Actavis Reviews

39 Reviews
2.9
39 Reviews
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Brent Saunders
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    Frustrating

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Barnstaple, England
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Barnstaple, England

    I worked at Actavis full-time

    Pros

    - Great senior management team
    - Some great team members
    - Sense of community

    Cons

    - As one of the larger employers in North Devon people get in and never leave, which leaves very few opportunities for career progression
    - Not true to their word, promised career progression but extraordinarily slow to move on this - kept getting fobbed off
    - Having represented other employees in various negotiations, the HR department are pretty brutal
    - There are some VERY backwards attitudes, I was disgusted by some of the things I heard, many people were openly racist
    - Very change averse

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    360 reviews of the middle management could throw up some very interesting results

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

Actavis Interviews

Updated 16 Oct 2014
Updated 16 Oct 2014

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    Supply Chain Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Actavis.

    Interview Details

    Applied through school's career site and was selected for on campus interview. It was one on one interview with supply chain personal. I heard back from them within next 2 to 3 weeks that was not offered the position.

    Interview Questions
    • Mostly a behavior interview. Situation based questions so be prepared to answer in STAR format. Couple of questions on how you would or have acted in team environment. Nothing technical. Just lot of situation based questions.   Answer Question
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Additional Info

Website www.actavis.com
Headquarters Dublin, Ireland
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (ACT)
Industry Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
Revenue £5 to £10 billion (GBP) per year
Competitors Pfizer

Actavis, plc, headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, is a unique specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing affordable generic and innovative brand pharmaceutical products for patients around the world.

Actavis markets a broad portfolio of branded and generic pharmaceuticals and develops new medicines for patients suffering from...
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Mission: We develop and manufacture pharmaceuticals of the highest quality. We meet current and future customer needs through smart investments in R&D. We deliver best-in-class... More

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