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Roche Reviews

Updated October 19, 2017
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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Investigation Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Roche full-time

    Pros

    Great work/life balance and benefits. Opportunities and support available.

    Cons

    More red tape to get ideas pushed thru and less employee autonomy. Frequent re-organizations within the departments and company overall.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Sr Systems Architect"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Roche full-time

    Pros

    Very good benefits including 401K and paternity leave.

    Cons

    Decision making process takes time.

  3. Helpful (2)

    "Typical large corporate culture"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Roche full-time

    Pros

    Initial entry into a career in regulated manufacturing. Large budget and moderate job security

    Cons

    Large corporate culture, incompetent leadership


  4. Helpful (2)

    "There are no jobs at Roche in Nutley, New Jersey"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    While Roche is a good company, the Nutley, NJ campus closed a few years ago. All ratings are irrelevant.

    Cons

    The Nutley, New Jersey facility is closed.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Senior Architect"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Roche full-time

    Pros

    Good Company to work and Gow

    Cons

    Lack of Growth to move forward

    Advice to Management

    More opportunities needed to grow.


  6. Helpful (6)

    "Millennials wanted"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Roche full-time

    Pros

    Salary, benefits, beautiful campus, well equipped, flexibility

    Cons

    If you are over 50 you probably won't be hired for an on-campus job. If you are over 50 and already work on campus beware.


  7. Helpful (2)

    "Fulfilling work to make patients lives better."

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    Former Employee - Field Engineering Specialist in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Field Engineering Specialist in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Plenty of variety in locations and people. Satisfaction in getting the job done. Challenging but doable and I was able to use my personal knowledge.

    Cons

    Management has a major disconnect with the reality of the frontline work and when there is time to take care of administrative issues.

    Advice to Management

    Create an environment where the people can have the time to do the administrative work when not on customer sites.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "QC Assoicate Scientist"

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    Former Employee - Associate Scientist in Florence, SC
    Former Employee - Associate Scientist in Florence, SC

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

    Pros

    Cross Training, New equipment, GMP

    Cons

    Long hours of shift work


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Great Place to Work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Roche full-time

    Pros

    Great team and benefit package

    Cons

    closed the facility, its not easy to get into as more than a contractor

    Advice to Management

    develop your employees and they will give you their best


  10. Helpful (2)

    "Used to be a great place to work. Management changes have caused disruption."

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    Former Employee - Clinical Director
    Former Employee - Clinical Director
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Teams are composed of smart people who work together well. Good benefits. Flexible working from home. A good place to gain experience in drug development.

    Cons

    Decision making is not transparent and decisions get revisited often. Too many governance bodies. Communication to teams is limited. Not much room for career advancement.

    Advice to Management

    Hire better managers and leaders


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