Bayer Reviews

Updated Jan 25, 2021

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86%
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Bayer Chairman & CEO Werner Baumann
Werner Baumann
615 Ratings
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  1. Featured Review
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    "Great company to work for!"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Technical Sales Specialist 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bayer full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits, recognized even small accomplishments and ideas, able to work from home, great company culture.

    Cons

    Slow to make changes to keep up with the market because they are very by-the-book. Lack of budget vs competition

  2. "Great company"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Account Manager in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Diverse Great products Treats their employees well

    Cons

    Not a lot coming down the pipeline anytime soon No opportunities to grow unless you live in Toronto


  3. "Great company top to bottom"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Product Manager in Mississauga, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people, top notch management, they really care for their employees

    Cons

    Promotions are slow, too focused on Consumer care & pharma, other divisions get side lined.

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  4. "Good place to work and meet nice people"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Demand Planning Manager in Mississauga, ON
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Bayer full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Really nice people, very less office politics

    Cons

    Too much control and micro management from global team and non-stop new projects which sometimes add in very little value and gets scrapped soon once it is evident

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  5. "Good company"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Director in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Bayer full-time

    Pros

    work life balance friendly co-workers social conscience

    Cons

    super bureaucratic still very top down, top heavy

  6. "Great culture, good benefits"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Leadership in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great culture, good benefits, work life balance

    Cons

    no major gaps, good leadership and growth opporutnities

  7. "Company Overview"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Technical Support Analyst 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Better pay Opportunities to learn new things

    Cons

    massive company, rigid, may have to move to advanc

  8. "Great company"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Regulatory Affairs Associate in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good compensation, great reputation, good work life balance

    Cons

    Red tape and process hold projects back

  9. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Breeder 

    I have been working at Bayer full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Full energy of innovation. Managers/leads are great and offer help and suggestions

    Cons

    there are no cons observed.

  10. "Slow and indecisive"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Manager, Marketing in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Bayer full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good work life balance Training and development

    Cons

    Diversity and inclusion is non existent Leadership plays favorites, succession planning is not objective Leadership is indecisive, decisions are made by consensus Slow and bureaucratic, won’t take risks

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