Hospira Reviews

Updated July 1, 2015
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Hospira CEO and Director F. Michael (Mike) Ball
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Pros
  • The benefits are great, and you have a chance at working with some great people (in 12 reviews)

  • The work life balance is excellent, flexibility is widely available (in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • long hours little support time off policies (in 10 reviews)

  • Absolutely no work life balance (in 4 reviews)

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  1. Great money

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Maintenance Technician II in Rocky Mount, NC
    Current Employee - Maintenance Technician II in Rocky Mount, NC

    I have been working at Hospira (More than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    Great insurance and good bonuses

    Cons

    Poor management, and scheduling of production


  2. Good Company on the rise

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Hospira full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Pfizer buyout will open up new opportunities to grow as a company.

    Cons

    Location of the plant is not ideal for younger generations

    Advice to Management

    Keep looking into growing as the past few years have done.


  3. Okay Company

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

    I worked at Hospira

    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    People are good. Some great managers.

    Cons

    Pfizer purchase introduces uncertainty about device division.


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  5. good work environment

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer Product Support in Lake Forest, IL
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer Product Support in Lake Forest, IL

    I have been working at Hospira

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

    Pros

    good work environment everyone works well together, teams pull together to get projects done middle management is great very interested in company goals and employee goals

    Cons

    quality systems need help people creating processes need to understand what it takes to perform the process and work together with other processes that are going to affect each other so they are not creating road blocks.


  6. Marketing

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

    I have been working at Hospira

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

    Pros

    Great new opportunities with Pfizer acquisition

    Cons

    Need more management accountability and employee commitment

    Advice to Management

    Make employees more account for their work and commitments


  7. Goal Oriented

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

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Good Benefits and talented people who believe in making a difference. Education support.

    Cons

    Lack of innovation. Very conservative and traditional environment. Poor work life balance. Management has a tendency to micromanage particularly when profits are not as expected.

    Advice to Management

    Recognize the contributions of individuals. Support innovative thinking.


  8. Internships

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Intern in Lake Forest, IL
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Intern in Lake Forest, IL

    I have been working at Hospira

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Exposure to many different areas, flexible about timing, very open to teaching different skill sets

    Cons

    Some times the work can be overwhelming, must take care to only take on what is feasible/can be accomplished


  9. SW

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Director in San Diego, CA

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good company to work for and it has been acuaried by Pfizer

    Cons

    Too many people in Chicago who are not up to current tech trends

    Advice to Management

    Move to California


  10. Quality

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Quality Assurance in Enfield, NC
    Current Employee - Quality Assurance in Enfield, NC

    I have been working at Hospira (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    Great company to work for. There is plenty of opportunity for advancement, you just have to reach out and apply yourself as well as credentials

    Cons

    There are not any cons


  11. Helpful (1)

    Not like it used to be

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Chemist in Waukegan, IL
    Former Employee - Chemist in Waukegan, IL

    I worked at Hospira (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Company has a lot of programs to offer

    Cons

    No pension program, very little respect for senior employees

    Advice to Management

    Treat senior employees better



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