Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics

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Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics Reviews

Updated October 22, 2014
Updated October 22, 2014
133 Reviews
3.3
133 Reviews
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Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics CEO Michael Reitermann
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Depending on supervisor, good work life balance (in 10 reviews)

  • see the country, great people, great benefits, plenty of holidays and time off (in 12 reviews)


Cons
  • Work Life Balance could be made better (in 3 reviews)

  • At least for the Los Angeles site, there is no opportunity for career growth (in 4 reviews)

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    7 year roller coaster ride that brought more chills than thrills.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Norwood, MA
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Norwood, MA

    I worked at Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Large corporation with valuale benefits.

    Cons

    Minimal growth opportunity due to poor business performance after the acquisition and "integration" of Bayer and Dade Behring. Very disorganized from an executive level. Certain departments are worth working under, but the business approach is full of silos. Seniority is overvalued and talent is extremely undervalued.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Think big picture. Management seemed very detached from how their departments and employees contributed to the overall success of the business.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Company in search of a strategy

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tarrytown, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tarrytown, NY

    I worked at Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    The people, exposure to other sectors and ability to move between sectors

    Cons

    Through the years of integration too much change which was more confusing than strategic

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pick a strategy and stick with it. Don't promote people to the point of incompetency.

    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Diagnostics

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great pay. For the most part supportive coworkers.

    Cons

    Lack of direction. Unstable. No opportunity to advance or learn new skills.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pointless, management doesn't listen.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Very good company

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst IV in Deerfield, IL
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst IV in Deerfield, IL

    I worked at Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits, stable company, very energetic employees.

    Cons

    Low end on the salary range, not good communication between senior management and employees

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    listen to your middle managers and have more work life balance

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Lower than average salary, few opportunities for growth

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    The full benefits are nice to have. Not worrying about health, dental or a savings plan is a relief. The work was not necessarily stressful or overly demanding and I was able to go home to my life after I punched out and "leave work at work," so to speak.

    Cons

    The lower-than-average salary is clearly a negative. The way salaries increase (or don't, depending on how the company is doing - and lately that's been pretty poor despite what they say at all of our meetings) is unsettling and unreliable. The subjective scale used to rate employees at end-of-year meetings which then determine your bonuses is unfair. Perhaps my biggest problem with this company is the way which people are promoted - or really, NOT promoted at my site. The longer you are around, the more security you will clearly have but it will literally take YEARS to establish this. You will not be promoted based on skill level or capabilities, but how long you've "stuck around." This is a very old-Reich way of doing things and does not allow new talent to shine. It makes for a stifling atmosphere. Instead, you should work on fostering an atmosphere where new talent can contribute and shine, not be overshadowed by "lifers."

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promoted based on talent and performance, not ability to stay in one place for years.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Finance

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great opportunity to work with multiple levels of the company.

    Cons

    Multi-merger issues with combining the existing product platform with newly acquired products. There is a mis-match of technology, and the competition are all over it!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Allow for more rotation of non-German US counter-parts. Stop the favoritism.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8.  

    great experience,learned a lot

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    Former Employee - Returns Department Lead in Memphis, TN
    Former Employee - Returns Department Lead in Memphis, TN

    I worked at Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    top notch company,been in business for a long time

    Cons

    not a lot of support from upper management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    listen more closely to your employees

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    For the most part my experience was a good one.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Large company with plenty of room to grow

    Cons

    From the prospective of Diagnostics they lacked the tools to properly train management personnel. They talked about life balance but did not believe in it.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You need to support and provide proper training to new and existing managers.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    50-60 hour work weeks to keep up with the demands of the Sales Team.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant III in Deerfield, IL
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant III in Deerfield, IL

    I worked at Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Some limited travel and tuition reimbursement.

    Cons

    Work load and lack of recognition

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Learn the jobs of those who work for you

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Good if you're ready to retire.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Product Engineer in Tarrytown, NY
    Former Employee - Product Engineer in Tarrytown, NY

    I worked at Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    flexible schedule, Good if you are ready to retire or don't need career development.

    Cons

    Promotions with little to no raise, if any!! Promotions are not based on performance, new positions are posted after a candidate has been chosen!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management is disconnected from the what happens on low level operations.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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