Sysmex America Reviews

Updated June 27, 2015
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  1. Helpful (2)

    Decent company, nice perks.

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Service Representative
    Current Employee - Financial Service Representative

    I have been working at Sysmex America

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

    Pros

    Perks are good but other than that they're pure corporate America. Use of propaganda is ramped for internal brainwashing for status sake.

    Cons

    No life balance, back stabbing highly encouraged.

    Advice to Management

    Stop pretending you actually care about the folks that work for you. Just like any other company in corporate America its all about the share holders first. Bogus propaganda put out by executives to convince employees that you're the only company left to work for is so easily dismissed before the dog and pony show is over it shows you're either uniformed yourselves or lying for applause. Jokes are ramped before the show is over.


  2. Helpful (1)

    No Integrity Company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lincolnshire, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lincolnshire, IL

    I worked at Sysmex America (More than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    Nice perks and clean facilities

    Cons

    Horrible managers and co-workers. They encourage bullying and drinking on the job. Highly unprofessional

    Advice to Management

    Watch your managers more closely. They are doing very unethical things and wasting company money


  3. Helpful (3)

    Horrible Executive & Senior Management

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

    I worked at Sysmex America (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    There are no Pros !

    Cons

    If you accept a job here you will learn quickly that you made a mistake. Get out fast. A lot of turnover during the years. Management (if you want to call it that) is the worst. They have zero understanding of the term "leadership". Not sure how some of the people at the top got there. Lot of backstabbing and zero trust within.

    Advice to Management

    Japan HQ should clean house & start with new Executive staff.


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  5. Helpful (1)

    Bad Company

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

    I worked at Sysmex America

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

    Pros

    Sysmex has decent benefits, and is located in a nice area with close access to the tollroad.

    Cons

    This company's management doesn't have a good handle on its employees. Some departments have questionable practices.

    Advice to Management

    Take the time learn about your middle management. There are multiple areas within the company where management is unmonitored.


  6. Helpful (5)

    Sysmex is a company with outstanding technology and products...

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mundelein, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mundelein, IL

    I worked at Sysmex America full-time (More than 10 years)

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

    Pros

    Sysmex is a company with outstanding technologies and products benefitting the end-user and making a positive difference for patient outcomes. The company is a mid-size enterprise with loyal employees creating tremendous growth and replacing the number one competitor in its industry. It is attempting to diversify into related clinical areas such as molecular with hematology as its core business.

    Cons

    Sysmex has recently lost its direction creating friction between senior management and its employees by not promoting from within and creating political and personal silos within the company. Senior management has neutralized the gift of longterm, loyal employees with political and personal agendas counter to the growth of the company - the CEO is MIA and not leading the company effectively. Longterm employees are choosing to leave the company rather than fight senior management personal agendas.

    Advice to Management

    Knock down your silos, neutralize your political and personal agendas and have the CEO lead the company again. Stay true to your company policy of promoting from within and provide equal opportunities to your current employees.


  7. It was a good Experience

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

    I worked at Sysmex America full-time

    Pros

    Good work culture exists in this organization.

    Cons

    Due to the duration of the contract , have nothing to comment


  8. Sr. Developer

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Developer in Lincolnshire, IL
    Current Employee - Senior Developer in Lincolnshire, IL

    I have been working at Sysmex America full-time (More than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    Good people to work for

    Cons

    Grew too fast and had to lay off

    Advice to Management

    Don't lay off for no reason


  9. Better than most companies

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

    I have been working at Sysmex America

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Opportunity for growth and benefits.

    Cons

    Broken processes and people not willing to change.


  10. Helpful (1)

    Outstanding! Wonderful company to work for; great people, great place.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Field Service Representative in Lincolnshire, IL
    Current Employee - Field Service Representative in Lincolnshire, IL

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

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

    Pros

    Excellent benefits, Global leader in its chosen field, very few firings due to selective hiring process, outstanding training and community. Intelligent, thoughtful leadership.

    Cons

    A little slow to recognize when to fish or cut bait regarding internal technology. While core products are sound, not the most technologically advanced, but extremely interesting to work on.

    Advice to Management

    Really not much, management is really great. I would say they could communicate strategy a little more loudly, a little more clearly...but that's a minor criticism.


  11. good, missing the vision though

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Sysmex America

    Pros

    benefits, gym, market leader, great technology, ethics

    Cons

    silos and lack of department visions

    Advice to Management

    listen to all ideas, don't hide behind fear of inadequacy



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