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Useful for gaining laboratory experience before getting a properly paid job elsewhere.

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Former Employee - Scientist in Otterbourne, England
Former Employee - Scientist in Otterbourne, England

I worked at Eurofins Scientific

Pros

Friendly and sociable staff.
Good sense of team spirit.
Flexi-time is useful.
Nice site location.
The Christmas meal and summer barbecue are welcome events.

Cons

Very poor pay and unfair conditions. Some staff get a bigger holiday allowance and are paid significantly more than others to do the same job, often to a lower standard.
No opportunities for professional or career development: Eurofins almost never promote internally, always hiring externally and never consider using their own employees abilities and skills.
High staff turnover due to dissatisfaction with the unfair pay and working conditions.
No pay increase for three years yet there has been a lot of money spent on managers and their expenses.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Make the pay and working conditions fairer for laboratory staff - it is demoralising to have wildly differing pay levels for doing the same job.
Give current staff opportunities to progress their careers within the company.

No opinion of CEO

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    Learning + Travel + Great Team

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    Current Employee - Technical Lead in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Technical Lead in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at Eurofins Scientific full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Several travel opportunities, though it's for 2-3 weeks. But multiple times a year.
    Lot of learning opportunities since the technologies used as very new and on par with the market.
    Scrum, Scrum and more Scrum.... This company doesn't believe in water-fall. Keeps the development team on it's feet.
    Experience to work on a project from scratch.
    Fast promotions & good salary.

    Cons

    Campus is far & not in a tech park, though owned by Eurofins.
    No indoor recreation options.
    Transport options are limited.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    flexi hours
    door to door pickup/drop

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Poor Facilities

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Principal Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Principal Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at Eurofins Scientific full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good Pay
    Team lunch every two months.

    Cons

    1. Facilities are very bad.
    2. Promises having worst rest rooms. Admins are not addressing any issue.
    3. Rest rooms are not tidy at all. Flush doesn't work sometimes.
    4. Region based politics are worst in industry.
    5. Does not feel like working in Software Industry.
    6. Few rejected candidates are joined as managers and team management is worst in few teams.
    7. Admins do not solve any problems related to cabs, facilities, promises.
    8. Too much documentation.
    9. They say they are following scrum. But it is not at all a scrum.
    10. Projects are not getting delivered ontime.
    11. People behavior is effecting the team and no action taken.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    1. Change the admins worst in handling issues.
    2. Change few managers playing region politics.
    3. Focus more on work rather than other things.
    4. Take action on people who misbehave.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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