Octapharma Plasma Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated 11 Dec 2020

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3.0
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Octapharma Plasma COO/EVP Judy Smith (no image)
Judy Smith
46 Ratings
Pros
  • "Have great donors and employees(in 34 reviews)

  • "You can cross train to another position(in 23 reviews)

Cons
  • "Low pay, not meeting full time hours, high turn over(in 30 reviews)

  • "Very long hours and poor management(in 20 reviews)

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  1. "A difficult position , long hours"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Quality Assurance in Charlotte, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Octapharma Plasma full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Benefits and diversity are good

    Cons

    Very long hours and poor management

  2. "Octapharma"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Quality Supervisor in Jacksonville, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Octapharma Plasma full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    knowledge, friendly staff, helped others

    Cons

    pay, long hours, worked weekends and heavy lifting


  3. "Good experience"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Medical Screener 

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

    Pros

    You kear lots of new skills that possibly will help With other health care settings

    Cons

    Long hours , and sometimes managers are rude to employees

  4. "Okay first job but a lot of work and crazy people"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager 

    I worked at Octapharma Plasma full-time

    Pros

    good experience and that's about it

    Cons

    long hours and terrible leadership

  5. "No work life balance"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Quality Assurance Technician 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Octapharma Plasma full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    good benefits (401k, medical, dental, FSA)

    Cons

    long hours, varying time schedule (i.e. two days come into work at 5am, next day 1pm, the next 2 days 9am) so maintaining a sleep schedule is impossible. High turnover so its impossible to make progress

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  6. "Processing tech"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Octapharma Plasma full-time

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities for hard workers

    Cons

    Long hours, and crazy schedule.

  7. "Good starting opportunity"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Octapharma Plasma full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits package and room for growth

    Cons

    Long hours and high expectations of staff

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  8. "Long hours"

    3.0
     

    I have been working at Octapharma Plasma

    Pros

    Friendly staff, lots of ways to climb the ladder

    Cons

    LONG HOURS. Donor behavior is also an issue.

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    "Phlebotomist"

    2.0
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    Current Employee - Phlebotomist in Virginia Beach, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits, ability to advance, decent co-workers.

    Cons

    Management rude donors and long hours

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  10. "Phlebotomist"

    2.0
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    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Octapharma Plasma

    Pros

    Nice hours if working early shift

    Cons

    Long hours if working until close. No sitting Irritable donors Sneaky coworkers Unfriendly and will turn on you

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