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Headquarters Pleasanton, CA
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1976
Type Company - Public (THOR)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Thoratec is the world leader in mechanical circulatory support with the broadest product portfolio to treat the full range of clinical needs for patients suffering from advanced heart failure. The company's products include the HeartMate LVAS and Thoratec VAD, with more than 20,000 devices implanted in patients suffering from heart failure. Thoratec also manufactures and markets the CentriMag and PediMag / PediVAS product lines.

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Pros: Very friendly and minimal stress work environment. Great Managers, smart, friendly, respectful, and understanding. Excellent work-life balance. No "clock punching", as long as you are keeping up with your assignments you can pretty much come and… Full Review

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Declined Offer – Interviewed in Pleasanton, CA Aug 2014 Reviewed 2 days ago New

Interview Details – Initial phone interview with HR, followed by hiring manager. Two follow-up rounds in-person. First one to meet with managers and directors in marketing followed by a meeting with VP. Very smart team. Questions included 5 yrs goal, long-term goal, walk me through your resume, weakness, strength, how…Full Interview

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