The environment at Genentech-Roche, Inc. is intense because of the market demand on their products. I have found the people to be helpful, and the environment hospitable. The culture is better than all of the three biotech companies that I have previously worked at.
The culture is one that supports safety, good business practices, and continuous change/improvement. It also allows for personal growth and development as well. People are allowed to go and work in other departments in order to get a better workforce knowledge, and allow the individual to expand into different roles.Management is also flexible and works with the employees to ensure that the company goals and objectives are met, along with ensuring that the individual needs of the employee are not overlooked, (I find this an excellent quality).
There are good compensation packages, and recognition programs in place that acknowledges the employee and helps make the employee award system fair and equitable.
The bottom line is that I like my work, and enjoy being a part of the Genentech-Roche, Inc. family.
The physical location, culture, and business practices make this a good place to work.
I have found that contract manufacturing something not to be desired.