Ethicon Reviews

Updated August 3, 2014
Updated August 3, 2014
45 Reviews

3.6
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  1.  

    Great Company to Work for.

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    Former Employee - Project Manager  in  Somerville, NJ
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Somerville, NJ

    I worked at Ethicon for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great culture and people to work with.

    Cons

    great enviornment. no challenges that i remember.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep up the great work.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great!

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    Former Employee - Engineer  in  Cornelia, GA
    Former Employee - Engineer in Cornelia, GA

    I worked at Ethicon full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great company, great people, learned a ton. As an engineer I had the opportunity to make a difference, and the life and work balance was good.

    Cons

    Location was not so great. But I like cities, so perhaps that is why.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Great place to work!

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Ethicon

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities for personal growth

    Cons

    none. no complaints! This is a great place to work.

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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great Place to work!

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Ethicon full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Has direction and a platform to get projects done

    Cons

    Has too many checkboxes on how any one activity can/is done

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Too many checkboxes slows down efficiency.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Solid company consistant across Johnson & Johnson

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Ethicon

    Pros

    Good people with a mature work environment with very little micro management. It is evolving and has the potential to provide growth opportunities in specific areas.

    Cons

    Lots of change/reorganizations. Lots of hierarchy so it can be difficult to cultivate your own personal ideas and identity

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Empower employees at multiple levels to execute against specific directives. Give the What but don't dictate How

  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Disappointed and unfortunate

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Ethicon as a contractor

    Pros

    Great people, company, and products. They hire for expertise. Some have been there for over 10+ years.

    Cons

    Current Ethicon employees are overworked and are highly stressed . They don't hire, or plan to hire, contractors either during or after their contract. They do not involve or include contractors in company meetings and celebrations because they are contractors, even though part of the team. Constant reorganization within the company people are leaving, either by choice or due to the reorganization process.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Based on observation seems very political, all management top-heavy, and only share what they want you to hear.

    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Good company to work and great culture

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    Current Employee - Manufacturing Execution Systems Assistant  in  San Lorenzo, PR
    Current Employee - Manufacturing Execution Systems Assistant in San Lorenzo, PR

    I have been working at Ethicon full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great Culture
    Opportunity to move
    Engagement from the people

    Cons

    Need to be political to move

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 2 people found this helpful  

    "Stick close to your desks and never go to sea…"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Ethicon full-time

    Pros

    Good Salary and work/life balance. Nice company to have on your resume

    Cons

    The environment at Ethicon is much like that of the makeshift vessel in Gilbert and Sullivan's "HMS Pinafore". Many of the managers at Ethicon are like Sir Joseph Porter K.C.B. in the way they interact with each other and treat employees. Here are the relevant stanza's from Sir Joseph's song:

    "Of legal knowledge I acquired such a grip
    That they took me into the partnership.
    And that junior partnership, I ween,
    Was the only ship that I ever had seen.
    But that kind of ship so suited me,
    That now I am the Ruler of the Queen's Navee!"

    "Now landsmen all, whoever you may be,
    If you want to rise to the top of the tree,
    If your soul isn't fettered to an office stool,
    Be careful to be guided by this golden rule —
    Stick close to your desks and never go to sea,
    And you all may be rulers of the Queen's Navee!"

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    Infer what you will from the above.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Practice the Credo.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  10.  

    Good Company

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    Former Employee - R&D Co-Op  in  Cincinnati, OH
    Former Employee - R&D Co-Op in Cincinnati, OH

    I worked at Ethicon as an intern for more than a year

    Pros

    Everyone really enjoys their job and there are a lot of great people. Working on the products is very rewarding. They give interns really great projects and a lot to learn from

    Cons

    After doing multiple rotations at Ethicon as in intern you are not guaranteed a job it would be nice to be able to know you are able to return to a place that you learned and contributed a lot.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Very good company to work for

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Ethicon full-time

    Pros

    employee empowerment, excellent networking opportunity, work life balance

    Cons

    politics, working environment not very stable

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    it would be good to have stable marketing personnel in projects

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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