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Updated 5 Feb 2020

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Merck KGaA CEO Stefan Oschmann
Stefan Oschmann
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  1. "Merck Industrial Placement"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Merck KGaA full-time

    Pros

    Good work life balance and interesting work. Very friendly people and a good learning opportunity.

    Cons

    Low salary for a placement

    Merck KGaA2019-02-25
  2. Helpful (1)

    "Company that care"

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    Current Employee - Senior Research Scientist in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Merck KGaA full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Nice work/life balance with a lot of initiative to create innovative ideas.

    Cons

    Management changed strategy without consistency and too frequently!

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    Merck KGaA2019-07-18
  3. "Strong company with a famous reputation"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Merck KGaA full-time

    Pros

    - Strong market share - Immense product portfolio - Well structured company - Good work-life balance

    Cons

    - Company with ambitious development plans, sometimes difficult to achieve. - Heavy bureaucratic system that slows and limits the potential of the company. - Ancient company that lacks fresh and dynamic minds.

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    Merck KGaA2016-11-19
  4. "Great place to work in"

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    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern 

    I have been working at Merck KGaA for less than a year

    Pros

    -Good culture -Good work-life balance -Very inclusive environment

    Cons

    None I can think of

    Merck KGaA2020-02-05
  5. "Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work Life Balance. Work from home.

    Cons

    Constant Change in the organisation and structure

    Merck KGaA2020-01-23
  6. "SAP CONSULTANT"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - SAP Consultant in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company having legacy of 350 years. Very employee friendly policies. Working on latest technology in the market. Work life balance.

    Cons

    Toxic managers. Partial managers. Not giving benefits as per the policy in India

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    Merck KGaA2020-01-22
  7. "Great Organization to Grow"

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    Current Employee - Associate Manager in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work-life balance, lot of learning opportunities

    Cons

    Can't think of anything at the moment

    Merck KGaA2019-12-26
  8. "Great work culture"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    1. Work life balance 2. Transparent work culture 3. Decent salary

    Cons

    Nothing much to say really.

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    Merck KGaA2019-10-08
  9. "KAM"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

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

    Pros

    Salary and development personal achievement and maybe work life balance

    Cons

    Aggressive and overloaded of work

    Merck KGaA2019-09-08
  10. Helpful (1)

    "Regulatory Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good Work Life Balance. Full responsibility for independent decision making. One can voice out opinion and fair outcome

    Cons

    Too laid back and highly matrices organisation

    Merck KGaA2019-08-22

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