Applied Medical Reviews

Updated Jan 14, 2021

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3.3
60%
Recommend to a Friend
83%
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Applied Medical President Said S Hilal
Said S Hilal
251 Ratings
Pros
  • "A good work environment with lots of young minds(in 35 reviews)

  • "Applied Medical is a great place to start your career and learn about medical devices and manufacturing(in 23 reviews)

Cons
  • "Low pay, not enough work to stay busy(in 36 reviews)

  • "Upper Management is not transparent at all(in 25 reviews)

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  1. "Awesome place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Supervisor 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Applied Medical full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Working with great team members and management who really take Pride in their jobs to help take care of the healthcare industry.

    Cons

    have no cons about applied all pros

    Applied Medical Response

    November 11, 2020Team Member Relations

    Thank you for sharing your positive feedback about Applied Medical. We’re happy to have you on our team. It’s wonderful to hear that you are enjoying our unique culture and the opportunity to make a meaningful difference in healthcare. If you have any other feedback or suggestions, please reach out to TeamMemberFeedback@appliedmedical.com.

  2. "Overall good place to work"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Development Engineer in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Applied Medical full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Nice people and laid back work environment

    Cons

    some team members can get away with not doing their part.


  3. "Great Place to Learn and Grow"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Process Engineer in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Applied Medical full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    - Freedom of speech and ability to take decisions, sometimes. - Ability to learn about great technologies and manufacturing techniques. - Work environment is amazing (depends on the team you are in). - Alot of activities (softball/basketball/table tennis/other..) - The people you work with. - The great experience you get from collaborating with various departments (R&D/GPD/RA/QC/QS/Clinical/Production/..)

    Cons

    - Pay is extremely low compared to that of other medical device companies. - No clear concepts of optimizing processes. Not following concepts of six sigma and lean manufacturing. - Design control procedures and risk management files are not utilized properly. - Sampling levels and statistical techniques are not properly used. Lack of training and knowledge for engineers. - Upper management wanting to micromanage. - Very minimal bonuses. - Alot of teams are stagnant and do absolutely nothing - Very bad management.

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    Applied Medical Response

    January 21, 2021Team Member Relations

    We’re happy to hear that you are enjoying your position and our unique culture. We are continually listening to feedback in order to make improvements, so we appreciate your input. As you know, we take our responsibility for quality and compliance seriously. If you are aware of any specific quality or compliance concerns, we ask that you report them to management or Team Member Relations at TeamMemberFeedback@appliedmedical.com.

  4. "Cheap compensation"

    2.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Operation Associate in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

    I worked at Applied Medical full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Trainings, Overtime, Career path and Culture

    Cons

    Low raise. sometimes none. Cheap

  5. "Love this company"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Montgomery, AL

    I have been working at Applied Medical full-time

    Pros

    I really enjoy working for Applied Medical

    Cons

    N/A as I struggle to see cons.

    Applied Medical Response

    January 21, 2021Team Member Relations

    Thank you for sharing your positive experience at Applied Medical. We are happy to have you on our team and are glad to hear you are enjoying your position. If you have any other feedback or suggestions, please reach out to TeamMemberFeedback@appliedmedical.com.

  6. "Good for hands on"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineering 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Applied Medical full-time

    Pros

    Every aspect of manufacturing is on site so you have infinite opportunities to learn.

    Cons

    Management doesn't invest in long term growth of it's people so average tenure is low

  7. "Work with great people for a good cause."

    3.0
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    • Diversity & Inclusion
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer I in Lake Forest, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Applied Medical full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Vertical integration allows for relatively quick innovation. Design and process improvements can be implemented. Communication within my department is great.

    Cons

    Compensation is not great for the location. Especially compared to neighboring companies. Very few engineers stay for more than a few years.

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    Applied Medical Response

    January 21, 2021Team Member Relations

    Thank you for sharing your thoughts. We’re glad you have experienced the benefits of our vertically integrated business model and how that contributes to innovation. To discuss any additional feedback, please reach out to Team Member Relations at TeamMemberFeedback@appliedmedical.com.

  8. "Alrhght"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineer 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Applied Medical full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good work life balance and work timings

    Cons

    Favoritism, no feedback for managers

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  9. "Good experience"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Representative 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Applied Medical full-time

    Pros

    Work with a lot of different specialities

    Cons

    Unrealistic management expectations from top down

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  10. "One Team, One Heart"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Production Lead in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Applied Medical full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Applied Medical promotes innovation and growth. Great work culture

    Cons

    Needs better and competitive compensation plans

    Applied Medical Response

    December 16, 2020Team Member Relations

    Thank you for sharing your thoughts. We’re glad to hear that you enjoy our unique culture and value the opportunity to grow in an innovative company. If you have any other feedback or suggestions, please reach out to TeamMemberFeedback@appliedmedical.com.

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