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Edwards Lifesciences Overview

Irvine, CA
10000+ employees
1958
Company - Public (EW)
Health Care Products Manufacturing
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

Working at Edwards Lifesciences

Edwards Lifesciences (NYSE: EW) is the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company partners with clinicians to develop innovative technologies in the areas of structural heart disease and critical ... Read more

Edwards Lifesciences – Why Work For Us?


Who We Are

Edwards Lifesciences is proud to be the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring.

Joining us means innovating, pushing boundaries and being creative while always putting patients first. It means solving challenges with colleagues who share your sense of urgency, optimism, and enthusiasm.  

For us, helping patients is not a slogan ­ it's our life¹s work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we help ensure that patients regain and even improve their quality of life.

 

Life at Edwards

Our employees thrive on discovery and expanding the boundaries of medical device technology. We’re passionate about providing innovative solutions for people fighting cardiovascular disease. It's our company credo. For 60 years, Edwards has established a remarkable track record of innovation - solutions that enable clinicians around the world to enhance and save lives.

We’re part of a global community, and we see our communities as our partners. We live our Credo and we pride ourselves on bringing together talent from around the world to accomplish our goal of improving lives with our innovative products.

 We also have fun and celebrate each other’s accomplishments. When it comes to career development, you're in the driver seat. You will have resources and tools available for career mobility.

Diversity and Inclusion

Our commitment to diversity and inclusion is a key part of Edwards success for it is through our diverse global workforce that Edwards Lifesciences continues to push boundaries and make an impact in people’s lives across the globe.

We take a holistic approach and believe that diverse talent breeds diversity in thought and encourages innovation. We support an inclusive environment and have initiatives, dedicated groups and training programs supporting our efforts across the globe.

New Grads and University Recruiting 

Passion. Focus. Innovation. These characteristics define Edwards, and they benefit millions of patients around the world because they’re at the heart of our success. When you work at Edwards, you’ll collaborate with smart, dynamic people to create and manufacture technologies that improve and save lives. 

You won’t find a better place than Edwards Lifesciences to launch your professional career. Our commitment to attracting today’s best and brightest undergraduates and MBAs and developing them into tomorrow’s industry leaders means that you’ll have an exceptional experience shaped by stimulating work that has enormous global impact.  We currently have a multitude of development programs with more programs being added in 2018. Visit our University page on Edwards.com to learn more. 

Global Corporate Giving

Our commitment to charitable giving and participation in philanthropic causes is one of the defining elements of Edwards Lifesciences’ culture. We feel fortunate to be able to support many health- and community-focused programs through grants to non-profit organizations from the Edwards Lifesciences Foundation. In addition, we provide numerous monthly opportunities for our employees to volunteer in our communities with an aspiration of 100 percent participation each year.

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    I have been working at Edwards Lifesciences full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Career Opportunities in other business units
    Benefits
    Local employee services (dry cleaning, car wash, gym, campus cafeteria...)
    Care for Employees
    Endless trainings (Edwards University)

    Cons

    Work-life balance
    It might be hard in first 6 months to get use to pace

    Advice to Management

    The company is growing rapidly and lots of new challenges are emerging. Please keep listening your employees for needs and problems. Thank for contributing our success as our leaders.

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Edwards Lifesciences Photos

Edwards Lifesciences photo of: We're honored to be named one of America’s Most JUST Companies, according to Forbes and JUST Capital.
Edwards Lifesciences photo of: A beautiful day at our Irvine campus.
Edwards Lifesciences photo of: For decades, we have made breakthroughs in medicine and technology to help improve patients’ lives around the world.
Edwards Lifesciences photo of: The basketball and bocce ball courts on our Irvine campus provide a perfect spot for a break.
Edwards Lifesciences photo of: In 2000, we celebrated the grand opening of our Haina, Dominican Republic manufacturing facility.
Edwards Lifesciences photo of: Our Titanium Book guides our global business practice standards and helps us with the issues of a growing organization.
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Edwards Lifesciences Interviews

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    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Edwards Lifesciences (Irvine, CA).

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    I received an email to schedule a call. During the call recruiter asked me how i got my citizenship and when i pointed out to her she shouldn’t ask that, she got annoyed and wrapped up the meeting and declined me for the position!

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    • How did you become a us citizen!   2 Answers
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