Accellent

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Great place to work

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Accellent (more than 5 years)

Pros

Helping people live better lives is the company tag line and its nice to work someplace where you are making a difference. Everyone is working towards making the company better and it is working.

Cons

Market is not great but we are holding our own.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Continue implementing the product strategy. Listen to those who know their jobs and let more decisions be made at lower levels.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    World Class... Sure whatever you say

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Accellent full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good work life balance for some. Always plenty of opportunities for new business in this field.

    Cons

    Not a very positive upbeat culture. Management really doesn't fully understand the medical device industry. Always a fight to meet the numbers monthly. Everything is a now attitude which just comprises any improvement for later. Poor to average facilities which didn't seem to fit a real medical device company. Basically a paper company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Establish a solid business structure to build off. Own buildings and fully commit to the industry and your customers. Work with real numbers and develop an achievable plan don't pull out a number and work backwards assuming all the moons will align and be shocked when they don't.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Quality dept. seems to be left out of many decisions

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Accellent

    Pros

    Many of the employees that work here are friendly, smart, hard-working people with many years of experience

    Cons

    The quality dept. is left out of many major decisions.

    There never seems to be any funding in the budget for employee training/education. I didn't learn any new skills or attend any training classes the entire time I worked there.

    There is no interest from sr. mgmt to invest in improving the outdated manual processes.

    If it's quality-related, no one seems to be held accountable except the people in the quality dept.

    Projects are understaffed, and there is a high turn-over rate in all depts. and all sites. Everyone from the plant manager down to the hourly employee. All the good people leave as soon as they are able to.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Understand the business you're in. Know exactly where you want to go, and exactly what you need to do to make it happen.
    Bring the quality dept. in as an equal partner in decision-making
    Quality is everyone's job and everyone needs to be accountable
    Make the investment in your employees, otherwise you'll continue to lose good people.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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