Smith & Nephew Endoscopy

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The company has great potential, but middle management lacks qualification and leadership capability.

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Senior Clinical Research Associate in Andover, MA
Current Employee - Senior Clinical Research Associate in Andover, MA

I have been working at Smith & Nephew Endoscopy

Doesn't Recommend
Doesn't Recommend

Pros

The company has relatively flexible working hours and usually understanding of the need to occasionally work remotely. Some of the newer products and some of the products currently in development are exciting and unquestionably have potential for great success.

Cons

Employee dissatisfaction is rampant, communication is poor, company seems to look the other way when employees try to address major issues with middle and upper management, salaries are lower than industry standard and promotions occur rarely if ever, extremely political.

Advice to Management

Please take a good look at your 'middle' management. There's tremendous talent at this company, but you're never going to know that because of the few in the 'middle' who are only concerned about their own image and how they can 'look' competent even if at the disposal of their own (experienced) staff, which continues to result in employees either leaving or requesting transfer to other departments/business units. We are going through some major changes as a company - if nothing else, please use the opportunity to either train or replace those in the middle who continue to be unqualified and unprofessional because they are jeopardizing your credibility and ultimately the success of the company.

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  1. Very awesome learning experience.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Drafter-Patient Matched Instrumentation, Ortho Specialties in Memphis, TN
    Current Employee - Drafter-Patient Matched Instrumentation, Ortho Specialties in Memphis, TN

    I have been working at Smith & Nephew Endoscopy

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Great benefits, Easy to move up in, and Great compensation

    Cons

    lot of hours, must dedicate your self, but it pays off in the end.

    Advice to Management

    keep up the good work


  2. Helpful (1)

    Executive strategy is not in alignment with actions

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager
    Current Employee - Manager

    I have been working at Smith & Nephew Endoscopy full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Quality products
    Strong reputation with customers

    Cons

    Not thoughtful in execution
    Extremely risk adverse
    Executive team is overstaffed: too many people fighting one another for decision making, nothing gets done
    Internal misalignment with overall goals and strategy among all levels of employees
    B level middle management

    Advice to Management

    Flatten your organization a little bit, give a couple executives decision making power, and you will start seeing great results from the "do-ers"


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