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Bard Reviews

Updated September 14, 2017
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Pros
  • very smart people; positive corporate culture; very good benefits (in 16 reviews)

  • nice work life balance and the benefits are very good (in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • Pay isn't great, upper management is very disconnected from employees, no or few Telecommuting options (in 6 reviews)

  • Senior Management provide no leadership and proper direction (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Associate Director Operations Transformation and Supplier Risk"

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    Current Employee - Associate Director Operations Transformation and Supplier Risk
    Current Employee - Associate Director Operations Transformation and Supplier Risk

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

    Pros

    Hard working colleagues who want to get things done.

    Cons

    Highly financially focused. Limited technology and consolidated business processes to support day to day business activities.


  2. "Quality Ma.nager"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Tempe, AZ
    Current Employee - Manager in Tempe, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bard full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Caring company,excellent medical Isurance, good pay, good bosses.

    Cons

    Would love to have a four-day work week

    Advice to Management

    Manufacturing employees the actual employees who manufactured the devices their pay is extremely low and to be brought up to the industry Norm just about $4 more per hour which in turn would create a stampede of quality workers wanting to join bard, it will also decrease the number of turnover and the hours spent constantly replacing bo

    Nee hires were disgruntled and we'll jump for an extra dollar an hour. make the investment.

  3. "legal"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Bard full-time

    Pros

    very smart people; positive corporate culture; very good benefits

    Cons

    lots of turnover and high drama at the top


  4. "R&D Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Bard full-time

    Pros

    The benefits are good. Management is promising good things about the BD Acquisition but still not feeling 100%.

    Cons

    Underpaid for the time I've spent at Bard


  5. "Great Company, Great People"

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    Former Employee - Director in Murray Hill, NJ
    Former Employee - Director in Murray Hill, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great compensation. Great benefits. Great direction and growth. Great management.

    Cons

    With recent acquisition by BD, the 100+ year culture may be in jeopardy....


  6. "Pretty good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Stable company, for the most part they remain consistent

    Cons

    Corporate and not enough windows


  7. "Bard is a great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Salt Lake City, UT
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Salt Lake City, UT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Bard full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good people
    Good working environment
    Great benefits
    Great employee activities
    Collaborative working environment
    Good reputation in the industry

    Cons

    I haven't worked anywhere else in this industry so I can don't have anything to compare Bard to but I've heard from others that compared to similar companies Bard is slower to promote and the pay scale is on the lower end.

    Advice to Management

    You have great people working for you, get out and talk to the individuals that are a few lines below you and listen to their perspective on how to solve problems or innovate.

  8. "Manufacturing Operator"

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    Former Employee - Manufacturing Operator in Queensbury, NY
    Former Employee - Manufacturing Operator in Queensbury, NY

    I worked at Bard full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Health benefits are very good.
    A paycheck and usually overtime.
    Good food in the cafeteria if you can afford it.

    Cons

    Management was terrible in my department.
    Bosses work with relatives and give them favoritism.


  9. "Could use some improvement"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Bard full-time

    Pros

    - Experience with many different products
    - Good Benefits

    Cons

    - Poor communication among departments
    - Weak training process for new hires
    - Bad/stressful company culture
    - Senior Management provide no leadership and proper direction
    - Low salaries offered

    Advice to Management

    - Provide 360 reviews so employees can review manager/supervisors and other departments
    - Improve company culture


  10. "Not a great place to be right now"

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    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Covington, GA
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Covington, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Bard full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits; solid legacy products give stable outlook

    Cons

    Poor leadership at Bard Medical. Quick turnover of high potential employees leads to culture problems

    Advice to Management

    Management needs to support their teams, or the best people will not stay


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