Biotest Pharmaceuticals Employee Reviews in United States

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employees are great as family
Manufacturing Quality Assurance Specialist (Current Employee) –  Boca Raton, FLJuly 12, 2016
New QA VP makes sure the QA Director follows his views and she does. It doesn't seem anybody is willing to tell him that he is out of line. These are people's lives he is playing chess with just for his entertainment.Such a shame. I hope the best for my co-workers but they don't see the light right now poor guys.
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Nice workplace environment
Plasma Apheresis Specialist (Former Employee) –  Pembroke Pines, FLJune 28, 2016
Very enjoyable job climate but there is lack of communication and feedback by managers. There is not a solid career training and development
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Great exposure for young career
Associate Scientist (Current Employee) –  Boca Raton, FLFebruary 27, 2016
At Biotest a young professional will be exposed to the the inner-workings of a pharmaceutical company because it is a small company and everyone including management is available to help if needed.
Pros
great exposure
Cons
short handed
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Not a good place to work if you want to help people
C.S.R. / Phlebotomist / Med Tech / Sterile Tech (Former Employee) –  Santa Fe, NMFebruary 25, 2016
The company is based out of Germany and is ran very well. However I could not stomach the hypocritical notion that we are helping people by paying poor and desperate people pennies for what amounts to biological gold.
Pros
Nice people, Simple Job.
Cons
Hypocrisy to the highest level
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Don't Work Here it's a TRAP!!!
Biomedical Technician (Former Employee) –  Lincoln, NEFebruary 9, 2016
Does not foster growth used and used to be a fun place to work with but everything went downhill.

If you guys are wondering why you're having such a high turnover rate check your supervisors. Especially the Donor Floor supervisor who thinks she's the boss just because she lives with the regional manager and they're best buds!!!!. No life, tedious schedule is stupid, each employee is treated like they're replaceable (don't even think of calling in), and also workers are overworked and underpaid. Mission is deceiving place does not promote teamwork at all!!!! Everyone is talking behind each other's backs
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Great Company
territory manager (Current Employee) –  PennsylvaniaJanuary 19, 2016
Small sized Pharma Company with great culture. Management is fantastic, my manager is a phenomenal mentor and leader.
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Hated it.
Phlebotomist/Processing Technician (Former Employee) –  Pembroke Pines, FLNovember 10, 2015
The company and the people in it play favorites and only look out for the people they "like". They do not care about your efforts to work hard and efficient.
Pros
none
Cons
Everything.
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Biomedical Tech/Phlebotomist/Receptionist (Former Employee) –  Lincoln, NEOctober 18, 2015
I would administer vitals here and provide customer service to the plasma donors. I also performed phlebotomy and worked with the machines on the donor floor.
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very productive place of business with very long hours
Phlebotomist (Former Employee) –  Augusta, Ga.October 7, 2015
overall very productive place, although you work very long hours with very minimal breaks. the co-workers there are for the most part a great group of people. i enjoyed working with the variety of donors that came in.
Pros
great benefits
Cons
very minimal breaks, long hours, and a lot of favoritism.
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do not go there!
Biomedical Technician (Former Employee) –  Augusta, GAAugust 23, 2015
Its like where to begin with this company. I will say that looks can be deceiving! fair warning. Great mission and cause, but poor management.
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The workplace was very unprofessional and inefficient.
Chaperoned physician (Former Employee) –  Athens, GAAugust 17, 2015
A typical day at Biotest Pharmaceuticals could be somewhat okay. I learned to make the best out of an unpredictable situation and move forward. Management did not lead by example and cost great workers to leave the facility or to be unfairly terminated. Most of my co-workers were very immature and disrespectful to others. Majority of the employees are very young and didn't exercise the notion to have a filter. The hardest part about the job was being subjected to the constant contradiction by management and the team leaders. The most enjoyable part about the job was the opportunity to work day shift sometimes and getting the donors in and out with respect and professionalism.
Pros
Sometimes working day shift.
Cons
The wages.
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Fun place to work and always a challenge!
Biomedical Technician/ Trainer (Current Employee) –  Melbourne, FLJuly 27, 2015
Great place to work. A good feeling knowing I work at a place that helps such a great cause. and the management staff is great and really care about their employees
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Productive and fun work place.
Bio Medical Technician (Current Employee) –  Iowa City, IAApril 16, 2015
Fast paced work environment that keeps you on your feet. I learned phlebotomy and reception skills. The hardest part of the job is trying to stick people with small, rolling veins. The most enjoyable part of the job is building relationships with the donors.
Pros
Great benefits.
Cons
It is 30 miles from my home.
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Productive learning experience.
Lab Tech (Former Employee) –  Jacksonville, NCApril 16, 2015
This team of people taught me a lot about working in the human services area. Even working behind the scenes as a lab tech, you are still doing your part to help those in need.
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Great place for people in the healthcare field to get experience.
Biomedical Technician (Current Employee) –  Iowa City, IAMarch 30, 2015
A typical day at work consists of packaging frozen plasma for shipment, shipping samples, screening donors before their donation, performing physicals, performing venipunctures, and everything in between. It's a fast paced work environment where teamwork is key. The management is great, in my experience they have been fair in their decisions and treat everyone with respect. The hardest part of the job is the sheer amount of work sometimes- on busy days even with full staff you will be running around frantically trying to handle multiple things at once. On the other hand, being able to interact with so many donors and with the people who work there is a blessing. Sometimes it's busy and sometimes it's not, every day is a new adventure. Jobs here are VERY detail-oriented. It's very easy to make a mistake as a new hire as there are so many details you have to pay attention to on a daily basis. After a while, you will have the processes burnt into your brain and you will fly through your work with ease.
Pros
Great practice for phlebotemy, staff is fun to be around
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technician
Phlebotomist Team Leader (Current Employee) –  Athens, GAFebruary 22, 2015
As a Technician not a great p[lace to work. Unpredictable schedule and treated as replaceable. Not much room for advancement. Luckily, coworkers were pleasant to be around for the more part, but you take the good with the bad.
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Great company to work for
Validation Engineer (Current Employee) –  Boca Raton, FLFebruary 16, 2015
friendly work environment with staff that are helpful and passionate about their work. a small company where your job function can expand into many areas.
Pros
competitive pay
Cons
not enough employee activities
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Biotest has many opportunities available
Analyst I (Former Employee) –  Boca Raton, FLDecember 29, 2014
As a growing company Biotest has many career opportunities available. Like many growing companies Biotest has to balance growth with the success of their business ventures. Overall my experience at Biotest was good. They value the time and work of their employees. They foster an organized and exciting work environment.
Pros
organized enviornment. managenent gives plenty of direction and positive feedback on your work.
Cons
the only con that i would have is that as a larger company they can come off as impersonal.
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Very cool place to work within a unique and interesting industry.
Assistant Manager/Paramedic (Current Employee) –  Santa Fe, NMOctober 30, 2014
I enjoy working within the plasma industry. Knowing that you help ensure the safety of life-saving medication while also protecting the donors is very satisfying.
At our center there is a comfortable environment between the co-workers while also focusing on customer service and quality work.
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Great place to work
Process Development Document Specialist (Former Employee) –  Boca Raton, FLSeptember 23, 2014
This company was a great company to work for. The work was satisfying and the department I worked in had excellent management. Sadly, there was a downsizing and my position was eliminated.
Pros
flexible work hours
Cons
downsized and my position was eliminated
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3.2
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