BioMarin Pharmaceutical Reviews

Updated 12 Jan 2021

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BioMarin Pharmaceutical Chief Executive Officer Jean-Jacques Bienaimé
Jean-Jacques Bienaimé
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  1. Featured Review

    "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cork
    Recommends

    I have been working at BioMarin Pharmaceutical full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Friendly, culture, work-life balance, great benefits

    Cons

    No cons to working in BioMarin to report

    BioMarin Pharmaceutical Response

    October 16, 2020Senior Talent Advisor

    Thank you for your review - delighted to hear that you find the culture friendly and that you appreciate the work life balance. Although many of us are working from home due to Covid19 we are still really connected and continue to support one another.

  2. "Great company"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Compliance Director in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at BioMarin Pharmaceutical full-time

    Pros

    Great mission of the company that takes care of rare disises treatment

    Cons

    It is not to my knowlage to see these


  3. "Fantastic Company"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Shanbally, Cork
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BioMarin Pharmaceutical full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Genuine opportunities, a supportive and collaborative environment

    Cons

    Genuinely none come to mind

  4. Helpful (1)

    "Great culture, great people, development could be better"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great culture Good teams Lots of perks

    Cons

    A lot of talk about career progression, not a lot of action

  5. Helpful (1)

    "Life changing medicines"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dublin, Dublin
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at BioMarin Pharmaceutical full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Development of life changing medicines. Some nice people work here

    Cons

    Lack of processes, poor support from management.

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  6. "Great place to make things happen"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sr Marketing Manager in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BioMarin Pharmaceutical full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Vibrant atmosphere, nice people, fast-paced company, focused, passion for patients

    Cons

    Lack of processes, lack of blue energy,

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  7. Helpful (2)

    "Overworked staff without appreciation"

    2.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dublin, Dublin
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at BioMarin Pharmaceutical full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good central location,decent salary package

    Cons

    Highly dependent on the US,constant change in processes ,working overtime without any appreciation from management.

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  8. "Biotechnician"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Biotechnician in Cork
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The culture of excellence Accountability Team work Helpful attitude by all

    Cons

    Competition is fierce for promotions Can be demanding in certain areas Not always finishing on time

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  9. Helpful (1)

    "Biomarin"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer in Cork
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Really great place to work

    Cons

    Nothing to complain about so far

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  10. Helpful (1)

    "Good opportunities , bad managers"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Scientist 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good opportunities for growth, learning and developing.

    Cons

    Seriously under qualified managers hinder progress.

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