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QIAGEN Reviews

Updated September 20, 2018
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QIAGEN Chairman, CEO, and Managing Director, Management Board Peer M. Schatz
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  1. "Great Brand, Great Attitude"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Scientist
    Current Employee - Scientist
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at QIAGEN full-time

    Pros

    Promotes a positive work environment/culture,
    encourages employees to have a say in business development,
    lots of opportunities for career/personal development,
    ideas are respected, scientific discourse with employees and customers

    Cons

    new-hire (American) employees limited vacation/leave,
    pay is a bit lower then average.
    when acquires a company, they don't always treat those employees fairly causing a animosity/morale problems.

    Advice to Management

    None, when I have a questions for management they always have an open door and open ear.


  2. "Technical Service Scientist"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at QIAGEN full-time

    Pros

    Flexibility in schedule and coworkers

    Cons

    Layoffs/outsourcing sales are low cuts are being made

  3. "Technical Associate"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at QIAGEN full-time

    Pros

    Set schedule, clean working environment and buildings, PTO

    Cons

    Slow or no advancement, many employees have been in the same position for multiple years. Lack of diversity past race, close mindedness.

    Advice to Management

    Utilize your talent based on their strengths and improve communication


  4. "Great company"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people, work life balance

    Cons

    No cons to think of

    Advice to Management

    Work life balance was great


  5. "Senior Customer Service Representative"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Customer Service Representative in Santa Clarita, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Customer Service Representative in Santa Clarita, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Benefits and I work from home.

    Cons

    Jobs are going overseas and we are losing a great amount of employees.

    Advice to Management

    Keep jobs in the USA


  6. "Excellent company to work for"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at QIAGEN full-time

    Pros

    Qiagen is an amazing company as a service engineer.

    Cons

    Little chance of climbing the corporate ladder.


  7. "Company has changed tremendously"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great camaraderie within the department.
    Company has changed from just being a life science company to a molecular diagnostics firm.

    Cons

    Not much room for career advancement.
    Many positions are being relocated outside the U.S.

  8. "Im Happy"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Quality Specialist in Germantown, MD
    Current Employee - Quality Specialist in Germantown, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at QIAGEN full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    love my position and the people i work with

    Cons

    lunch room needs some better options

    Advice to Management

    n/a


  9. "Field Service Engineer"

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    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Benefits and Management.

    Cons

    Need to focus in new business

    Advice to Management

    None


  10. "Nice company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at QIAGEN full-time

    Pros

    Good Company. Nice people and perks

    Cons

    Everything is controlled by the HQ


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