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Good organization to work. You cal learn how a global clinical program can be executed.fair and transparent policies exist in the organization. Work life balance is good.
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Great team spirit with great benefits
A very safe place to work with good emphasis on safety first. An excellent work life balance

A very good pension and share scheme with private health care.
Pros
Good training. Good pay. Good management.
Cons
None
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An amazing Employer. Excellent Compensation and work life balance. A wonderful employer .
Great place to gain valuable Pharma experience and opportunities to expand career.
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No future advancement for technical people. Need to be a people manager to move up the ladder. Good work life balance. Bad re politics. Good job security
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Busy environment with always looking for the next opportunity. Can become slow in achieving due to complex internal process. Culture could be better as expressed via internal surveys however my personal experience was positive. Good team/people working together
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Very good company
Great work culture

excellent managemnet teams

Global colloboration teams

Always place to innovate

Good technology projects

Good to grow.
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Great place to work in part due to the people but also opportunities afforded to associates. A significant number of internal promotional recruitment campaigns have been run in the past that have afforded people like myself the opportunity to expand my scope and grow my career. Big fan of sports and social club, well run and lots of good events, and the flexible working conditions. Great place to work.
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Flexible & good working enviroment
Cons
Parking spaces
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Typical work day was from 7-3.
Learned how to deal with machinery.

The manage was down to earth.

Dealing with long hours of focus.

The communication with the staff.
Pros
free lunch
Cons
long hours
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Friendly staff...Loved working here. Training was provided for buffer etc lifting..fire assemblys carried out regularly..full medicals for staff. Really enjoyed it here until I was put into the labs. I was fine at cleaning...labs not so much.
Pros
Tea breaks with the girls
Cons
Went from part time cleaner to full time in lab
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All types of maintenance activities, electrical and instrument.
Learned something new everyday.

Management were great.

Great culture of work and targets.

Permitting problems were difficult at times.

Great people. interesting work. Always learning. Never dull.
Pros
Lots of work to do.
Cons
Permitting sometimes difficult.
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My working day would consist of setting up new users equipment and dealing with Level 1 incidents on site. Also involved in the installation and repairing of office printers. Imaging new laptop/workstations for new users when they come on site and ensuring they adhere to all relevant IT guidelines within the company.
Pros
friendly atmosphere
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A company that knows where it's going , as I am only on a mat leave it's a pity I am not staying with them. Really wonderful place to work.
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Big Pharma good industry exposure working with multinational and undergoing transformation programs in high demanding roles.
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Some very good people there, shift work was ok when you got your head around it. Set targets were fair. Benefits and work life balance were good. Always busy
Pros
The People
Cons
N/a
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Novartis pays well but job descriptions rarely match the reality
I have spent the last 2 years battling systems which have had little investment over the previous years. Doing the simplest things is an uphill battle. Management is by exception which leads to lots inconsistency and poor long term accontability
Pros
good package
Cons
IT systems are developed in isolation
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Challenging environment. Work is very varied. Management are hand s off allowing you to self manage. Good work is recognised.
Pros
Very good compensation and holidays
Cons
Fast paced business means it is sometimes difficult to plan work
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Health and Safety is good but disorganised which delays production and maintenance tasks, nice people to work with but can be confusing with internal politics
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Each day is so different as it brings new challenges, their is a good team ethic as everyone wants a successfull end to each day
Pros
Everyone supportive of each other
Cons
Nobody says no
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A typical day at work was always busy.

I learned how to operate million euros worth of equipment across a wide range.


Management were thorough and efficient.


My Co-workers were excellent.


The hardest part were the 12 hour night shifts.


The comraderie and the salery.
Pros
Comraderie and salery
Cons
12 hour night shifts
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A typical day at work involved starting off with a hand over for our process and making out a schedule for our 12 hour shift ahead with my colleagues. Then we would commence our operations.
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-Lean Six Sigma
-Statistical analysis of production and manufacture

-DMAIC approach used

-SMED, OEE and housekeeping projects
Pros
-Applications of Lean Six Sigma
Cons
-6 month placement
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