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Consistent inability to execute with no end in sight

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Production Supervisor in Raleigh, NC
Current Employee - Production Supervisor in Raleigh, NC
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Covidien full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Bosses don't micromanage, pay and benefits are still lower than expected in the area, but are still pretty good. They will only release quality product.

Cons

Bosses don't macro-manage. Constant 6 day work weeks are used to compensate for poorly maintained equipment. Management cannot get the support that is needed to stabilize/secure the ability to produce into the future.

Advice to Management

Understand that you can't keep up with current regulatory and GMP trends with equipment that was built in the 70s and 80s. Lots of help is needed to recover from the Tyco days.

Other Employee Reviews for Covidien

  1. Financial Planning and Analysis Intern

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Intern in Mansfield, MA
    Current Intern - Intern in Mansfield, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Covidien as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great business environment Great team members Goal-oriented Growing company

    Cons

    Lack of organization Not enough work for interns

    Advice to Management

    Make sure interns are able to be involved


  2. Helpful (2)

    Terrible Place to Work/be a Slave! You will only get small clues during the interview process. It is a strange place!

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manufacturing Engineer in Irvine, CA
    Former Employee - Manufacturing Engineer in Irvine, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Free starbucks coffee if you have a free moment on a Saturday to get a cup.

    Cons

    VP of Operations is a slash and burn intimidator who discriminates against age and gender. If you are a female or over 40 and are a engineer, cost accountant, production supervisor or manager - look out!!

    Advice to Management

    Investigate the behavior of the VP of Operations. How many employees have you paid off or settled with their lawyer? What is your turnover rate compared to other divsions? How many bad "hires" do you make - are they female or over 40? I tried to tell HR what he was doing to me - made my situation worst.


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