Stryker Reviews

Updated March 24, 2015
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  1. 1 person found this helpful

    Great company and very rewarding to work with such amazingly driven people every single day I go to work.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Stryker

    Pros

    Great company and very rewarding to work with such amazingly driven people every single day I go to work. The compensation is great.

    Cons

    Health insurance plan can be stronger. Health insurance plan can be stronger. Health insurance plan can be stronger. Health insurance plan can be stronger.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Step up and make the health insurance plan stronger. Coverage does not compare to other companies within the medical technology space.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2. Great and very stable company

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Stryker

    Pros

    Amazing teams and great work life balance

    Cons

    Nothing that I can think of

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. Great and getting BETTER!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous in Kalamazoo, MI
    Current Employee - Anonymous in Kalamazoo, MI

    I have been working at Stryker

    Pros

    Culture
    Benefits
    Career Growth and Opportunity
    Get to work with great people

    Cons

    Small corporate HQ
    Very decentralized on some areas

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Bring all of your systems and processes together to better align all businesses with quality processes and outcomes.

    Revamp IT

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. Great team to be apart of.

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    Current Employee - Analyst in Mahwah, NJ
    Current Employee - Analyst in Mahwah, NJ

    I have been working at Stryker

    Pros

    Some of the best people I've ever worked with. On campus cafeteria and gym. A ton of focus on career path and development. Sense of importance and that your contribution matters.

    Cons

    Work-Life balance. Long hours. Other than that no complaints.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue developing great leaders for the success of the company.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. Logistic Associate

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Stryker

    Pros

    Good place to work and and excellent work environment

    Cons

    Long hours of work. Hard to balance work and life

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  7. Best.Job - Best.Company.Ever!

    Current Employee - Marketing in Kalamazoo, MI
    Current Employee - Marketing in Kalamazoo, MI

    I have been working at Stryker (less than a year)

    Pros

    Sense of "belonging" - great people to work with/for
    Employees/Mgmt seem genuinely interested in employees' success
    Everyone is friendly and helpful

    Cons

    Like a lot of large companies, communication between business units could be better.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Thank you for sharing the company's accomplishments with all employees. Keep up the good work!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  8. Great Company

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Stryker

    Pros

    Good company with excellent benefits

    Cons

    IT new leaders and the management style.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get rid of new IT leader and his own people.

  9. Great company, great people!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Stryker full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent culture and values--the people are talented and great to work with. Growing company with great opportunity!

    Cons

    Communication can be challenging in such a large organization.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be innovative with communication channels.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. Solid performing company with some limitations.

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    Current Employee - Director in Kalamazoo, MI
    Current Employee - Director in Kalamazoo, MI

    I have been working at Stryker full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Diversified business. Focus on career development and succession planning more so than two other comparable med device companies. Flexible work environment. Strong acquisition record. 7% total comp 401(k) match for the last 20+ years on top of the normal 3-4% match. CEO and next level leadership team are strong. Highly decentralized, put a lot of

    Cons

    Promote people into new roles every 1-2 years which isn't bad, but often times into disciplines where person has no experience. Very much a promote within with lesser experienced people than bringing talent in from the outside that has been there done that. Horrible IT systems. 20 years behind the times. Highly decentralized and not very coordinated business units especially in a consolidating healthcare market.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. Hard company to work for

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kalamazoo, MI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kalamazoo, MI

    I have been working at Stryker full-time

    Pros

    On site gym, cafeteria, employee events, great career development

    Cons

    Old boys club, very resistant to change, being different is looked down on.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I know it is hard to change, but in order to survive and to grow, you have to change.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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