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  1. A great place to work

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Clean Room Tech in Daytona Beach, FL
    Current Employee - Clean Room Tech in Daytona Beach, FL

    I have been working at Gambro AB full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    no more than 3(or4) straight days to work,depending on day or night shift.The tasks are not difficult to perform; and the med benefits exceed what most employers provide for the area.

    Cons

    12 hours can be a tad tiring.You really look forward to your time off,A well deserved balance between work and time off.


  2. Executive Assistant

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Executive Assistant in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Executive Assistant in Denver, CO

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great employees Some managers are better with communications and flexibility for employees

    Cons

    Management is slow to make changes and no opportunities for advancement

    Advice to Management

    Take the time to listen to your employees and help them to develop in areas that also improves the company and processes.


  3. Helpful (1)

    Yikes! The place is falling apart!!

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Accountant in Lakewood, CO
    Current Employee - Accountant in Lakewood, CO

    I have been working at Gambro AB

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good benefits & pay is competitive.

    Cons

    Worst executive management I've ever dealt with. Wants to push through a new ERP system whether it works or not. More trouble is on the horizon. Substandard accounting practices, general attitude of "not my problem", and worst of all no one is accountable for their jobs. General attitude from upper management is not caring which affects everyone. If upper management doesn't care, why should they? Too bad. The company can do great things.

    Advice to Management

    Hey executives! How about coming out of your secluded offices and actually see what is going on around you?? It's well known you could care less about the pee-ons, but the company would not function without them. PLEASE try to care. Because NO ONE else does around there.


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  5. International company with major internal communication challenges that led to FDA action.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Gambro AB

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Standard large company benefits package. Nice location to the west of town. New offices are well designed. If you have a degree and are male you can do well here.

    Cons

    Boys club - without a degree forget about advancement. Company has had major difficulties with FDA compliance. Communication & common goals between USA & Italy & Sweden are non effective.

    Advice to Management

    Experience and a job well done should allow for advancement. Management in each global area needs to do a better job communicating the interdependent goals and needs for both sides of the pond. Product experts should not find out about new components and part numbers when an employee's opens the box and sees the part number is new or the part looks different. Employees need cultural communication classes to understand the differences and enhance communication.


  6. Helpful (1)

    Short-term decisions do not make for long-term success.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lakewood, CO
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lakewood, CO

    I worked at Gambro AB

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Gambro is a wonderful company but misdirected at times. The company is blessed with a tremendous group of individuals that support its customers above and beyond the norm in the industry..

    Cons

    The company has a short-term focus in an industry that relies on long-term relationships. Gambro is not in the business for the long run.

    Advice to Management

    Try to understand the market before making decisions that effect both your customer and your employee. There are lives at stake and it is not all about lining your pockets.


  7. A Company Which Wants To Grow The Right Way.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manufacturing Engineer in Daytona Beach, FL
    Current Employee - Manufacturing Engineer in Daytona Beach, FL

    I have been working at Gambro AB

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Progressive company which seeks to be #1 in every aspect of business and industry and has the will and determination to see it through.

    Cons

    Privately owned by an investment company which may divest groups or sell outright to unknown concerns.

    Advice to Management

    Stay the course and see it through.


  8. Good working experience

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Field Service Engineer in Sydney (Australia)
    Former Employee - Field Service Engineer in Sydney (Australia)

    I worked at Gambro AB full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good work culture. Good bonus structure

    Cons

    Senior management need to look into department structure. Whole department runs by one manager on his/her own rules

    Advice to Management

    Need get anonymous survey about department managers conduct with employee to get idea of real situation


  9. Great opportunities

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineering Manager
    Current Employee - Engineering Manager

    I have been working at Gambro AB full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Medical devices is a real interesting field and are continuously evolving. Many different fields: dialysis devices, medical solutions, water purification, etc. Many sites worldwide. Employees are really competent and loyal to the company.

    Cons

    Because of the medical nature of the product/devices the changes/development are slow moving because of all the verification/validation that needs to be done to keep patients safe. There are no second chances in dialysis. Some employees that been at one position for very long needs to be terminated or moved. Leave room for new thoughts and work will.

    Advice to Management

    Leading by fear is an obsolete method in 2013. More benefits would be nice.


  10. Great people and diverse job made my time at Gambro a pleasure.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Contracts & Service Administrator in Peterborough, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Contracts & Service Administrator in Peterborough, England (UK)

    I worked at Gambro AB full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Diversity of role and the support people in the office & field.

    Cons

    Office politics made it at times an uncomfortable place to work.

    Advice to Management

    No comment at this time


  11. Former Employee

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Gambro AB full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great people with loyalty to the company with long tenures. Also very dedicated to their work. Willing to support each other to work as a team.

    Cons

    Very limited new products with no breakthrough technology. R&D and manufacturing are not in touch with the new industry development.

    Advice to Management

    Need investment in creating brand new product platform



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