Bio-Techne Reviews

Updated 3 Mar 2021

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3.6
67%
Recommend to a Friend
71%
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Bio-Techne President & CEO Charles Kummeth (no image)
Charles Kummeth
101 Ratings
Pros
  • "As long as you were doing your job and showed that you cared you had a great time and able to meet great people(in 9 reviews)

  • "Great people and variety of skills experience opportunities, good benefits, flexible work hours(in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • "There is a disconnect between upper management and the people(in 7 reviews)

  • "They are grateful that R&D Systems is as strong as ever and that we have not been gobbled up by a big company(in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Good small company atmosphere"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical 

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

    Pros

    Small team of people so you know who everyone is and their roles

    Cons

    US makes company decisions normally

    Bio-Techne Response

    March 18, 2020HR Representative

    Thank you for your review!

  2. "Good for experience but very little career progression"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marketing 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    interesting and varied job working with great people

    Cons

    no career progression opportunities, no bonus/reward scheme for below management level regardless of performance, disconnect between UK and US teams, heavily US centric, no drive to retain good people, no flexible working (WFH)

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  3. Helpful (2)

    "Technical service Associate"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Technical Service Associate 

    I worked at Bio-Techne full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good work environment and team-oriented

    Cons

    no possibility of a career

  4. "Growth opportunities"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Competitive benefits Some genuinely helpful colleagues HR trying to create a collaborative culture internally Working for established and respected brands Interesting product offering from protein reagents, instruments to genomics and diagnostics Customers appreciate the quality of products

    Cons

    Pay raises could be a lot better Shares are expensive to buy, need a significantly improved share scheme Pressure and workload can be at times high Some over-stretched teams need to be given more resources Can be hard to feel part of the bigger organization

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  5. Helpful (2)

    "Became to business orientated losing focus on customers"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Bio-Techne full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Large organisation with focus on getting whatever was needed to fufil the job. Expenses were generous.

    Cons

    Focus grew to forecasting and profit above customer service and relationships in search of profit to please shareholders

  6. "Good job"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Accounting Assistant in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bio-Techne full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Salary is great and management is decent

    Cons

    Hours can be long at times

    Bio-Techne Response

    February 26, 2021HR Representative

    Thank you for sharing your experience!

  7. "Chill work environment and fulfilling work"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Lab Intern 

    I worked at Bio-Techne part-time

    Pros

    Relaxed environment, great people, good hours

    Cons

    Intense managers, highly stressful moments

    Bio-Techne Response

    February 12, 2021HR Representative

    Thank you for taking the time to share your experience!

  8. "Work environment"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Scientist 

    I have been working at Bio-Techne full-time

    Pros

    Its a good place to work, with lots of opportunities

    Cons

    There is no bonus for lower employees

    Bio-Techne Response

    February 12, 2021HR Representative

    Thank you for your feedback! We are happy to hear of your positive experience and also your suggestions for improvement.

  9. "Company as a whole"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Advanced Research Associate 

    I have been working at Bio-Techne full-time

    Pros

    Flexible Great benefits Advanced Experience Great Opportunities

    Cons

    Could be a more online system

    Bio-Techne Response

    February 5, 2021HR Representative

    Thank you for your feedback!

  10. "Creating the Amazon.com for biological researchers"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Data Engineer in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent sense of community and personal engagement. Always willing to help with new opportunities.

    Cons

    Could use some more direction, consideration, and enforcement of IT and data standards.

    Bio-Techne Response

    January 29, 2021HR Representative

    Thank you for your review! We are happy to hear your positive feedback and appreciate your ideas on areas for improvement as well.

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