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Bayer Reviews

Updated December 15, 2017
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  • difficult to maintain work life balance (in 34 reviews)

  • slow decision making makes being proactive challenging at times (in 35 reviews)

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  1. "Excellent work life balance"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bayer full-time

    Pros

    Work is fair and not too much is expected out of any individual

    Cons

    Growth is slower than other healthcare companies


  2. "Good company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Bayer full-time

    Pros

    Good package benefits
    Good health plan
    401 match

    Cons

    Slow to react
    Bureaucracy
    Lacks efficiency
    Understaffed projects

  3. "Documentation intern"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    learned a lot of necessary business skills

    Cons

    internship didnt end in a full time job


  4. "Great company!"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Maintenance Mechanic in Kansas City, MO
    Current Employee - Maintenance Mechanic in Kansas City, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bayer (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    This is a great company to work for with good benefits and great coworkers.

    Cons

    This is a chemical plant. There are hazards, but we take precautions.

    Advice to Management

    Listen more, and be transparent.


  5. "Associate Director, Medical Information"

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

    I have been working at Bayer full-time

    Pros

    great benefits and salary, work life balance great

    Cons

    lack of upward opportunities available


  6. "Three Years at Bayer - Consumer/Pharma"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Bayer full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Supportive, plenty of resources, multinational opportunities

    Cons

    Slow to respond, large organizational hurdles for chnage


  7. "Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Bayer full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Many opportunities, work at home options to some

    Cons

    Very large, work at home options to some

  8. "Senior Analyst"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Mishawaka, IN
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Mishawaka, IN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bayer full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    A lot of great, smart people

    Cons

    Management does not give all the same opportunities. A lot of favoritism.


  9. "Great company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Shawnee, KS
    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Shawnee, KS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bayer full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits and ethics. Safety first mindset and prioritizing quality. Overall senior management is trying to achieve performance without compromising the quality and safety.

    Cons

    Change / Transition could be faster. Not always working in teams and silo mentality is still there..Could be a better working place with more teamwork.

    Advice to Management

    Encourage more development of the employees...


  10. "Great Benefits. Good Growth Potential"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineering Manager
    Current Employee - Engineering Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bayer full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Company has purpose "Science For A Better Life" that resonates with its investment in Pharma and Agriculture. Company has bunch of great minds in every field that it operates.

    One of the most important for the employee is the awesome benefits that company offers. In fact its 401k match is best in class.

    Cons

    Very Image conscience - Heavy focus on Brand. Sometime that leaves out room for experimentation, new technology adoption.

    Advice to Management

    Strategy that takes care of Brand Reputation and Experimentation and Innovation can bring tremendous growth.


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