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Covidien Reviews

Updated April 12, 2017
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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 45 reviews)

Cons
  • Work/life balance varied widely from group to group (in 40 reviews)

  • upper management only cared for themselves, very hard to move up as they would choose to hire from outside than within (in 29 reviews)

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  1. "R&D Intern"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Covidien as an intern

    Pros

    -great exposure to product development process
    -opportunity to work on important aspects of project

    Cons

    -location is kind of boring
    -limited diversity
    -cafeteria isn't that great


  2. "Sr product manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great place with a great mission.

    Cons

    Experienced some of the typical big company bureaucracy

  3. "Quality Engineer for medical devices"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    awesome management when i was interning

    Cons

    work load is pretty high but u learn much

    Advice to Management

    keep up with good work. we rock


  4. "Good company to work for. Not so great pay, you learn knowledgeable experience from this company."

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    Former Intern - Documentation Specialist in East Providence, RI
    Former Intern - Documentation Specialist in East Providence, RI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Covidien as an intern (More than a year)

    Pros

    Team oriented, work, good, and nice

    Cons

    none, none, none and none

    Advice to Management

    none


  5. "Corporate America"

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    Former Employee - Development Engineering Technician III in Raleigh, NC
    Former Employee - Development Engineering Technician III in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Covidien (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    Too many Vice Pesidents, always heavy at the top.

    Advice to Management

    None


  6. "Surgical Device Specialist (MITG/AST)"

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    Current Employee - Surgical Sales Representative in Midwest, WY
    Current Employee - Surgical Sales Representative in Midwest, WY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent work/life balance, great people, enjoyable job

    Cons

    No Cons come to mind, fabulous company

    Advice to Management

    No suggestions come to mind


  7. "Program Administrator"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Covidien full-time

    Pros

    A great job that provided me considerable income and the opportunity to squirrel away a sizeable amount in my 401K. No problems here. In the end, they did outsource my job to India.

    Cons

    I never had problems here and if my position had not been outsourced to India, I would still be there awaiting retirement however I'm retired now and left with a minor golden parachute so no worries.

  8. "Material Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Covidien full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work ever.

    Cons

    No cons whatsoever all good people.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.


  9. "Inside Sales and Customer Support"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service/Inside Sales in Mansfield, MA
    Former Employee - Customer Service/Inside Sales in Mansfield, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great team player atmosphere and the on campus culture wa amazing

    Cons

    There were no downsides to the actual job itself, just a bit of a commute

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work motivating the entire team, as well as the recognition that went with it!


  10. "clean up"

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    Former Employee - LEAD MOLD SET UP in Commerce, TX
    Former Employee - LEAD MOLD SET UP in Commerce, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good friends. The pay,and benefits I am about to receive, where you are located The time it takes to get their. Yehaw.

    Cons

    Pay. That I have to write twenty words . Being unemployed myself. I still have things to do around my house.

    Advice to Management

    Leave me alone as much as possible. It makes me nervous. I am doing my job right I do not need around anyway.


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