Takeda Pharmaceuticals Reviews

Updated 22 Jan 2021

To filter reviews, or .
3.8
78%
Recommend to a Friend
87%
Approve of CEO
Takeda Pharmaceuticals President and CEO Christophe Weber
Christophe Weber
477 Ratings
Pros
Cons
  • "Integration after Shire buyout still ongoing(in 47 reviews)

  • "Upper management does not focus on what’s important rather then new operational ideas that never get followed through with(in 33 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
Pros & Cons are excerpts from user reviews. They are not authored by Glassdoor.
  1. "Benefits"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Takeda Pharmaceuticals full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits and competitive compensation

    Cons

    Acquisitions which may lead to job uncertainty

  2. "Biotechnologist"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Biotechnologist in Singapore
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Takeda Pharmaceuticals full-time

    Pros

    Nice place to work but be careful of who you working with.

    Cons

    Trust no one in terms of work.

    Continue reading

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Promotion just by influence with out experience"

    2.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Woodlands New Town, North
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Takeda Pharmaceuticals full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Lot of scope to grow

    Cons

    Get promotion just by influence with out experience like senior supervisor position etc

    Continue reading
  4. "Overall a good company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Takeda Pharmaceuticals full-time

    Pros

    Great colleagues Good teamwork Good senior leadership Business strategy and focus is long-term and good for the company and patients

    Cons

    Some local management Need for better oversight

  5. "Good place for retirement"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Biotechnologist 
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Takeda Pharmaceuticals full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Work life balance, routine manufacturing duties, no problem with team members and management

    Cons

    Gets boring after a while

  6. "Good Work-Life Balance"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Manager in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Takeda Pharmaceuticals full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good work-life balance. flexbile working hours. good benefit

    Cons

    slow to be promoted; hiring people is not depended on the capability

    Continue reading
  7. "Good"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Medical Manager in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Takeda Pharmaceuticals full-time

    Pros

    great company to work for and explore great colleagues

    Cons

    no cons at this point of time

  8. "Management seems to know what they are doing"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Takeda Pharmaceuticals full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Senior Management is forward looking and supportive, middle management is reasonable

    Cons

    Tall hierarchical structure can lead to red tape

  9. "Good team and culture"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Biotechnologist in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Takeda Pharmaceuticals full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    good employees and willing to help

    Cons

    No cons at the moment

  10. Helpful (1)

    "Lack of agility and focus"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Scientist in Singapore
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Takeda Pharmaceuticals full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Benefits and perks are good compared to industry standards.

    Cons

    Management is not focused on development. Work processes are not agile. A lot of divestment recently due to paying off debts from Shire acquisition. Takeda decided to pull their vaccine operations out of Singapore.

    Continue reading
Viewing 1 - 10 of 1,317 English Reviews