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Novartis Pharmaceuticals Reviews

Updated June 25, 2017
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  • Work-life balance may be an issue - the pace is very high (in 40 reviews)

  • No work life balance and lack of promotion opportunity (in 10 reviews)

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  1. "Automation Engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Automation Engineer in East Hanover, NJ
    Current Employee - Automation Engineer in East Hanover, NJ

    I have been working at Novartis Pharmaceuticals (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The Best company and gave me more experience

    Cons

    i can't see any downside in Novartis pharma


  2. "Novartis Ratings"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Computer Occupations, All Other in Newark, NJ
    Former Employee - Computer Occupations, All Other in Newark, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Novartis Pharmaceuticals (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great Place to work when you do not fall into a health problem.

    Cons

    Don't give ample time for return to work they terminate your job.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to other members on staff before me.


  3. "Sr. Account Executive"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Executive Sales Consultant in San Antonio, TX
    Former Employee - Executive Sales Consultant in San Antonio, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Novartis Pharmaceuticals (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    growth, stable, excellent benefits. would have retired there if no layoffs

    Cons

    in order for you to move up .....you will have to move to East Hanover

    Advice to Management

    practice work life balace


  4. Helpful (2)

    "Associate Director"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Director in East Hanover, NJ
    Current Employee - Associate Director in East Hanover, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Novartis Pharmaceuticals (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Equitable benefits to other Pharma. Nice campus in NJ

    Cons

    Centralized corporate structure and recent changes have changed culture dramatically in recent years.


  5. "Pharma Review"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Administrative Assistant in Irvington, NJ
    Current Employee - Senior Administrative Assistant in Irvington, NJ

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

    Pros

    work/life balance. . .great company

    Cons

    salary can be challenging in spite of years of experience


  6. "good"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in East Hanover, NJ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in East Hanover, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Novartis Pharmaceuticals (Less than a year)

    Pros

    good environment for working.....overall rating is best

    Cons

    it dont have any cons other than we get them.

    Advice to Management

    its best management for the person working whole heartedly.


  7. "Expert Clinical Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Clinical Manager in Montclair, NJ
    Former Employee - Clinical Manager in Montclair, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Novartis Pharmaceuticals (More than a year)

    Pros

    Thorough training was provided for position.

    Cons

    I have no cons to mention.

    Advice to Management

    None


  8. "View from East Hanover NJ"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Expert Clinical Manager in Flanders, NJ
    Current Employee - Expert Clinical Manager in Flanders, NJ
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Novartis Pharmaceuticals full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, nice campus, multiple resources for learning, knowledgeable colleagues

    Cons

    It is very difficult to develop career, get promotion or move within the company; almost no safety jobs openings in US

    Advice to Management

    You have to work on improving career opportunities and to not let talent to go to waste


  9. "Awesome place to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - HVAC Mechanic/Multi Skilled Craft Worker in Stone Ridge, NY
    Former Employee - HVAC Mechanic/Multi Skilled Craft Worker in Stone Ridge, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Novartis Pharmaceuticals (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great people with positive attitudes

    Cons

    Sorry the place closed at Suffern location

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work and reopen Suffern plant


  10. "Project Engneer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in West Orange, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in West Orange, NJ

    I worked at Novartis Pharmaceuticals full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Allows you to work autonomously, pay and benefits are good.

    Cons

    Not much room for growth in technical fields


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