Roche
3.6 of 5 123 reviews
www.roche.com Basel, Switzerland 5000+ Employees

Roche Reviews

Updated Mar 24, 2014
Roche – US – “in front of the main building”

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3.6 123 reviews

                             

67% Approve of the CEO

Roche CEO Roche Group Severin Schwan

Severin Schwan

(43 ratings)

77% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Roche Basel good place to work with only few opportunities of career.

GSM (Current Employee)
Basel (Switzerland)

I have been working at Roche full-time

ProsCompany Culture, Values and people management is very good.

ConsNo real career opportunities. People are staying too long at the same position

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Amazing people

Intern (Former Employee)
Basel (Switzerland)

I worked at Roche as an intern for less than a year

ProsPeople there are very friendly; very good working environment; on site fitness and swimming pool; building with great view of Basel

ConsThere is really nothing much that I could possibly think of that I was not satisfied withal every thing was great.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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continuous development in strategic thinking , motivated by success.

Business Unit Head (Former Employee)
Casablanca (Morocco)

I worked at Roche full-time for less than a year

ProsCareer opportunities and culture of high values

Consdifficult balance between work and family life

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World Class Company

Principal Associate (Former Employee)
Nutley, NJ (US)

I worked at Roche full-time for more than a year

ProsGreat scientific research and development environment, industry leading benefits, employee development was excellent

ConsI have no cons, I wish I was still working there. I was let go due to site closure and being laid off

Advice to Senior ManagementCome back to New Jersey

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great place to work!

IT Service Manager (Former Employee)
Mannheim (Germany)

I worked at Roche full-time for more than a year

ProsFair salary and nice people to work with. Tasks are interesting and managers listen to you.

ConsVery big company so sometimes you have to go to several people to get essential things done.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep going like that.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great Company

Sales Representative (Current Employee)

I have been working at Roche full-time

ProsIntegrity, value and great place to work.

ConsSometimes difficult to look for international jobs

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great place to work at Roche!

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Basel (Switzerland)

I worked at Roche full-time for more than a year

Prosbest pay, corporate culture, development opportunities

Consno cons can be mentioned

– I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Fantastic place where you can grow your career.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Nutley, NJ (US)

I have been working at Roche full-time for more than 8 years

ProsIntelligent and friendly coworkers. Career discussions are mandated with employees and managers at least twice per year, but more frequent dicussions are encouraged. Opportunity for advancement.

ConsMajor downsizing in 2012 has left some gaps in the workforce. Hiring of new employees has been slow.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Very innovative and sustainably minded company focusing on high performance operations

Senior Engineer (Former Employee)
South San Francisco, CA (US)

I worked at Roche full-time for more than 10 years

ProsLeader in sustainability for the pharmaceutical industry

ConsAdherence to Roche policies needed improving for Genentech operations during my tenure. I was often alone in pushing for the highest quality mechanical designs due to a lack of sufficient engineering oversight.

Advice to Senior ManagementBe sure that your engineering directors are licensed engineers so they have independent motivation for compliance with all applicable regulations and the judgement to discern quality.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great company

Market Analyst (Current Employee)
San Jose, CA (US)

I have been working at Roche full-time for more than a year

Prosgreat people and culture, always striving to be better - from individual contributors to sr. management

ConsI heard salary is on the lower end

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