Merck Senior Scientist Reviews

Updated 2 Sep 2020

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4.1
78%
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96%
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Merck President & CEO Kenneth C. Frazier
Kenneth C. Frazier
104 Ratings
  1. "i'm a fresher job seeker"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Scientist 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    This is most of growing company in the world i want to shere my knowledge and my skills with this organisation for myself improvement as well as with company.

    Cons

    its my dream job in Merck

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  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great work culture"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Data Scientist in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Merck full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    1. Teams are very supportive 2. Managers are very friendly 3. You will get a good configuration laptop

    Cons

    1. Understanding HR policies are very difficult for newcomers 2. some micromanagement 3. Not remembering much

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  3. Helpful (1)

    "Technically challenging"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Principal Scientist in Philadelphia, PA

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

    Pros

    Very bright coworkers and a lot of resources

    Cons

    Politics, heavy workload, very bureaucratic

  4. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Scientist, Engineering in Rahway, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Merck full-time

    Pros

    Culture, salary, interesting work, great science, making a difference

    Cons

    Bureaucracy, can sometimes be slow to get work done

  5. Helpful (1)

    "Stressful work environment"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Scientist in Glasgow, Scotland

    I have been working at Merck full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits package including healthcare

    Cons

    Poor management and planning create a stressful work environment

  6. "Good company culture, not much movement"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Senior Clinical Scientist in Rahway, NJ

    I have been working at Merck full-time

    Pros

    Good focus on work-life balance

    Cons

    Not much room for professional development

  7. "Good"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Senior Scientist in West Point, PA

    I have been working at Merck full-time

    Pros

    Good company to work, lots of opportunities

    Cons

    None That I can think of

  8. "Great company culture"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Senior Scientist in Philadelphia, PA

    I have been working at Merck full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The company culture is great; good work in the community

    Cons

    Somewhat segmented, more attention paid to certain TAs

  9. Helpful (1)

    "Perfectly average employer"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Scientist in Glasgow, Scotland
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Merck full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good salary, Benefits package, Flexible working, CEO seems to take interest in more than profit

    Cons

    Mid level management is very combative/ lack of direct communication, Lack of collaboration, Lack of empathy

  10. "Great Place"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Principal Scientist in West Point, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Smart people and great science

    Cons

    Large companies make changes more slowly

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