Warner Chilcott Limited

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Warner Chilcott Limited Reviews

Updated 13 January 2015
Updated 13 January 2015
80 Reviews
2.8
80 Reviews
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Warner Chilcott Limited Founder Allen Chao, Ph.D.
Allen Chao, Ph.D.
3 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great benefits, yearly bonus with shares in the company, and exposure to corporate pharma (in 8 reviews)

  • If you increase market share you will get rewarded very nicely with their bonus structure they have in place (in 7 reviews)


Cons
  • There is absolutely NO consideration for work/life balance (in 4 reviews)

  • It can be seen as a result of their high turnover rate of their employees (in 5 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Very money focused, poor staff satisfaction and little career progression.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Warner Chilcott Limited

    Pros

    Nice office in the UK next to Brooklands race track.
    Small company so you get to join the dots more easily if you want to (the UK company is about 50 people all in 1 open office area)

    Cons

    Company was extremely money conscious (seemed a very cold company - interest in staff satisfaction seemed non-existent) and lots of people were contractors. There wasn't a very good atmosphere and people seemed down trodden. Staff turnover was high. I didn't look forward to work, feedback always seemed to be negative (as if management were deliberately trying to put staff down). Traffic to the UK office is extremely bad, I wouldn't accept a job unless flexitime was offered. Some aspects of the company seemed unpleasant - there were some concerns about drugs being priced low to increase market share and then prices jacked up once patients were dependent.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give attention to staff satisfaction - have regular staff satisfaction surveys.
    Conduct 360 reviews of managers - there was a lot of unreasonable pressure put on subordinates and senior managers seemed to not care.
    Address any ethics concerns - have anonymous surveys to find out any concerns people have.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Good

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Specialty Sales Representative in Miami, FL (US)
    Former Employee - Specialty Sales Representative in Miami, FL (US)

    I worked at Warner Chilcott Limited full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Money to be made and huge budget

    Cons

    Blame Reps for everything that goes wrong!!!!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take ownership of your mistakes

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Warner Chilcott - an exceptional company to work for.

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    Former Employee - IT Coordinator in Rockaway, NJ (US)
    Former Employee - IT Coordinator in Rockaway, NJ (US)

    I worked at Warner Chilcott Limited full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Professional, polite, and friendly personnel. Working at WCRX was more like being with friends. Everyone wanted to get the job done.

    Cons

    Company was taken over by a much larger, impersonal corporation.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Great experience but to many changes happening with Actavis aquisition

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - HVAC/Utilities Supervisor in Fajardo, PR (US)
    Current Employee - HVAC/Utilities Supervisor in Fajardo, PR (US)

    I have been working at Warner Chilcott Limited full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, environment, people oriented

    Cons

    to instable, no mercy with employee

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Salary

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Phoenix, AZ (US)
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Phoenix, AZ (US)

    I worked at Warner Chilcott Limited full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Opportunity to earn high incomes with bonus structure

    Cons

    If not in top 30 percent, income from bonus in low

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Thankfully it has been bought

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    Former Employee - Primary Care Sales Representative in Dallas, TX (US)
    Former Employee - Primary Care Sales Representative in Dallas, TX (US)

    I worked at Warner Chilcott Limited full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good drug to sell in the market place.

    Cons

    No support, comp was not great and never felt like they knew completely what was going on in the market.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Quit being shady

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Decent working environment. My colleagues were generally happy and helpful.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Warner Chilcott Limited full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    I never worked for a company that gave stock and bonuses to the general working stiffs. That was something that really made the employees feel like the company valued them. Also the Medical Benefits were the absolutely affordable at 50 dollars a month for an entire family! 401K Matching!

    Cons

    No longer a company. Actavis acquired Warner Chilcott and terminated almost every Warner Chilcott employee.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    I got laid off.

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    Current Employee - Specialty Sales Representative in Saint Louis, MO (US)
    Current Employee - Specialty Sales Representative in Saint Louis, MO (US)

    I have been working at Warner Chilcott Limited full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Good benefits, good pay,

    Cons

    bonus structure was not fair

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    great place to start career

    Former Employee - Specialty Sales Representative
    Former Employee - Specialty Sales Representative

    I worked at Warner Chilcott Limited full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Benefits, co car, pay, compensation, autonomy

    Cons

    Huge lay off, little direction, not enough training

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