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Workload is quite high, so no life-work balance. Less people work in every team than there should, which means overworked employees. Management can be either great or awful, depends on the team.
Pros
Having a job
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Not life work balance. Far from city center and bad public transport.
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Demanding and rewarding
Varied work, group goals, demanding on occasion but rewarding for that. Good culture with strong Management. Opportunity to take on additional work due to the increase in business
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Could do better
This company has many different location and different products. In my factory (Gloucester) they where generally nice and wanted to do the best. Some managers where very arrogant, and not very nice. Office politics was rife. Poor management with no formal training. Nasty at times. My site was formally a typical british company set in its way, living on its past history. Because they failed to improve product was moved to Germany. The general corporate team seemed good, but typically no investment was available. Other sites seemed better.
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Collaborative major pharmaceutical company
Worked here for 6 years in various roles and loved the global team feel to the company. Initiatives always included everyone and you got to be exposed to other areas of the business through continuous improvement and company social media. Always opportunities to take on extra skills, courses and responsibilities. Some great leaders in all levels of the business.

Deltas include company pushing certain job roles harder than others, American culture of stretching teams until they break and then only then offering more resource is common. Job insecurity in certain roles due to nature of pharmaceuticals which can make some areas of the business feel unloyal to their hard working employees.
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Very professional and modern
Excellent company to work for, cannot speak highly enough of them. Staff benefits are excellent, real opportunity for progression, fantastic on site facilities.
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Workplace
Poor management no communication at all
Staff morale is very low and the work is monotonous,

no flexibility, times are set in stone with no variation
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Productive and fun workplace
A very fast-paced, busy workplace with friendly colleagues that are happy to support you when needed. The most enjoyable part of my job was just being present in the office, at work, having a laugh while working.
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If you are not among the long serving staff you’ll find very hard to be accepted
No training but expect you to hit the ground running and very dull place to work for. It’s a very difficult culture to be in. It can a good thing but it’s very difficult to blend in as you should have been
working for them at lest 5 yrs before you are part that family
Pros
Salary
Cons
Very dull place in mans lany
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Fantastic company to work for
Thermo Fisher is an excellent company to work for. Great location, excellent colleagues, good job opportunities and very good pay.
I thoroughly enjoyed my time working there
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Fun
Good work place. Has great hours. They are very pen to changing your hours to fit what suits you best. Everyone is friendly has a great environment and the site is huge
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alright job
job is ok management system is below standard and dont have a clue about anything not the best as they make themselves out to be very poor when you start
Pros
none
Cons
poor management
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Good relaxed environment, but pay could be a lot better.
I enjoyed working here, the staff were friendly and cooperative. However, there was little opportunity for progression and the pay was not very good for the work that was required.
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Not good company
Not a company u want to work for treat there staff terrible the hours are not great and if u have a problem and call head office they just pan u off with poor excuses as they did not care
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down hill fast
Poor pay for excessive work load.
Too many people think they are better than the next guy

ethics all wrong

managers who dont know the job

poor facilities

too many bosses favourites

poor equipment

very little chance to progress

too interested in data gone are the days when you came in and done your job

Small company playing at being big
Pros
unsure
Cons
loads some managers are terrible and admit to not knowing the job
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Bad place to work
The Milton pack site is not a good place to work a lot of racial discrimination going on at the site stay clear of that site there is a lot of favouritism
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None
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Racial discrimination, bad management, poorly paid and the don’t care about staff
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fast paced environment -time flies
shift work on production lines in small teams, production time targets so can be fast pace but everyone helps you out if you need it. good training team leaders and members of production staff make the job .
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Poor employer
Poor mgt structure for such a multi-billion dollar company! Minimal input from hr to support staff, staff retention was horrendous..... recruitment were bad too!
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Safe and quiet environment to work with.
Productive, fun and nice place to work with. The management is not that perfect but it still fine. Training and SOPs are good. Other associates are nice and helpful.
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Colleagues good to work with, management left training to them
Management distanced themselves. But overall staff very friendly and helpful. Management provided you with a buddy but not asked how you were getting on.
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Unsociable hours, Difficult to advance.
Hours are extremely unsociable, you receive a small compensation for back and night shift, but isn't a lot. Certainly doesn't justify the hours.

Salary is very poor considering what the company ask you to bring to the role. Yearly pay rises are very small and bonuses are performance based.


Advancement is almost impossible. The job is secure, but there are staff here who have been performing the same role for over 10 years. Management appear to promote favourites or staff that kick up enough fuss as opposed to those who perhaps deserve it more.


Majority of staff you work with are good people.
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Wayne Jones
Enjoyed my time there and only left due to knee injury sustained. Would work there again if I lived in Morecambe. Staff were friendly mostly and laid back
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