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Covidien Reviews

Updated September 4, 2018
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Omar Ishrak
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Pros
  • "Excellent work/life balance, great people, enjoyable job" (in 48 reviews)

  • "Long-term; good benefits; was a terrific company as Valleylab when the employees owned it (before it went corporate" (in 46 reviews)

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  1. "Consultant"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Consultant in Mansfield, MA
    Former Employee - Consultant in Mansfield, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Freindly People, Trusting Environment, Opinions Valued

    Cons

    Did not really have anything

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  2. "Good Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Covidien full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    innovative products
    products help save lives and better the lives of those hurt or sick

    Cons

    was acquired and after acquisition culture changed somewhat

  3. "Company Culture"

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Covidien full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Focused on success, clinical efficacy of products and being massively trained on the ins/outs of each ~~

    Cons

    A lot of 1st time surgical device reps - coming from ADP, copiers, and such brought an arrogant attitude at times. The seasoned reps with a company or 2 prior on resume where more pleasant to work with and compete against.


  4. "Lpn"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Flexibility to continue my education

    Cons

    Short staffing and limited opportunity for growth


  5. Helpful (1)

    "VP General Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mansfield, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mansfield, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    big company many opportunities

    Cons

    very poor comp packages


  6. "Good benefits but low pay"

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

    I worked at Covidien full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good, low cost health insurance.
    Paid holidays off or double time holidays if working
    Paid vacation time
    Sick days
    Awards program
    Stock options
    Appreciation dinners

    Cons

    Changed to 12 hour shifts
    Moved company overseas to save money
    Pay is not competitive in comparison to other companies
    Raises were inconsistent and very low in comparison to other companies
    I filled in for a supervisory position, temporarily, but when I applied to make the position permanent I lost out to someone with far less experience only because they had a BA (a BA that was completely unrelated to any job within the company)


  7. "Decent company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Covidien full-time

    Pros

    great benefits and pay is fair

    Cons

    Management staff is totally chaotic

  8. "RSM"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in America, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in America, IL
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Covidien full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Product development was solid, good pipeline.

    Cons

    Backorders, Delays in Manufacturing Shipping delays and backlogs of products.

    Advice to Management

    Streamline the process, lack of visibility


  9. "Stable"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Covidien full-time

    Pros

    Small group, opportunity to wear several hats

    Cons

    not very structured environment, can be chaotic


  10. "Interning at Medtronic"

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Intern
    Former Employee - Intern
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great company with amazing mission statement that is ingrained in the culture. More experienced folks are very willing to help out.
    CEO Omar is very forward thinking.

    Cons

    Would have liked more intern events

    Advice to Management

    Have more jobs for interns to transition to


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