Covidien

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Proud of our products

Quality Engineer (Current Employee) Galway (Ireland)

ProsThe products really make a difference.
The people are really dedicated.
Opportunities to those willing to work for them.
Good Pay and Benefits.

ConsCompany is practically clueless when it comes to New Product Development.
Some departments and managers have communication issues and like to play politics.

Advice to Senior ManagementDump the Tyco Operations driven legacy and plot a course that suits Covidien post seperation.
Invest in the right people, invest in new talent, base the future around competency not control.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Not much incentive to work hard.

    QC Analyst II (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Covidien


    Pros: Covidien has great benefits and managment is understanding when employees need to take time off. There is also… Cons: Some salaries are far below par and it can be a real fight to get promoted. Promotions often have unwritten time requirements resulting in… Advice to Senior Management: Adjust performance reviews so that a larger scale exists rather than lumping everyone in the… More
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    Great stepping stone to other medical device companies

    Sales Representative (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Covidien


    Pros: Great products, company constantly acquiring other companies, great benefits, great… Cons: Extremely difficult and stressful initial training, salary could be better,… Advice to Senior Management: Need to be realistic about quotas and workload of reps.… More
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