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The Medicines Company Reviews

Updated June 23, 2017
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The Medicines Company Chief Executive Officer Clive A. Meanwell
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  1. Featured Review

    "Customer Solutions Manager"

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    Former Employee - Customer Solutions Manager in Albany, NY
    Former Employee - Customer Solutions Manager in Albany, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Medicines Company full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Enjoyed my time here very much. Fast paced, fast changing, felt like I was making a difference

    Cons

    Large territory. Limited on pursuing new indications for products


  2. "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at The Medicines Company full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible hours, holidays, pay

    Cons

    Growth opportunities don't exist, bad maternity leave

  3. "Global Health Science"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at The Medicines Company full-time

    Pros

    Able to impact patient care positively

    Cons

    Transparency of company operations and strategic plans


  4. "Intern"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Parsippany, NJ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Parsippany, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at The Medicines Company full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The benefits and compensation are great

    Cons

    I can't think of any cons at the moment


  5. "Customer Solutions Manager"

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

    I worked at The Medicines Company full-time

    Pros

    Great products, great company culture that allows you to do your job without constant management control.

    Cons

    DIrection of company seems to be constantly changing. Quarterly objectives don't often come out until mid-way to near the end of the quarter. Numbers to attain aren't often based in reality.


  6. "Employee"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at The Medicines Company full-time

    Pros

    Innovative company with a passion for patient care

    Cons

    Constantly changing work environment. High risk with high reward


  7. "Customer Solutions Manager"

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

    I have been working at The Medicines Company full-time

    Pros

    Opportunity, autonomy, ability to build and execute local business plans

    Cons

    Significant changes to sales and management structure recently

  8. "Customer Solutions Manager - Infectious Diseases"

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    Current Employee - Customer Solutions Manager in San Juan, PR
    Current Employee - Customer Solutions Manager in San Juan, PR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at The Medicines Company full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great pipeline and compensation package.

    Cons

    Low Company awareness and support to PR

    Advice to Management

    It's a great company


  9. "It's better than you think...."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Parsippany, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Parsippany, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Innovative, smart and well-respected from across all levels of the organization

    Cons

    Some important decisions are made by individuals who are not familiar with the true challenges in launching premium priced products in todays hospital

    Advice to Management

    Go out and spend time with customers, listening...not telling. Hold leaders accountable.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Every person counts"

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    Former Employee - Market Research
    Former Employee - Market Research
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Medicines Company full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Charismatic leader, passionate about the science and helping patients

    Cons

    friends and family management, precarious footing, limited wide-scale career development, and stock options so riddled with blackout periods, you will never get to cash in


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