Stryker Reviews

Updated April 20, 2015
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Pros
  • High energy environment provides for fun work days and natural work/life balance (in 40 reviews)

  • It is a great company to work for if you are a full-time hire (in 26 reviews)

Cons
  • Company is still very behind the times when it comes to work/life balance (in 36 reviews)

  • The long hours taking care of account (in 23 reviews)

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  1. Desktop Technical analysis

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lakeland, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lakeland, FL

    I worked at Stryker full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Stryker, strives to be the fastest growing most admirable company in the market also wins annual awards and recognition for high standards and best place to work

    Cons

    Stryker is a Global company and at times communication with members from other countries can be difficult.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to educated and invest in your employee's.

  2. Great Company

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Phoenix, AZ

    I have been working at Stryker

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

    Pros

    Values employee perspective, great benefits package, opportunity to grow and move within company, empower employees at all levels

    Cons

    Lack of alignment between operations and RD, inconsistent promotion requirements, favoritism to those coming from hq

  3. QA Microbiologist

    Current Employee - QA Microbiologist
    Current Employee - QA Microbiologist

    I have been working at Stryker

    Pros

    Good company to gaining knowledge at Stryker.

    Cons

    Nothing for downside of Stryker.

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  5. Associate Manager, Global Supply Chain

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Stryker full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Amazing Team, Salary, Industry Sector

    Cons

    Limited IT Strategy, sometimes not aligned with Business needs

    Advice to Management

    Better proximity with the Business, where the IT should be at the Service of Business

  6. I love working here.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Stryker

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Good work life balance.
    Great work culture.
    Caring people.
    Great career opportunities.

    Cons

    Projects move very slow.
    Internal systems and processes are not well connected.
    Too much time spent in meetings.

  7. Helpful (1)

    Warehouse associate

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Stryker

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

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits for temp employees

    Cons

    Very click environment and poor management for employees in the warehouse

  8. Helpful (1)

    All about sales, so if you care about quality ...beware!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Stryker full-time (more than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    -Most facilities are nice and upgraded
    -Town halls are informative and quite transparent
    -Very sales driven company, so highly competitive, fast paced environment

    Cons

    -Despite constantly talking about the patient it really all comes down to sales
    -Quality has no "say-so"
    -HR is never really on your side
    -All employees work 50+ hour weeks and only last 2 years before burning out

    Advice to Management

    Mean what you say.. QUALITY FIRST

  9. Good environment if they keep you

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    Former Employee - Research Engineer in Mahwah, NJ
    Former Employee - Research Engineer in Mahwah, NJ

    I worked at Stryker (more than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    effort to make you feel part of the family. Great smart people

    Cons

    if you move up too quick or make too much money you are the first target for layoff.

    Advice to Management

    instead of laying off loyal employees stop buying bad companies

  10. Helpful (2)

    Human Resources

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Stryker full-time (more than a year)

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

    Pros

    One of the best 401K plans I've encountered
    Company culture
    Work/Life Balance
    You are encouraged to have a friend at work

    Cons

    As with most companies...raises are not as high as they used to be
    Still working in silos....need to integrate and create more efficient processes and procedures

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees and continue to progress with our systems and synergies.

  11. Helpful (1)

    Great company to work for

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Analyst in Mahwah, NJ
    Current Employee - Analyst in Mahwah, NJ

    I have been working at Stryker

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

    Pros

    - Competitive Salary
    - Great benefits
    - Lots of critical thinking involved
    - Great opportunities
    - Good coworkers

    Cons

    - Work/life balance can be stressful
    - No overtime if paid salary
    - Sometimes lots of work with very little time

    Advice to Management

    - Keep everyone motivated
    - Plan team outings/events
    - Make sure everyone on the team is putting in the same effort

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