Synthes, Inc. Reviews

Updated April 20, 2015
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  1. Great team to work with

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Contract Consultant in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Contract Consultant in Philadelphia, PA

    I worked at Synthes, Inc.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great educational events, professional, competent staff

    Cons

    Sometimes slow to pay. Contracting has become more complex with DePuy merger.


  2. Great dedicated team

    Former Contractor - Project Manager in West Chester, PA
    Former Contractor - Project Manager in West Chester, PA

    I worked at Synthes, Inc. as a contractor (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    Everyone was an expert in their field

    Cons

    Difficult to change legacy systems and processes


  3. Helpful (1)

    Nice place to work.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in West Chester, PA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in West Chester, PA

    I have been working at Synthes, Inc. full-time (More than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    - Great people
    - Exciting field
    - Cool technology
    - Great work environment

    Cons

    - Skimp on pay
    - Stuck on old ways of doing things


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  5. Helpful (1)

    Fair

    Current Employee - Process Engineer in West Chester, PA
    Current Employee - Process Engineer in West Chester, PA

    I have been working at Synthes, Inc. full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Muliti billion dollar company with nice benefits.

    Cons

    Messy infrastructures. With many redundancies due to lack of inter company communication.


  6. Great opportunity

    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in West Chester, PA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in West Chester, PA

    I have been working at Synthes, Inc. full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Ability to work in company that is a global leader in the field

    Cons

    Things move slowly in a regulated industry

    Advice to Management

    Remember what made Synthes the way it is today.


  7. Helpful (1)

    Overall I like the people that I work with but hard to get decisions from upper management.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in West Chester, PA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in West Chester, PA

    I have been working at Synthes, Inc.

    Pros

    The products that are produced make a real difference in peoples lives.

    Cons

    There is no unified system for pay. Difficult to transition into other jobs unless you have good relationships.

    Advice to Management

    Empower employees to make decisions and implement changes.



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