AstraZeneca Reviews

Updated 6 Mar 2021

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  1. Featured Review

    "Excellent colleagues and great science"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Study Physician in Gaithersburg, MD

    I have been working at AstraZeneca full-time

    Pros

    Resources, scientific excellence, colleagues, mission

    Cons

    Very large company, some growing pains with reorganization

  2. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Packing Operator in Macclesfield, England
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Salary plus shift allowance and bonuses

    Cons

    Weekend work on current shifts


  3. "Great place to Work"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Research Scientist in Cambridge, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Innovative, Company policy, Patient Centric

    Cons

    Few R&D sites around Europe

  4. "Great company who care about patients and their staff"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Global Publications Leader 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AstraZeneca full-time

    Pros

    Excellent values, lovely colleagues and working environment, good pay and benefits

    Cons

    Can be quite demanding on time

  5. "Life Changing Medicines"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Data Scientist 

    I have been working at AstraZeneca full-time

    Pros

    Using cutting edge technology to create life saving medicines..

    Cons

    As a large company some changes are slow.

  6. "Amazing company to be in"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Cambridge, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Interesting job, friendly environment, very good benefits, opportunities to learn, opportunities to grow

    Cons

    Very big company, teams speadout globally, challenging to schedule meetings sometimes because of the different time zones

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  7. "Good company"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Associate Director in Macclesfield, England

    I have been working at AstraZeneca full-time

    Pros

    Doctor at hand Life Insurance good with benefits like a death in service etc... Nudge sick pay

    Cons

    None None None None None

  8. "Great place to work with lots of learning opportunities!"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Solutions Architect 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AstraZeneca full-time

    Pros

    Good Work life balance Lots of learning opportunities Focus on employee well being Good Pay (you need to negotiate though)

    Cons

    Too many organisation changes...however, this may be necessary since Technology environment is also rapidly changing.

  9. "Good company"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Material Coordinator in Macclesfield, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AstraZeneca full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great salary and place to work

    Cons

    Nothing to say that’s negative

  10. "End of employment"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Field Sales Representative in Luton, East of England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Ethical company, driven to provide results.

    Cons

    Contractually hard to fit in.

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