 13, 2017
    Star Star Star Star Star Current Employee in Columbus, Ohio

    The health insurance is average to better than average, with decent premiums, multiple plan options (HSA, HRA, etc.), the ability to choose employee +1 instead of going straight from single to family coverage, and domestic partner coverage. 401K is company match to 5%. No pension, but there is a biannual profit share into the 401K. PTO instead of separate vacation and sick time, but they're pretty generous with it.

  • Feb 05, 2017
    Star Star Star Star Star Current Quality specialist II in Columbus, Ohio

    Personal Time Off is very generous. It starts at 13 days and increases over time.

  • Nov 16, 2016
    Star Star Star Star Star Former Employee in Cherry Hill, New Jersey

    Great benefits overall for all employees.

  • Oct 23, 2016
    Star Star Star Star Star Former Employee in Eatontown, New Jersey

    Holidays: 12 Sick Days: 5 PTO: 2 401K, 40% match up to IRS max. Health, Medical, Dental, Vision either free (Base) or very low cost (Premium)

  • Sep 12, 2016
    Star Star Star Star Star Current Employee in Columbus, Ohio

    Very good coverage, pretty standard across industry.

  • Aug 26, 2016
    Star Star Star Star Star Current Planner III in Columbus, Ohio

    5% 401(k) match, pension, great health insurance, gym reimbursement of $250/year.

  • Jul 31, 2016
    Star Star Star Star Star Current Analyst in Columbus, Ohio

    Current benefits package is very good. West-Ward recently purchased Boehringer-Ingelheim Columbus facilities. We expect the benefits package to be reduced over the next few years as the facility is assimilated into the West-Ward system.

  • Jul 18, 2016
    Star Star Star Star Star Current Employee in Eatontown, New Jersey

    Option of health insurance plan fully covered by company or better plan which is minimally paid into by employee.

  • Jun 25, 2016
    Star Star Star Star Star Current Employee in Bedford, Ohio

    The best benefit is the company's 40% match on amount that employee contributes to 401K plan (even if you contribute maximum allowable by IRS). PTO is split into sick, personal, and vacation days, and they are not on the same schedule. It is at your manager's discretion as to how you can use your sick/personal days. Previously employees would receive a payout for unused sick & personal days annually, but now it is a "use it or lose it" policy. 1/4 of vacation days are allowed to rollover into the next year. New employees only receive 10 days of PTO (5 sick, 2 personal, 3 vacation days). Would like to see a health insurance plan without copays, but the $0 weekly contribution option is very generous. Vision insurance only allows you to purchase glasses/contacts every other year. Would like to see stock options and/or a profit sharing program available to employees. West-Ward does not seem to pay for employees to attend work-related conferences/seminars, but does pay for professional memberships. Work-related payments are initially made at employee's personal expense, and then reimbursed after submitting expense report. Would like to see the company focus on local events more. The Cleveland Cavs just won the NBA finals, which was the first win for a Cleveland team in 52 years, and it wasn't even mentioned.

  • May 31, 2016
    Star Star Star Star Star Former Employee in Columbus, Ohio

    Best thing about health ins is: no referral needed

Benefits Summary


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Insurance, Health & Wellness

  • Checkmark Health Insurance (21)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Occupation Accident Insurance
  • Health Care On-Site
  • Mental Health Care
  • Retiree Health & Medical
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Financial & Retirement

  • Checkmark Pension Plan (2)
  • Checkmark 401K Plan (22)
  • Retirement Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Performance Bonus
  • Stock Options
  • Equity Incentive Plan
  • Supplemental Workers' Compensation
  • Charitable Gift Matching

Family & Parenting

  • Checkmark Maternity & Paternity Leave (13)
  • Work From Home
  • Fertility Assistance
  • Dependent Care
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Childcare
  • Reduced or Flexible Hours
  • Military Leave
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Unpaid Extended Leave

Vacation & Time Off

Perks & Discounts

  • Employee Discount
  • Free Lunch or Snacks
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Gym Membership
  • Commuter Checks & Assistance
  • Pet Friendly Workplace
  • Mobile Phone Discount
  • Company Car
  • Company Social Events
  • Travel Concierge
  • Legal Assistance

Professional Support

  • Diversity Program
  • Job Training
  • Professional Development
  • Apprenticeship Program
  • Tuition Assistance

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