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"one of the better places I have worked"

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Current Employee - POU Technician in Radnor, PA
Current Employee - POU Technician in Radnor, PA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Great Hours
Great People
close commute
Simple job duties

Cons

Poor benefits
poor pay
need for developing people

Advice to Management

Develop your employees.

Other Employee Reviews for VWR

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Private company with good IT infrastructure."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Hillsboro, OR
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Hillsboro, OR
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at VWR full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    It's a good place to start your career. Its a diverse group of individuals since VWR is an international company. They stress a good company mantra and use good tools to streamline business processes.

    Cons

    The ability to advance your career is very limited. Most job advancements come from the sales department. Its a good place to start your career. The job positions are very monotonous and can become difficult to stay challenged.

    Advice to Management

    Managers need to be more proactive with salary raises.


  2. "Have Lost the core understanding of who their customer is and what they want"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Support in Radnor, PA
    Former Employee - Sales Support in Radnor, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at VWR full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Good array of products
    - Good training program
    - Fair sales compensation
    - Good, well meaning co-workers

    Cons

    - Leadership is more focused on internal power struggles and back-biting
    - Have completely lost sight of who the customer is and what they want
    - Being eaten alive in the marketplace as a result.

    Advice to Management

    - Stop staring at each other and have an honest assessment of what your customers think of you to stop the bleeding.

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