Medtronic

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Good company to get your career rolling, but you're just a number.

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Senior Design Technician in Mounds View, MN
Former Employee - Senior Design Technician in Mounds View, MN

I worked at Medtronic full-time (more than a year)

Pros

Good pay and benefits (even though they seem to be decreasing). The working environment decently laid back - some are overloaded and working at a frantic pace, while others are the polar opposite.

Cons

Too much bureaucracy. Very heavy on management. Receiving credit for rectifying major problems or being an integral part of a "fire fighting" team more often than not leads nowhere. The company seems to be more interested in hiring engineers to do technician work than having a defined role.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Everyone has their specified role - so hire for that type of work. Give people the credit they deserve and promote, promote, promote!

Recommends
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good work experience. Well organized internship

    Former Employee - Intern in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Intern in Minneapolis, MN

    I worked at Medtronic as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Stable environment, decent perks, and good pay.

    Cons

    The community was a bit older than expected. Lacks a youthful influence.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    A company getting crazy from all perspectives

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN

    I have been working at Medtronic full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    compare to other companies, it provides OK benefits. It has floating holidays and stock purchase discount for 15 percent. It has flexible hours.

    Cons

    Many people of color are very frustrated to work here. They are expected to deliver results, but they are not giving enough opportunity to be promoted.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    don't expect any change.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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