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BioMarin Pharmaceutical Reviews

Updated February 15, 2017
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BioMarin Pharmaceutical Chief Executive Officer Jean-Jacques Bienaimé
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  • work life balance is not the same across the board (in 12 reviews)

  • Senior Management concern with hitting timelines, not employee's well-being (in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Great company!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BioMarin Pharmaceutical full-time

    Pros

    Mangement open to new ideas and reward hard work

    Cons

    nothing to note at this point


  2. "Project manager"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in San Rafael, CA
    Current Employee - Project Manager in San Rafael, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BioMarin Pharmaceutical full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    talented team and great company

    Cons

    Too many temps and contractors

    Advice to Management

    Give more opportunities to employees to grow in their careers


  3. "SAS programmer"

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    Current Employee - SAS Consultant in Brisbane, CA
    Current Employee - SAS Consultant in Brisbane, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BioMarin Pharmaceutical (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great culture and flexibility options

    Cons

    Nothing that I can think of

    Advice to Management

    none


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  5. "Excellent place to work."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at BioMarin Pharmaceutical full-time

    Pros

    Highly collaborative environment with a strong patient focus.

    Cons

    Urban campus with no cafeteria.


  6. "Sr. Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Rafael, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Rafael, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great Benefits and great area

    Cons

    Traffic heavy around the area

    Advice to Management

    Promote within


  7. "Good job"

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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at BioMarin Pharmaceutical as a contractor

    Pros

    Great place to work. Smart people, and very helpful. A lot of Davis University graduates work here. I think Biomarin fishes the schools students

    Cons

    I wish they had more schedule options. They have an on site gym for perm employees, but I wish they had a different gym option


  8. "Great place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at BioMarin Pharmaceutical full-time

    Pros

    Nice, smart, and helpful people

    Cons

    Needs more schedule options to choose from


  9. Helpful (4)

    "great Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Novato, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Novato, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits. Reasonable hours. Good salaries.

    Cons

    Training could be a little more robust.

    Advice to Management

    More training would be helpful.


  10. "Lead"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Novato, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Novato, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great company to work for. Growing fast with tremendous room to grow!

    Cons

    Old facility with older technology


  11. Helpful (1)

    "Update"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good match for 401k, decent bonus

    Cons

    fast pace environment and things change on the fly



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