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Edwards Lifesciences Reviews

Updated January 4, 2019
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Edwards Lifesciences Chairman and CEO Michael A. Mussallem
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Pros
  • "Good work life balance depends on your departments" (in 16 reviews)

  • "great company, work amazing, management good" (in 27 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work/Life Balance can use some improvement" (in 29 reviews)

  • "Work life balance is a bit lacking in a lot of the business units" (in 18 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (33)

    "Awesome company to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Edwards Lifesciences full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Career Opportunities in other business units
    Benefits
    Local employee services (dry cleaning, car wash, gym, campus cafeteria...)
    Care for Employees
    Endless trainings (Edwards University)

    Cons

    Work-life balance
    It might be hard in first 6 months to get use to pace

    Advice to Management

    The company is growing rapidly and lots of new challenges are emerging. Please keep listening your employees for needs and problems. Thank for contributing our success as our leaders.


  2. "The best group I have worked with"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Edwards Lifesciences full-time

    Pros

    Industry leader and amazing knowledge base.

    Cons

    no complaints to this date.

  3. "I like working here"

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

    I have been working at Edwards Lifesciences full-time

    Pros

    Patient focused culture, high growth environment, smart people

    Cons

    Facilities is a nightmare - parking is a problem, offsite offices are low quality. This will be fixed in three years or so when the new building is up but for now it sucks.


  4. Helpful (2)

    "Great company but very political"

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    Current Employee - Principal Engineer in Irvine, CA
    Current Employee - Principal Engineer in Irvine, CA
    Recommends

    I have been working at Edwards Lifesciences full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good salaray and benefits. Interesting work

    Cons

    Very political and difficult to get things done.


  5. "Limited opportunities for non-Engineering majors"

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    Former Employee - Quality in Irvine, CA
    Former Employee - Quality in Irvine, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great culture, good quality people, motivating CEO

    Cons

    -HR is mediocre and known to low ball new hires (temp to permanent).

    -Work life balance is a bit lacking in a lot of the business units.

    -I know a lot of talented individuals that have left for other companies due to not being allowed to have an “engineer” title. Lots of missed opportunities if you’re not on the special “Engineering” distribution list (mentor ship, networking, etc).

    Advice to Management

    People should be a company’s most valuable resource.


  6. "Clinical Field Specialist II"

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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 Edwards Lifesciences full-time

    Pros

    Company highly values CFS as an integral part of Field Sales team.

    Cons

    Commission and compensation could be higher given the impact a CFS can have on overall territory sales.


  7. Helpful (3)

    "Very political"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Irvine, CA
    Former Employee - Manager in Irvine, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Edwards Lifesciences full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Best in class products and very bright hard working people

    Cons

    Structure creates a lot of dirty politics, too much emphasis on meeting internal goals at the expense of employees and patients.

    Advice to Management

    Setting BUs and departments to compete against each is not productive and erodes morale

  8. "HR Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    The Company culture
    Great Benefits

    Cons

    Not a lot of opportunities for entry level college graduate jobs


  9. "Great Company"

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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 Edwards Lifesciences full-time

    Pros

    High Growth, technology and patient focused

    Cons

    Stingy on titles and highly demanding


  10. "Quality 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 Edwards Lifesciences full-time

    Pros

    Exciting work. Always something to do.

    Cons

    Long hours. Too much upper management involvement in day to day decisions.