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Moving away from new product development and into a more manufacturing focused role

Current Contractor - Engineer in Round Lake, IL
Current Contractor - Engineer in Round Lake, IL

I have been working at Baxter as a contractor

Pros

- Comfortable work life - Friendly co-workers - Additional responsibility is readily given to those who seek it

Cons

- Senior product development engineering employees are on their way out - Comfortable with maintaining "cheap and just good enough" market segment

Other Employee Reviews for Baxter

  1. Helpful (1)

    Management Lacks Vision

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineer in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Engineer in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Baxter full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Many dedicated people who cared about what they do

    Cons

    People in management are too busy trying to get promoted to the next level to worry about improving the plant

    Advice to Management

    Stop with creating new ideas and programs and just roll up your sleeves and do some actual work


  2. Great place for the career minded

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Baxter full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Baxter is committed to training and career development. If you live near a facility or are willing to relocate, this company is worth looking at. With the diversity in departments and divisions, if one area doesn't work for you there is usually another that you could move into to continue your career path.

    Cons

    Given the number of employees this company has, it does not have a large volume of alternate work situations (flex hours. job share, work from home).

    Advice to Management

    Consider extending hiring requirements to include an option for a combination of education and experience rather than just limiting positions strictly to those individuals with a bachelors degree or higher.


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