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Engineering Technician (Current Employee) Norfolk, NE

ProsChance to work through the ranks to become a valued profeaional. Good benefits with decent pay.

ConsA ton of bureaucracy. Nothing can be done quickly and on time. This is on a plant level as well as corporate.

Advice to Senior ManagementListen to the peolple on the line when they tell you somthing. They are the ones with the most knowledge of the processes.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Focused on Lean and Six Sigma Principles.

    Operations Intern (Former Employee) Hobart, NY

    I worked at Covidien full-time for less than a year


    Pros: Everyone is helpful from management to hourly workers and even… Cons: A lot of red tapes to get simple things accomplished. Advice to Senior Management: Listen to your supervisor and hourly workers for recommendations to… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Very high pressure environment where performance expectations overrule telling the truth

    Local (Away From HQ) Leadership Team (Former Employee)

    I worked at Covidien full-time for more than a year


    Pros: They have great 401K matching Cons: The old Tyco "performance at any cost" ethic is largely still in place. The… Advice to Senior Management: Read your own ethics training and act accordingly. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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