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AstraZeneca Macclesfield, England (UK) Reviews

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Employees rate Macclesfield 16.7% higher than the overall average

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    Former Intern - Undergraduate Summer Placement in Macclesfield, England (UK)
    Former Intern - Undergraduate Summer Placement in Macclesfield, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at AstraZeneca as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Wonderful friendly colleagues to work with.
    Great company values.
    Experts in all fields available for consultation.
    Opportunities for advancement.
    Health and safety awareness.

    Cons

    Remote location (relative to London).
    Can have issues accessing analytical instruments.
    Dated data acquisition software.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in modern data acquisition software.

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AstraZeneca Macclesfield, England (UK) Salaries

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£40,413 per year
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£46,893 per year
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£27,720 per year
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£27,720 per year
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AstraZeneca Macclesfield, England (UK) Interviews

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    Analytical Scientist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Macclesfield, England (UK)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at AstraZeneca (Macclesfield, England (UK)) in September-2017.

    Interview

    3 separate and distinct interviews;
    1 Values Interview (behavioural), approximately 1 hour 15 mins. Questions around the 5 core company values.
    1 Technical Interview, approximately 1 hour. Questions around the core analytical techniques required by the role.
    1 Presentation, approximately 15 mins presentation with 15 mins of questions followed by 15 minutes of background questions concerning the individual role.

    Interview Questions

    • Assign peaks in an 1H-NMR spectra to the protons in a small molecule pharmaceutical. This formed a large part of the technical interview.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Good starting salary, no negotiation necessary. Open to flexibility on start date. HR checks take approximately 4 - 5 weeks.

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