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was a very good place to work very good good management the shifts was swing but very productive the job was steady plenty of of overtime there was diffrent classes on safety fork lift safety and also they had there own emergency team
Lonza is still trying to find and define itself. Not a company to join at this time as there’s a lot of uncertainty still going on. It was a great company to work for when the Atlanta site was still owned by Arch. As Lonza, not a great culture going on there at all at the moment. Most people come in not quite sure what their purpose is as there isn’t much going on right now. If you’re looking for a job, great place to join. If you’’re looking for a careeeer, not a great idea
As a CMO, Lonza is very sensitive about bottom line. A lot of decisions we make are based on getting the best profits out of the work. It is very fast-paced here. Work life balance can be challenging. People are friendly and collaborative, management however is very task oriented.
I was with this company for several years. I finally had achieved a position that I liked, good manager, *great* commute! The compensation was ok, and I liked what I was doing. I felt like I had power to enact positive change! However, management above my manager turned over (job market was hot), the company ran too thin (was having trouble filling positions) and lost direction. My manager was running several departments/groups now and didn't have much time to review and approve projects. Simple SOP revisions took 3, 4, then 5 months. My workload continued to increase as I was identified as a hard worker and the company grew, but no headcount was added to our department. Even if the headcount was hypothetically approved, HR would be very slow in hiring. Internal hires took 2-3 months. I couldn't make much positive change any more; up to 50% of my time was spent in meetings with no agendas that were scheduled by people above my level. Sometimes I showed up and I was leading the meeting (surprise!) The new management was not collaborative, focused, or professional. One individual shouted at staff until red in the face. I started having a hard time keeping it together; every day became so frustrating. I realized I could do better for myself and for others; I was becoming negative and that's just not who I am!
Flex hours; no income tax in NH!
Biased, unprofessional team in general. Have no desire to provide directions to any employee. Non cooperative team in general, untrue and misleading team in general. Poor and untrue information provided to new employees. In general the management needs to look at the bigger picture prior to forcing people to leave just because they are out spoken,. Due to poor and misleading information provided by middle management the organization cannot retain great workers. Old timers just enjoy and produce minimum work.
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You're basically working on a stairmaster for 12 hrs. Few breaks. Unorganized. Manager of F3 looks to blame and publicly shame you for bad procedures.
Portsmouth is a nice location
Management, time off, no breaks, unreasonable schedule, not GMP
Not a company where you can grow and develop. People are not valued as they should be for the demands made on them.
Focused on building pharma side of business. Restructured specialty chemical division and laid off many good people. There was no consideration of skills or performance. Positions were eliminated and people were let go with no notice.
We were always very busy. In order to be successful, we had to stay focused yet be flexible in the event of change. Was always very challenging. Never a dull moment.
The company has a great culture and lots of potential for success, but the management team i work with is unsatisfactory . The current lean manufacturing environment has lead to many positions going unfilled with job vacancies' duties spread to other employees with no compensation for the additional workload.