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Sanofi Genzyme Reviews

Updated May 23, 2017
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  1. "Micro Managed"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Current Employee - Manufacturing Associate in Allston, MA
    Current Employee - Manufacturing Associate in Allston, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sanofi Genzyme (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    people, benefits, 401K, work life balance

    Cons

    severe micro-managing short staffed and over worked

    Advice to Management

    Let the people do their job without looking over their shoulder all the time


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Good benefits but bad culture"

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    Former Employee - IT Consultant in Framingham, MA
    Former Employee - IT Consultant in Framingham, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sanofi Genzyme (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits and pretty decent work - life balance.

    Cons

    Europe centric company. Bottom line over people culture. Office politics on all levels.

    Advice to Management

    Go back to Genzyme culture when people were valued and appreciated for hard work.


  3. Helpful (3)

    "Good work/life balance but not competitive with local biotech"

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    Current Employee - Principal Research Associate in Worcester, MA
    Current Employee - Principal Research Associate in Worcester, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Sanofi Genzyme full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Excellent benefits for long term employees with attention to good work/life balance. Company appreciates employees mental health and needed time off.

    Cons

    Company is not competitive with local biotech in the area. Lack of options for non-management positions after a certain level. Minimal raises with no pay adjustment. New employees valued more than dedicated long-term staff.


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  5. "Its ok"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - QC Micro Analyst I in Framingham, MA
    Former Employee - QC Micro Analyst I in Framingham, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    -great vacation
    -good benefits
    -3 weeks vacation
    -4 sick days

    Cons

    -401K vest in 2 years
    -very cut throat
    -favoritism
    -

    Advice to Management

    Be more kind, help people with personally growth


  6. "company review"

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    Former Employee - Associate Director in Somerset, MA
    Former Employee - Associate Director in Somerset, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Sanofi Genzyme (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great resources and lab facilities.
    New Operations center that can handle cold chain products with 2 to 8 C and - 20 freezer capabilities

    Cons

    Large infrastructure with many independent business units that do not communicate well with each other as far as sharing a common vision

    Advice to Management

    Be prepared to walk the talk. Management should set the example for the type of behavior that want their people to exibit


  7. "very very busy company"

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    Former Employee - Research Associate in Cambridge, MA
    Former Employee - Research Associate in Cambridge, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Sanofi Genzyme full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    you can have opportunities dealing with different tasks

    Cons

    very very busy working environment.


  8. "Custodian"

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    Current Employee - Custodian in North Bergen, NJ
    Current Employee - Custodian in North Bergen, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Sanofi Genzyme full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great Work place friendly people

    Cons

    not fair with advancement opportunities


  9. "Assistant manufacturing"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ridgefield, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ridgefield, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sanofi Genzyme full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great people to work with. Very nice and friendly coworkers

    Cons

    Bad management. Long hours and not able to take breaks

    Advice to Management

    Be respectful to people who work under your supervision


  10. "Good company to work with if you are in right field"

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    Former Employee - Senior Staff Scientist in Framingham, MA
    Former Employee - Senior Staff Scientist in Framingham, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Reasonable salaries and bonus. Relatively stable if you are in a right function area..

    Cons

    When laying-off people, only concern is easiness and profit, great hit on morale and loyalty.

    Advice to Management

    Pay attention to employee's performance, skill sets, and loyalty when re-organizing / downsizing, which will contribute to company's longevity and growth potential.


  11. "Great Job"

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    Former Employee - Inoculation Lab Specialist in Allston, MA
    Former Employee - Inoculation Lab Specialist in Allston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Sanofi Genzyme (More than a year)

    Pros

    Management was very flexible and good to work for.

    Cons

    Shift work was very tiresome.


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