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DePuy Synthes Reviews

Updated January 31, 2019
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DePuy Synthes CEO Alex Gorsky
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Pros
  • "Work life balance is what you make of it" (in 21 reviews)

  • "Great environment, take great care of employees, great benefits" (in 30 reviews)

Cons
  • "Johnson and Johnson no longer wants contractors to work over 2 years" (in 6 reviews)

  • "Big company with decisions being made by upper management that don't always make sense" (in 10 reviews)

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  1. "A great place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Quality Specialist
    Former Employee - Quality Specialist
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at DePuy Synthes full-time

    Pros

    Excellent management culture and work life balance

    Cons

    Too Long of a commute


  2. "Sales"

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

    I worked at DePuy Synthes full-time

    Pros

    Brand recognition of Johnson & Johnson, expansive product portfolio

    Cons

    red tape, very rigid, reactive approach to business

  3. "Work harder and get paid less"

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    Former Employee - Spine Sales
    Former Employee - Spine Sales

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

    Pros

    Benefits and name recognition were the only pros

    Cons

    They like the pharmaceutical model, junior salespeople that they can pay less.


  4. "Trauma"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Central, IL
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Central, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Learn a lot, products sell themselves, set yourself up for any medical device sales company/job,

    Cons

    always on call and running 24/7.


  5. "Regulatory Affairs Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Regulatory Affairs Specialist in Raynham, MA
    Former Employee - Regulatory Affairs Specialist in Raynham, MA
    Recommends

    I worked at DePuy Synthes (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Pleasant environment. Staff very supportive

    Cons

    To be able to be a Johnson & Johnson employee rather than a contractor


  6. "Commercial operations"

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    • Senior Management
    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


  7. "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.

  8. Helpful (2)

    "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.


  9. Helpful (3)

    "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


  10. "Manufacturing engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    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