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DePuy Synthes Reviews

Updated November 22, 2018
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Pros
  • "Work life balance is what you make of it" (in 19 reviews)

  • "Great environment, take great care of employees, great benefits" (in 31 reviews)

Cons
  • "Poor work/life balance despite Creedo" (in 14 reviews)

  • "Company Reorganization - J&J let many good full time employees go and replaced with contractors" (in 17 reviews)

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  1. "Regulatory Compliance Manager"

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    Current Employee - Regulatory Compliance Manager in Monument, CO
    Current Employee - Regulatory Compliance Manager in Monument, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at DePuy Synthes full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great Pay
    Great Benefits
    Great work/family life balance

    Cons

    No onsite gym or cafeteria


  2. "Commercial operations"

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

    I have been working at DePuy Synthes full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, unique experience working with field sales, deverse talent

    Cons

    Constant leadership changes every two years

  3. "Spine Sales Consultant"

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    Former Employee - Senior Sales Consultant
    Former Employee - Senior Sales Consultant
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Incredible benefits package. Work life balance is what you make of it.

    Cons

    Lack of innovation. No sense of direction.


  4. "Large JnJ firm working on aligning multiple operating companies"

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

    I have been working at DePuy Synthes full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Move to different types of work within the organization. Very friendly work environment and good health related benefits.

    Cons

    Many work systems are merging and contractors are in and out without retaining experience within the company. Have to re-train people on systems every year.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Upper management is horrible but benefits are excellent"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Raynham, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Raynham, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits are excellent
    Low level employees are dedicated, hard working, and focused on credo

    Cons

    Upper management is terrible
    Corporate bigwigs constantly making decisions which negatively impact workers and quality of product
    Pennywise and pound foolish approach
    Slowly replacing permanent employees with 3-4 contractors each for last few years. Now getting steadily worse and happening at an alarming rate.
    Refuse to pay for basic equipment needs or maintenance to perform job function

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the SMEs that do the work. They are the legs you stand on and if you continue to abuse them you will lose money.
    Invest in infrastructure and equipment.
    Return to following credo values


  6. "Manufacturing engineer"

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

    I have been working at DePuy Synthes full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good work environment. A lot of room for growth

    Cons

    Benefit package could be better


  7. Helpful (2)

    "Dead Place"

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    Former Employee - CNC Machinist in West Chester, PA
    Former Employee - CNC Machinist in West Chester, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Relative freedom, friendly environment, Good people around, flexible supervisors

    Cons

    Hard work, Zero opportunity for promotion regardless your skills and experience, unless you constantly express your loyalty to the management (Kiss Asss); Annual Merritt Increase maximum 3%

    Advice to Management

    Lower and Middle Management needs rotation

  8. "Sales"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at DePuy Synthes full-time

    Pros

    Freedom in hours of the day

    Cons

    No options for promotions

    Advice to Management

    N/a


  9. "sales"

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    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at DePuy Synthes (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good working team, managers are hard working.

    Cons

    Dont have any. If needing a opportunity you have come to the correct place.

    Advice to Management

    none


  10. "Sales consultant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at DePuy Synthes full-time

    Pros

    Amazing company to work for and will always treat you right

    Cons

    Bases are low but commission is high if you do well