QIAGEN Reviews

Updated Jan 24, 2021

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QIAGEN Interim CEO Thierry Bernard
Thierry Bernard
36 Ratings
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  1. "love this company"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Biotech Sales in Rockville, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at QIAGEN full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    learned so much, made great money

    Cons

    Too much travel. Territory was 279934...covered southeastern us...thsts it

  2. "Manager"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Manager in Germantown, MD
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at QIAGEN full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great environment to work in

    Cons

    Lot of changes with the company


  3. "Experience the operations of a global company"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Product Management Intern in Frederick, MD

    I worked at QIAGEN full-time

    Pros

    Variety of products, plenty of opportunities to learn, great exposure to companies inner processes and operations

    Cons

    Company environment has a lot of scope for improvement, seemed pretty dull and less enthusiastic

  4. "Good place to work"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in Washington, DC

    I have been working at QIAGEN full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Mission is important and the people are great

    Cons

    Can't think of any. Love working here.

  5. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Event Manager in Germantown, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at QIAGEN full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Every person has a task, and everyone knows what to do. No one stands over your shoulder, making sure it is getting done. Senior staff is in German headquarters.

    Cons

    Senior staff is in German headquarters. Can feel a little disjointed.

  6. "QIAGEN has improved culturally since 2019"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Director of Sales in Germantown, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at QIAGEN full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Large portfolio of products, company car program is great, Leadership has drastically improve since 2019

    Cons

    Shipping Logistics, Customer Care, Internal support are all weak because the CFO tries to save money on support services by outsourcing. Customers hate the results.

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  7. "Decisions come from Hilden, Germany"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Account Manager in Cleveland, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at QIAGEN full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Nice people, good cafeteria on site, flexible work hours

    Cons

    All guidance and decisions come from Germany. Hard to interpret desired outcomes. Many changes at executive level annually which leads to shake ups amongst the rank and file.

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  8. "Good plaxe"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Analyst in Germantown, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at QIAGEN full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    They offer good benefits for employment

    Cons

    If you are not a German male, chances of moving up are not so high

  9. "Company Review"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Account Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at QIAGEN full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great products and people to work with.

    Cons

    sales managers change often which can make it difficult for management relationship building

  10. "good to work"

    1.0
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    Current Employee - Fiel Service Engineer in Miami, FL
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at QIAGEN full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    good work and good management

    Cons

    they feel that maintenance should be a revenue department when it's actually a front to customer satisfaction

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