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VWR Overview

Radnor, PA
5001 to 10000 employees
1852
Company - Public (VWR)
Business Services
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
VWR (NASDAQ: VWR), headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, is the leading, global, independent provider of product and service solutions to laboratory and production customers. With sales in excess of $4.3 billion in 2015, VWR enables science for customers in the pharmaceutical ... Read more

Mission: Our mission is to enable the advancement of science throughout the world.

VWR – Why Work For Us?


VWR is the leading, global, independent, provider of product and service solutions to laboratory and production customers. 

Built on a foundation of supply chain innovation, VWR collaborates with our customers and suppliers to reduce complexity, enhance productivity, and deliver unbiased choice. 

With distribution at our core, VWR continues to expand our offerings, capabilities and technology to provide customized innovative solutions to meet our customers’ needs.

VWR's vision is simply, We Enable Science.

Mission, Vision, Values molecule

Our mission tells how we put our vision into reality on a daily basis. Our mission is to enable the advancement of science throughout the world. We use process excellenceto deliver what we promise, accelerate discovery, improve productivity for our customers and suppliers, andencourage innovation through collaboration.

Our culture is how we deliver our vision and mission. We strive to have an open, performance-driven collaborative culture based on integrity, respect, recognition and where people enjoy working and are proud to be part of VWR.

Our values are embedded into our culture and competencies. We act with integrity, we drive for resultsby delivering service excellence, and we are successful by working as a team in an open collaborativeenvironment.

Our competencies are the behaviors aligned with our strategy which focus on driving results,developing people, critical thinking, continual improvement & innovation, collaboration & teamwork and customer focus. This is how we recruit and develop our people, our greatest asset and what differentiates VWR.

At VWR, our associates are the framework of who we are and how we succeed. We value their accomplishments and offer long-lasting opportunities for growth and success.

As a result, a substantial percentage of our associates have 10-, 20- and 30-year histories with VWR. Their loyalty reflects our ongoing commitment to offering great compensation, an engaging culture and real opportunities for growth and success. VWR is a great place to work and we look forward to adding more outstanding members to our team.

VWR offers its associates competitive salaries and a wide range of benefits designed to help them stay healthy, plan for the future, prepare for the unexpected and balance the demands of work and home.

VWR is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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    Empolyee focused, offering a lot of health and wellness benefits and programs to reward you financially for having/improving your health

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    Very little training, makes it hard to learn proper methodologies and can lead to errors

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    Large gaps in between interviews, but really enjoyed all of the people I talked with from the original recruiter through higher up managers. Everyone was easy going and it didn't feel forced.

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