Stryker

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Good Company, Bad Distributor

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Sales Representative in Indianapolis, IN
Former Employee - Sales Representative in Indianapolis, IN

I worked at Stryker full-time (more than an year)

Pros

Stryker is a strong company with many divisions and products. Would have enjoyed being a direct employee instead of stuck in a distributor

Cons

Distributor RM Medical is a nightmare
-commissions always changing
-reps calling on surgeons behind each other back
-terrible reputation around town. everyone knows the owners and cannot trust them!!
Stryker Spine needs to be more innovative

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Excellent, ethical company.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Sales in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Sales in Chicago, IL

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

    Pros

    They are ethical and fair. They do a terrific job of hiring talent, and you'll be surrounded by intelligent, ambitious people.

    Cons

    Very high stress, difficult job. You really need to be committed and passionate to thrive in this environment.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep investing in R&D!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 3 people found this helpful  

    Plenty of room to grow

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Engineer in Mahwah, NJ
    Current Employee - Project Engineer in Mahwah, NJ

    I have been working at Stryker full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    - Large corp with plenty of ops to move around within and up
    - Many chances to shine and show your skills
    - Well admired in the industry

    Cons

    - Don't pay as well as they could for the amount of money they make
    - Careers can be held back if you butt heads with management
    - The company grows at a rate that they can't keep up with the changes procedurally.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Ensure employee satisfaction is as high as you think it is, don't just read the Q12 results
    - Give employees ops to shine and ensure other managers know how well they are doing. This could be used to grow that employee and move them into a bigger role they deserve.
    - Stop telling Acc. Project Engineers that it will take 2 years to be promoted to Project, just tell them what skills they need to develop to reach it.
    - Start doing out reach effort to help the local community and ensure the employees can help directly. United way supports a "day of caring" where employees could take a day to go out in the community and help someone in need by building/painting/landscaping/etc. We can't just buy our way and hope people will admire us. We have to get our hands dirty and actually help.
    - Ensure procedures and metrics focus on the right things. Some groups goals try for the wrong thing and it actually creates more work for other groups and it doesn't actually help the company. Saving money should be a goal, but quality should always come first.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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