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Watson Pharmaceuticals Reviews

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Watson Pharmaceuticals President, CEO, and Director Paul M. Bisaro
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Pros
  • Good benefits, good vacation and good 401k (in 9 reviews)

  • Very good 401K plan and reasonably good benefits in general (in 3 reviews)

Cons
  • Mistargeted promotions and lay-offs will continue to affect the overall performance of the site (in 3 reviews)

  • Since the merger of Actavis, there are many lay-offs and the closure of many sites especially on the west coast (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Nice environment for Contractors. It was Contract position in 2011 and not 2013 ."

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

    I worked at Watson Pharmaceuticals as a contractor

    Pros

    Nice company and employees. Would love to do contracting there again!

    Cons

    I didn't find anything negative about the company to write about.


  2. "Sen. Project Engineer"

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

    Pros

    Great benefits. Great working environment.

    Cons

    no cons at the time I worked there

  3. "Scientist II"

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    Former Employee - Scientist II in Corona, CA
    Former Employee - Scientist II in Corona, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Watson Pharmaceuticals (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Excellent benefits, friendly work environment

    Cons

    Potential for work long hours.


  4. "Supervisors"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous
    Former Employee - Anonymous

    Pros

    The coworkers were ok team

    Cons

    Production area cleaning mixing chemical

    Advice to Management

    Better workplace


  5. "Very good company"

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    Former Employee - CSOS Technician in Weston, FL
    Former Employee - CSOS Technician in Weston, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Watson Pharmaceuticals full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Pay was excellent. They treated me like I was family the moment I got there.

    Cons

    from the time I spent there i couldn't find anything bad with the company.


  6. "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - Manufacturing Systems Manager in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Former Employee - Manufacturing Systems Manager in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Strategic Direction and culture.

    Cons

    Great company but needs to provide opportunities for employees to develop their careers internally with more global opportunities.

    Advice to Management

    Better Succession Planning is needed to retain top talent.


  7. "Payroll Clerk"

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    Former Contractor - Payroll Clerk in Corona, CA
    Former Contractor - Payroll Clerk in Corona, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Watson Pharmaceuticals as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The company is a great company to work for, and the people are very very friendly.. very comfortable environment.

    Cons

    I did not have any cons about working here.

    Advice to Management

    none

  8. Helpful (1)

    "A good company to work for."

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    Former Employee - Process Technician in Carmel, IN
    Former Employee - Process Technician in Carmel, IN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Watson Pharmaceuticals full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    A good company to work for.

    Cons

    The company moved from Carmel, NY

    Advice to Management

    waiting to join you if there is an oppertunity


  9. "Watson Pharceuticals is a solid company"

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    Former Intern - R&D Intern
    Former Intern - R&D Intern

    I worked at Watson Pharmaceuticals as an intern (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good starter job for students

    Cons

    Not enough opportunity for advancement

    Advice to Management

    Give Interns more career opportunities


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Best Company I ever worked for"

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

    Pros

    Very Employee Oriented. Many programs offered to the employees.

    Cons

    Watson acquired Anda Distribution. Watson should have Anda follow the same Values as Watson.
    It's time.....


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