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DePuy Synthes Reviews

Updated May 20, 2018
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DePuy Synthes CEO Alex Gorsky
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Pros
  • Great facilities and working conditions that support work life balance (in 18 reviews)

  • Class leading benefits and J&J as parent company (in 27 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. "Associate Product Development Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Product Development Engineer in West Chester, PA
    Current Employee - Associate Product Development Engineer in West Chester, PA

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

    Pros

    Culture is great at Depuy Synthes.

    Cons

    There are no cons that I can think of.


  2. "Good company and good people,"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at DePuy Synthes full-time

    Pros

    Strong high level leadership, great benefits,

    Cons

    location, talent development, middle management

  3. "Customer Quality Specialist II"

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    Current Employee - Customer Quality Specialist in West Chester, PA
    Current Employee - Customer Quality Specialist in West Chester, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots of Work, Friendly but Stressful Environment. Good Benefits.

    Cons

    Lot of deadlines. Constant changes in work processes. Takes a toll on work/wife balance.


  4. "Medical Device Company, a Great Career Choice"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Monument, CO
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Monument, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits are good, including health insurance, vacation days, family days, on-site healthcare.

    Cons

    Only food dispenser meals available on-site; some managers should not be leaders; continues to be confusion between the former company's culture and the Johnson and Johnson 's approach. Most managers are "imports" from J&J, with a minimal opportunity from inside, even when well qualified.

    Advice to Management

    Don't discriminate against longer-term Synthes employees


  5. "Great company and benefits; some headaches"

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

    I worked at DePuy Synthes full-time

    Pros

    Smart people, great benefits, wonderful mission, huge market power

    Cons

    Too risk averse, too many management layers

    Advice to Management

    More transparency;


  6. "Research and Testing Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at DePuy Synthes full-time

    Pros

    Great Benefits and friendly work environment

    Cons

    There's lots of red tape


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Challenging"

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    Current Employee - Packager in Colorado Springs, CO
    Current Employee - Packager in Colorado Springs, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits are very good having a child time off is awesome for a mother and father. Paid time is great the longer you work there the more time you get off

    Cons

    Some of management don’t like to hear your opinion. Hard to progress within the company. Sometimes you have to be what you say umm teachers pet to advance

    Advice to Management

    Employees need to be treated more equally

  8. "Quality Compliance Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Quality Compliance Manager in Monument, CO
    Current Employee - Quality Compliance Manager in Monument, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Competitive salary, Great benefits, Strong/Team-Based culture

    Cons

    No onsite gym or cafeteria


  9. "Machinist"

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    Current Employee - Machinist in West Chester, PA
    Current Employee - Machinist in West Chester, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay, great benefits, work/life balance

    Cons

    Limited room for advancement or growth outside your department

    Advice to Management

    Improve plant communication


  10. Helpful (1)

    "summer intern"

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

    I worked at DePuy Synthes part-time

    Pros

    Great pay and learned a lot about medical devices while i was there

    Cons

    a sea of cubicles that feels oppressive after a while


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