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Senior Manager, Diagnostics Instrument Manufacturing (Former Employee)
San Diego, CA (US)

I worked at Illumina full-time for more than 3 years

ProsCutting edge technology, motivated and hard working employees, great people on a personal level

ConsSame management team since early in the companys growth. Transitioning from start-up to small company to medium sized company with same management team has been challenging since they started as a Life Sciences company and are currently transitioning to add diagnostics and medical devices which are regulated by the FDA. Management often "doesn't know what they don't know". Without former experience with the FDA, sometimes management has overreacted to minor observations and not reacted enough to the need for more robust quality system needs. They are getting better but it has been more painful than it should have been.

Advice to Senior ManagementListen to the people who have former experience with the FDA and other regulatory agencies. It may not seem needed initially, but will pay itself back ten fold if 483 observations are minimized and product recalls are prevented.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Excellent learning experience.

Finance/Accounting (Current Employee)
San Diego, CA (US)

I have been working at Illumina as an intern for less than a year


Pros: Great atmosphere, very relaxed and transparent. The company has a lot… Cons: Since the company is still growing, there are processes and… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Senior Web Developer (Current Employee)
San Diego, CA (US)

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


Pros: Illumina has a very entrepreneurial spirit. The company has the resources to support it's employees… Cons: Illumina is having some growing pains. The company is eager to transform into a… Advice to Senior Management: Seek out and encourage the managers/directors that are finding the… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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