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Boehringer Ingelheim Reviews

Updated December 7, 2017
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Boehringer Ingelheim Chairman; Head, Pharma Research, Development, and Medicine Division Andreas Barner
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  • Work life balance can suffer depending on role (in 13 reviews)

  • need to speak german, no matter what upper management and HR say (in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Engineer"

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

    Pros

    People and company are excellent

    Cons

    Only con is that the PTB location was sold

    Advice to Management

    Keep up all of the good work


  2. "Great place to work!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    An excellent place to work

    Cons

    No significant cons worth noting

  3. "représentants des ventes"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Boehringer Ingelheim (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    compagnie privée donc normalement c'est des emplois plus stables

    Cons

    pour l'instant le pipeline est plutôt dégarnis


  4. "Blessed to be in best job in Saint Joseph"

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    Current Employee - Machine Operator in Saint Joseph, MO
    Current Employee - Machine Operator in Saint Joseph, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Salary and benefits the best

    Cons

    Communication between shifts needs a little improvement

    Advice to Management

    Let's get on the same page between shifts.


  5. "Steadily getting worse"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Boehringer Ingelheim full-time

    Pros

    People are friendy and approchable

    Cons

    Senior management not in touch , Lack of recognition and Performance management culture has taken over

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the people who are customer facing as you customers should be king


  6. "Quality Control Inspector"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Boehringer Ingelheim full-time

    Pros

    Friendly employees
    Free coffee
    Free breakfast
    Free meal

    Cons

    3 month Adecco contracts. 2,5 hours interview (3 interviews) to propose something that was not in any case the contract they gave me to sign in terms of working days and hours. I resigned due to this fact.
    Old building
    Zero CSV
    Handwritting everything
    Managers have no technical/process knowledge


  7. "over 13 years with BI"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Boehringer Ingelheim full-time

    Pros

    good work-life balance, not pushy

    Cons

    the company should get rid of some of their line managers that drive people away

  8. "Primary care rep"

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    Current Employee - Primary Care Representative
    Current Employee - Primary Care Representative
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Boehringer Ingelheim full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good conferences. Friendly people within teams. New MD seems like a refreshing change that’s needed! Good products and recognised name.

    Cons

    Very unorganised and many strategies just don’t make any common sense. Too hard to just do your job. Overly critical even things are going superbly well?

    Advice to Management

    Be open and honest and realistic with employees and treat everyone fairly.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Leadership lacks ethics"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Boehringer Ingelheim full-time

    Pros

    No real pros other than location.

    Cons

    Boehringer Ingelheim Fremont site works staff to exhaustion and extreme stress levels with no regard for the health and care of its staff. It is also one of the lowest paid biotech companies in the Bay Area and does not want to retain their talent.


  10. "Good culture and benefits"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Columbus, OH
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Boehringer Ingelheim full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good company culture with groups working together well. Great benefits and development/ advancement opportunities.

    Cons

    Average pay and performance review process was too complex.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to foster a good culture and with providing advancement opportunities to allow for growth from within.


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