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Great culture

Former Intern - Manufacturing Engineer
Former Intern - Manufacturing Engineer
Recommends

I worked at Covidien as an intern (Less than a year)

Pros

The people I worked with all seemed to get along with each other well. I seemed like it was the same for other groups. The hours were reasonable.

Cons

The first couple of weeks working there were slow, but that is to be expected when you're new. A lot of red tape, as with any medical device company.

Other Employee Reviews for Covidien

  1. Helpful (3)

    Relationships not results

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

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

    Pros

    Pay is above average and they have bonuses. But this also creates a trap, get used to high pay and can't find comparable job then.

    Cons

    Continuous cycles of layoffs. They've been averaging a round of layoffs about every 6 months for the time I've been here. Promotions based on relationships more than results. It's often more of who you know, and how well they like you that provides opportunity. Very sterile culture. Departments work in their own silos. No team building, no esprit de corps. Leadership talks in clichés.

    Advice to Management

    Really listen to employees instead of converting everything to a powerpoint slide, showing it at a Town Hall and saying leadership will be working on it.


  2. Engineer

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Intern in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Intern in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Covidien part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great company to work for and many opportunities available.

    Cons

    Huge company with many employees.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on your employees, they're your best asset.


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