Ethicon

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Updated Jul 20, 2014

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3.7 44 reviews

78% Approve of the CEO

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Alex Gorsky

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76% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Great!

    Engineer (Former Employee) Cornelia, GA

    ProsGreat 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.

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

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

     

    Great place to work!

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsLots of opportunities for personal growth

    Consnone. no complaints! This is a great place to work.

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    Great Place to work!

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsHas direction and a platform to get projects done

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

    Advice to Senior ManagementToo many checkboxes slows down efficiency.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Disappointed and unfortunate

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

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

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

     

    Solid company consistant across Johnson & Johnson

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGood 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.

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

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

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    Good company to work and great culture

    Manufacturing Execution Systems Assistant (Current Employee) San Lorenzo, PR

    ProsGreat Culture
    Opportunity to move
    Engagement from the people

    ConsNeed to be political to move

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

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

    ConsThe 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 Senior ManagementPractice the Credo.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good Company

    R&D Co-Op (Former Employee) Cincinnati, OH

    ProsEveryone 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

    ConsAfter 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.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Very good company to work for

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    Prosemployee empowerment, excellent networking opportunity, work life balance

    Conspolitics, working environment not very stable

    Advice to Senior Managementit would be good to have stable marketing personnel in projects

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Regulatory (Former Employee)

    ProsGood benefits and pay
    Good place to have on your resume

    ConsVery political and cut throat
    Management will never make decisions and throw you under the bus.
    Do not plan on retiring here as positions are constantly replaced by young people

    Advice to Senior ManagementPractice the CREDO not just preach it

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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