Merck KGaA Reviews

Updated Sep 18, 2020

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4.0
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Merck KGaA CEO Stefan Oschmann
Stefan Oschmann
247 Ratings
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  • "too many reorgs resulting into delayed decision making(in 13 reviews)

  • "Headquarters in a small town (Darmstadt)(in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Challenging and developing"

    5.0
     

    I worked at Merck KGaA

    Pros

    Everything, you just learn and develop yourself.

    Cons

    Too much work, but will worth it

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  2. "fair"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Promotion Manager in Winnipeg, MB

    I have been working at Merck KGaA full-time

    Pros

    fair salary and working condition

    Cons

    working hours would be a little much


  3. "Intern"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Merck KGaA

    Pros

    Great work atmosphere and life balance

    Cons

    It takes time before holding responsabilities

  4. "Regulatory Affairs"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Merck KGaA full-time

    Pros

    Good work environment and growth opportunities

    Cons

    Difficult to get noticed, favoritism and bias exist

  5. "Excellent company to work for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Client Services Manager (CSM) in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    High base salary & bonus, with the latter uncapped. Brilliant pension with high company contribution. Excellent range and quality of products to sell, management give you a lot of autonomy and trust, supportive and friendly team members, the company invests in top reporting / CRM / Digital tools, cool marketing material.

    Cons

    You very much have to drive your own development and there can be a lot of reporting sometimes.

  6. "Good place to work"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in Darmstadt
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work life balance in general

    Cons

    No clear career path here

  7. "Great company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Expert Regulatory Affairs in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Merck KGaA full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    People are good. Work life balance is great. They pay you decent. It’s a family environment

    Cons

    If you don’t get a good boss pay goes for a toss.

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  8. "Interesting Tasks and Great atmosphere"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern 
    Recommends

    I worked at Merck KGaA full-time

    Pros

    Interesting tasks, great Team, innovative approach

    Cons

    High Pressure, Independent working is required

  9. "Safe"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - SAP Consultant 

    I have been working at Merck KGaA full-time

    Pros

    Employer Friendly and Good Management

    Cons

    Less hike and less opportunities abroad

  10. "technician at merck"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technician 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Merck KGaA full-time

    Pros

    you make your own decisions management leaves you alone

    Cons

    poor communication from the top unclear progress path

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