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Updated 12 Sep 2019

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QIAGEN CEO Peer M. Schatz
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201 Ratings
  1. "Great place to work for"

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    Former Employee - Scientist in Waltham, MA

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

    Pros

    International teams Challenging projects Fantastic culture

    Cons

    Sometimes long working hours and weekend tasks

    QIAGEN2019-05-19
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    "Good company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at QIAGEN full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Provides many training opportunities both internally and externally with a nice working environment

    Cons

    Not always the most competitive in salary. Also once you have completed said training, there may not always been a plan/direction for you to use it. QIAGEN has a lot of good plans and ideas, but does not always have the human resources to do it all.

    QIAGEN2019-07-15
  3. "Lots of Potential"

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    Current Employee - Marketing 

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

    Pros

    The people are great and the product platforms are very unique, high value and high growth

    Cons

    Early meetings with home office can be challenging

    QIAGEN2019-07-07
  4. "Stable job with good work life balance"

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    Current Employee - Associate Scientist in Beverly, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    decent pay, great management in R&D, good stability

    Cons

    slow growth but there is potential

    QIAGEN2019-06-14
  5. "Enjoyable atmosphere"

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    Former Employee - Engineering Technician in Waltham, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Benefits Great Atmosphere Nice facility Local Management cares about employees Flexibility

    Cons

    Decisions made by management outside facility Information from other facilities is sometimes limited staff turnover based on lab needs

    Advice to Management

    N/A

    QIAGEN2019-06-02
  6. "Great company"

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    Customer Service Representative in Valencia, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at QIAGEN

    Pros

    Great company and benefits for its employees

    Cons

    Outsourced positions to another country

    QIAGEN2019-05-18
  7. "A rewarding and diverse work environment with a tremendous sense of unity"

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    Current Employee - Associate Director in Waltham, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    -Great feeling of contributing to make a difference in the health care sector -Agile and strong participation in daily operation -Management understanding of personal life constraints

    Cons

    The only downside would be the challenge of working with an organization with subsidiaries around the world and in various time zones

    Advice to Management

    Continue working at retaining talent and loyal employees

    QIAGEN2019-05-01
  8. "Excellent organization"

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager in America, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Interesting work, excellent co-workers, world class management, brilliant executive leadership

    Cons

    I truly can't think of anything

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you'e doing!

    QIAGEN2019-04-30
  9. "Research & Development of NGS platform"

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    Current Employee - Senior Scientist in Waltham, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great focused, very experienced and innovative teams Global expertise if not available on site. Great team spirit Possibility to travel for work (could be a minus for some people) Great visibility Great opportunity for someone who wants to know more about DNA sequencing technologies (front, center, and back ends) and have a direct impact on them. Management favor innovation and promote inventions, ideas,... exchanges... We have had very successful people with no prior experience

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    Cons

    Difficulty to deal with teams on different time zone. Small group means you have to do many things and often change priorities. Too many tasks, too little time ....and fast pace Great visibility You need to be self-sufficient [but for people with no experience, mentoring is always schedule for as long it takes; after that you need to be effective...] . No or limited connections with other QIAGEN US based sites......

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    QIAGEN2019-04-29
  10. "Great Team Spirit - Interesting/Challenging Projects - Career Dev needs attention"

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    Current Employee - Senior Scientist in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The team spirit at this location is fantastic. The projects are very exciting and challenging. There are high expectations and everyone is kept busy with testing timelines. Great opportunities to develop and launch products

    Cons

    Career development of individuals is an area that needs attention. This is an area that is being addressed currently

    Advice to Management

    Continue to monitor the career development of the employees. Important to keep the pulse on this area and that projects are the only focus.

    QIAGEN2019-04-20
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