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Eurofins Scientific Reviews

Updated February 20, 2017
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Pros
  • Work life balance, benefits, company culture (in 10 reviews)

  • Staff they employ are nice people (in 10 reviews)

Cons
  • shareholder focused, small break room, low pay, bad benefits (in 13 reviews)

  • Poor working condition, low salaries and no work life balance (in 7 reviews)

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  1. "MANAGER"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    None that i can think of

    Cons

    hours,nepotism, management does not care about the truth.eat or be eaten.

    Advice to Management

    A "position" in the company is really a person.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Okay place to work."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Eurofins Scientific full-time

    Pros

    Learn interesting things about chemistry, while getting experience as well.
    Some cool employees
    Decent benefits

    Cons

    Not the best pay.
    No acknowledgement or recognition of employee success, yet very quick to blame employee for random or unpredictable events.
    Joke of a 6 month review.

    Advice to Management

    Actually manage your department. Some people are great at doing their job but not great at managing.
    Give employees better initial training and career development track of some sort, if you want to keep them.


  3. "Coordinator"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Eurofins Scientific full-time

    Pros

    International big company with big presence, job security

    Cons

    Bad environment, bad managements, minimal job growth, no work/life balance


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  5. Helpful (3)

    "Lab Tech"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Always get your hours if you're concerned about money

    Cons

    Overtime, inefficient, unorganized, no pay raises for promotions/extra work


  6. "Data Package Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Data Package Specialist in Garden Grove, CA
    Former Employee - Data Package Specialist in Garden Grove, CA
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Eurofins Scientific full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    They have a lot of opportunities for overtime, management is very friendly and really listens to their employees, everyone is very close knit, and they are very weolcoming.

    Cons

    the location was too far for me


  7. Helpful (1)

    "An ok job if you're a recent graduate"

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    Former Employee - Laboratory Technician - Sample Prep in Hanover, MD
    Former Employee - Laboratory Technician - Sample Prep in Hanover, MD
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    It's a good stepping stone for fresh grads. My experience here has served as a resume booster to obtain other scientific jobs.

    Cons

    Low pay and repetitive work.


  8. "Research Scientist I"

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    Former Employee - Research Scientist II
    Former Employee - Research Scientist II
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Eurofins Scientific (More than a year)

    Pros

    * Flexible work hours
    * Good for entry level candidates
    * Very good place for people that do not want to be over supervised

    Cons

    * Little room for career growth
    * Upper management works from the shadows (not transparent with their goals)
    * Research is very generic with little R&D effort

    Advice to Management

    Be more transparent with your goals, tell your employers the truth about the business decisions that are being made.


  9. "Difficult experience overall"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Des Moines, IA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Des Moines, IA
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Eurofins Scientific full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Worked with a good global staff, especially those in Europe. Had some good team members in US too. Decent technology platforms as well.

    Cons

    Working conditions were less than ideal. At that time there was a political battle between US locations for control of IT leadership. Can't speak to how it is now, but in 2012 the tone and working conditions were not great. I got out of there as soon as possible.


  10. Helpful (2)

    "Great CRO...Difficult place to work"

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    Current Employee - Scientist II in Saint Charles, MO
    Current Employee - Scientist II in Saint Charles, MO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Global leading CRO, high quality data and customer service

    Cons

    Poor work/life balance, career opportunities unclear


  11. Helpful (3)

    "Needs some work"

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    Current Employee - Scientist in Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Scientist in Saint Louis, MO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Wonderful coworkers. The people there make it worth going to work everyday.

    Cons

    Horrible management. Disconnected business strategies from producing quality science

    Advice to Management

    If you want a business based on science to succeed allow adequate time for scientific development. Stop rushing employees to the finish line.



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