Toshiba America Medical Systems Reviews

Updated March 13, 2015
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  1. TAMS company outlook from a corporate eye.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Toshiba America Medical Systems full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Friendly environment. Competitive salary and bonuses. New CEO and team takes away the fear the old CEO had brought. Very positive outlook for 2015.

    Cons

    Training has been a challenge since day one. It's there, but trying to get it or the time for it is a challenge.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep the people that have been working out. I'd hate to see assets lost because they were brought in by the former CEO. The employees have your trust!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. Intern - imaging scientist

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    Former Employee - Imaging Scientist
    Former Employee - Imaging Scientist

    I worked at Toshiba America Medical Systems

    Pros

    Good organizations. Great work environment.

    Cons

    Very conservative regarding publications.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  3. Come back - those who were driven out!

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    Current Employee - Headquarters
    Current Employee - Headquarters

    I have been working at Toshiba America Medical Systems full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Comfortable work conditions and good benefits. Great work/life balance. Less beaurocracy then larger competitors, so able to be more nimble in changing strategy and able to come up with specific approaches to customers.

    Cons

    Many non revenue driving positions are overpaid. Company was severely damaged by prior management, thankfully they're gone. Fighting upfill battle against larger competitors in a very uncertain medical imagin market.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Go back to what made this company a player in the mid 2000's. Hire great salespeople and reward them when they sell. Capitalize on renewed energy now that prior managemnet is gone. Recognize loyalty(people who stuck it out during the last 5 years), and do not bring people in at higher salaries than these loyal employees.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  5. Horrible Manager but Great Company

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Toshiba America Medical Systems

    Pros

    Great employee incentives, benefits, salary

    Cons

    Horrible Manager, no training, way too many politics in the office

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Manager was replaced so no need to give advice

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. Working at TAMS

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    Current Employee - Sales in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Sales in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Toshiba America Medical Systems (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    New upper management across the board. No longer a culture of fear walking around the home office, and hopefully some good results will follow.

    Cons

    Old administration harmed the company culture and gave the employees completely unrealistic goals. Lack of a plan for winning across the board lead to poor results. Lots of talented people left due to these issues.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make sure to understand what is going on outside of Tustin.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful

    Excellent culture dissolving under myopic and outdated strategy.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Toshiba America Medical Systems full-time

    Pros

    Good products and great people were the cornerstone of TAMS' differentiation for customers and employees. A good company that could be a great one if/when leadership realizes that TAMS is not Siemens. As people, leadership team are great folks but lack the customer-facing priorities of previous teams that delivered better results.

    Cons

    A cottage-style company that is expected to thrive in a data-driven environment adopted from a different context entirely. Hi performance and talent retention requires a culture that recognizes the importance of matching market potential with employee and corporate skill set. When management implements juxtaposed infrastructure, the result is what exists today at TAMS. Those that drove former success have left the building. Replacements are coveted and protected regardless of skill-set or performance with many "friends" brought in to fill positions vacated by very good people.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take time to understand what TAMS really is vs what TMSC wants it to be. A bridge must be crossed to get there, but that bridge has not been built. A CRM is not that bridge but rather a small piece of the puzzle only. More tools are needed in the toolbox that consider historical perspective, market dynamics, realistic competitive position, strategic objectives and combine those with a corporate culture that matches rather than opposes those tenants. Do it honestly and without preconceived expectations and the people at the top of TAMS can pull it off.

  8. Great place to work

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Toshiba America Medical Systems part-time

    Pros

    The supervisor was great! She was very patient to train all new hires and always had a positive attitude

    Cons

    Older company, so fairly quiet

  9. Great Company

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Toshiba America Medical Systems full-time

    Pros

    great company to work for

    Cons

    economy is having its effect on sales

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. Mostly good, good people, disapointing middle managment.

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    Current Employee - Senior Customer Engineer
    Current Employee - Senior Customer Engineer

    I have been working at Toshiba America Medical Systems full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good support base to the field, can get problems under control with help from above.
    Good training in CA to learn the equipment.

    Cons

    The influx of GE upper managment to change the way things were done to the detrament of the worker and customer.
    Managment can get away with anything if there numbers look good,

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11. Great work balance life!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tustin, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tustin, CA

    I have been working at Toshiba America Medical Systems full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good company with great people. 37.5 hour work weeks, it feels like a small american company with large pockets from a Japan heavyweight.

    Cons

    Sales are declining and that is causing a lot of cutbacks and stress.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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