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Thermo Fisher Scientific CEO Marc N. Casper
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  1. Featured Review
    Helpful (9)

    "Great company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Technical Applications Scientist in Carlsbad, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Thermo Fisher Scientific full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - well-organized business system - great people to work with (energetic, intelligent, communicative, friendly) - easy to get and stay connected with other employees - stable company that keeps long-term goals in mind - company encourages personal and career development - a lot of opportunities to move up and/or lateral within the company - excellent employee benefits - very ethical company (strong emphasis on...

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    Cons

    - amount of PTO allotted could be better - no incentives for waiving employee benefits - company is trying to incorporate more flexible work options (in working progress)

    Advice to Management

    My management team is doing great. They are highly responsive and they care about employee dynamics/moral. Keep up the good work.

    Thermo Fisher Scientific Response

    January 2, 2019

    We are thrilled to read your review and all the positive feedback! Thank you for being a part of the exceptional team we have, committed to our mission of making the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

  2. "Great place to work!"

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

    I have been working at Thermo Fisher Scientific full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    - overall purpose & mission of the company - values - Comp & benefits - remote work arrangements

    Cons

    - super intense - micromanagement

    Advice to Management

    - be open to new ways of doing things

    Thermo Fisher Scientific Response

    January 24, 2019

    Welcome to the team! Embracing change, strong communication and evolving as an organization are always a work in progress. We hope you continue to thrive in our mission-driven culture.

  3. "A business company that does science."

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    Current Employee - Technical Sales Specialist in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Thermo Fisher Scientific

    Pros

    Large company. Good benefits. Some great people.

    Cons

    Not flexible. Would be good to let us easily leverage our size.

  4. "Good company, good benefits"

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    Current Employee - Sales Representative 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Thermo Fisher Scientific full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Good benefits, pays well if you work hard

    Cons

    Work life balance is hard

  5. "Center of Innovation"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at Thermo Fisher Scientific full-time

      Pros

      Great working environment. Innovative thinkers.

      Cons

      Slow ramp on salary increases.

    • "Training"

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      Former Employee - Training Manager in Asheville, NC
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Thermo Fisher Scientific full-time for more than 9 years

      Pros

      Diverse culture, multiple opportunities for lateral movement.

      Cons

      Work life balance, additional duties added to top performers plate beyond standard job duties.

    • "Account manager - fisher scientific"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I have been working at Thermo Fisher Scientific

        Pros

        Great way to gain experience and learn the industry

        Cons

        Tough to be an expert at one product

        Advice to Management

        Keep it up

      • Helpful (2)

        "Could be better"

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        Current Employee - Sales Associate in Boston, MA
        Doesn't Recommend
        Negative Outlook
        Disapproves of CEO

        I have been working at Thermo Fisher Scientific full-time for more than 2 years

        Pros

        Huge company so networking is easy, you learn a lot

        Cons

        Career development is poor, They recruit college kids with no science backgrounds and after 2 months in a classroom they are handed high paying field sales jobs and internal candidates are not considered.

        Advice to Management

        Invest in internal talent

        Thermo Fisher Scientific Response

        February 27, 2019

        Welcome to our team and thanks for your review. Our colleagues definitely learn a lot from each other and from our customers given our global presence. We continually invest in our development programs and encourage you to explore them regularly with your manager's support.

      • "Top Notch Company"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Recommends

        I worked at Thermo Fisher Scientific full-time

        Pros

        Wonderful colleagues, great benefits, interesting work

        Cons

        Everything is so interesting that work-life balance can get out of whack because you want to do it all!

        Thermo Fisher Scientific Response

        February 27, 2019

        Great to see your positive review - we agree as an industry leader, we have awesome colleagues, benefits and innovative work. We wish you the best and hope to see you back with us down the road.

      • "Not so great"

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        Current Employee - Senior Research Associate in Frederick, MD
        Doesn't Recommend
        Neutral Outlook
        No opinion of CEO

        I have been working at Thermo Fisher Scientific full-time for more than a year

        Pros

        Decent benefits and work hours

        Cons

        Limited bathroom facilities so time wasted every day waiting.

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