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Helpful (1)

Good technology and learning

Former Contractor - QA Engineer in Mounds View, MN
Former Contractor - QA Engineer in Mounds View, MN

I worked at Medtronic as a contractor (More than a year)

Pros

State of the art technology

Cons

Lots of red tape but you can expect that with an FDA regulated company.

Other Employee Reviews for Medtronic

  1. Helpful (1)

    Great start for engineering career

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Technologist in Santa Barbara, CA
    Current Contractor - Technologist in Santa Barbara, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Medtronic as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    The company has a lot to offer. Size of it allows interaction with a lot of departments (quality, manufacturing, clinical, sustaining, etc.).

    Cons

    If you don't have an engineering degree and aren't proactive on a day to day basis you won't be able to get past the technologist /technician position.


  2. A good stepping stone.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Medtronic full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    - The Benefits are amazing. - The company saves lives, every day! - Non-producers are shown the door. - A product to be proud of. - "Bankers" hours - Nice annual bonus based on company and division performance.

    Cons

    - Not too much upward mobility. - Very little personal connection from the upper management team. - Departmentalization. Conversations between departments is not encouraged.

    Advice to Management

    Use the Recognize! system more. Make an effort to get to know your co-workers on a deeper level. Focus on learning and development at the company level.


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